1955 Ford Popular Hot Rod, Drag Race, Show Car, Pro Street Pop etc
Sale price: £12,000.00 make an offer
Car location: Milton Keynes, United KingdomSale type: Fixed price listing
Technical specifications, photos and description:
Freshly . professionally built . Extremely high standard of engineering means this Rod drives beautifully. All parts used were either new or reconditioned
Well boxed and framed original chassis
Cortina front suspension with Poly bushes and Pro Shocks and Springs. reconditioned callipers
Left hand drive using a Mk2 Escort rack so easy swap to Right hand drive if you prefer
GM style column
Very narrow Jag rear with locker . Pro Shocks and Springs. reconditioned callipers
Compomotive Splitrim wheels . x14 front and 10 x 15 rear
Fresh Rover 3500 V8 . slightly ported and polished heads. Fast Road Cam.
Block hugger headers with custom stainless exhausts with Smithys Silencers
New Edelbrock Performer 500 carb. rejetted to suit Rover
Rover 3500S Manual Gearbox
New Clutch and Brake Master Cylinders. br>
All the floor is fabricated steel bolted down onto Riv Nuts in the chassis
New USA Rebel wiring kit including fuseboard . relays . electric fuel pump . hazards etc
Boot mounted Varley Red Top Race Battery
New. modern headlamps ( to be honest I wasn't sure about these but there're so bright Ive kept them)
Huge stainless fuel tank
Full welded cage
The body is absolutely rot free. there are a couple of repair panels which are not fillered in a free to see. The roof has been filled in using a BMW roof section complete with Electric sunroof
The bakelites are there and in good nick
Inside there is a recaro leather interior from an Alfa GTV which is in mint condition
Suede Sparco steering wheel
Mini Heater. wired in but not plumbed yet. needs a couple of hoses
Just enough carpet
Alcantara door cards
The car still wears it original 1955 paint. complete with the odd scratch and spots of surface rust . I have carefully painted the roof and the portions of the wings where they were widened in an attempt to blend the old paint into the new. It has patina to die for and in my eyes it'd be a crime to paint it although that is obviously always an option for the future owner.
I bought this car from the builder and it has probably covered a couple of hundred miles since completion. I bought it after being out of the rodding scene for a long time and I must adnmit I absolutely love it. The problem is that since I've been playing around with it it has re ignited my desire so much i want to go drag racing again. much to my wifes disgust! I could race this but I know I'd end up pulling it apart to make it into a pure race car and that would be a crime. after all it is currently a very nice fully sorted Street Rod and I think it should stay that way.
It is correctly registered and obviously tax exempt. It does come with some spares including bumpers and the original headlamps.
Price wise I want £12000 for it . I'm located just outside Milton Keynes its available to view most evenings and weekends in a large heated well lit garage
If you would like to see the car please call me on 07843052460. if I'm at work I cant always answer my phone so please don't hesitate to leave a message and I'll call you back as soon as I can. Alternatively you can mail me at: gary. marchant6896@o2. co. uk
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Comments and questions to the seller:from trevor, dated 29 may 2015
hi is your pop still for sale
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