1947 Ford Custom Tudor Arguable one of the coolest decades for cars had to be the 40's. Cars started getting faster and the look drastically changed. Suddenly the completely separated fenders were more fused into the body, giving the cars a more streamline look. The humpback body style became popular as you would see in a lot of old mobster movies. These cars were cool. This 1947 Ford is no different having one of the coolest looks out there. The car was extremely well done and looks much more luxurious and sleek nowadays than it was back in 47. The steel body is coated in a PPG Black Jade pearl that was really laid down right. Black is a color that not just your average painter can do. Care has to be taken to make sure you get that deep mirror finish everyone loves. Better than the Black paint itself is how it looks with all that chrome. This car has a combo of original trim and aftermarket chrome to really set it off. Down the side is very clean stainless that is all straight and in great condition. The front grill is very unique on these years and this one is accented with some nice chrome trim that has a great shine. The hood and deck have been shaved and are incredibly smooth. The headlights and taillights on the car have been frenched in which drastically change the look. That is the type of nice professional work you will find on this car. It was all body off restored to be one of the nicest out there. This car has an awesome appearance rolling down the road and turns heads everywhere. It sits on beautifully polished Billet Specialties wheels (15x7-front, 17x8-rear) that are wrapped with fresh low profile Cooper radial tires. This car was featured in Northern Rodder magazine (12/03 issue) which you can check out below. In addition it has won multiple awards including a Street Rodder Top Ten at Goodguys Kansas City in 2004. This car is very dependable and has the drive train to back up that statement. It was constructed with only the best so not only will it last but it runs extremely well. The 406 V8 small block packs plenty of power and sits perfectly under the hood. The dart II heads are topped with finned billet valve covers that match the tall polished air cleaner. All of the other components are billet as well or nicely polished. All of the brackets are polished with all hoses nicely routed. Other performance parts include the 10.5 to 1 forged pistons, Edelbrock intake, Edelbrock carburetor, HEI ignition, and Block Hugger headers. The power brake booster is painted to match the car, as well as the entire engine compartment. Power steering is also in place which utilizes rack and pinion steering. Disc brakes have been added up front with drums still in rear on the Ford 9" rear end (3:50 gears.) A Mustang II front suspension is in place which is a top of the line unit that works perfectly under this style of car. The Turbo 350 automatic transmission shifts nice and smooth and utilizes a 2400 stall converter. The interior of the car is beautifully done and looks like it belongs in a modern luxury vehicle. It is all done in custom tan leather and is in near perfect condition. The carpet looks like new and hardy even seems used. The split front Buick Grand Sport bench is very comfortable as is the custom built rear bench seat. The dash of the car is very cool and all custom. It is coated in leather as well and is all nice and tight. The Vintage AC blows cold and the vents are all nicely inset into the dash. The black faced VDO gauges all work just as they should with no problems. An Alpine AM/FM/CD/IPOD player has been added and delivers a great sound. The tilt steering column is painted to match the leather and is topped with a billet specialty polished steering wheel. It is also equipped with power windows. You will never find another 47 Ford quite like this one! You won't find another one this nice for only $56,500.00! There's a future in the past with Classical Gas!!
- Transmission Automatic