223 Econo-Six, 3-speed manual transmission
Edsel number 708337 manufactured in Louisville, KY on September 19, 1958
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Owned since: November 1992 Mileage: unknown
Condition: Drives well, needs minor restoration
Originality: Stock, with some updated parts Accessories included: Lever-Temp Heater/Defroster, Standard Radio, Rear Speaker, Whitewall Tires, Wheel Covers, Two-tone Paint, Electric Wipers, Hooded Side Mirror, No-Glare Rear-view Mirror, Back-up Lights, Rear Door Safety Locks Notes:
I owned this car from the early to mid 1990's. My father originally purchased teh car for me as a father-son project. I always liked it but wished it had an automatic transmission. The car had been stored in a barn for 15-20 years and passed through a couple of owners before I purchased it. I had accumulated a lot of parts for the car. I purchased some original trim pieces to replace those which were dented/damaged on the car. I remember it having 1960's insurance cards in the glove compartment and there was a 1963 one dollar bill under the front seat. It was in decent shape when I purchased but it had been repainted brown at one point before I purchased it. It did need some body work and rechroming. I purchased an original shop manual and found a set of 1958 Edsel hubcaps to put on it. It had rear child safety locks originally but one was missing. I replaced them with standard black door lock pulls. The headliner and dash were in excellent condition but it needed interior work. According to the documentation in the glove compartment, it had always been in the Louisville area. The car was a running project when I sold it in 1995. I had stripped the trim off the car and started to do some body work for a repaint. I believe the gentleman I sold the car to did a lot of work on the car. I would like to know if it is still located in the area and what condition it is in.
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