For Sale By:Private Seller
Engine:350 4 bolt main bow tie
Drive Type: automatic
Model: Model A
Trim: 5 window coupe
You are Bidding on a 1931 5 WINDOW COUPE ORIGINAL HENRY FORD STEEL BODY with a 350 CHEVY 4 bolt main BOW TIE. FRAME is a ROD FACTORY made PRO STREET. FRONT AXLE CHROME SUPER BELL 5in DROP AXLE. POLISHED ALUM WELL WOOD FRONT DISC BRAKES with ALUM HUBS.REAR END is a FORD 9in with 31 SPLINE AXLES.
POWER BRAKE BOOSTER-POLISHED STAINLESS BRAKE Lines- FRONT WHEELS 15x7 RIKEN RAPTOR Tires. REAR WHEELS 29x17 PRO STAR WELD 15x14 wide with M&H soft compound STREET TIRES .BROOKVILLE TRUNK LID Lower Panel- RUNNING BOARDS- VINTIQUE HEADLIGHTS 12volts with turn SIGNALS and TAIL LIGHTS. GLASS is DARK LIMO in color except windshield from BOBS CLASSIC GLASS.SUMMIT 8GAL FUEL CELL with TIP VALVE.WALKER- Z RADIATOR ULTIMATE FAN & SHROUD- STAINLESS STEEL STEERING COLUMN - STUART WARNER GAUGES. Every thing Listed Above is NEW.CAR HAS NEVER BEEN DRIVEN AND IS BEING SOLD AS A PROJECT CAR Has TITLE/ REGISTERED MOTOR RUNS. CAR Does NEED double D Steering-U Joints- Drive Shaft- Floor-Wheel Tubs. MOTOR Has EAGLE STEEL CRANK and RODS-FLAT TOP PISTONS-HIGH VOLUME MILLINGS OIL PUMP- BOW TIE ANGLE PLUG HEADS-202 VALVES 64CC-MSD DISTRIBUTOR AIR GAP EDELBROCK INTAKE- 750 Duel feed single pump HOLLEY CARB -BELT DRIVE SET UP -Double roll True TIMING CHAIN-PRO COMP ALUM ROLLER ROCKERS AND GUIDES PLATES- ARP SCREW IN STUDS- HOLLEY HIGH VOLUME FUEL PUMP -SANDERSONS FULL LENGTH CERAMIC HEADERS 1 7/8 TUBES- BILLET SPECIALTY BREATHERS -TRANSMISSION: is a BRAND NEW SUMMIT 350 SHORT TAIL SUMMIT 10in CONVERTER 2600 STALL SUMMIT FLY WHEEL ARP FLYWHEEL BOLTS & CONVERTER BOLTS B&M trans fluid 6AN RUSSELL FITTINGS EVERY WHERE
What would Batman drive for his weekly trips to Home Depot for the bits and pieces needed to keep his lair deep below Wayne Manor in tip-top condition? Certainly not the Batmobile - there's no way a 4x8 sheet of plywood will fit between the wheel wells, not to mention the fact that jet turbine engines have an unfortunate tendency to set trailers on fire when towing...
No, what Batman needs is a pickup truck. The boys from Ford teamed up with Galpin Auto Sports to build just such a machine, and it has just debuted at Comic Con. Designed by Jared Barris, grandson of the legendary kustomizer George Barris, the 2012 F-150 pickup you see here, dubbed Crime Fighter, is painted Tuxedo Black with Ferrari Red highlights and is affixed with fins on each side of the truck bed. It's nothing if not unique.
Well, it's at least unique for now. According to Ford, Galpin in Southern California is willing to take orders for customers looking to don a cape and hit the town for a night of crime-fighting action. Or trips to Home Depot. Check out our high-res image gallery and then scroll down for the official description from Ford. We're waiting for details such as pricing and build time from Ford, and we'll update this post if and when we hear back.
While monthly sales figures might be an easy way of tracking the progression of the auto industry and individual automakers, looking at market share might be more indicative of how each company is actually standing up against its competitors. For the Detroit Three automakers, they have collectively lost almost 30 percent of the market over the last 20 years, but now, for the first time since 1993, Ford, General Motors and Chrysler have each posted market share gains at the same time.
According to Automotive News, Ford's share increased the most by 0.7 percent, GM was up 0.5 percent and Chrysler rose marginally by 0.2 percent, giving the Detroit automakers a total market share of 45.6 percent. As for the Japan's Big Three, the article reports that Toyota is up by 0.7 percent, Nissan is down the same amount and Honda has seen "little change."
For nine years, Diesel Power magazine has run the Diesel Power Challenge, this year's grindfest being "a week-long torture test that features seven events, nine trucks, 8,000 horsepower, and nearly 15,000 pound-feet of torque." The road to being crowned "the most powerful truck" starts with a dyno run, and then continues through the completion of a CDL-style obstacle course, an eighth-of-a-mile drag race while towing a 10,000-pound trailer, a quarter-mile drag race without a trailer, a fuel economy test in the mountains and finally a sled-pulling test through a 300-foot-long packed-mud pit.
What kind of trucks get into such a fight? Last year's winner, for instance - who upgraded his truck this year to prove he didn't "luck into the win" - drives a 2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty with a 6.4-liter Power Stroke V8 upgraded with a custom intake, Elite Diesel triple turbos and a two-stage nitrous system. Another competitor has a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 powered by a 5.9-liter Cummins inline-six, upgraded with Garrett turbos, dual-stage nitrous, a seven-inch exhaust stack and twin fans built into the bed to cool the Sun Coast Omega transmission. The numbers on that truck: 1,255 horsepower, and 2,063 pound-feet of torque at the wheels. Naturally, as the image above might suggest, things don't always end well.
You'll find all five videos covering this years challenge below. A scene in the dyno video sums it all up perfectly: a competitor leaves his nitrous on too long and the crew is treated to some ominous poppings, he leans out the window, throws both hands up and shouts, "Amer'ca!"