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1929 Ford Model A Roadster Pre-war Traditional Hot Rod

  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Model A
  • Type: Roadster
  • Year: 1929
  • Mileage: 99000
  • VIN: 1083990
  • Color: Green
  • Engine size: 201 cid Model B 4 Cylinder
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Safety options: Lap Belts
  • Vehicle Title: Clean
  • Location: Los Angeles, California, United States


Lots to list for the 1929 Ford Model A Roadster. This car was built as a project for Hot Rod Deluxe magazine in 2017. The build from start to finish is fully documented over 5 issues ending with the car running at The Race of Gentleman (TROG) in Wildwood New Jersey in 2017. TJ O'Grady who owns Throttle Jockey Originals in Long Island, NY built the car and it is done as a traditional pre-war hot rod. The flathead 4 201 cubic inch engine has about double the original horsepower and will do 60mph.All steel body with mostly original Henry Ford sheetmetal with custom radiator shell and louvered 1929 hood.1929 Ford ChassisEngine is a B Flathead 4 cylinder linked to a 3 speed manual transmission and Banjo rear end.
Engine modifications:Lion Speed dual-plug headMallory Distributor modified to fire 2 plugs at onceCustom intake manifold with Stromberg 97 carburetorConverted to 12 volt electrical systemPowermaster 12 volt PowerGen AlternatorCustom exhaust headers
Suspension/Chassis:2.5'" Kohler Kustom dropped front axleElmer Equipped front shocksOriginal mechanical brakesFrame is "Z'ed" to lower rear of carCorker Firestone Deluxe Champion tires, front 5.5x17 and rear 7x18 on original Ford wire wheels
Hot Rod Deluxe magazine chronicled the build with lots of pictures and description. You can follow along as TJ O'Grady starts with a pile of parts on his shop floor and ends up running down the sand at TROG.Issues:March 28, 2017 - Engine BuildMay 28, 2017 - Chassis and suspensionJuly 13, 2017 - Body shellSeptember 20, 2017 - Electrical and interior finish upNovember 13, 2017 - Race at TROG
This is a rust free car that was professionally built by a true master from the ground up and runs and drives perfectly. This car is a blast to drive and attracts attention wherever it goes.