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(5682) Patrician Touring Sedan - Fran56
Model Information
YEAR:
1956
SERIES:
56th
MODEL NAME:
Patrician Touring Sedan
MODEL NUMBER:
5682
VIN NUMBER:
General Information
FOUND WHERE:
Detroit, MI
FOUND CONDITION:
Good
CURRENT LOCATION:
Hartford, CT
CURRENT CONDITION:
Show Ready
PLANNED USE:
Long Term Restoratio
Interior Information
INTERIOR CODE:
61
INTERIOR DESCRIPTION:
Currently - Decomposed Grey cloth...With mouse munch holes Will be Grey and Red leather interior
Exterior Information
PAINT CODE:
MN
PAINT NAME:
Maltese Grey and Dover White
EXTERIOR DESCRIPTION:
Original 2 tone Maltese Grey body with a Dover White top and lower section.
Drivetrain Information
ENGINE:
374 V8
ENGINE SERIAL:
TRANSMISSION:
Twin Ultramatic
Other Information
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT:
PB - Power Brakes; ACUH - Air Conditioning, Under seat Heater (Inc. HE Group - Heater and Defroster); RUE - Radio, 3 way tuning with Electric Antenna and Rear compartment speaker; BU - Power Brakes; PS - Power Steering; WL - Electric Windows; SF - Solex Glass W/ Tinted windshield; TL - Torsion Level; DL - Electric Door Locks; PL - Twin Traction diff.; Dealer installed Seat Belts
VEHICLE HISTORY/
PROJECT STATUS:

Built in March of 1956; sold through R. W Bowman & Son in York, PA to a Lancaster, PA customer. Inherited by the  grandson of the original owner and lived the middle of its life in Arkansas. At some time it was moved to Detroit, MI where I found it in a Hemmings ad in 1990. Brought it to CT where I have spent more time and money on its restoration than any sane person would have spent (sane people really don't know what they are missing). Just finishing up the interior and some much needed trim piece restorstion, and there is a light at the end of the tunnel...

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Modification Categories:
Modification Detail:

Interior had deteriorated during storage of 8 years while the body was painted (a whole chapter I don't need to relive).

After seeing the posted pictures of the '56 Patrician that Randy Berger bought in 2010, I was impressed with the red and gray leather interior and am proceeding along those lines. I am looking at completion of that part of the project late spring, 2012. 

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