Lot #1643 - This all-steel '36 Ford Deluxe roadster is a very special example. It has been meticulously kept and restored as needed including a complete professional mechanical rebuild and minor cosmetic refurbishment over the past five years. More than $46,000 was spent with the goal of improved performance in a period, mild Hot Rod style. Under the hood is a fully dressed 24-stud 59AB Flathead built by Green Enterprises in Kent, WA. It features all new internals, a set of original NOS Navarro aluminum heads with new stainless valves, Isky cam, dual Ford 94 carburetors on a vintage Offenhauser intake manifold, finned aluminum free flow air filters and ceramic coated Fenton headers. To make the car more user friendly in real world modern traffic, it is additionally updated with 12-volt electricals, hydraulic brakes, a new custom built radiator with electric fan and a freshly rebuilt 1939 transmission with synchromesh gears, 10" clutch and 3.25 highway rear end. Other notable featuress include all new/rebuilt suspension with front sway bar upgrade, all new wiring including incorporating turn signal fuctionality into the tail lights, factory rumble seat, all new softtop and side curtains, original banjo steering wheel, rebuilt original radio, deluxe "spider" chrome wheel covers, reproduction bias ply wide white wall tires, rear mounted spare, dual side view mirrors, fender skirts and dual exhaust system. Included with the car is detailed information and complete receipts for the mechanical work and updates, additional Flathead and pre-war Ford information, some owner history, vintage 1936 Washington State license plates, owner's manual and top instruction booklet. Deluxe roadsters made up just 0.4 percent of total production for 1936 and this is a stand out example in every way. Rides and drives great.