Dataplate specifications
Pacer, 4-door sedan, Jonquil Yellow with Driftwood
Brown cloth interior

361cid E-400 V8, Teletouch automatic transmission, 2.91:1 axle ratio
Edsel number 719820 manufactured in Louisville, KY on January 4, 1958

Information as of:  October 2003

Owner:   David Wood
Location:   Haltom City, Texas
Owned since:   June 29, 2002

Mileage:   92,000+
Condition:   In restoration
Originality:   Non-Edsel engine

Accessories included:   Tachometer, Clock, Electric Wipers, Backup Lights, Padded Visors, Glovebox Light, Standard AM Radio
Originality Electric wipers may not be original.  But look so.

October 30, 2003:  Restoration started.
Will be somewhat non-original, having determined engine in car was a 1963 390 (completely seized by water).  I have just bought a 430 Lincoln motor for it.  Now have most all parts needed.  This is also getting a complete 1958 Fairlane SelectAire AC/Heat system.  Cowl, trunk and floorboards now free of rust and rot out.  Trunk finished except for details.  Gas tank replaced.  Inside of car nearly stripped down for more restoration.  Will be a strong quiet family car when finished.

June 29, 2002:  I just today bought this and got it home.
I'm the 3rd titled owner.  The second owner bought this Pacer for $560 on May 26, 1964 from F&J Motors of Ft. Worth, TX.  She sold it October 20, 1995.  It got passed around till I got it Saturday.  I paid $700 for it.

Body is nearly complete and is straight.  Little if any rot out.  Surface rust, good grilles, fair chrome, rear bumper missing, gas tank holed.  Carb missing, interior rough, but all there.  The heater system is nearly all taken out.  Apparently it had AC.  There's a condenser coil in front of the radiator.  Tailight lens gone.  Bottom curve of rear passenger door scallop trim is gone.  Will be restored.

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