Plymouth Gran Fury 440 Police 1977 A38 E86 on 2040-cars
Nokesville, Virginia, United States
1977 Plymouth Gran Fury E86 A38 Police Package
This was an unmarked car
The vehicle was parked approximately 22 years ago
It was rescued in May of 2012
The Following new parts have been Installed:
-tank sending unit
brake master cylinder
-all three rubber brake hoses
-dual fan belts
- A/C compressor [ still in box ]
All parts were installed in order to bring vehicle up to operating condition
It was necessary to replace the original engine, after sitting for so long it could not be turned over.
A replacement 440 engine from a 1974 Police Royal Monaco was installed.
The replacement engine received new gaskets but there are still some leaks, furthermore the wrong timing cover was used.
The original engine is included in the sale. It will be the buyers responsibility to make arrangements for transport of vehicle and engine. Help with engine loading is available.
The underbelly is very solid. The OEM exhaust is in place and intact and has a nice sound.
There is rust in the rear bottom of the front fenders and behind the rear wheels.
The rust that is visible on the upper body surfaces is due to age and paint failure, the area under the rust is solid.
I have driven this vehicle at speeds in excess of 75 mph, it handles well and rides well considering that it is 36 years old and un-restored
The passenger cabin is bone dry, no water leaks, floors are 100% solid
You can repaint this car and enjoy vintage motoring or pull it all down and do a ground up restoration. It is an ideal candidate for both scenarios
I am selling this car for a friend.
The vehicle is located in Nokesville Virginia, just outside of Manassas.
Every attempt has been made to accurately describe this vehicle--keep in mind it is 36 years old and shows signs of wear and tear.
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