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1973 Lincoln Continental - 2dr - Art Car on 2040-cars

US $1,000.00
Year:1973 Mileage:125000

Dallas, Texas, United States

Dallas, Texas, United States

1973 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL - 2 DOOR - 2nd owner.

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WHAT'S GOOD ABOUT IT: This car was painted by Texas artist Frank X. Tolbert Jr. and used as an "art car" for a few years. It's a one of a kind.

CONDITION: It runs. Kind of. It was parked about 8 years ago, and hasn't been driven since. Up until that time, it was meticulously cared for. Original owner willed it to her grand daughter who drove it and made it into an art car. Interior is intact, a few rips in the seats. It's not clean, it's been sitting. But it's intact. 

I recently turned the engine over enough to make sure the fuel pump works. (Disconnected from the engine). It must have the tank dropped and all of the systems flushed before trying to start this car. I was quoted about $300 from a mechanic to clean it up and get it running. But there is nothing major wrong with any of the systems, or at least there certainly weren't when it was last driven. 

Tires are in bad shape, but 2 of them hold air for about a day, and 2 of them last longer. But they will pump up for towing purposes. They can all four hold aid long enough to be pulled up onto the back of a tow truck. 

Which brings me to:

YOU MUST TOW THIS VEHICLE AWAY WITH A TOW TRUCK. Don't expect to have your buddy pull you with a chain behind his truck. It needs a real flat bed tow truck. 

TITLE: No title. It's around here somewhere, but let's just proceed. I can't find it. It's clear, I can assure you of that. There are no issues. 

Pictures show dirt because it's dirty. I decided not to wash it. I rinsed it, but it needs a good scrubbing, and I wanted to leave that up to whomever buys it due to the artwork that's on it. 

This is really a nice car, with a great paint job. Someone will love this. 

Contact me with any questions. $1,000 firm. It's easily worth $1,000. Priced to sell. 

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