Today's unsuspected barn find 1976 Town and Country

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I have been trying to take a look at a town and country for about 3 weeks. Couldn't get them to give any pictures or let me come look at the car.
Figured they have enough people that want to rob the motor for their charger that I was not in the running.
3 weeks go by and I try every 4 days to no avail.
Today, she contacted me and said come over and take a look.
As some of you might have noticed, I just went to a car yard with 300 cars and attended an auction with about 30 cars and bought a 68 D500.
Figures, I have the thoughts of dozens of cars that are available to me and not the public on that one lot and this finally pops up.

Anyway, here is the tag. A ton more pics to come.

I am unsure of the value of this car.

1976
station wagon

No clue on the wagons.

Titled.
Might be original owners if not second owners.
Driven around Colorado it's whole life.

Missing rear quarter wheel well trims.
A few door trims
One passengers side rear upper door panel
One window switch
And the kicker, The rear bottom seat is gone.

There is a build sheet however that is falling apart from the front seat
And there is a build sheet visible through one of the carpet holes in the rear.

Original owners manual.
I have asked about any paperwork and there very well may be some.

What do yal think? That's quite the tag there.

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Here come some pics. I don't have a decode book for anything above 1975. I need some help.
Although it appears most of the options are the same.
On the build sheet I can see that there are three towing options. Must be the correct build sheet.

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I can not say this about many cars that I have ever purchased.

NO RUST. Zero. Well, a little scale on the bottom, but zero rust in any quarter or wheel well. no holes, no visible rust through.

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I think that is about it. I have another 100 pictures or so. But I don't wanna bore yal.

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This could become a youtube channel, giving the barn find hunter a run for his money.
 
Good solid car. H51 and trailer pkg. Too bad about the missing third seat bottom. This is a sub no. 4 car. It will take an enormous effort to get this car in running presentable shape:

1976 CHRYSLER NEW YORKER 440-205hp (8cyl-4V) AT
#4#3#2#1
Brougham 2dr Htp340065001010016300
Brougham 4dr Htp30756050910013400
Town & Ctry 4dr Wgn6100130002000032700

Add:
400-215hp (8cyl-4V)NC
Sunroof-pwr10%
Deduct:
400-175hp (8cyl-2V)-5%
No air conditioning-15%
Manual windows-3%
 
3-5K Nice car, washi it go through the mechanical and drive or show it!
 
Late build, SPD July 1. Too nice and complete for Derbyville! So, did'ya snag this lovely gem? Looks like a 1988 license plate tab on that late '70s-very early '80s issue Colorado plate.

That was a beautiful wagon when new. Great colors.
 
Apparently they have had the car since at least mid 70's. Registered until 07.
I'm not sure yet about the early details. Will get more of that soon.
They drove the car from Boulder to Salida area every couple weeks. About a 3 hour drive. Family car. Always used as such.
Must not have let the kids drive because there is only a very small dent on the passengers side front fender that can be pushed out and a hole in the lower radiator plastic shroud underneath. That's pretty much it. Very surprising.

How do you tell what year the license plate is?

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That additional, I'm assuming, inspectors tag is just wicked cool
I agree. That is totally wicked cool.
Very surprising no one removed it as it is a wrist cutter.
I don't think they had to do much work to the car during it's life.
 
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