1929 Model A AV8 Roadster, Award Winner, Show and Road Ready
- Location: Newport Beach, California, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: Ford
- Model: Model A
- SubModel: AV8
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: Roadster
- Year: 1929
- Mileage: 7,050
- VIN: 94D75882113
- Color: Barrier Blu
- Engine size: Mercury Flathead V* 59a French Block
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: T 5 Borg Warner 5 Speed
- Drive type: 5 Speed Stick
- Interior color: Grey
- Vehicle Title: Clear
- Options: Convertible
1929 Ford Model A AV8 description
A NOSTALGIC EXAMPLE OF A TRUE AMERICAN HOT ROD•BY WEEKDAY: Full fendered sole means of daily transport (on streets / to work & drive-ins).•BY WEEKEND: ADry LakeLand Speed Racer / Class: C/ achieved125 MPH + speeds withoutthe excessweight or drag of “non-essentials”such as fenders, running boards, windshield & lights.•In the 40’s & 50’sthis inexpensive lightweight auto weighing2,106 lbs w/ no side or rear windows was the car of choice to modify for linear hi-speeds & fast acceleration upon vast dry lake beds.•Thisdual-role Dry Lake Street Roadsterwas built to its’currentlate 40’seraconfiguration by ace-engineer, two-timeworldland-speed record holder & 200 MPH Club Member Butch Philips.All efforts have been made duringrestorations,safety & engineeringupgradestoretainthis vehicles signature of“stout simplicity”,whilepreserving the most formative yearsofhot rodding.
--- SPECIFICATIONS / RESTORATION HISTORY ---
Hand-built “A-V8” DryLakeConfiguration By:“Butch” - Philips & Sons Racing – Riverside CA.
Flathead (L-head) Motor Blueprinted By:Bob McKray Performance – Mission Viejo, CA.
Engineering Upgrades By:Art & Mike - Chrisman’s Auto Rod Specialties - Santa Ana, CA..
ENGINE:MERCURYV-8“FLATHEAD”59a/ 296 cubic inchdisplacement w/2009integrationtocurrentStage II NATOBare (FR) Block.Est. Horse Power=200+
INTERNAL:BORE:3 5/16 in. /STROKE:4 1/8in. /PISTONS & RINGS:Ross
RODS:Eagle /VALVES:16 valveStandard/PORT MODIFICATION:Polished
CARBURETION:3 ea. 2 barrel Stromberg 97’s /MANIFOLD(Intake):Edelbrock
IGNITION:KONG "Championship" Distributor(archived for preservation) w/2009integrationtocurrent21A “Crab Style” electronic ignition update.
CLUTCHASSY:McLeod10.5 in.clutch, pres. plate, billet alum.flywheel / Constant-running throw-out bearing.
TRANSMISSION:Muncie 4-speed / M-22 “Rock Crusher”/ Hurst Competition Plus shifterw/ 2012 integration tocurrentT-5 Borg-Warner 5-Speed. /ADAPTATION:Offenhauser.
DRIVE SHAFT:Mongrel - Ed Moore Drivelines. / Spicer u-joints.
EXHAUST:MUFFLERS:StainlessEdelbrock RPM Series Tru-Flo/PIPES & “W-TYPE” HEADERS:Jet-Hot Coated. /LAKES PIPES(sides):Electric / remotely operated.
SUSPENSION:FRONT LEAF6ea.GT2 w/ Nyoglide inserts perched on 4” dropped axle.
REAR COIL-OVERSsuspended on 9" Ford3:73rear axlegeardifferential.
BRAKES:FRONT:10” Disc/REAR:12” Shoe
WHEELS:1941 FORD DISCTYPE – STEEL /FRONT:14 in. x 6 in. /REAR:15 in. x 8 in.
BODY / CHASSI:BABB(all steelbody) / TCI (custom boxed frame).
TOP:Composite hardtop (light-weight / lift-offCarson Top).
WINDSHIELD:CHOP:3.5 in. /RAKE:Canted1 in.
Replacement Value $200,000
This Roadster is Show and Road Ready!
AVAILABLE/NEGOTIABLE PARTS & ACCESSORIES:
·Soft Tow Straps
·Upholstered Carson Top w/ Ceiling Hoist
·Boxes of new shirts
·Half-shell era correct helmet w/ matching numbers “02”
·Orig. KONG Championship Ignition (newly rebuilt by Charles “KONG” Jackson before his passing & boxed for preservation.
·Custom Matching Reclining Seat Bolsters (2).
·Car Covers (2), one for lift-off Carson top & one for no top.