Dataplate specifications
Ranger, 2-door sedan, Jet Black
Black/gray cloth interior

361cid E-400 V8, 3-speed manual transmission, 3.70:1 axle ratio
Edsel number 731150 manufactured in Louisville, KY on June 9, 1958

Information as of:  August 2016

Owner:   Tad Glahn
Location:   Alexandria, Kentucky
Owned since:   September 13, 2014

Mileage:   93,654
Condition:   Runs and drives very well, currently used as a daily driver
Originality:   See Notes, below

Accessories included:   Wheel covers, oil filter, standard radio, Dial-Temp heater/defroster, thin whitewalls

(Disclaimer: Much of the following information is judged to the best of my knowledge, as there is no physical evidence to verify some of my assumptions, there are always possibilities unforeseen.)  Very old bias ply tires in original thin white wall style, second paint job (original color), currently has color-coded spinner wheel covers, but originally had standard '58 "E" wheel covers (they go on and off the car, depending upon the occasion).  Remanufactured Holley, radiator and starter.  All new brakes (still drums).  New water pump and resistor, newer battery, original hood and trunk insulation, older repaint of valve covers, all original motor and transmission otherwise.  New fuel tank, brake lines, and shocks, original style horns (may very well be original), angle-cut exhaust pipe.  New cardboard trunk trim (with jack decal), new trunk mat, repainted jack and tool, new upholstery (very close to original style), original headliner and rear shelf, remanufactured sun visors, new overhead light bracket and lens, new accurate Edsel reproduction carpet, aftermarket shifter knob (looks to be 50's or early 60's).  Dimmer switch burnt out so dash lights have been rerouted.  New kick panels, aftermarket "E" floor mats, new but stock style seatbelts, new brake and clutch pedal pads, all original wiring, heater, speedometer, and radio speaker.  New antenna (original style) and remanufactured radio.  All original glass and chrome.  Original headlamps (to my knowledge, they are at least the original style), original tail lamps (missing chrome trim, I have some of it, but it all fell off, of course), right front parking lens has been replaced.  Original dash paint.
With the exception of the rocker panels that have been replaced, all body panels are original and pretty bondo-free.  There are no rust holes in the trunk, and only one small hole in the floor under the accelerator pedal.

Purchased second-hand by current International Edsel Club member Mr. Robert Dalsky.
Purchased new by 20 year senior International Edsel Club member Mr. William Mielke.

Believed by some to possibly be a 58' "giveaway car".

She's not a show car, but she gets me where I need to go.

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