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1978 Chrysler Town & Country Wagon on 2040-cars

Year:1978 Mileage:69250 Color: Yellow / Tan
Location:

Columbus, Ohio, United States

Columbus, Ohio, United States
Transmission:3-speed automatic
Body Type:station wagon
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:318 cid / 5.2 litre
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
Year: 1978
Number of Cylinders: V-8
Make: Chrysler
Model: Town & Country
Trim: woody wagon
Options: Leather Seats
Drive Type: Front-engine, rear-drive
Power Options: Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
Mileage: 69,250
Exterior Color: Yellow
Interior Color: Tan
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

 1978 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country wagon in very, very nice original condition with less than 70k miles offered for the first time at NO Reserve.  318 cid V8 (5.2) litre with working Lean-Burn electronic ignition, power steering, power brakes, cruise control, intermittant wipers, power drivers seat, power windows, power door locks and adjustable rear air shocks.  Exterior finish has very few blemishes with exception of slight paint bubbling on lower corner of passenger-front door.  Woodgrain trim is in very presentable condition with minimal discoloration or warping.  Paint and glass are in near perfect condition, as  is the Pumpkin Orange leather upholstery which shows minimal wear on the driver's seat.  Some sun fade of the carpet in  rear cargo area is apparent.  Sagging headliner has been  replaced in factory-correct color and material. Exterior chrome shows some speckling but is in overall very good condition as are the rubber bumper inserts.  Whitewall tires are in excellent condition with less than 2k miles since installed.  The air conditioning does not blow cold and I have not attempted to have the problem diagnosed.  All fluids have been flushed and all filters changed within the last 1k miles. A full set of rubber floor mats are included; they were removed during the process of taking photographs.  This Chrysler has been supremely reliable and is a pleasure to drive.  Prospective buyers are welcome to view the vehicle in person at its location near downtown Columbus, Ohio.  I have owned the vehicle approximately 6 years, having purchased it from a vintage auto broker in central Ohio who purchased it from an estate sale in the area. 

A 10% non-refundable deposit is required of the successful bidder within 48 hours of the conclusion of the auction.  Payment of deposit may be made via PayPal or expedited money order or certified check.  Buyer is responsible for arranging pickup or shipping but I will gladly work with your agent to facilitate retrieval.   Balance due required before pickup and delivery of Ohio title. 

Please email seller any questions or to schedule a viewing.

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For more information, scroll down to check out Chrysler's official press release.