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1937 Ford Tanker

Description:
1937 Ford 1-1/2 Ton Truck. Sale or partial trade. This truck is a ground up build truck. Texaco tanker themed. Chassis: Frame was sand blasted and powder coated in silver vein. Front axle was converted at the spindles to 1941 for hydraulic brakes. The Rear axle is 1986 Ford F350 Dana 60 w/ 3.54 gears and new hydraulic brakes. Brake master cylinder is a Corvette dual master, vacuum boosted. Torque tube was removed and converted to a 2 piece open drive shaft w/ carrier bearing from Dynotech. All wheels are converted to modern 19.5\' radial drop center rims and newer radial tires. Drive Train: The engine is a 1948 Ford Flathead 59A block completely built by Brother\'s Customs. Using Mallory electronic ignition. Remote pressurized oil filter system. Dual Holley 94 Carburetors on a Offenhauser Dual 2bbl intake. The transmission is a completely rebuilt original late 30\'s 4 speed truck transmission, all new bearings / gears at rebuild. Interior: The interior is pretty plain as an old truck should be, but!!! It is full electronic gauges. Speedometer is GPS driven, Oil, Temp, Fuel, Volts; all work. The shifter handle is an actual brass gas pump handle. Steering wheel is an authentic wood \'Fatman\' wheel. It uncouples with a giant wing nut and tilts 90°. Working turn signal blinkers. Folding seat for access to behind seat. Working crank out \'V\' windshield. Doors are missing the windows, just never installed. Body: This is a 100% real steel body. The original 1937 truck body was used. A few dents are there from original usage. The body was stripped completely, primed, painted in Killer Flatz green / black / red. The grille is one of the hardest to find 1937 grilles and is original in one piece. The fenders are steel original 1937 fenders. Running boards are powder coated for extra durability. The bed if manufactured one piece with a full oak tongue / groove decking. Tank is 275 gallon fuel tank repurposed. Can be easily removed to go to straight flat bed, Full hood.