My Imperial le baron coupe 1971 restored and just sold

Imperial

  1. TX9

    TX9 Member

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    Sad But True [with apologizes to METALLICA] that’s my Avatar TX9 ‘71 LeBaron, bought off an Old Imperial Club Listing from a super nice FUSELAGE Imperial collector Charlie, in Phoenix AZ. Daly City Chrysler Plymouth Dealer where TX9 sold New is at the southern border of my Hometown: The City and County of San Francisco. Charlie included all the history paperwork and truly LOVED this Fusie [Avatar Photo is from AZ Car Show] I daily drove WALTER [as Charlie named ride after Walter P. Chrysler] My only addition was the NIXON/AGNEW ‘72 Decal I re-created / laminated / mounted on left side of bumper- always got a wry smile here in Marin County California.
    Au Revoir, TX9. . .
     
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  2. bluefury361

    bluefury361 Old Man with a Hat

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    I found and flipped this 71 a few years back. Well optioned including rear air. A nice original needing some TLC. It went to a good home.
    71 imperial coupe 2.jpg 71 imperial coupe 3.jpg
     
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    ayilar Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    This looks like a 1972? Still would be great to see pics of the tag and interior, either here or in the 1972-1973 Imperials for Sale / Sold thread
     
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    bluefury361 Old Man with a Hat

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    You may be right. I had it as a 71 but remember that being questioned.
     
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    cuda hunter Well-Known Member

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    What is the visual difference between a 71 and 72?

    I love these black imps. Just have not figured out which year I like the most.
    70-72.
     
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    78Brougham "Chump" FCBO Gold Member

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    71 was completely different from the 72. The 72 went with vertical tail lights at the end of the rear fenders and vertical coach lamp style turn/running lights on the front. The 72 and 73s were virtually the same car except for a different grill and they bolted those ugly ass tits onto the '73.
     
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    ceebuddy Well-Known Member

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    The 1972 Imperials received a somewhat new skin, along with a general mild redesign of the C-body fuselage exterior styling across all makes. An even longer hood, more rounded body sides, a new roofline in the rear with differently styled C-pillars and rear window opening, plus the other styling cues mentioned in the post above.
     
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    shooter65 Appalachian American FCBO Gold Member

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    Why not?
     
  9. Marv

    Marv Wannabe C-body owner FCBO Gold Member

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    the frontend styling is completely different

    71imp_annualreport_b.jpg
    72imp02b.jpg

    it was a 72 for sure. not only the grille and bumper is 72 but also the design of the turnsignal, the hood etc
     
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    Marv Wannabe C-body owner FCBO Gold Member

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    That tuxedo color combination is sure a very rare one. The only one I´ve seen so far is this
    owned by @IOLA KID . Maybe it is the same car