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Every once in a while you run across a car that takes your breath away. This is that type of car. You will know when you see one because the chrome will shine perfectly, the doors close with that special sound, and everything just seems to be in the right place. This 1940 Ford is all original steel and is in amazing condition. The car is entirely rust free and is laser straight. The car is coated in these deep Burgundy color that has a perfect finish. It is full of pearl and looks amazing sitting in the sun. It has been sanded and buffed out to a perfect shine. The only thing better then the paint is that beautiful chrome. This classic is covered with chrome all in the right places. The correct side trim is still in place along with all the trim on the hood. The grill is beautifully done with only the center section being chromed out. The headlight bezels and taillight bezels are beautifully done and look perfect. The car has a split window in rear and up front with the correct trim. This car truly is amazing. On the rear bumper the Ford logo is custom cut out with a third brake light being mounted behind. That type of custom touch and attention to detail is what really raises this car to the next level. This street rod has an awesome stance and rides on American Racing Rodmaster wheels with custom V8 knock offs. The tires have plenty of tread left and are P235/70R15 in rear and 60R15 up front. The car is a driver but as you can in the picture below everything is very cleanly done. Every component is nicely painted and mounted in place.
Getting this custom down the road is one of the nicest finished out 350 V8 motors out there. It is topped with tons of chrome with all the top components. These may not be Ford motors but when it comes to having plenty of power with some reliability there is nothing better. Every little component on the engine is shining and in great condition. The finned valve covers look awesome in place and match the air cleaner nicely. The billet AC compressor and alternator utilize tall mounts that have been polished out like a mirror. This gives the motor a cool look while allowing it to nicely fit under the hood. All of the lines and hoses on this machine is nicely mounted and routed for a clean look. Up front you will find a brushed aluminum style bezel that looks really cool next to the polished brass radiator. This car mixes old school and newage custom everywhere you look. Mounted up to the engine is a 200R4 automatic transmission that shifts nice and smooth. The suspension on this car is solid and utilize a 9" Ford rear end with a drop axle up front. Other nice luxuries this car offers is the power steering and power brake system (drums in rear.)
The interior on this car is just as nicely done as the rest. It is finished out in Burgundy and White leather that is in great condition. The Mercedes loop carpet is like new and looks perfect in this car. The split bench seat is very comfortable and are easily adjustable. Behind the seats you will find some extra storage space right in front of the rear deck panel. Red seatbelts have nicely been added in place which are a feature you don't always see on these Street Rods. To the floor boards you will find Red cup holders and the Lokar shifter in matching Red boot. The dash is very nicely finished out mixing some original and custom styles. All of the gauges are working like new and mounted to the brushed style custom bezels. The Vintage AC/Heat system works just as it should and the polished knobs are mounted nicely in place. This then utilizes polished vents that look right at home. The Ididit polished tilt column is topped with an original style steering wheel that has all been custom painted. Also in place is the custom stereo system that has an awesome sound. The power windows operate with no issues along with the power door locks. In the trunk of this classic you will find plenty of storage room that is nicely finished out like the interior. The underside of the deck lid is custom fitted with leather inserts that finish it off well. In the trunk you will also find a hidden compartment where stereo equipment and the battery are mounted.
This is one awesome car that needs nothing at all. It runs like new and has an amazing look. This car turns heads at every car show and never goes home without a trophy.
You can't come close to building this car for only $67,000.00!