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158 Rolling Hill Rd
Mooresville, NC 28117
1929 Ford Model A Shay
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HIGHLIGHTS: 2.3L Ford 4-cylinder, C3 automatic transmission, front disc brakes, and more! The Shay Replica Model A is a resto-mod before resto-mods were a thing, and the fit & finish is far from a “kit car.”

BODY OVERVIEW: The fiberglass body on this Model A Shay appears to be in good condition, and while it shows minor signs of wear and use, this fine automobile is ready to be enjoyed.

PAINT CONDITION OVERVIEW: This car has been repainted at some point long ago. With all of these cars produced in the 1980s, and all seemingly in the same color, it is no surprise someone opted for a more vibrant color choice along the way. The paint still shines, and really helps this Model A replica stick out in a crowd, but up close it is showing some signs of aging.

INTERIOR CONDITION OVERVIEW: The black vinyl interior is a fantastic contrast to the exterior color, and really picks up on the black fenders & running boards. The interior is in nice, well-kept condition and shows how sparingly this car was used. Even the rumble seat material is in great shape!

MECHANICAL OVERVIEW: The 2.3L engine is most similar to that used in Pintos of the late 1970s/early 1980s, and as such parts are both affordable and easy to fine. This little engine purrs and coupled with the Ford C3 automatic transmission is more than enough to easily take this car to 55MPH or more. This is a zippy, fun little car with a lot more pep than an original Model A.

WHAT YOU'LL LOVE ABOUT THIS CAR: The way it drives! This is not your grandfather's Model A, and while it is far from a hot rod, it has exactly the right amount of power to keep up with modern traffic.

WHAT YOU MIGHT HATE ABOUT THIS CAR: If you're a stickler for authenticity, steer clear of this one. While it is a Ford-endorsed replica, it is still a replica.

DOES IT NEED ANYTHING? Everything seems to work as expected!

WHAT BUYER IS LOOKING FOR THIS CAR? This car is perfect for someone wanting to own a Model A without the trials that come with a real Model A, such as struggling to keep up with traffic or learning to work on a pre-war car.

Contact Shelton Classics & Performance at 704-663-0432 or for more information

Air Conditioning N/A
Heater YES
Speedometer YES
Oil PSI Gauge/Light YES
Temperature Gauge/Light YES
Fuel Gauge YES
Tachometer N/A
Wipers N/A
Horn YES
Radio YES
Headlights YES
Tail Lights YES
Brake Lights YES
Reverse Lights N/A
Turn Signals YES
Emergency Brake YES
Keys – Ignition YES
Runs & Drives YES


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The prices listed exclude a $250 document fee. Shelton Classics & Performance does not collect tax, tags, title, or any other motor vehicle fees. As such, these fees are also excluded from the listed price.

All vehicles are being sold As-Is, Where-Is with No Warranty expressed, written, or implied. All sales are final. It is the sole responsibility of the customer to thoroughly inspect the vehicle personally or via a 3rd party inspection company.


Engine Type
Engine Size
2.3 Liter I4
Fuel Specification


Body Color
Body Style
Paint Type


Model A Shay


Interior Color
Secondary Interior Color
Seating Type
Seat Material
Shifter Type
Center Console

All vehicles are being sold As Is, Where Is, with No Warranty, expressed, written or implied. All sales are final. It is the sole responsibility of the customer, and which we strongly encourage, to thoroughly inspect the vehicle personally or via 3rd party, to ensure satisfaction to the condition and value, prior to purchase. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be constructed as a warranty of any type.

Vehicle information is provided by the consignor (current owner) of the vehicle, and while we do perform a visual and safety inspection of the vehicle upon arrival, we can make no warranty, guarantee or representation regarding the accuracy, truth, or reliability of such information. Dealership is not responsible for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies contained in information provided by third parties. The majority of these vehicles are considered classics or antiques, meaning they are older vehicles with sometimes dated automotive technology. We are not an expert in the construction, engineering, finishes, materials or components of these vehicles. Our employees are a team of talented individuals with a history in the classic car industry. We perform an extensive visual inspections on all vehicles we represent, but we do not disassemble vehicles or components for inspection purposes and therefore it is always possible there is hidden damage that is not readily apparent.

Dealership and its affiliates shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with a vehicle prior to the close of sale. Dealership assumes no responsibility for any repairs needed to the vehicle and it's the buyers sole responsibility for any repairs that might be needed.

If marked "Numbers Matching" or "Original Mileage", the consignor(current owner) states this vehicle as such. Given how easy it is to create a “clone” or “tribute”, we cannot guarantee the authenticity of any and all claims. Customer is encouraged to verify this information on their own, prior to purchase.

We can assist you in delivery through our network of private and commercial carriers most of which can deliver the vehicle to your driveway. We assume no responsibility for damages or delays incurred once a vehicle is in a shipper's custody.

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Engine Size
2.3 Liter I4
Transmission Type
3 Speed Automatic
Body Style

Vehicle Options

  • Front Disc Brakes
  • Heater/Defroster
  • Chrome Exhaust Tips
  • Accent Stripes
  • Aux. Audio Input
  • AM/FM/CD Radio