Dataplate specifications
Ranger, 2-door hardtop, Snow White with Redwood Metallic
Buff vinyl/gold cloth interior

292 Ranger V8, Mile-o-matic 2-speed transmission, 3.10:1 axle ratio
Edsel number 705220 manufactured in Louisville, KY on November 3, 1958

Information as of:  December 2006

Owner:   Bob Jenks (NOT the White Sox relief pitcher!)
Location:   Peotone, Illinois
Owned since:   February 2003

Mileage:   83,175
Condition:   Show car
Originality:   Stock, with newer Radio

Accessories included:   Lever-Temp Heater/Defroster, Column Automatic Transmission, Radio, Rear Speakers, Whitewall Tires, Wheel Covers with Spinner, Tinted Glass, Padded Dash and Sun Visors, Seat Belts, Two-tone Paint, Electric Windshield Wipers, Oil Filter, Dual Exhaust, Color-keyed Floor Mat, No-glare Rear-view Mirror, Back-up Lights, Oval Side Mirror, Courtesy Lights, License Plate Frames, Glove Box Light, Fender Skirts

Radio gutted and reworked to AM-FM Stereo (still looks original).  All else is as stock as can be.

This is a lifelong Arizona car until it was sold at auction and ended up on Ebay which is where I purchased it.  I have spent about $23,000 in the professional restoration and now have what I feel is a pretty good example of what an Edsel was.  New front suspension, new rubber, new interior with repro fabric carpet, engine rebuilt, new dual exhaust.  Nice car, had taken trophies.

The story is that I saw the car on Ebay and casually mentioned to my wife that I had seen it... when I first met her she had just bought her first new car (59 4-door Ranger-stick six)
  The 2003 version, with less color and open fenders:
2006: Done more than I can say here.  New front suspension, complete engine rebuild, new interior, exterior looks like new.  New Coker tires, rechromed pitted chrome.

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