Most desirable model of the Shoebox Ford
Texas convertiblewith factory power top
239 CID Flathead V8 engine with heavyduty 8RT heads
Period Fenton exhaust manifolds with functional chrome lake pipes
Upgraded to 12volt electrical system
Threespeed manual transmission and 3.73 gearing
Original Raven Black exterior with white top and red and white interior
Dodge Lancer "spinner" wheel covers with red steel wheels that handsomelymatch the red interior
Dual spotlights, full rocker moldings, gravel guards, chrome lake pipes, dual exhaust tips, backup lights and more
Shoebox Fords are always delightful to find in great condition but even sweeter is to find the most desirable model that year, the custom convertible. MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to offer this 1950 Ford Custom Convertible. This Shoebox Ford is customized with a clean but very attractive style, equipped with spinner caps and red wheels that match the interior, chrome side pipes and dual spotlights, and many other period correct goodies
This example left Fords Chester, Pennsylvania assembly plant on September 27, 1950 and it received minor trim updates a hidden fuel filler door, tighter body tolerances, better factory procedures and the first usage of Fords new Keystone identification shield.
Dressed in its original color, Raven Black, the paint and trim are in overall very good condition. The cars windows are in very good order, as are the lights. The windows and lights are clear and intact. The car rolls on wide whitewall tires surrounding wheels topped with a set of fourbar Dodge Lancer spinner wheel covers, which look fantastic. The cars white top has a proper fit when raised while when lowered, it rests beneath a customstitched boot cover. This unit has certain periodstyle accessories that enhance its appearance functional dual spotlights, original full rocker moldings with frontfender gravel guards, a pair of chrome lake pipes with removable caps, Fordscripted exhaust tips, backup lights, door handle and fuel filler scratch guards.
This cars body panels are straight and solid, including the contrasting white collapsible roof. The engine bay is very tidy, with the 239 CID V8 motor painted red and white. It appears stock at first glance, but look closer and youll see it sports a pair of highly desirable, Canadian, Fordbuilt, heavyduty 8RT cylinder heads. These were typically found on commercial vehicles at that time. The engine has chrome coolantreturn pipes and a pair of Fenton periodcorrect exhaust manifolds. The cars electrical system has been upgraded to 12 volts from six and uses an alternator for better reliability. The Flathead is mated to a threespeed manual transmission and a 3.73 rear end.
The boot cover for the convertible top nicely matches the cars white pleated interior. The white seats are in nearexcellent condition, with the black carpet in very good order. The interior trim is chromeplated and the dashboard has been professionally painted bright red, with its original instruments and looks fantastic. Additionally, there is an aftermarket coolant gauge mounted under the instrument panel. The twospoke, black steering wheel looks great, as do the inner door panels and mirror glass. Rounding out the interior is a factory AM radio. As a final touch of whimsy, the door lock plungers are topped with black 8 billiard balls.
Competition to this Ford in 1950 included Buicks Series 50 Super Convertible, Chevrolets Styleline Deluxe Convertible, Hudsons Pacemaker Deluxe Convertible, the Kurtis Roadster, Mercurys Convertible and Oldsmobiles Futuramic 76 Convertible Coupe.
When the previous owner acquired this vehicle, its previous owner told him, This is one car you have a hard time not falling in love with. Come by today to check it out before someone else does
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 82,899 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE
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This 1950 Ford Custom was listed for sale on 10-7-17 07:41:22. The vehicle color is Raven Black and VIN is
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Exterior: Raven Black
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