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1951 Ford Custom (flathead, shoebox coupe)

1951 Ford Other

Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Other
Type: Coupe
Year: 1951
Mileage: 1686
VIN: B1AT124810
Color: Deep Iris ('95 Ford color)
Engine: Flathead V8
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: C4
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Deep Iris / Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: DeLand, Florida, United States

Description for Ford Other 1951

This 1951 Ford Custom two-door coupe is offered with significant engine, driveline and body upgrades. The owner was a retired master mechanic from Pratt & Whitney who rebuilt and cared for the car for over 25 years until he passed away before completing an update of the wiring. The car was running before the wiring upgradeproject but it is not running at this time. This car has a lot to offer those who have the ability to tackle a project. Updates to this car include:

  • Body was removed from the car in the mid-90's and the frame was fully inspected and repainted (stored in a garage after the ground up restoration).
  • Extensive body work with custom grill, shaved and peaked hood and trunk and re-chromed bumpers.
  • Rebuilt flathead engine with ¾ race camshaft, Edelbrock aluminum intake, Offenhauser heads, adjustable valves, Holley four-barrel carburetor.
  • Electronics upgraded to 12 volt withMallory electronic distributor.
  • Power steering and power disc brakes with dual reservoirs.
  • Rebuilt C4 transmission, Flat-O-Matic transmission conversion.
  • New 4 core radiator with integral transmission coolant.
  • Converted gear shift from column to floor and a floor console.
  • 9" Ford rear end with 3:50 gearing.
  • Ball joint conversion on Jamco front end.
  • Crager wheels and new Goodrich TA tires.
Unfortunately, the owner was the only person with a working understanding of thehistory, capabilities and technical aspects of the car. The sellers strive for fulltransparency and willanswer any questions to the best oftheir ability. To that end, interested buyers should note the scratches and blemishes in the front fender and driver's side door as well as the torn upholstery on the driver's side seat (please see attached pictures). Also, the reported mileage was read directly from odometer.
Terms of sale:
  • The car will be sold AS IS with no warranties expressed or implied.
  • Proof of ownership established via bill of sale and registration fromprevious owner.
  • It is the buyer's responsibility to seek all necessary information prior to sale.
  • The buyer will be responsible for shipping the car and the seller has no responsibility for damage or delays in transit.
  • Payment must be in the form of a registered check.
  • It is the buyer's responsibility to contact the seller within 24 hours after the sale.

On Jun-13-19 at 07:53:21 PDT, seller added the following information:

JUNE 13 UPDATE: Two new pictures were added to help answer questions about the condition of the body. The first picture shows the condition of the cabin and floor after a rust inhibitor was applied. The second picture provides evidence of the body-off restoration and shows the condition of the frame.