2 year, body off frame, rotisserie restoration. Cosmetics and
mechanicals were restored. We just acquired a 3 car collection from
the estate of a well respected local car collector. He owned a
chrome plating business, so you know the trim on this car
EXTERIOR: Outstanding fit and finish. All the body gaps are
probably better than new. The body is laser straight from every
angle. There's no rust, no damage. It has optional fender skirts.
The Wimbledon white paint is like white glass. Every piece of
chrome is restored, every piece of stainless is straightened and
polished to look new. It has optional dual mirrors and rocker trim.
The glass has been all been replaced and has a soft factory tint.
Door jambs are painted, weather strips are replaced, latches
restored, sill plates are new. White convertible top was replaced,
the top frame was restored, weatherstrips replaced. The pump and
lines were replaced. It is the original style wire hubcaps with
spinners on radial tires.
INTERIOR: The XL comes with bucket seats and a console. This
interior was entirely removed and restored to the down to the
smallest detail. They lined ot with sound deadener. New red carpet
and matching embroidered floormats and red seatbelts on the floor.
The seats were rebuilt, have new cushions and upholstery. The
upholstery fits tight as a drum and has the chrome piping. Even the
seat chrome was replated, seat backs were painted and the brushed
stainless was restored. The console is restored like new. The side
panels are new, all the chrome and brushed stainless is restored.
It has power windows. The dash area is meticulously restored. New
padded dash, every knob, bezel, lense is like new.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT: Completely restored, not just detailed to look
pretty but it is rebuilt to function too. According to the owner
all the mechanicals were rebuilt. The 390-300 hp motor has been
completely remachined. It does have an upgraded Edelbrock intake
painted black with an Edelbrock carb hiding under that big air
cleaner. It's also dressed up with a set of finned aluminum valve
covers. It has the correct hose clamps, Autolite battery topper and
factory power steering and power brakes. The metal surfaces are
painted real high gloss finishes. Bottom of the hood is gloss white
with hood insulation, the latches are detailed.
TRUNK COMPARTMENT: Very nice looking. Completely lined in a red
fabric. The bottom of the trunk and the jamb are smooth and glossy.
Weatherstrip is new
UNDERSIDE: The body was pulled from the frame and put on a
rotisserie. The clean metal was prepped and painted semi gloss
black. The chassis was completely taken done bare, painted and
restored. The front end is completely rebuilt- balljoints, springs,
shocks, bushings etc. New power steering controll valve system.
Brake system was completely rebuilt, e-brake assembly is complete.
Dual exhaust system has cherry bomb mufflers. Replaced fuel
system-tank, sending unit and lines. Bottom of the motor is clean,
starter, fuel filter, starter look new. The Cruise-o-matic trans
was rebuilt and looks new. New u-joints on the driveshaft. The rear
end was rebuilt and detailed.
This car was a no expense spared restoration by someone that is
passionate about cars and knows cars. The new owner should be very
pleased with this one!
I, Jay Grams, take pride in personally writing the descriptions for
virtually every car for about the last 30 years now. A significant
amount of effort goes into fact checking. What I am offering is my
professional impression of the vehicle.
Our salesmen are happy to assist with descriptions and making sure
your questions are answered. One great suggestion is letting us do
a walk around video that explains the car's condition in
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