49 AUSTIN DORSET 2 DOOR STREET ROD 2.8 V6 4 SPEED NARROWED 55 56 57 CHEVY REAR. BEAUTIFUL LITTLE TORCH RED CAR. It is garage kept and was a daily driver that has had a complete rebuild, but now has what we believe is a blown head gasket.
I personally think it needs to have a small block Chevy and automatic trans installed in it, which could be done to this little red beauty in a day, but to each his own. 1949 Austin Dorset A40 2 door with a boxed original frame, steering & front suspension is 1969 Opel GT 1900, not a show car, but has won several trophies at several car shows, actually took a 2nd place trophy in the Special Interest Class at the 2007 International Mustang Show in Great Falls, MT. Was parked between some heavy competition, a 72 Pantera & a Ford GT 40, but again not a show car, just a slick driver, the car was featured in Gasser Wars Magazine Issue #51-Sept 2007, pgs 24 & 25. Has a cleaned & painted engine bay with a completely rebuilt, but bad head gasket'76 Mustang II, Mach I, 2.8 V-6, offenhauser aluminum intake with a Holley carb, new distributor & ignition control box, still in boxes, reconditioned the radiator and dual exhaust, Has the matching'76 Mustang II, Mach I, 4spd that was also rebuilt and installed a new Ram clutch kit.
The rear end is a narrowed 56 Chevy. The car has the custom redone bucket seat interior from the same Mustang with new carper and door panels. Brand new American Racing Wheels Torque Trust II wheels and brand new Hankook tires. This car is a head turner and a fun driver. The item "1949 Austin A40 TOO COOL" is in sale since Sunday, October 31, 2021.This item is in the category "eBay Motors\Cars & Trucks\Austin". The seller is "napi_joh" and is located in Vincennes, Indiana. This item can be shipped worldwide.