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(57L-Y8) Clipper Town Sedan - acolds
Model Information
YEAR: 1957
SERIES: 57th
MODEL NAME: Clipper Town Sedan
MODEL NUMBER: 57L-Y8
VIN NUMBER:
General Information
FOUND WHERE: Hazel wood Pa
FOUND CONDITION: Original Survivor
CURRENT LOCATION: South Hills Pittsburgh Pa
CURRENT CONDITION: Original Survivor
PLANNED USE: Long Term Restoratio
Interior Information
INTERIOR CODE:
INTERIOR DESCRIPTION: Original seat still covered with heavy plastic covers.Carpets need replaced
Exterior Information
PAINT CODE:
PAINT NAME: black
EXTERIOR DESCRIPTION: small amout of rust on fenders Back from paint shop now looks much better than when it left factory alot of chrome has been replaced or redone
Drivetrain Information
ENGINE: 289 supercharged
ENGINE SERIAL: LS 1732
TRANSMISSION: flightomatic
Other Information
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT: Power steering, Power brakes, Radio signal seeking dual rear power antennas, rear speaker, Windshield washers, Twin Traction,& factory undercoat
VEHICLE HISTORY/
PROJECT STATUS:

Car was sold in Hays Pa first owner lived on other side of river after his death wife had neighbor drive her  around in car which he got when she died. Second owner died and I found car which is only ten miles from my home. This car in 51 years been owned with in 10 mile of selling dealer location .Car only has 30000 miles since new guess it  would be called a garaged car .  Plans are to replace the rusted fender with NOS which came with car  paint outside and detail  under hood not show a nice driver is the goal. Original selling price was $4246.00 the first owner traded a 1950 Packard in on this car. The car now has most of the chrome redone and repainted .The seats have been redone with Phantom interior stock material  

 

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Modification Detail:
changed carpet to black rather than factory salt and pepper choice of solid black not correct but that is the owners preference . Dash pad is not correct  Diamond back radials installed . All side glass replaced . Have added stainless exhaust system and dual master cylinder for brakes  Have also added a electric flow thru fuel pump to aid in starting. Heavy duty fan shroud (NOS) installed with Hayden clutch fan
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