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1948 Lincoln Continental Resto Mod on 2040-cars

Year:1948 Mileage:79678
Location:

Homosassa, Florida, United States

Homosassa, Florida, United States

 Beautiful 1948 Lincoln Continental Resto-Mod. The best parts were used in the build of this classic. Ready to drive across America tomorrow. Always garaged and driven, not a trailer queen. This car has taken part in the Good Guys Touring and Power Tour Key West. For sale by private owner with a clear, Florida title.

  • Very straight, all metal body. No rust, no dents.
  • Continental kit.
  • All new and/or re-chromed accents. No dents in any chrome.
  • Chrome fender mud guards.
  • Side & rear glass original and not scratched up. Side windows are tinted. Front glass was replaced.
  • All rubber replaced.
  • Eight year old paint job still in show quality shape.
  • Coker 15" 225/75/R15 Wide Whites, Sidewall tires with Chrome Reverse wheels, Baby Moon caps.
  • 1977 Pacer front end with rack & pinion steering and disc. brakes.
  • 4-wheel disc. brakes.
  • Trunk battery.
  • Finished trunk in carpet.
  • Wilwood front & rear, dimpled/slotted disc. brake rotors.
  • Vintage Air and heat.
  • Converted, all 12 volt system.
  • Complete Painless Wiring.
  • Completely restored, all original gauges/speedometer, in stock dash.
  • Power: Steering, brakes, windows, locks, seats, antenna.
  • Electric, 2 speed windshield wipers.
  • 1969 Impala tilt column/wheel with cruise control.
  • 1995 Ford Thunderbird power leather seats.
  • Original rear seats covered in real tan leather.
  • All Tan leather interior with suede headliner & suede sunvisors with mirrors and lights.
  • Keyless entry.
  • Clarion CD player with six CD changer, I pod, AM/FM, TV ready, Sirus ready, front/ rear speakers, remote control, Garmen equipped.
  • 1979 Ford 460ci crate engine. 680 Holley. Edelbrock aluminum high rise intake. Fuel pressure gauge. MSD ignition. Chrome Serpentine belt system with internal regulator Delco alternator, ac compressor, and power steering pump.
  • $1,000. Walker, custom oversized radiator specially made for this car.
  • Front/rear electric fans.
  • TH400/AOD transmission.
  • 9" ford rear end with 3:50 gears.  
  • Electric fuel pump with aircraft grade, fuel lines.
  • New gas tank with new sending unit.
  • Stainless engine compartment.
  • Proven on the Good Guys & Power Tour runs.
  • 79,678 miles on build and odometer since completed eight years ago.
  • Over $200,000 invested in this build.
  • Many build and tour pictures comes with the car.

Imperfections: Windshield frame is original aluminum. There are small spots on both lower sides near the corners where the paint has lifted slightly. It is not rust but oxidation from the original aluminum. Small chip in front windshield covered by a sticker.
After eight years and driven regularly, that is all the negatives we can say about the car.

We are representing this car for it's owner that we personally know. We have witnessed some of the time, money and care the owner has put into this classic over the past eight years we have known of the car.

Auction's terms: Winning bidder will give a $1,000. deposit within 48 hours of the auctions end. Winner will inspect car within two weeks of the auctions end. At that time you will pay for the car in full and pick the car up or decline the sale. We understand that the buyer could be traveling a considerable distance so the time frame is not set in stone. If the car is misrepresented, the deposit is refundable through Paypal. If it is just buyer's remorse, the deposit is non-refundable. Keep in mind that all monies have to clear before the car is released. This includes a Cashier's check as they still need time to clear. Thank you for your consideration.




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Fri, 18 Jan 2013 10:15:00 EST

There's no single silver bullet that will cure all that ails the Lincoln brand, and Ford knows that just as surely as we do. Coming out with exciting new models like the well-received MKC crossover counts as several steps in the right direction, assuming of course that the production version is as appealing as the concept just shown at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, but more is needed. According to Jim Farley, executive vice president of Lincoln, one more trick may be "mass customization."
Put another way, Lincoln is considering ways to allow buyers to customize their new vehicles right off the showroom floor, similar to how things are done at Mini, and, to a lesser extent, Scion, where Farley previously served as corporate manager. Imagine, for instance, ordering a new MKC with a large Lincoln insignia embossed into the leather seatbacks, according to Automotive News.
While we're not so sure anybody is all that interested in paying extra for more Lincoln logos, it's a strategy that has proven rather fruitful at Mini. Only time will tell if Ford's erstwhile luxury division will once again be seen as something truly worth reaching for, and if customers are willing to pay a further premium for customization.

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Galhotra has a huge job ahead of him as the new boss of Lincoln worldwide, overseeing product development, marketing, sales and service. His task is to turn the luxury division into a world-class brand as quickly as possible, and he reports directly to Ford President and CEO Mark Fields.
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