Engine: Inline 4
Transmission: Inline 4
Mileage: 0 ( unknown )
Body Style: Truck
Exterior Color: Beige
Interior Color: Brown
Gateway Classic Cars Houston is proud to present this gorgeous 1929 Ford Model A Roadster Pickup. It has received a stunning frame-off restoration to original factory spec that was completed in 2010. This is the open cab delivery truck model 76A with the narrow bed 78-A. It was assembled at Ford Long Beach in California. The frame serial number 2430697 suggests Oct 1929 and the engine Serial No A4281568 suggests Jan 1931. The original engine was replaced with a remanufactured engine in 2009. The truck was delivered in AZ in early 1930. It has 1929 and 1930 parts on it. It was in the dry desert climate it’s entire life so it was preserved very well. It only has 15 miles on it since the restoration. There are some top quality finishes too! LaBaron Bonney Co. period wool seat covers (brown beige check), black door and cowl panel sets, preproduction interior (heat shield, pedal covers, mats, etc.). Also done was the folding canvas top assembly with enclosure rear curtains, glass, rear quarters, rear valance, side panels and storage bag. The paint is PPG enamel historic repaint with the body finished in Manilla Brown and Black Beauty (replicating factory gloss dipping) taking care of the fenders, running boards and under carriage all with a color sanded finish. The wire wheels are powder coated with Straw paint, the under carriage is Black Matte Enamel, the fender arms, splash pans and supports are powder coated Black Gloss and the chrome parts have all been re-chromed. The tires are authentic period Firestone 1930 treads manufactured in Brazil on authentic rubber molds. The entire drivetrain has been rebuilt with NOS gears and received a full professional restoration. The frame was undamaged, squared, rust stripped and all damaged bolts and rivets were replaced. The shocks and brakes were re-manufacturer to factory specification. Carburetor and powerhouse was re-built. New Model A Ford tapered muffler, body wood, strapping, bolts/nuts and rivets all to meet period authentic requirements. Lights and horn are remanufactured 1929, but modern brake lights, turn signals and after-market seat belts have been added for safety. The body was restored replacing a rear body panel, the hoods and two door shells that had rust and wear issues, with all other parts stripped and restored. Restoration was 100% period metal parts, fasteners, rivets, screws, bolts and hardware. New body wood, white oak beds and sideboards have been done. The gas tank was removed and sent to a restorer for chemical cleaning and re-sealing. This Roadster has not been officially judged but based on the National MAFCA standard ratings it should be about 475/500. Pictures of the restoration process can be done Options on this include a narrow bed, accessory sideboards, steel running boards, radiator moto-meter, four cylinder 40hp engine, 5:1 rear axle, spare tire with cover. This truck is one of 78,000 built that year and the original price was $535. It achieved 18mpg and weighs only 2,073lbs! This is one of the finest examples of these trucks and shouldn’t be missed. If you are viewing this on a website other than www.gatewayclassiccars.com then you may not be seeing all the pictures or the video that we have available. For more information on this truck or to look at purchasing options please contact our Houston location at (832) 243-6220. You can also visit us in person at 71 Esplanade Blvd Suite 100, Houston, TX 77060.
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