Engine: Ford 2.3L 4cyl
Transmission: Ford C4 Auto
Mileage: 2697 (since rebuilt)
Body Style: 2 Door
Rear End: 89 Grenada 8 inch
Exterior Color: Ford Bright Silber & Royal Purple
Interior Color: Silver Ultra Leather
Up for sale in our Tampa showroom is this awesome 1952 Thames ½ Ton Panel! Back in the day, Ford built cars for the English market, making this car known as the “English Ford Thames.” This unique and rare custom hot rod turns heads everywhere it goes! Under the hood is a Ford 2.3L 4-cyl bored .030 over with 10:1 compressions & a Holley 390 carburetor. The transmission is a Ford C4 with V8 clutches and shitfkit, with a 2500 stall converter. This Thames has a boxed frame, Mustang II front cross member, tubular upper and lower control arms. front disc brakes, rear drum brakes, and narrowed rear end with 3:55 gears. Painted in high quality “1979 Ford Bright Silver” and “1979 Brilliant Royal Purple” this car has incredible presentation! All of the wood has been eliminated from the body and replaced with tubular steel.
This Thames Panel is unique with its 1979 Ford roof and 1999 Chevy S10 box. Both the firewall and front floorboards and completely handformed and custom. The doors have been modified and stretched 5” and accommodate custom Opera windows. Even the hood is custom and handcrafted from fiberglass!
The interior is completely custom fabricated in Ultra Leather by Peter Udesen of Kamloops Upholstery, and the power seats have been gratefully provided by a 1981 Ford Thunderbird! The entire dash is custom and hand built and houses 6 PTI Tech gauges!
This Thames is super comfortable to cruise around in and you will not be disappointed rolling up at the next car show in this badboy!!
To see 100+ HD pictures and videos of this 1952 Thames ½ Ton Panel, please visit GatewayClassicCars.com. For more information or to schedule an appointment to view car in person, please call the Tampa showroom at (813)645-6200 or email us directly at Tampa@GatewayClassicCars.com.
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