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1931 Ford Model A Roadster Deluxe Rumble Seat, TROG, Hot Rod, Gow, Henry Steel

19310000 Ford Model A

Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Model A
Type: Convertible
Trim: Roaster Deluxe with Rumble Seat
Year: 19310000
Mileage: 9999999
VIN: A013445
Color: Blue
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Brown
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Brick, New Jersey, United States

Description for Ford Model A 19310000

This is my 1931 Model A Ford Roadster Deluxe project that is a result of an over two years and over $24k investment. It is nicknamed "The Gent". I tried to replicate what a car would look like if built in the late 40's as a hot rod. It was built as period-correct as possible down to the 6 volt, ositive ground electrical system - ALL HENRY FORD STEEL. The overall stance has been lowered approximately 4" front and rear. I originally built it to race on the beaches of Wildwood NJ in the Race of Gentlemen; however, he car is fresh and I wanted to keep it this way. Original hood is included. Pics are without the hood is as I like the way it looks!

Whenever possible, tried to use pre-1950 parts whether new, sed or rebuilt. The only exceptions I allowed myself (in the interest of safety and dependability) were the F100 steering box, he FSI ignition and the Flathead Ted floating brake system. I started with solid, mateur-grade 40 year old restoration on a 1931 Ford Model A Roadster Deluxe with a rumble seat. As you will see in the pics, resisted the temptation to create a trailer queen. The patina on much of this car is wonderful. I drove it around a while and then started the build. The result, ith quite a bit of influence from Mel Stultz (TROG) is a full-fendered hot rod with non-descript changes and upgrades.

Please look closely at the pictures. This is a very good running, riving, topping 84 year old vehicle. The engine and transmission both have oil; therefore, hey leak! As indicated, t is a 40+ year old (amateur) paint job. While the body is solid, t has waves and chips. It is my goal to have a very happy buyer with NO SURPRISES or disappointments! International sales are welcome as long as you, he buyer, oordinate and pay for shipping.

If you have a true interest in this car, lease call me to see it we can work out a deal. Many of my prior vehicles for sale on EBay have not made it to the end of the auction. Please have your finances in order prior to making a bid.

Below are the specs on the car. If you have any questions, lease feel free to call me at 732.278.3255 Stan.

SUSPENSION/STEERING/TIRES(overall 4" lowered stance)

  • 1932 front axle
  • F100 Mel Gross steering box
  • new drag link and tie rod end teflon EZ steer replacements
  • 1931 pitman arm
  • 1931 springs with reverse eyes, ain spring moved in the pack
  • 1932 rocky mountain brakes fitted with flathead Ted floating brakes
  • new brakes, prings, earings and races
  • 1931 NOS kingpins
  • 1932 spindles
  • 1932 perches
  • 1931 brake cross shaft
  • Pure Hot Rods rear tube conversion with Kenny's Pete and Jake tube shocks
  • 1927 T rear spring with reverse eyes, ain spring moved in the pack
  • 1935 wire wheels with 6.00 tires
  • Extra pair (2) 1935 wire wheels stripped and ready for paint


  • 1932 Ford Model B engine, iamond block marked "51" fully inserted
  • Wieland finned alum head, pproximate compression ratio of about 7.5 to 8:1
  • GEMSA finned aluminum valve cover (RARE)
  • enlarged bore 3.992" with new pistons and rings
  • reground crank - fully inserted bearings
  • balanced rotating assembly
  • enlarged intake valves
  • ported intake and exhaust
  • heavy duty valve springs
  • adjustable lifters
  • modified race cam
  • rebuilt B distributor with updated points
  • rebuilt B fuel pump
  • GEMSA finned alum valve cover
  • oil pressure to main and cam bearings
  • pressurized oil system - cold start-65# hot idle-25#
  • new clutch and pressure plate
  • slant top ford 1935 gearbox with adapter
  • Burns (not a repro) dual carb intake dual Stromberg 81's
  • custom fabricated dual exhaust manifold
  • Winfield vibration damper


  • currently mostly stock interior
  • 1935 swan neck shifter
  • full new Cartouche interior in the boxes
  • stock amp and gas gauges
  • late 1940's Stewart Warner oil pressure and water temp mechanical gauges
  • late 1940's Westach tachometer


  • original hood painted in the same color as the car
  • new Cartouche interior in the boxes
  • original side curtains
  • 2 additional 1935 wire wheels, tripped and ready for paint
  • head adaptor to 36 ford water pump with 36 water pump included
  • miscellaneous extra parts, tarter, teering box and column, enerator, tc.
  • I might have some other parts that will be included as I find them


The engine, s I was told, as built in Idaho to run on the salt flats. It was built in the late 50's and set in a 1930 Ford Model A Coupe and was not started. Soon after, he owner passed. A second individual then purchased the project from his estate and the car sat in his garage, ntouched, or over 50 years...the engine still not fired up. The 3rd owner, arry V of ID was at a flea market selling A parts and was approached by the widow of the second owner and Larry bought the project from her. He took the engine to a machine shop ("Troys Engine and Mfg" in Rigby ID) who tore down the engine, id a fresh hone on the cylinders; checked all the tolerances, leaned up the 50 year old assembly lube and prepped it to start. Larry then started it up and then posted it on the HAMB for sale. I bought the engine in January 2013 for a '27 roadster I had at the time but never installed it. The engine sat until October of 2014, hen I turned the 1931 project over to TJ O'Grady of Throttle Jockey Originals for engine and trans installation.

Vehicle is sold "as is where is" with no warranties or refunds.

On Oct-04-15 at 13:23:31 PDT, eller added the following information:

Can deliver to Hershey this weekend.