Dataplate specifications
Corsair, 4-door hardtop, Jet Black

361 Super Express V8, Dual-Power 3-speed transmission
Edsel number 711026 manufactured in Louisville, KY

Information as of:  October 2003

Owner:   unknown (online auction car)
Location:   Togo, Minnesota
Owned since:   2000

Mileage:   78,382
Condition:   Drives, but needs restoration
Originality:   New paint

Accessories included:   Wheel Covers with Spinner, Dual Exhaust, Hooded Side Mirror, Back-up Lights

Engine has a new Holley 4-barrel carburator.  It runs good and the transmission works well.  No leaks.  The tires have good tread, but are bias ply.  The car has a very solid body with no dents or rust.  There are some black spots from paint peeling due to a poor prep and paint job that was done over 10 years ago.  The car was originally black, now powder blue.

The interior is in very good condition and clean with no rips or tears, and dash is very good also.  Glass is good except for a quarter-size stone chip in the middle of the windshield, and the right vent window has some glass fog from age.  The trunk is clean and very solid with no rust holes.  All the stainless and chrome is good except for some very minor pitting and minor peeling on the rear bumper.  I have all the letters and trim for the front of the hood, just haven't installed them.

The car has good brakes, but the power booster is bad and is disconnected due to a vacuum leak.  Booster needs to be replaced or rebuilt.  The car should be trailered or shipped as it hasn't been driven very far in many years and the bias ply tires are weather-checked.  The car runs good, but should be checked over completely and tuned up.

I don't know if the mileage is accurate.  The speedometer does work.
I bought the car three years ago in Louisiana to restore, but haven't had the time to do it.  I am now moving to Florida, so the car must go.  The car has never been driven in MN salt and snow.  The car has a permanent MN 1959 original license plate.

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