ORIGINAL, CORONATION RED / BLACK WITH FACTORY VINYL TOP,SKIRTS/CAPS
- Make: Ford
- Model: Other
- Trim: Crestliner
Coronation Red / Black
- Engine size:
302 CI Ford Mustang
- Number of cylinders:
- Power options:
power driver's seat, Air Conditioning, Power Locks, Power steering
- Drive type:
- Interior color:
Maroon / Black
AM/FM Stereo, right/ left speakers-front/rear, Cassette Player, CD Player
- Vehicle Title:
1950 Ford Other Crestliner Description
The Ford CRESTLINER was created latein1950 season to counter lost sales due to the new General Motors 2-door hard top in all their product lines.
It utilized the standard 2-door body, but was trimmed in a defining manner using windswept exterior trim separating contrasting colors. Stainless steel rocker panel trim, fender skirts andunique fullwheel covers were standard equipment.
It also added a vinyl top trimmed by stainless steel.Stylized gold script on each fender identifies the vehicle as a Crestliner. Previously, only Presidential Limousines had vinyl top covering.
The interior received chrome inside windshield trim surrounding a outside color coordinated dash divided by thin chrome trim. Centered in the dash trim wasthe Crestliner name in gold color. Carpet was standard. The headliner was a vinyl type material.
This vehicle has been upgraded to include:1970's Ford Mustang 302CI engine rebuilt by MABBCO, AOD transmissionw/floor shift, under dash airconditioningunit,Old air products hoses, compressor, 5-blade fan, condenser,dual condenser fan and R-134 refrigerant,rack and pinion steering, 12-Volt power throughout except for the instrument panel at 6-voltsWhile the body was removed, all body cavities were treated with metal preservative compoundapplied,then primed. All frame components were disassembled, cleaned, painted, anti frictioncomponents replaced and painted.
New Ford station wagon front springs were special ordered from Eaton Springsto provide for the added engine and power component weights.
All brake componentsare either new or rebuilt, Wide white wall tires plus the spare are new orgently used.
The fuel system is served by an electric fuel pump and pressure regulator.
All window and door channels and seals have been replaced with new.The door panels and seats have been upgraded to all vinyl material.
The front seats are from a low-mileage 1997 Thunderbird and the driver's seat is powered.
A new fuse panel using bayonet style fuses has been installed conveniently under the dash beneath the instrument panel.
This vehicle is currently licensed and inspected in the state of TEXAS.
A loose leaf binder outlining theall electrical, mechanicaldetails goes to the new owner. All restoration receipts available.
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