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1949 Ford Coupe "The Moonshiner"

Make: Ford
Model: Club Coupe
Type: Coupe
Year: 1949
Mileage: 9,356
Color: Red
Engine: V8-302 c.i.
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Red
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Swansboro, North Carolina, United States

1949 Ford Club Coupe Additional Info:

"In 1958, the movie Thunder Roaddid for southern hot rod culture what Gone with the Wind had done for the Civil War, infusing moonshining with a romantic legend of hotted-up cars." -Brad Bowling, The All-American Hot Rod.
We're offering this 1949 Ford Club Coupe "The Moonshiner" for sale and it's your chance to own a piece of American history. This car has been featured in the book The All-American Hot Rod and is currently in much of the same condition as when the book was written. "The Moonshiner" features:
  • Full restoration done in 1995;
  • A 2012 model Ford 302 V-8 roller cam engine;
  • Weiand intake with new Holley 600 4bbl;
  • Ford C4 3-speed automatic transmission;
  • MSD Ignition;
  • Independent Front Suspension with disc brakes;
  • Ford 8" Differential w/ 3.00 gears;
  • Custom 1951 Ford dash
  • Custom interior with 6-way power bucket seats and tilt steering wheel;
  • Power windows and door locks;
  • Custom louvered hood;
  • Custom 2.5" dual exhaust with FlowMaster mufflers;
  • Custom frenched power antenna;
  • LED taillights;
  • Hand-painted details on the glove box and trunk lid;
  • Sun visor hand signed by NASCAR driver David Pearson #17

On Mar-22-18 at 06:08:43 PDT, seller added the following information:

***Engine is a 2012 BluePrint Engine Ford 302 SB (Model #: BP3020CT Serial#: 286374)

  • 300.05 HP @ 5200 RPM
  • 344.83 lbft Torque @ 4100 RPM