1949 Ford Custom Convertible

Ford Custom Convertible.

Car has been restored in 2005 in the original color of Miami cream with red vinyl pleated and rolled interior and red fabric top. Now showing 53,500 miles, the car has been maintained and driven lightly in the past 14 years. 

Engine: The engine is the original flat head v8 with two daemon carburettors, custom dual exhaust with headers, dual point distributor and 3 speed on the column with overdrive. The original radiator was recored during the restoration. 

Body: The body was restored in 2005 by Frieghtliners in Branford CT and received a repaint at that time. The colour is the original Miami Cream, done in enamel with a clear coat. The car was finished with a 51 hood and grill - ?nosed and decked? with the front lights ?frenched out?. The car was completely rewired at the time of the restoration and retains its original 6volts electrical systems with a newer 8 volt battery. All chrome is in superb condition along with replaced rubber trim and seals.

Suspension, Tires and Brakes: The car had all of the bearings and bushings replaced at the time of the restoration. The car retains its drum brakes on all four corners, with replacement shocks and new rear springs. The car has four radial white wall tires with an unused matching spare.

Inside: The car received new seat covers that were done in red vinyl, pleated and rolled with new red carpeting. The car now has custom gauges, original AM radio and clock (not functioning), but a modern CD player with speakers under the dash.

Top: The car has a custom red fabric top which operates with its standard vacuum setup. The top operates perfectly without any issues. When the top is lowered, it has a custom boot/cover in matching fabric. 

History: The car was restored in 2005 and has seen seasonal use only since then including car cruises, car shows and ice cream runs.  The owner has put a total of 6,ooo miles on the car since restoration. The car has had an oil change in the last 500 miles. The car has always been garaged and never driven in bad weather.

Price $ 25,900

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Killingworth, Connecticut

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