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1942 Lincoln Continental Coupe on 2040-cars

Year:1942 Mileage:4 Color: Beige /
  Red Leather/broadcloth
Location:

Gardnerville, Nevada, United States

Gardnerville, Nevada, United States
Transmission:3 speed with overdrive
Body Type:Continental
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:305 CI V-12
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: H133822 Year: 1942
Number of Cylinders: 12
Make: Lincoln
Model: Continental
Trim: Coupe
Options: and broadcloth, Leather Seats
Drive Type: rear wheel
Mileage: 4
Exterior Color: Beige
Warranty: no warranty
Interior Color: Red Leather/broadcloth
Condition: UsedA 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.Seller Notes:"See discription"

Total Lincoln production for the 1942 models (9/30/1941 till 1/31/1942) was 6547 (6098 Zephyrs - 336 Continentals (200 coupes & 136 cabriolets) - and 113 Customs).

This 1942 Lincoln Continental Coupe (H133822 - #116 of 200) runs and drives and has been in our family since 1985.  After researching and collecting any original literature, information and parts this rare Lincoln has gone through a body off stock restoration that was completed in 2013.  Some items still need some adjusting and completion - the vacuum window system needs adjusting, radio was restored several years ago but now not working, a few other items need to be finished or installed - i.e. engine and glove box decals,hood knob, under door rubber, heater hook up. Window button escutcheons still needed.  All metal is solid, all chrome and stainless has been restored, new brakes tires and upholstery.  A complete set of original tools and jack as well as an original glove box book come with the car. 

On the Ford production card for this car it is listed as being built on December 4, 1941 and delivered on December 11, 1941 - during a very unique time in history.

Also available are many original 1942 parts and original literature.  Title is clean and clear.  The car is located just south of Carson City in Northern Nevada.  Any question or details or additional photos needed give me a call - Gary 775 781-5225

 

Car sold as is with no warranty or returns.  Buyer responsible for arranging pick up or shipping.  Seller reserves the right to close this auction early if vehicle is sold from other current listings outside of ebay.




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Leading that charge are the 2.0-liter, EcoBoost four-cylinder engines of the Ford Focus ST and Ford Escape. 160,000 of the 2013 and 2014 models have bad wiring harnesses that can disrupt the signals traveling to the powertrain control module. That, in turn, could lead to a check engine light, reduced power and stalling. Notably, Ford hasn't recalled any other vehicles that feature the 2.0 EcoBoost, such as the Fusion, Taurus or Explorer.
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