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Ford Sedan 289 CID 4 BBL V8 1947

General description : Gateway Classic Cars of Detroit is happy to offer you this 1947 Ford Sedan Deluxe! The 1947 Ford line was similar to the short 1946. Visual differences included the removal of the red accents from the grill and the two small lights located just above it. Ford began titling 1947s in February 1947. This '47 Ford has gone under a recent frame off restoration. The current owner used to build these classics for a living, and did all the body work on this Sedan Deluxe, so you know all the work was professionally done. This Ford Sedan Deluxe is equipped with a recently rebuilt 289 CID motor that has been freshened up with some nice Hi-Po performance parts and Chassis Engineering rear suspension assembly. Accommodating that fresh motor is a Ford C4 3-speed automatic transmission that rows through the gears effortlessly. The rear end has come out of an earlier model Fairlane which is the 8" and is equipped with a set of 3:50 gears. The interior of the car still shows very well with most of it being very original, including the full dash setup. The car has also been recently repainted in gorgeous Toyota Rally red color that really pops when you get it out into the sunlight. This car drives excellent and is ready for its next to owner to love and to cherish! ! Other options on this Ford include power brakes, seat belts, kill switch, and more! This 1947 Ford Sedan Deluxe can be seen in our Detroit Showroom, or for more detailed information including over 100 HD photos and an HD video at http://www.gatewayclassiccars.com or call to speak with one of our friendly and knowledgeable sales staff @ 313-982-3100. You can also email us at detroit@gatewayclassiccars.com See more at: http://WWW.GatewayClassicCars.com/DET/1458/

1947 Ford Sedan 289 CID 4 BBL V8 is listed for sale on ClassicDigest in Dearborn by Gateway Classic Cars - Detroit for $23500.

 

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Car type : Car Make : Ford Model : Sedan Model Version : 289 CID 4 BBL V8 Engine size : 0.0 Model Year : 1947 Sub type : Coupé Location : Detroit Vehicle Registration : Undefined

23500 $

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Gateway Classic Cars - Detroit
313-982-3100
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About Ford
Ford, founded in 1902, has arguably changed the history of automotive world more than any other car manufacturer by introducing the first people's car Model T in 1908. They had produced more than 15 million cars by the end of the production in 1927, by which T had become obsolete.

Ford launched the first low priced V8 engine powered car in 1932. 1932 V8 was an instant hit with superior handling and performance to many far more expansive cars of the day. No wonder 32 V8 Ford has become such a favourite among hot rodders around the world with 32 Deuce coupe as their icon.

During the war Ford completely shut down civilian vehicle production to dedicate all its resources to the Allied war efforts (1942-45) They used to build B-24 bombers, aircraft engines, jeeps, M-4 tanks, military trucks and Bren-gun carriers and more than 30,000 super-charged Rolls Royce Merlin V-12 engines for Mosquito and Lancaster bombers as well as P-51 Mustang fighters. After the war Ford cars in the USA got bigger and flashier along with their competitors. In the 60's Ford was back in the forefront again when introducing their commercial hit Mustang in 1964. Mustang was so popular the competition had to follow Ford's example and the ponycar phenomenon took over the US. Over the years the ponies grew some muscles until the oil crisis kill finally killed them off.

In the sixties Ford rushed into international motor sports scene with a fury. After unsuccessful Ferrari takeover, when Enzo Ferrari had cut the deal off with Henry Ford II making the latter absolutely boil with fury, Ford turned to Lola in UK to produce a Ferrari beating long distance racer after. The collaboration between Ford and Lola created the mighty Ford GT40 that absolutely beat Ferrari in Le Mans 24 numerous times.

In Europe, Ford introduced some of the most epic race and rally cars of the 60's based on humble family sedans; Cortina GT, Lotus Cortina, Escort Twin Cam, and Escort 1600RS with the iconic Cosworth BDA engines.

Today classic Fords are extremely popular with enthusiasts and a great selection of classic Fords can be found for sale at www.ClassicDigest.com