This is a very nice1940 Ford Deluxe Coupe that is just waiting to be completed. This partially restored beauty is a true gem, with almost everything needed to finish the restoration already in place. The exterior of this vehicle is all steel and has been painted in a rich maroon color. While the paint itself is in great condition, it would benefit from a wet sanding and buffing to truly bring out its full potential. All the exterior trim is in excellent shape and is included with the car. Additionally, four brand new wheels are already installed, and another set of four brand new Crager wheels will be included in the sale.
Moving inside, the interior of this 1940 Ford Deluxe Coupe is a work in progress. The headliner is present but needs to be properly fitted. However, the dash has been painted and looks fantastic. It also features brand new Autometer gauges, adding a touch of modernity to this classic vehicle. The doors are solid and free from any rust issues, ensuring a comfortable and secure driving experience.
The current owner had plans to install two Mustang bucket seats, which will be included with the car. However, these seats will need to be recovered before they can be installed. Additionally, the original seat frames will also need to be recovered. These seat frames alone are valued at $1600 each, highlighting their quality and value.
In addition to the car itself, the sale of this 1940 Ford Deluxe Coupe includes a plethora of parts to aid in the completion of the restoration. All interior window frames and glass are included, as well as all interior trim pieces such as chrome door molding, door handles, window cranks, and knobs. Everything you need to complete the interior is already there, ensuring a seamless restoration process. An extra set of brand-new windshield wipers and both brand new and original mirrors are also included, adding the finishing touches to this classic vehicle.
Under the hood, this 1940 Ford Deluxe Coupe is powered by a low-mileage 350 cubic inch engine paired with an automatic transmission. Options such as power brakes and power steering make for a comfortable and effortless driving experience. The engine runs well, and the car starts without issue, but the carburetor will either need to be rebuilt or replaced to optimize performance.
Overall, this 1940 Ford Deluxe Coupe is a fantastic opportunity for any classic car enthusiast looking to complete a restoration project. With its stunning maroon exterior, partially finished interior, and included parts, this vehicle has the potential to be a true showstopper. Don't miss out on the chance to own this incredible piece of automotive history. Call Classic Lady Motors today to see this 1940 Ford Deluxe Coupe for yourself. This Ford is in North Carolina in the Hickory area.