1979-80 Converted To Wide Body Style on 2040-cars
Riverside, California, United States
Engine:4.5 litre V8
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 8
Trim: converted to wide body
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Drive Type: RWD
Options: Leather Seats, CD Player
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
Sub Model: wide body with wing
Exterior Color: Red
Interior Color: Gray/Black
Disability Equipped: No
Condition: Used: A 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. ...
Due to a fraudulent bidder I have to relist the beautifully modified 928.
Features: The exterior has been coverted to a wide body with rear wing.The paint is new and there are no dings or dents. With the 18" wheels has an excellent profile and stance. The vehicle has just had some extensive repairs - new water pump, new timing belt, the injectors and injector body were thoroughly cleaned and serviced, new fuel pump, all fluids were replaced as well as fuel filter, oil filter and air filter; the seat motors were replaced, seat switches replaced dash light wiring replaced along with switch, hood cable replaced, the wirng harness and fuse box just replaced, new battery, new expansion bottle.
There still needs to be work on the interior. The rear speakers need to be replaced along with a box/housing. The wiring is there but someone stole the speakers! The interior tail light (upper window version)needs to be replaced. The spare tire is missing. There are 2 (only 2 small damaged area to the front spoiler. If sold locally, my repair shop will fix (since they did the damage). The side mirrors don't move electrically but it may be the switch. Looks like the fan switch and air conditioning switch will need to be replaced. The air conditioner is in good condition and is charged. I also have a new dashboard cover and extra power steering pump. No problems with the one in place now. I thought it needed it but was wrong! I will also give the buyer the original set of 16" slotted wheels if they want them.
Buyer responsible for pick up and shipping. Winning bid will need to put down $2500.00 with 24 hours of close of sale with balance due in 5 days. Certified check or deposit into PayPal account.
On Dec-21-12 at 19:04:52 PST, seller added the following information:
I was mistaken about the engine displacement. It is actually a 4.5 liter v8. It is the original motor. I spoke with my mechanic and he explained it to me. We notice some small cracks in the expansion bottle for the coolant and I had him replace it.
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