Bluebird Power: 1927 Ford T-Bucket Roadster

This next car is a tribute to all those Datsuns that’ve gotten Ford V8s shoved into their engine compartments, because a swap cool the first time you see one, but sorta lame the 50th time.  And I’ve got to admit that I don’t think I’ve seen a Datsun 510 powertrain shoved into Model T…have you?  Find this 1927 Ford T-Bucket Roadster offered for $10,700 in Washington, MI via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!

From the seller:

1927 Ford Roadster 

VIN: 736274827 

condition: excellent 

cylinders: 4 cylinders 

drive: rwd 

fuel: gas 

odometer: 1324 

paint color: black 

size: compact 

title status: clean 

transmission: manual 

type: other 

This is a unique 27 roadster in the fact that it has a complete 1972 510 Datsun drive train. From the rear independent rear end to the 4spd. trans upw/ hevy duty schaefer clutch. Mated to the 1600 Datsun motor that has been boed to the 1800. Here are the specs:

Stock bore 3.268″ + .030 overbore

Stroke- 2.902″

Stock steel forged crank 2.163″ -.010 under

Stock rods shot peened stress relived

Pistons 9.5 to 1 flat top (240z piston)

Datsun sss distributor w/ 10 degs. advanced timing

Head 165″ intake 1.38″ exhaust 1.50″ ports 3 angle valve grind

Datsun sss cam-4.13 lift .278 duration 109 degrees lobe centers

Block bores eyebrowed to let valves breath better

Valve lash .010 in. .012 ex. @ cam heal to rocker pad

This eng. is strong and won’t break so you can rev the hell out of it. The frame is custom hand made 2×3 mild steel. Very strong. Has a heights mustang 2 front end. Alum. rad. Body has a 3″ strech w/ and extra 5″ depth to the floor. (good room) Removable steering wheel. Has a trunk and lots of room behind the seat. The tires & rims are brand new, the gauges are regular vdo w/ the Ford insignia stamped on the botton. I know there’s more so please just ask. Call or text Mike @ show contact info . If I get the asking price or close to it I will ship for free!

The tires shown in the pics are not the tires on this they are Front: 165/80/15 Rear: 255/70/15 Like I had said they are brand new.

If I receive this price I will pay for the shipping!!!

See a better way to drive a classic?