At first look you can tell it has been restored and has been restored beautifully. All the chrome, bumpers, decals, emblems, molding are all in great shape, all glass, windows, headlights, fog lights, and taillights are all in great and like-new shape. The paintwork is very good workmanship, with only a few spots that are noticeable. The right fender has a spot , trunk lid has a spot, and the left quarter has a small spot coming through. No dents, dings, scratches, or any other outside panel damage. Underneath the vehicle, it has a black spray coating, very normal for this age for frame protection. The tires are all P205/70R14 Westlake tires with a tread count of 9. The wheels are in good shape as well, no curb rash or scratches.
Moving to the inside, opening the doors up and this car is full of original interior items. The radio is original but does not work. The steering wheel, gauges, console, glove box, dash, seats, heater are all original. Gas gauge needs new wire. The leather seats are in beautiful shape along with the dash and carpet as well. The door panels are in excellent shape. The headliner is in great shape, The heater works but sometimes you may have to wiggle the toggle lever when moving it to the right. The interior is in very good shape especially for an interior in a car this age.
Mechanically the car is in great shape, the engine has been restored, and starts up easily every time. The engine idles great, The air filter is clean, the battery looks new, and has a new sticker on it that shows 6/21. Mechanically the vehicle is in great shape.
On The Road
On the road, the vehicle handles great and runs very well. The vehicle stops quickly and handles like it was designed to. The shocks, bushings, steering parts, and all other suspension parts look are in good shape and handle and perform as designed. The rebuilt 289 Hi-Performance engine starts quickly, reacts well, and accelerates when needed. The transmission shifts well. The tires handle great and they have great traction and reaction. No road noise or vibration from the tires.