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SOLD! LOT 11 – 1928 FORD MODEL A HOT ROD

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1928 FORD HOT ROD

HIGHLIGHTS: – Ground up build completed in 2017 – Original 28 Chassis modified – Steel Model A Brookville Roadster body – 32 Ford grille – 351ci Cleveland V8 engine – C4 automatic transmission – 9 inch diff – Four-wheel disc brakes – Engineered for NSW with compliance certificate

This 1928 Ford Model A roadster has been through a full ground up build. The rod started with an original Model A chassis which was boxed full length and had additional tubular bracing for strength. The front suspension is a Rod Tech four bar with drop axle and transverse leaf spring. The rear suspension is a now a parallel four link with panhard bar and adjustable coil overs. Steering is provided by a Saginaw manual steering box with collapsible Ididit column and Borguson joints.

The body on the car is a brand new and all steel item from Bookville in the USA. The fenders have been ditched for a classic guard less look with new stainless cycle guards fabricated and polished. The headlights are larger commercial lights and include integrated indicators. The rear lights are 39 Ford style tear drops with blue dots. There is no bonnet for that open engine bay look and the rod sits on a set of polished American Racing Salt Flat style wheels measuring 16” up front and 18” in the rear. The whole body and chassis have been coated in Candy red paintwork with the body being clear wrapped for protection.

The interior is custom trimmed in black leather. The seat itself is a custom item with bolstering to hold you in place. The dash features a full set of Classic Instruments gauges and there is a Lokar automatic shifter poking up from the floor. Front and centre is a Banyo style steering wheel with billet pedals mounted on the neatly carpeted floor. There is a small hidden stereo system with the head unit tucked under the passenger seat.

The open engine bay shows off the 351ci Cleveland V8 which is neatly dressed with a finned air cleaner and valve covers. Other goodies include an Edelbrock Air Gap manifold, Holley Carb and MSD distributer. The exhaust is custom made with dummy open headers that flow into a full exhaust. Keeping things cool is a new radiator with electric thermos fan and polished overflow tank. The engine is paired to a C4 automatic transmission and power is fed to the rear wheels through a Ford 9” differential. Pulling things up is a set of four-wheel disc brakes.

The roadster was completed in 2017 and engineered in NSW with Compliance certificate to be supplied along with the car.

PLEASE CALL LOCKY MCCANN WITH SALES ENQUIRIES ON 0403 935 488

IMPORTANT: Vehicle information is provided to us by the consignee. We do everything we can to qualify the best cars in the Australian market to represent on consignment for private sellers however, they are still old cars and we can’t capture everything in the photos, we don’t drive them any significant distance and can’t know everything about them. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle, and to have satisfied themselves as to the condition and value and to purchase based upon that judgement solely. Vehicles may have been sitting for some time and it is suggested that to protect your investment, you allow to change fuel, oil, fluids, filters and inspect brakes prior to use. All vehicles are sold under standard auction conditions, consignment and auction vehicles are sold as is, without registration unless otherwise stated and there is no cooling off period or warranty expressed, written or implied. All sales are final. Independent inspections are welcome and strongly encouraged to help with your decision making.

Located at 2 Palings Court, Nerang on the Gold Coast. Inspections by appointment during auction and public openings/viewing as advertised.

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