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1935 Ford Coupe

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1935 Ford Five Window Coupe (Model 48)Older ground up restoration, has been in storage for 10+ years, only 1000 miles on complete restoration. Engine is a 1936 LB that is completely rebuilt and balanced (35 and 36 engines look identical, but 36 LB has insert rods and mains while 35 and early 36 were babbited rods and mains). Very nice car. Owner purchased the 1935 Ford Coupe in the mid 80’s from someone in central Wisconsin, the car originally came from Colorado. It needed a complete restoration, the engine was a later model flathead but the car was complete (hood, grille, trunk lid, doors, running gear, wheels ) The car needed new floor pans and patch panels behind both doors to the rear wheels, Trunk floor, new interior, new glass, wood bows for the roof, and engine. Owner had the floor panels, patch panels installed and the complete body restored by a local shop that specializes in antique auto restorations. The frame and running gear were sandblasted and coated with a zinc chromate primer and a top coat of imron. The interior is a LeBaron Bonney 1935 Ford reproduction, reproduction rubber floor mats, the mechanical brakes were redone, owner purchased reproduction 1935 ford wiring harness, replaced all the glass in the car, the hardest item was finding a correct engine which was found in a yard over by the Mississippi river, a 1936 late block.