"E-475" 410cid 345bhp V8, Teletouch automatic transmission, 2.91:1 axle ratio
Edsel number 700699 manufactured in Los Angeles, CA on September 17, 1957
Location: Boise, Idaho
Owned since: May 2004 Mileage: 42,000
Condition: Drives well, Show car
Originality: Stock, with a few updated parts Accessories included: Electric Clock, Wheel Covers with Spinner, AM Radio Notes:
This car was purchased new in Nampa, ID in 1958 from Burt Hudelson Edsel Sales by my great-grandmother Eppah Jordan. She only put 40,000 miles on it before it left the family. I did some research and found out who had it (Richard Bicknell), I made contact and kept in touch. I purchased it back in May of this year.
It originally had the teletouch transmission selector until one of the gears quit. Then Richard replaced it with the column mounted automatic selector. I'd like to change it back, I know where almost all the parts are. I don't know if there is anyone locally who could do this and maintain it. I've heard they weren't that reliable.
I'm also looking for the accessory bumper guards and one or two more spinner wheel covers. One of mine was curbed and the spinner is bent. I'd also like a compass for the empty spot in the dash. This is like a Chistmas wish list! I'm also looking for the tail light lenses with the chrome trim around them.
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