Used 1940 Ford Ford Tudor Exotic For Sale

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Exotic for sale: 1940 Ford Tudor by Ford

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1940 Ford Tudor by Ford

Price
$36,950
Payments
Miles
31,688
Condition
Used
Builder
Ford
Capacity
4
Seat Type
Custom
Listing ID
WS-13550
Location
Oaklyn, NJ, USA
Exterior Color
Black
Interior
Tan

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1940 Ford Ford Tudor Exotic For Sale

HISTORY

This Ford was part of a large collection and has a history of being delivered new in Northern California and being owned by a local bank executive whose family cherished the car for many years. The Ford was never modified or abused and always garaged prior to its complete, frame off restoration of the original components.

No expense was spared and, as the photos suggest, the car has extremely straight body panels, excellent chrome, and is in its original configuration down to the functional gauges and working radio! It has survived close to 80 years and continues to be one of the more desirable model years for the ‘40’s Fords.

DETAILS—THIS PARTICULAR 1940 FORD TUDOR V8

1940 Fords have been very popular with street rodders, so an unmolested one is a rare find. This 1940 Ford Standard Tudor is truly one of those rare finds. It has undergone a comprehensive, meticulous restoration to original configuration.

As you approach it, you are impressed with the shiny black paint, the straightness of the bodywork, the shine of the chrome and the correct wide whitewalls. You open the door to a beautifully upholstered interior in tan, period-correct fabric. The skillfully painted woodgrain door and window frames provide a nice accent to the interior. The flathead V8 starts immediately at the touch of a button and is remarkably smooth and quiet. Both the engine compartment and the trunk are clean and tidy as is the undercarriage. The added Columbia overdrive unit is fully functional and makes the car suitable for road tours.

This Ford is very reasonably priced and can be proudly used as a reliable collectible car, or as a show car. It can also be confidently driven on antique car cruises and has proven to be incredibly reliable and trouble free. It is truly “turn-key” and fully sorted; ready for use by its new owner. The car has been recently updated to ensure mechanical reliability and, while the restoration is older, it shows as if it was done within the past few years.

THE NUMBERS

The vehicle identification number is 5518493. The car was registered in California though 3/24/20.

MECHANICAL

221 cu. in. flathead V8, 85 hp
3-speed manual fully synchromesh transmission with steering column shifter
Added Columbia overdrive unit
Torque tube drive line
Stock type hydraulic brakes
Stock type hydraulic shock absorbers
Tidy engine compartment; block & heads painted proper Ford blue/green
Original type cartridge oil filter
Original type oil bath air cleaner
Modern fuel filter added
Newer 6 volt battery
Ford script radiator hoses
New choke and throttle rods in trunk can be installed
New rubber at rear of hood

The engine starts immediately and is remarkably smooth and quiet, even when cold. The transmission shifts smoothly and both the steering and brakes operate properly. The odometer shows 31,688 miles, but the actual mileage must be shown as TMU (Total Miles Unknown) due to the age of the car. However, the speedometer and odometer are functional.

INTERIOR

Period-correct seat upholstery in tan with darker vertical stripes
New wind lacing adjacent to doors
Tan carpet on rear floor
Door panels upholstered with seat fabric upper portion and solid tan at bottom
Perfect tan headliner
Tan sun visors
Black rubber floor mat in front plus individual Ford logo single mats
Great legroom in back seat with armrests on either side
Surface of rear package shelf upholstered
Beautifully light brown wood-grained window and door frames
All 4 windows crank freely; rears have a unique feature to either roll down vertically or slide slightly horizontally for ventilation
Two-spoke steering wheel in medium brown in excellent condition
Dark brown dashboard with a few paint defects
Ash trays at each end of dashboard
Three-speed shifter on steering column
Original South Bend heater
All gauges operate; oil pressure about 50 psi
Horn works
All lights work including brake light
Radio turns on but stations are difficult to locate
Vacuum wipers work
Both doors open/close smartly
Wind wings on both side doors w/ new rubber
Newish weatherstrip around both doors
All glass in fine condition

EXTERIOR/COSMETIC CONDITION

Shiny black paint with virtually no defects that detract from the cars appearance; no orange peel, cracks, or damage
Extremely straight bodywork
Straight, dent-free bright trim down both sides of car
Excellent bright trim down center of hood
Good bright trim in center of grille
Sides of grille and headlight bezels painted black (proper for Standard model)
Shiny, dent-free bumpers both front and rear with two small bumper guards on each
Running board rubber looks nice but show some cracking upon close inspection
Rubber around gas filler cap shows cracking
Rubber around front bumper brackets shows cracking
Sealed-beam headlights with 2 beams
Single left tail light (proper for Standard model)
Cool-looking split rear window with new rubber seals
Stock radio antenna above center of windshield
Cowl air vent
Driver’s side outside rear view mirror
Period-correct reproduction wide whitewall tires (3 ½” whitewall) in Firestone Deluxe Champion Gum-Dipped markings, size 6.00-16, 13/32” of remaining tread on each
Excellent V8 logo hubcaps all around
New lacing on fender joints
Very nice black on yellow 1940 California license plates
Rear plate with chrome frame and rare Columbia Overdrive axle badge
Both the hood and trunk lid open/close smartly
The trunk lid has new weatherstrip
The trunk is very tidy with a new black rubber floor mat and a wide whitewall spare tire with Ford V8 logo hubcap
The undercarriage of the car is “California” clean

OTHER

Reproduction 1939 Ford Reference book
Jumper cables
New car cover
Clear California title with current California registration
Year-of-Manufacture California plates are transferrable to a California buyer in accordance with current DMV rules
California smog test not required for vehicles 1975 and older

SPECIFICATIONS

Engine 221 cu. in. flathead V8, 85 hp
Wheelbase 112”

HISTORY

Ford introduced the flathead V8 engine in the 1932 models and continued it up through 1953. In particular, the 1940 models had numerous improvements over the late 30’s models.

First Ford with a steering column mounted gearshift
First Ford with wing vent windows on the driver and passenger doors
First Ford with sealed beam headlights, 2 beams
First Ford with windshield wipers at bottom of windshield
More rear seat leg room
Hydraulic shock absorbers
Ride stabilizer torsion bar
Price: $38,550.00

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Photo of Exotic for sale: 1940 Ford Tudor by Ford
Photo of Exotic for sale: 1940 Ford Tudor by Ford
Photo of Exotic for sale: 1940 Ford Tudor by Ford
Photo of Exotic for sale: 1940 Ford Tudor by Ford
Photo of Exotic for sale: 1940 Ford Tudor by Ford
Photo of Exotic for sale: 1940 Ford Tudor by Ford
Photo of Exotic for sale: 1940 Ford Tudor by Ford
Photo of Exotic for sale: 1940 Ford Tudor by Ford
Photo of Exotic for sale: 1940 Ford Tudor by Ford
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