1974 2-door Imperial give away.

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  1. crv

    crv Senior Member

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    As the title says, a '74 Imperial is being given away, for the price of shipping.
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    I have a buddy who is crazy for cars and likes Imperials.
    He has a stash of them and has to let some go.
    He got a very complete 1974 2 door coupe about 15 years ago.
    It was donated in running condition to a local charity, possibly after owner aged out.
    He bought it and drove it home.
    The car has been sitting since and needs to be gone through. It does not run.
    The vinyl top is roasted.
    Interior is not inspected but it's probably nice used condition.
    There does not appear to be any rust or serious problems with the car besides the padded vinyl roof and the fact that it is not running.
    If you are overseas and passionate about Imperials, I will give first shot to the person who is farthest from me according to google maps - tell me what city you are in - window is open for the next 4 days or so.
    This is a good car that needs to be redone, and present owner wants it to go to someone who will bring it back and send photos of it in its native habitiat - a gas station local to the new owner.
    Feel free to forward this message to a buddy who isn't in the IML as well - owner simply wants someone who will love the car.
    Car is parchment color - yellow/tan sort of color.
    Original paint that should polish out and may look really nice if polished.
    no obvious dents or problems.
    The roof is pushed down like someone stacked a wheel on top of it or something, but I think that I can pop it out by putting my back against it inside and simply pushing up on it from inside.
    I will be happy to get the car with a trailer and get it to a shipper in the SF Bay Area, so this is your chance to get a great car for the cost of shipping.
    I will not charge you to get the car or move it to a shipper.
    1974 Imperial Coupe by Kenyon Wills
    Car is not running.
    It will have tires that hold air.
    I have correct wheel covers if they aren't in the trunk - I did not get into the car when I was there - he has a lot of other cars that I will be selling for him that are not Imperials.
    I think that someone with mechanical ability can get it running without much money.
    If you want me to help you by buying common service parts locally and putting them in the trunk for you, we can do that too.
    No takers and I'll pul l it out and take my best shot at getting it running and clean to sell for $$.
    oh - he lost the keys.
    I can get them made if you want - probably need a key to steer the car around.
    Kenyon Wills
    imperialist1960@yahoo.com

     
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    3C's & a D? Well-Known Member

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    Glad to kow Kenyon is still into Imperials. Anyone interested in "pro-touring" fuselage Imperials should check out his build at the online Imperial club. That sure is an interesting/generous offer.
     
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    LeBaron1973 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    CRV should get it as he's furthest away.

    Free car, good offer.
     
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    crv Senior Member

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    As long as the car goes to a good home, that's all that matters.
     
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    crv Senior Member

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    I did put my hand up, but as it turns out, a car I was chasing became available, literally minutes after replying to the IML about this give away car. Not sure I want to tackle two projects and two lots of shipping costs. It would be nice though.
     
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    3C's & a D? Well-Known Member

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    Agreed, it would be sad if someone got it just because it's free, and let it sit for another 15 years. Kenyon's surely not going to let it go to derby guys, I hope he can somehow weed out the "dreamers".
     
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    cantflip Old Jagoff with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    You boys do realize that is a 1 of 57 Crown Coupe... not that it adds a dime to the value. If only I had room...
     
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    crv Senior Member

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    Rare car that needs to find a new owner willing to fix it up.
     
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    ImpJay The different young FCBO Gold Member

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    You know the rule of thumb. No pics = it didn´t happen. :poke:
    Poking aside, congratulations!:thumbsup:
     
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    crv Senior Member

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    Stay tuned.
     
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    Kenyon is also the go to authority on 60 imperials!
     
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    crv Senior Member

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    Seems like someone has already claimed the '74. Lucky individual.
     
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    cantflip Old Jagoff with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Lets hope it was to a good home...
     
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    crv Senior Member

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    Yes, and not to another flipper...
     
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