1927 T-Bucket


AutoArcheologist
East Hampton, CT 06424
United States

1927 Ford Model T
Price
$13,500
Condition
Very Good
Mileage
85,000
Transmission Type
Automatic
Exterior Color
Purple
Interior Color
Black

Description
1927 Ford T-Bucket The current owner knew the previous owner of this car for years and had seen the car sitting in pieces for years. Just recently, in looking for a quick project, he approached his buddy and and said, "Hey, let me buy that old T-Bucket from you, I want to finish it and get her on the road". The friend obliged and sold him the car. Over the last several months he's put all the pieces together, added some of his own and got her finished and out on the road. Fiberglass body, .....
air ride, Chevy 305 V8 from an 86 Corvette (he seems to remember less than 100K miles on the engine), Chevy 10 Bolt rear, TH350 Auto transmission that was just rebuilt with a shift kit, Mickey Thompson big and littles wrapped around unpolished aluminum rims for that old school magnesium appearance, power brakes with discs up front and drums in the rear, traditional steer inverted leaf front suspension, LED running, brake and tail lights, Halogen headlights, 62 Harley Davidson turn signals and 4 bbl Edelbrock carb and manifold set up with black, ribbed valve covers and black bug catcher style intake. The car has a CT VIN and recent VIN verification, is registered in CT and ready to hop in and drive. There are some blemishes in the deep purple metallic paint but the sound of the baffled side pipes totally distracts anyone looking that close... Asking price is $13,500 or best offer. Any questions, to make an offer, for many more photos and video, or to see her in person, please don't hesitate to contact me. Thank you for the interest.
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Finding Lost Automotive Souls

It must have started when I was a kid, at 4 years old, lying in a hospital bed, watching my roommate build model cars. I HAD to have a model car too, so my Dad went out and bought me a plastic model of a 1964 MB 230 SL that we built together before I was released; so began my love affair of all things automotive, fast cars, bright colors, loud engines.

My attentions have since "matured" to the subtle lines of a classic Jaguar, the growl of a Ferrari V12, the distinct aroma emanating from the original leather interior of a recently unearthed Cunningham, or cool fall air rushing through our hair as we drive Amelia, our 76 MGB roadster. Not that I don't appreciate the fast cars and loud engines anymore; my palette has simply expanded. To me, an automobile is not merely a mode of transport to bring one from point A to B, but an experience of all the senses.

We have all seen them; some may even have them right now in their own yard: what appears to be the carcass of an old car, wasting away in the side yard, under a tarp, in a barn... These automotive lost souls are what I have set out to save if at all possible. The souls of these relics are the stories that are attached to them through years of ownership, maybe by one person/family or possibly a dozen or more. In some cases, our friend may be too far gone to bring back to road-worthiness, however, many times that is not the case. Once matched up with the next conservator, the motorcar gains a new lease on life as additional memories are instilled upon it.


That is why we do it... What is it that we do?

Archeology is the study of man's past by studying the remains of his culture. Each automobile sitting in someone's yard, barn, garage or under a tarp is a way to dig into the past of the car, it's previous owners, by studying the the stories attached to it... looking into it's soul.

As I travel the back-roads and byways of Connecticut and New England I see many of these aforementioned "artifacts". What I have set out to do is document in photos and text the stories attached to many of these vehicles. If at all possible, to save them from disintegrating into iron oxide dust and put them into the hands of those who will enjoy adding chapters to the story, whether they chose to use the car as a donor so that another may live, or bring the car back and put it back into service. Sometimes, those cars haven't fallen into disrepair and the owners simply want or need to move the car. We're there to assist in putting those cars into the hands of the next conservator.

If you are interested in any of the cars for sale on my web site, please don't hesitate to contact me.

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