223 Econo-Six, Mile-o-matic 2-speed transmission, 3.56:1 axle ratio
Edsel number 742000 manufactured in Louisville, KY on July 10, 1959
I set this car up to keep and drive daily, and even used it last year
as a daily commuter. It is a nice car and a comfortable ride, and very dependable.
Owned since: unknown Mileage: unknown
Condition: Runs and drives very well
Originality: All parts are factory authentic for the car Accessories included: Radio, Two-speed Automatic, Electric Wipers. Notes:
Petal Yellow and Snow White was recently repainted. Interior has been redone in the original style and color using modern fabrics, but switched to black and silver (was originally buff). Brakes rebuilt about five years ago, still work perfectly. Engine was rebuilt three years ago, transmission was rebuilt this summer. Other improvements include:
Mechanically this car is in good dependable shape, and it is a real head-turner. The few cosmetic issues it has include: scratches on passenger side windshield; rust on lower rear bumper near exhaust pipe; a little paint lift on lower doors due to bad body prep; poorly installed headliner; missing kick panels.
Information as of: September 2000
I set this car up to keep and drive daily, and even used it last year as a daily commuter. It is a nice car and a comfortable ride, and very dependable.
Location: Astoria, Oregon
Owned since: January 2000 Mileage: 90,000+
Condition: Drives, under restoration
Originality: All parts are factory authentic for the car Accessories included: Two-speed Automatic, Electric Wipers. Notes:
Original trim code 25 (buff and white) undergoing a change to silver and black original-type pattern.
Car was last registered in 1970.
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