Your Classic Car Community and Marketplace
MyOldRide Account | OldRide Store | Support | Site Map   
OldRide HomeClassic Cars and Trucks For SaleClassic Car and Truck Parts For SaleSell on OldRideOldRide AnswersRusty RidesCar Show ListingsCar Club ListingsResearch Library 
 
Back to Ads 
Category:  Classifieds > Classic Cars > Ford > Deluxe
 
 

For Sale: 1940 Ford Deluxe

Deluxe 1940

Ad Number: 131738 | Printer Version  
  Add to your MyOldRide Favorites? ( register or login )  
 
   Ask Seller a Question
Ask this seller a question or get more information regarding this listing.
   
*From:  ( your email address )
*Your Name:
Phone:
Message or Question:
    NOTE: This form is not to be used for marketing solicitations!
   
 
  Sellers Information
Top Notch Pre-owned Vehicles  (4)
N3873 Business 26
Jefferson, WI 53549 US
920-674-3000
Ask seller a question
 
View my vehicle listings (47)
Vehicle Transport Quotes  Auto Transport Quote
Finance this Vehicle  Finance this Vehicle
Order a Detailed Inspection Report  Detailed Inspection Report
Email a friend this listing  Email a friend this listing
What do you want to see on OldRide.com?  Suggestions for OldRide.com

 
 Vehicle Specifics
Year: 1940 Make / Model: Ford Deluxe
Mileage: -- Title Status: Clear
Engine: 8 cyl. Transmission: Manual Exterior Color: Cream
Doors: 2 Interior Color: Tan
 
 Vehicle Description
This car belongs to a distant relative. He asked us to help sell it, as he is close to 80 years old. He and his pal Ed recently refurbished the car. They spent a year together on the project.

At one time, the body was off the frame. The frame was painted and the powertrain was completely rebuilt.

The original transmission and rear-end were rebuilt. A Speedway adapter was installed in order to bolt in a Chevy 350 crate engine.

While the body was off, a new fuel system, a new brake system and all new wiring was installed. The engine was equipped with a new starter, rebuilt carburetor, new charging system, new ignition system, new water pump, new clutch, resurfaced flywheel, new ring gear and new belts & hoses. A new aluminum radiator was installed.

New tube-style shocks were installed. New Lester 6.50/16 whitewalls were mounted. New hubcaps and beauty rings were installed.
The body received new wiper arms and tower, new bezels, new lights, new stainless trim, new welting, new glass, new handles, a new grill, new bumpers, new gaskets/seals and new locks.

The interior got all new upholstery, new switches, new wiring, new dash, new handles/cranks, new trim/emblems, new column switch and new carpet.
Unfortunately, the body work was done poorly. We can see evidence of patch panels and body filler. The paint was done by MACCO and it shows runs and blemishes. We are dissappointed that Nino went forward with assembly after such poor quality body work and paint.

I will call this a 20-footer. It looks great until you start inspecting it closely. Then the flaws become evident.

At the same time, the amount of time, effort and money that were invested in the powertrain, interior and dress-up of this car is significant. We have recipts totaling almost what he is asking for the car!

This car is a great driver. Well done engine swap, 12 volt conversion, new brakes, new steering, new tires, etc. The interior is very nice.

The dilemma is what to do next....drive it or redo the body? There is lots to build on, but it will provide plenty of enjoyment just as it is.

We hope you see that there is lots of value in this car. It is not a show car. Nor does "Uncle Nino" expect to get show car price for his baby.
 
   
 
  Share
 
DISCLAIMER: The information in this ad is provided by the seller and not OldRide.com. The prices, terms, and reliability of the item remains subject to the direct negotiation between the buyer and seller. OldRide.com is not responsible for any damages that may occur during a transaction. For more resources about purchasing a vehicle online visit our help section "Buying a Vehicle".
 

Home | Classifieds: Vehicles / Parts | Sell on OldRide | Rusty Rides | OldRide Answers | Events | Clubs

Library | Car & Truck Resources | MyOldRide Account | Support | OldRide Banners | Car Photos


Copyright © 2014 Internet Brands, Inc. All rights reserved | OldRide Support | Terms of Use | Classifieds Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Cookies