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1949 Ford Coupe "The Moonshiner"

  • Location: Swansboro, North Carolina, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Club Coupe
  • Type: Coupe
  • Year: 1949
  • Mileage: 9,356
  • Color: Red
  • Engine size: V8-302 c.i.
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats, Tilt Steering Wheel, Power Brakes
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Red
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: CD Player, Bucket Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear

1949 Ford Club Coupe Description

"In 1958, the movie Thunder Roaddid for southern hot rod culture what Gone with the Wind had done for the Civil War, infusing moonshining with a romantic legend of hotted-up cars." -Brad Bowling, The All-American Hot Rod.
We're offering this 1949 Ford Club Coupe "The Moonshiner" for sale and it's your chance to own a piece of American history. This car has been featured in the book The All-American Hot Rod and is currently in much of the same condition as when the book was written. "The Moonshiner" features:
  • Full restoration done in 1995;
  • A 2012 model Ford 302 V-8 roller cam engine;
  • Weiand intake with new Holley 600 4bbl;
  • Ford C4 3-speed automatic transmission;
  • MSD Ignition;
  • Independent Front Suspension with disc brakes;
  • Ford 8" Differential w/ 3.00 gears;
  • Custom 1951 Ford dash
  • Custom interior with 6-way power bucket seats and tilt steering wheel;
  • Power windows and door locks;
  • Custom louvered hood;
  • Custom 2.5" dual exhaust with FlowMaster mufflers;
  • Custom frenched power antenna;
  • LED taillights;
  • Hand-painted details on the glove box and trunk lid;
  • Sun visor hand signed by NASCAR driver David Pearson #17

On Mar-22-18 at 06:08:43 PDT, seller added the following information:

***Engine is a 2012 BluePrint Engine Ford 302 SB (Model #: BP3020CT Serial#: 286374)

  • 300.05 HP @ 5200 RPM
  • 344.83 lbft Torque @ 4100 RPM