Dataplate specifications
Ranger, 2-door sedan, Snow White
Buff vinyl/gold cloth

223 Econo-Six, Mile-o-matic 2-speed transmission, 3.56:1 axle ratio
Edsel number 702734 manufactured in Louisville, KY on October 20, 1958

Information as of:  January 2009

Owner:   unknown (online auction car)
Location:   Meadville, Pennsylvania
Owned since:   unknown

Mileage:   91,126
Condition:   Drives, but needs restoration
Originality:   New color scheme

Accessories included:   unknown

Pretty much a complete car with running motor and good transmission, drives and handles fairly nicely.  Repainted 2-tone maroon and black but the interior is all original untouched with the exception of a replaced radio and speakers in back window.
We had an inspection mechanic go over the car and it would need the following for a PA inspection: 1 headlight replaced, 3 other light bulbs, a wiper arm thats missing RH side, the horn needs fixed, the trunk floor has some holes that need repaired or a trunk pan needs to be put in and there is one hole about the size of a pinky in the frame next to one of the LH body mounts.  The quarter panels have some flex to edges back near trunk on both sides and need some strengthening.  There is a hole the size of a quarter on the RH front edge of hood but the hood is solid still.  Drum brakes are good all the way around, and the master cylinder we replaced about 4 months ago.  The engine starts well, has a choke and the cold makes it a bit tempermental.  The car definitely needs to be repainted and much of the chrome needs to be redone, some of it just polished.  The rear package tray was poorly done for the speaker install and shows some deterioration, and the door panels are curly on the bottoms, LH sunvisor is warped, it could use new door seals, the ignition wire is working but not routed properly, the bottom edge of the windshield has some whitening and the tires need to be replaced.  The only trim piece missing is the little "D" on the hood in the name EDSEL.

The good points are that with some minimal work you can have it inspected and driving while you work on it.  Motor runs well and it drives smoothly.

(Sold for $999.99)

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