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Ride of the Week: 1952 Ford cusomline

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Friday, January 11, 2013 ~ Updated 7:08 AM

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Make and model: 1952 Ford cusomline

Owner(s): gary hampton

Owner's hometown: sikeston mo

Special features:

1952 ford customline, 293 flathead V8. fordmatic automatic trans, pretty much original

My car's name: Roberta

How I fell in love with my ride:

was just riding around wasting time 1 saturday & stopped to look at an old truck at a JRs cars at malden mo, saw her sitting there by road & said to myself...THATS MY CAR


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Ford did not produce a 293 cu in flathead motors. they produced a 238 and one other flathead v8. The 292 cu in was the first non-flathead engine. That is a beautiful car and I would like to own one like this.

-- Posted by bozobell50 on Wed, Jan 16, 2013, at 7:49 PM

Wrong again but close, the Ford flathead V-8 was a 239 Cu in, 272 cu-in was next in line in 1954 and was an overhead valve engine.

-- Posted by fatrunner on Wed, Aug 21, 2013, at 11:18 PM


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