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1966 Lincoln Continental 21k Original Miles on 2040-cars

US $13,000.00
Year:1966 Mileage:21599
Location:

Newport, Minnesota, United States

Newport, Minnesota, United States

This car only has 21,599 miles on it. 

This is better than a barn find, my grandfather's 1966 Lincoln Continental that he only used it on special occasions. He had bought it for my grandmother, but she was scared to drive it because of its size.  I can only remember riding in it two times as a child, once for my fathers wedding and once out to dinner. 

He had always said that the mileage is actual, when he bought the car in 1983 the title documented the actual mileage then as 17,650. Now the mileage is 21,599.  I have only driven it around my neighborhood because I do not have insurance on it or current tabs.  
Almost all of the car is original, however sometime in the 80's he had the vinyl on the roof replaced and still looks good.  The car was also repainted in the 80's to a brighter red color, there is some overspray in the door jambs.

After I got the car there was a leak in the fuel tank when it was filled over half full.  I removed the tank and had it sandblasted and sealed by Gas Tank Renu MN there is a lifetime transferable warranty against any leaks that is transferable. The fuel pump, belts, and a power steering hose were also replaced. I think the carburator needs some attention because to start it after it sits overnight you need to pour a little gas down the carb to get it started. 

The car starts, runs and drives. the motor sounds good for an almost 50 year old engine. The transmission pan gasket should be changed, it drips after sitting a week or so.  The power windows work when you hold the lock switch in the lock position??? Even the little vent windows work. The A/C does not work and I doubt it has been looked at since the 80's. The tires have lots of tread on them. All of the interior is original except the drivers door arm rest. all of the interior parts appear to be there. The cover for the spare tire and the original jack are missing.  

If you have any questions or want specific pictures message me your email address, Ebay will not let me post my email address on here. 

$500 NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT DUE 24 HOURS AFTER AUCTION END

Delivery up to 500 miles for $2.50 per loaded mile.

I just noticed that the power locks do not operate.

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