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1927 31 37 Ford model T A flathead street circle track speedster prewar TROG

1927 Ford Model A

Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Model A
SubModel: Street, circle track
Year: 1927
Mileage: NA
VIN: 14746XXX
Color: Green
Engine: V8-60
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: 3-speed w / reverse
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
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Description for Ford Model A 1927

1927-37 Ford circle track car specs, 1942 registered car #78

Titled as 1927 Ford

This 1937 Ford circle track racer started life in New Hampshire where it was constructed in 1937. It was campaigned locally in New Hampshire until 1942 when it passed to Ferris Rand of San Diego, California, a well-known local racer and enthusiast. At this time it was registered and was known as car No. 78, per the original dash plaque still installed on the car to this day. Here it was campaigned throughout California, well into the late 1940s as we are told. From that point on however, it sat dormant, yet complete in dry California storage for many years. Ultimately this is the parts list of a period correct circle track racer of the 1930s; the "real deal," and a rare opportunity to acquire an example with known history and very real.

Overall length: 112”

Overall width: 50.5” front, 49” rear

Overall height: 38” (to top of steering wheel)

Wheelbase: 72”

Rear wheel: 21” O.D. (Currently 12” rims)

Weight: approximately 750 lbs

1937 Ford green enamel paint, body, engine and transmission

Vintage, new, Stewart Warner gauges, original brass dash

1937 Ford V8 60 engine, full cast iron block, rebuilt

Original Eddie Meyer Hollywood aluminum finned heads and intake manifold

1937-41 two bolt distributor with 12V external coil adapter kit

12V with electric start, completely new cloth covered wiring harness

60amp mini denso alternator

B-L-C headlights and 31 Ford rear taillight (Modular, bolt on)

Dual Stromberg 81 carburetors, rebuilt

5 gallon spun aluminum fuel tank, new

Ford three-speed manual transmission with reverse, 1” O.D. 10 spline, rebuilt

Ford flathead 90hp clutch

1931 ford banjo rear end / torque tube

1931 Ford front axle, straight, correct caster and camber for street use.

Front and rear hidden pan-hard bars

31 spindles and front drag link with correct Ackerman angle

1931 Ford front radius rods, modified

1931 Ford rear radius rods, modified

Rear differential gear carrier: Dana 41, 43T, 8T, 5.38:1 (Could be geared taller for higher speed)

Rear axles: 1.125” 10 spline, 24.25” length, tapered, early 40’s Willys jeep

1927 Ford full floating rear axle hubs, 6 lugs on 5

1927 model T frame, modified

1927 model T front hubs, 6 lugs on 5

1931 model A brakes, 1927 model T brake lever (Rear brakes only)

Original custom 1937-42 12” rims with 1927 model T bolt pattern. (Could go larger for higher speed)

1937 Ford 8N radiator for Flathead, aluminum (push radiator fan could be installed if need be)

1932 Ford grill with 8N inset

1923 Franklin center steering

Original handmade steel body with original gas welds

No body filler other than some original lead filler

Offenhauser friction damper shocks, front and back

WWII green canvas seat

1942 Harley WLA rear view mirror