Lot #744 - This award winning convertible is painted a beautiful Ford bright amber metallic and the body is customized as it was done in the '50s with a shaved deck, bull-nosed hood and frenched headlights with chrome eyelids and frenched taillights with jeweled centers. "15 wheels, rims painted to match the body, Firestone classic wide white wall tires by Coker, spinners, fender skirts, chrome bumpers, chrome trunk hinges, dual chrome mirrors, rare chrome spotlights with nosed front matching the nosed grill specific to the 1949-1951 Fords. Original chrome front and rear bumper guards are included. New convertible top in light tan Hartz cloth with matching tan Hartz cloth tonneau cover. The interior is cream leather. Carpet is light cream short nylon. All new door and window rubber seals. Lots of chrome trim. Optional Deluxe heater and defroster. Clock converted using a quartz movement with an automatic reset. Chrome push button AM radio. Black rubber floor mat in trunk with correct wide white wall spare tire, jack and tire iron. The 239cid Ford V8 engine is a 21 bolt V8 with Stromberg 2 barrel carburetor and 3-speed manual transmission with optional overdrive added. Correct hoses, belts and wiring. This car won a Top 10 prize out of 1007 cars at the Run to the Sun at Lake Havasu City, AZ in 2002. It also won at the Goodguys Spring Nationals in Scottsdale 2012 with over 2000 cars participating. It is a fun driver and a beautiful show car.
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