1929 Ford Model A Roadster A-V8

  • Location: Deer Harbor, Washington, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Model A
  • SubModel: Roadster
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: Roadster A-V8
  • Year: 1929
  • Mileage: 7,500
  • VIN: 94D375882113
  • Color: Blue
  • Engine size: Flathead V8
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Borg Warner T5 Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Gray
  • Vehicle Title: Clear

1929 Ford Model A Roadster A-V8 overview

1929 FORD “A-V8”ROADSTER

A NOSTALGIC EXAMPLE OF A TRUE

AMERICAN HOT ROD

BY WEEKDAY:Full fendered sole means of daily transport (on streets / to work & drive-ins).

BY WEEKEND:A Dry Lake Land Speed Racer / Class: C/ achieved 125 MPH + speeds without the excess weight or drag of “non-essentials” such as fenders, running boards, windshield & lights.

In the 40's & 50's this inexpensive light weight auto weighing 2,106 lbs w/no side or rear windows was the car of choice to modify for linear hi-speed & fast acceleration upon vast lake beds.

This dual-role Dry Lake Street Roadster was built to its' current late 40's era configuration by ace-engineer, two-time world land-speed record holder & 200 MPH Club Member Butch Philips.All efforts have been made during restoration, safety & engineering upgrades to retain this vehicles signature of "stout simplicity", while preserving the most formative years of hot rodding.

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SPECIFICATIONS / RESTORATIONHISTORY


Hand-built “A-V8” DryLakeConfiguration By:“Butch” - Philips & Sons Racing – Riverside CA.

Flathead (L-head) Motor Blueprinted By:Bob McKray Performance – Mission Viejo, CA.

Engineering Upgrades By:Art & Mike - Chrisman’s Auto Rod Specialties - Santa Ana, CA.

ENGINE:

MERCURYV-8“FLATHEAD”59a/ 296 cubic inchdisplacement w/2009integrationtothe currentStage II NATOMilitary Spec French Bare Block. Est. Horse Power=200+


INTERNAL (Eng.):

BORE:3 5/16 in.

STROKE:4 1/8in.

PISTONS & RINGS:Ross.

RODS:Eagle.

VALVES:16 valveStandard.

PORT MODIFICATION:Polished.

CRANKSHAFT:Mercury.

CAMSHAFT:Potvin 400.


HEADS: Edelbrock.


COMPRESSION RATIO:8.5:1


CARBURETION: 3 ea. 2 barrel Stromberg 97's.


MANIFOLD(Intake):Edelbrock.


IGNITION: KONG "Championship" Distributor(archived for preservation) w/2009integrationtothe current21A “Crab Style” electronic ignition update.


CLUTCHASSY: McLeod10.5 in.clutch, pres. plate, billet alum.flywheel / Constant-running throw-out bearing.


TRANSMISSION: Muncie 4-speed / M-22 “Rock Crusher”/ Hurst Competition Plus shifterw/ 2012 integration tothe currentT-5 Borg-Warner 5-Speed manual shift.

ADAPTATION (Trans.):Offenhauser.


DRIVE SHAFT: Mongrel - Ed Moore Drivelines. / Spicer u-joints.


EXHAUST:

MUFFLERS:StainlessEdelbrock RPM Series Tru-Flo.

PIPES & “W-TYPE” HEADERS:Jet-Hot Coated.

LAKES PIPES(sides):Electric / remotely operated.


SUSPENSION:

FRONT LEAF6ea.GT2 w/ Nyoglide inserts perched on 4” dropped axle.

REAR COIL-OVERSsuspended on 9" Ford3:73rear axlegeardifferential.


BRAKES:FRONT:10” Disc/REAR:12” Shoe.


WHEELS:1941 FORD DISCTYPE – STEEL.

FRONT:14 in. x 6 in. /REAR:15 in. x 8 in.


BODY / CHASSI:BABB(all steelbody) / TCI (custom boxed frame).


TOP: Composite hardtop (light-weight / lift-offCarson Top).


PAINT / PINSTRIPE:Barrier Blue / Pinstriping: Gormo.


WINDSHIELD:CHOP:3.5 in. /RAKE:Canted1 in.

Replacement Value $200,000

This Roadster is Show and Road Ready!

AVAILABLE/NEGOTIABLE PARTS & ACCESSORIES:

· Race Ramps

· Driveway Ramps

· Flat-Jack

· Soft Tow Straps

· Upholstered Carson Top w/ Ceiling Hoist

· Boxes of new shirts

· Show sign/frame

· Half-shell era correct helmet w/ matching numbers “02”

· Orig. KONG Championship Ignition (newly rebuilt by Charles “KONG” Jackson before his passing & boxed for preservation.

· Custom Matching Reclining Seat Bolsters (2).

· Car Covers (2), one for lift-off Carson top & one for no top.

NOTE:RACING NUMBERS HAVE BEEN REMOVED,

On Jan-09-17 at 22:22:10 PST, seller added the following information:

Car is located in Southern California, Orange Co area.

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