1977 Toyota Celica Gt Liftback First Gen on 2040-cars
is rust free
Corydon, Indiana, United States
Please have feedback before buying, SERIOUS buyers only. Will ship if buyer sets it up. Payment must be made in full before I ship though.
I am only selling due to needing a newer 4 door car. I am not making money on this (With purchase price and things I've bought for it) Which I am including.
1977 celica fastback, copper brown, 5 speed, 96k original miles with window Louvers.
This is an original ARIZONA CAR but I bought this from a gentleman in
Wisconsin who kept it in a temp controlled storage unit during the salty
winters (He owned it for only 3 years). I drove over 600 miles there
and 600 miles back (In the car). Did just fine. I looked for over 3
years before I found one I wanted....Now I realize I just need something
newer. After several car shows I have to say goodbye.
The car is mostly all original except for paint.
I always get a compliment no matter where I go. Also lots of attention at the car shows.
The car has had the following done to it (and more that I can't remember).
New fuel pump
New rear wheel bearings
new valve cover seals
new carpet (Not installed)
New window seals
and much more
I am including a BRAND NEW weber 32/36 carb (Paid 300$ for it alone) Still in brand new redline box.
The car will need the following:
Drivers seat recovered (Passenger seat is nice)
Center console bezel is cracked
and A pillars are a little crackly
Small spot on door interior
The front brakes are squeaking so they will need done soon (just normal maintenance)
The dash and rest of the interior is nice. It's an import from 1977, it's in good shape for being this age and probably one of the best you'll find.
Exterior is rust free, underneath is rust free and you're welcome to
check it out. No leaks of any kind from what I've seen. Which is almost
unheard of with any old car. Has a fresher oil change (About a month
The paint could use something done to it, the guy who did it before did a
decent job BUT looks like there was dirt in the primer and he just
painted over and left lots of small bumps/ruff areas on the roof and
Under the hood is stock other than I took a day to polish the stock
valve cover. Will look really good once the weber is installed.
Asking 7,900 FIRM cash, cash is king and I'm not dying to sell it. I may
die IF I sell it though..... These cars are only going up in value.
Toyota Celica for Sale
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