Space 14: 1947 Ford Coupe Street Rod – $38,500 OBRO

Apr 2020 | Reserved Parking, Sold Cars

Long before the term “Restomod” became an overused noun, vintage cars rebuilt with modern drive trains and luxury features were known as street rods.  This all-steel 1947 Ford Coupe built by Bruce’s Rod Shop of Spring, Texas (just north of Houston) in the mid-1990’s is a great example of the efforts to merge the best of the old and new.  A dear friend of the owner, Grady, is selling this ’47 Ford on his behalf that is now offered for the asking price of $38,500 or best reasonable offer.  If you are serious about purchasing this quality street rod, you can start the conversation by either calling Grady at (713) 819-1103 or emailing him here.  Currently located in Farmington, New Mexico if needed we can help you arrange quality collector car shipping carrier.

The builder’s at Bruce’s started with an all-steel donor body mated to a modified frame that’s been fully boxed and reinforced.  Powering this coupe is 350 cubic inch LT-1 Chevrolet small block mated to a column-shifted 700R4 automatic transmission sending power to a narrowed Ford nine inch rear end.  Stopping this powertrain on demand is four wheel disc powered brake system while a modern power rack makes easy work of steering this Street Rod down the road.

The comfort side of the equation starts with a Chuck Rowland Ultraleather® upholstered interior designed to match the grape colored exterior paint.  If you’re not familiar with the name, Chuck’s company is frequently mentioned in the best builds you see on a number of the custom car shows seen on TV today.The deeply varnished custom wood dashboard sets off a set of  vintage-style modern gauges.  While the custom center console highlights the aftermarket radio and built-in cell phone that were both state of the art at the time of this build, those are both easily updated components.  Most importantly, the interior temperature is always kept in check by a Vintage Air HVAC system.

If you’re looking for a custom street rod you can travel long distances in both comfort and style, you would be hard-pressed to find something this nice at this price.  Good luck with the purchase!

 

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