and Classic Automobiles
South New Street, Staunton, Virginia 24401
Ford Station Wagon
Hot Rod By Larry Rathburn, Allegheny Speed Shop
A[hidden information] (Original Ford
V.I.N., Virginia Title)
stretched 3 ½ inches and kicked at the rear by Alleghany Speed Shop
and powder-coated by Twist And Turns Mfg. in Roanoke, Virginia. Pete
& Jake's 4” dropped front axle with disc brakes, Maverick 8
inch differential on coil-over suspension. Vega steering box. Ford
15” steel wheels with 1952 hubcaps and trim rings. Firestone
205/75 and 235/75 Radials front and rear. Custom rear mounted fuel
tank. Custom radiator with fan shroud.
289 C.I.D. V-8 with finned aluminum valve covers and Edelbrock 4Bbl.
carburetor. Full length 2 inch exhaust with glass packed mufflers.
Ford C-4, 3-speed
automatic transmission with column shift
Ford Model A commercial cowl with functional ventilating windshield.
Custom built, powder coated, tubular steel framed, station wagon
body, Steel tube door framework for both front and rear doors.
Stainless steel piano hinges and bear claw style latches. The rear
seat is easily removable for additional luggage space.
The beautiful hand
made maple body was crafted by master cabinetmaker Robert Peters.
The tinted safety glass with retractable panels in the front and rear
doors was installed by Carl DeHart.
The sheet metal
was finished by Wide Open Customs in Roanoke, Virginia and is a
Manila Tan. The fenders, aprons and shields are finished in Seal
Brown. The orange pin stripping was applied by the legendary Tom
VanNortwick. Chrome plating by Hanlon Plating Co. of Richmond
Benz Haartz cloth top covering Ford Bronco front bucket and rear
bench seats covered in tan leather by Grant's Auto Upholstery in
Troutville, Virginia. Electronic VDO gauges and 1953 Ford 50th
Anniversary steering wheel Front seat belts. The car has a fully
modern electrical system that includes, Halogen headlamps, LED tail
lamps, Directional signals, electric windshield wiper and proper
built by the late Larry Rathburn. Larry built show quality, award
winning cars that appeared in national magazines including Hot Rod
and Rod & Custom. The chassis was set up on his surface plate and
was squared and modified to provide proper support for the custom
body. Every steel component was stripped to bare steel prior to paint
/ powder coat. The steel framework of the body ensures remarkable
integrity and quality of fit, thus, the doors close positively with a
solid clunk. Ready to enjoy.
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are located in beautiful Staunton, Virginia in
a building originally built in 1911 as a Ford Dealership. We
invite and encourage you to visit us for a personal inspection of the
car, or to send your mechanic or appraiser prior to buying. This
car is sold as is and with no warranty. If you have any questions or
would like to see further pictures, feel free to call or message us.
you are the buyer, a non-refundable
deposit of $500.00 via Paypal is expected and required within 24
hours of purchase. The balance, by wire transfer within five
business days. We cannot and will not consider any trades.
This car is also available for purchase locally in our
showroom. As such, we reserve the right to end the listing
early and with no notice.
You can buy with
confidence as I am a Licensed Virginia Dealer.