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1959 Ford Skyliner Retractable Body-off Restoration! on 2040-cars

US $65,000.00
Year:1959 Mileage:46075 Color: RED & WHITE /
 RED, WHITE, BLACK
Location:

Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, United States

Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, United States
Transmission:Automatic
Engine:352
Body Type:HARDTOP CONVERTIBLE
Vehicle Title:Clear
VIN: H9EW151903 Year: 1959
Exterior Color: RED & WHITE
Make: Ford
Interior Color: RED, WHITE, BLACK
Model: Galaxie
Number of Cylinders: 8
Trim: SKYLINER
Drive Type: AUTOMATIC
Mileage: 46,075
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. ... 

THIS IS A TOTAL BODY-OFF THE FRAME RESTORED 1959 FORD SKYLINER RETACTABLE. IT LOOKS AS BEAUTIFUL UNDERNEATH AS IT DOES ON TOP! THE ENTIRE BODY WAS REMOVED, AND THE FRAME WAS CLEANED,  BLASTED AND REFINISHED, ALL NEW SUSPENSION INSTALLED, NEW BRAKES AND LINES, NEW SPRINGS, SHOCKS, AND THE ENTIRE DRIVE TRAIN WAS REBUILT. THE BODY WAS STRIPPED, PRIMED AND RE-FINISHED IN SPECTACULAR TORCH RED AND COLONIAL WHITE. EVERY PIECE OF CHROME AND STAINLESS WAS REMOVED, THEN POLISHED OR REPLATED TO A VERY HIGH STANDARD. IT HAS ONLY BEEN DRIVEN 400 MILES SINCE RESTORATION! THE CAR IS EQUIPPED WITH THE OPTIONAL 352 CUBIC INCH, 300 HORSEPOWER ENGINE, COUPLED TO A 3 SPEED CRUISE-O-MATIC, DUAL RANGE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. IT HAS POWER STEERING, POWER BRAKES, TOWN & COUNTRY SIGNAL SEEKING RADIO, CLOCK, PADDED VISORS AND PADDED DASH (NOT INSTALLED BUT INCLUDED), FULL LENGTH NOS ROCKER MOULDINGS, DELUXE DUAL FENDER MOUNTED MIRRORS, NOS FRONT AND REAR BUMPER GUARDS, AND NOS EXHAUST DEFLECTORS! IT RIDES ON BEAUTIFUL TRUE SPOKE WIRE WHEELS WITH FORD CREST SPINNERS, AND HAS 5 BF GOODRICH SILVERTOWN WIDE WHITE WALL RADIALS, SIZE 225/70/R14.

AS A PART OF ITS RESTORATION, IT UNDERWENT A $10,000+ COMPLETE "NUT AND BOLT" (MECHANICAL AND WIRING) RETRACTABLE ROOF RESTORATION BY BILL NOLAN, OF SHOWCASE RESTORATIONS, IN SALEM, NH. BILL IS A LONG TIME IFRC MEMBER, AND HAS RECENTLY SERVED AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER OF THE IFRC. HE KNOWS THIS CAR INSIDE AND OUT, AND HE CAN BE CONTACTED AT 978-501-2525, IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS CAR.

ALSO INCLUDED IS A NEW RED CARPET SET, A RED PADDED DASH, WITH ALL OF THE CORRECT STAINLESS TRIM PIECES, SEVERAL ORIGINAL 1959 FORD SERVICE MANUALS AND BULLETINS, THE ORIGINAL 1959 SHOP MANUAL, AN ORIGINAL 1959 FORD DEALER'S PARTS AND ACCESORIES MANUAL, SEVERAL 1959 SALES BROCHURES, A 1959 FORD ACCESORY MAP LIGHT IN ITS ORIGINAL BOX, AND A FORD REMINGTON ELECTRIC SHAVING RAZOR!

I AM AN IFRC MEMBER AND CAN BE REACHED AT 603-569-2208.

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