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1937 Ford Hot Rod Pickup on 2040cars

Year:1937 Mileage:14000 Color: Red Oxide primer (PPG) / Black/White
Location:

Laguna Hills, California, United States

Laguna Hills, California, United States
Transmission:TH350 Body Type:Pickup Truck Engine:350 Chevy crate motor Vehicle Title:Clear Fuel Type:Gasoline For Sale By:Private Seller

Year: 1937
Interior Color: Black/White
Make: Ford
Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: Other Pickups
Trim: Hot Rod / Rat Rod
Drive Type: RWD
Power Options: Air Conditioning
Mileage: 14,000
Exterior Color: Red Oxide primer (PPG)

Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

Fully documented ground up build! The pictures only tell part of the story. The rest you will have to see in person to believe. I have included the build sheet below, but there is no way to fully describe this truck on paper. The only way you will understand the quality and uniqueness of this vehicle is to see and drive it for yourself. It is fast, fun and reliable and gets looks wherever it goes. 

Chassis
Frame/Manufacture 1937 Ford/media blasted, painted black, shortened 12", rear cross member 
relocated, Chassis Engineering TH350 cross brace
Wheelbase 107 inches
Length overall 156 inches
Height overall 60 inches
Chassis Plumbing Aluminum tube fuel and transmission hard lines, steel brake lines
Rear axle/Ratio 9" Ford, Moser Engineering axles/3.25:1
Rear suspension So Cal ladder bars, buggy springs, Chassis Engineering tube shocks. Axle and 
cross member relocated forward
Rear brakes '64 Ford truck backing plates and drums
Front suspension 4" dropped and drilled So Cal beam relocated 6" forward, Chassis Engineering 
'34 Ford over-axle springs. Chrome steering dampener. Chrome tube shocks. 
TCI hairpins and wings
Front brakes Wilson Welding '39 Lincoln backing plates with So Cal alloy cooling scoops, '40 
Ford drums
Master cylinder ECI power assist with under floor pedal assembly
Steering box Unisteer rack and pinion
Front wheel/Size Ford 4x15" steel. 5x5 1/2 . Powder coated black 14" steel. Painted red with 1" 
spacer
Rear wheel/Size Ford 4.5x15" steel. 5x5 1/2 . Powder coated black 15" steel. Painted red with 1"
spacer
Front tire 560x15" Firestone bias ply 185/75x14" Grand Am Radial STE
Rear tire 710x15" Firestone bias ply 255/70x15" BF Goodrich Radial T/A
Gas tank '37 Ford, 14 gallon, boiled out and refurbished, Classic Instruments sender, 
remote filter

Engine
Make SBC crate motor
Displacement 350 cu. In.
Machining/Assembly GM
Radiator Custom built AFCO aluminum with internal transmission cooler
Fans Manual & electric
Alternator Powermaster 140 amp one wire
Valve covers Polished So Cal, Moon breathers
Manifold Polished alloy
Induction Lumpy cam, Holly 600 cfm, Carter electric fuel pump
Ignition Mallory magnetic breakerless distributor, Taylor wires, Petronic coil
Headers Sanderson cast iron QP 1000
Exhaust Dual Flowmaster 40, 2 1/2 " pipes

Transmission
Make GM TH350
Assembly Summit
Converter Summit 1800 stall
Shifter Lokar Nostalgia 16"


Body
Style/Material Pick up -- original Henry steel. Rust and paint removal dipped. Modified
Manufacturer Ford
Modifications 4" chopped top, 2" chop and repositioned rear window, rain gutters removed, 
cab 6" channel over frame, bed shortened 12" and channeled over frame. 
Firewall smoothed and battery box eliminated. Battery relocated under steel 
floor panel
Hood 90 louvers by Bob Monroe. Channeled over frame, splash guards modified
Grille '37 Ford modified
Bodywork Logan Davis @ Milestone Hot Rods, Castaic CA
Paint type/color PPG DP75/red oxide primer/Valspar acrylic enamel flatted black
Painter Milestone Hot Rods/owner
Graphics Red and white pinstripes on dashboard/Jack Butcher, Mesa AZ. Door 
logos/owners
Headlights/Taillights 7" BLC682-J/Chevy
Other Vintage Air Gen II Mini under dash AC/Heat

Interior
Dashboard Modified '37 Ford truck
Gauges 4 Moon white on black engine monitoring, AutoMeter Shelby Cobra replica 
Speedometer and tach
Steering wheel '40 Ford
Steering column Limeworks polished 1 1/2 " 
Seats '94 Ford van
Upholsterer G. Canavan
Material/Color Naugahyde/White pleats in black horseshoe
Carpet VW bus rubber mat 
*Milage listed is since build, not since new

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