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1953 Ford Customline

239 CID V8 Flathead 2 Speed Automatic

$17,995

239 CID V8 Flathead 2 Speed Automatic

$17,995


Stock #956R-NDY
Price: $17,995
Year Make Model: 1953 Ford Customline
Engine: 239 CID V8 Flathead
Transmission: 2 Speed Automatic
Mileage: 43,428 ( actual )
Body Style: Sedan
Exterior Color: Black
Interior Color: Brown/Tan

  • AM Radio
  • Cloth Interior
  • Hub Caps
  • Radial Tires
  • Seatbelts
  • Wide White Walls
  • Numbers are Matching

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Gateway Classic Cars is proud to present this 1953 Ford Customline. This vehicle is equipped with an all original cloth interior, am radio, seatbelts, white wall tires, as well as being a numbers matching vehicle “per owner statement”.

The beginning of this line began in 1952, when the Ford Motor Company did a restructuring of their all new vehicle line that began in 1949. The Customline was the mid-level car, the peddles have now become suspended from below the dash. A voltmeter, gas gauge, temp gauge, and oil pressure were standard. The clock and radio were positioned in the center of the dash, and the grille now sported a single center Bullet flanked by vertical black stripes. The radio preset buttons were even preset to local stations by your local ford dealer as a special yet unusual service. This vehicle is equipped with the long lived and famous Ford Flathead V8 coming in at 239 CID or 3.9L. This vehicle has been well taken care of and started its life In Louisville, Kentucky where it rolled off the assembly line on September 3, 1952. This car was restored in 2011, where it received full engine and transmission rebuild. During the vehicles restoration it was noted that the panels did not need to be replaced or patched so underneath its gorgeous black paint are its original and untouched panels. The all original interior compliments the exterior and speaks highly to the care the vehicle has seen through out its life. This car is not only breath taking, it is also a pleasure to take our and cruise down the road to your local cruise in.

This 1953 Ford Customline Sedan for sale is in our Indianapolis Showroom and can be seen in greater detail including an HD video at www.GatewayClassicCars.com. Please call our knowledgeable staff at (317)688-1100 or email us at Indy@GatewayClassicCars.com for additional information.

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If marked as such, the Owner states, this vehicles as numbers matching and/or original mileage. It has not been verified by Gateway Classic Cars. As such Gateway Classic Cars is not guaranteeing the authenticity of this claim. Buyer is encouraged to verify this information on their own, prior to purchase.

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