Grand Wagoneer by Classic Gentleman, leading buyer, restorer and seller of low mile, excellent condition Grand Wagoneers , presents this beautifully restored original factory color Spinnaker Blue. This special Grand has been updated with a newly done, commercially re-manufactured original spec 360ci engine, updated with modern fuel injection and a host of Classic Gentleman restoration attention.
This ’88 Grand was born from the factory as an original Spinnaker Blue Metallic Wagoneer….Special ordered that way by her first owners who knew a timeless color when they saw one. This is one of only a few original factory Spinnaker Grands made and for us, one of just a couple original Spinnakers we have ever had. The tan interior mixes well with the Spinnaker wrapper, that, along with the exterior wood treatment, tie it all together in timeless fashion.
Carfax confirms both the low 106,625 miles ticking up slowly over the years, (that averages just a tad over 3,000 miles per year), with the first half of her miles in sunny Florida and all the rest from Washington State. (Plus a few hundred miles in NY State) Neither Florida or Washington State ever use road salt in the winter and down to that, a strong frame and undercarriage is the foundation of the Wagoneer. Carfax also confirms no accidents ever being reported against our ’88.
Her restoration was completed late last year and she was sold to a lovely couple in NY State who intended for the Spinnaker to go to their new Nantucket home that they are planning to build. They took delivery late in 2021 at their primary residence and did enjoy her but added less than 300 miles total. Her new owners decided that sending the Grand to Nantucket isn't in the future and hence, she is back on offer. Given we sell out of our Spinnakers long before their restorations complete, we don't anticipate a ready to deliver example being with us for long. The restoration works listed below were completed in late 2021 and under 300 miles ago :
OUR RESTORATION PROCESS
Exterior cosmetic restoration works:
Full professional repaint in factory original Spinnaker Blue Metallic
New Wood Trim
New Wood Siding
New rubber door seals & window wipes
4 New white wall tires wrapping professionally refinished wheels
The remaining exterior chrome and aluminum bits, such as the front grille, bumpers, center wheel caps, door handles, luggage rack and so on, whilst not new, as they are no longer manufactured new, only exhibit low mile non road salt usage and as such, still present nicely.
Interior cosmetic restoration works:
Leather portion of seats recoated
New carpeting on the floors, inner tailgate, cargo sides with new cargo boards along with custom matched floor mats
Dashboard & steering wheel recoated
Professionally re-manufactured original factory spec correct 360ci V8 motor installed, including:
Installed precision milled cylinder heads
Installed Valve train: new valves (stainless exhaust & plated intake valves), new valve seals, new valve seating
Leak tested Heads & Block
New Main Bearings
New Oil Pump
New Rod Bearings
New Seals & Gaskets
New Timing Chain
Break-In Oil Included
New Hydraulic Flat Tappet Lifters
New motor mounts
Front & rear main seals replaced
Modern fuel injection includes:
Throttle body with mounting plate
Electric fuel pump
Inline fuel filter with hoses
Inline fuel pump
New engine harness with OBDII date connector
New oxygen sensor
Electronic ignition module
Electronic speed sensor to replace speedo cable
8MM high performance ignition wire set
Premium distributor cap & rotor
New spark plugs
Accel chrome ignition coil
New vacuum hoses
Transmission & 4 wheel drive systems
Serviced with new fluids filters & seals.
Air conditioning & coolant systems
Air conditioning system pressurized & Freon recharged
Updated to R134
Coolant system service includes an new radiator, new water pump, thermostat, heater hoses, upper & lower radiator hoses & bypass hose, fresh antifreeze.
Braking, wheel components & undercarriage
Front brake service – New rotors, pads, rubber hoses.
Rear brake service- New brake shoes, drums
4 New shocks fitted
4 New whitewall tires
New muffler and tailpipe
Key electrical components & parts replaced
New AM/FM stereo and speakers with Bluetooth connectivity
Battery w/ new cables
Fuel sending unit
Oil pressure switch
Neutral safety switch
Power steering gear box
Gas tank sending unit
Air pump belt, serpentine belt, power steering belt, alternator belt
New halogen headlamps
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