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Ad #14228 1953 Plymouth Savoy – $40,000.00

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6 Cylinder
Plymouth Savoy
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Vehicle Description

Ground up retro-mode by two old guys; STILL HAVING FUN! This 1953 Plymouth Savoy 2 door station wagon was found in an a field in Arizona where it had baked in the hot sun for years until Mother Nature had the Patina just right. The only rust damage was in some floor panels and the rocker panels. Rescued from the clutches of an inhospitable desert. Torn completely apart and rebuild with the creature comforts of today but maintaining the vintage look of yesterday. This beauty will sit on you foot if your not careful. Starts and runs the way a sweet cruiser should. A real head turner on any main street. There were only 450 of these made in 1953 -- GET YOU ONE --
* 1953 original Plymouth frame with a 1995 S-10 front clip and a 1998 S-10 differential
* Chassis narrowed 6" with custom tubes to accommodate larger tires
* New Coker tires - wide whites Front: P225/60/R15 Rear: P295/60/R15
* New Rims: 8"X15" front and 10"X15" rear with beauty rings and baby moons
* Air ride suspension with front and rear controls. 2500 lb. bags in font and 2600 lb. bags in rear
* Single air compressor with 5 gallon air tank. New fittings and air tubing
* Heavy duty S-10 sway bar in front and S-10 Blazer sway bar in rear
* New balanced drive shaft
* 1999 4.3 Vortec with 4L60E transmission
* Stock reprogrammed EMC with new wiring harness modified to fit
* K & N air filter system
* New S-10 aluminum radiator with 2 shrouded electric fans
* New fuel lines, GM filter, and in tank fuel pump
* Stock 4.3 manifolds
* New 2.25" aluminized tubing (wrapped to prevent heat transfer), glass pack mufflers, total seal stainless steel clamps, and turn down stainless tips
* Functional Lake Pipes; yes they really work
* Stock front and rear S-10 disc brakes
* New brake pedal, master cylinder, and booster
* Correct proportioning value and all new steel lines
* S-10 power steering box and pump
* New Flaming River steering column with column shifter and linkage
* Billet steering wheel adaptor with Nardi Torino wood steering wheel
* New Vintage A/C Gen2 components, vents, and hoses
* New 23 circuit Painless Wiring Harness
* New 12 Volt battery and cables
* All switches in the dash are new
* All lighting is12 volt and new, bright tail lights, backup lights work
* New dome lights front and rear
* Custom made dash insert with new AutoMeter gauges
* Windshield is original with some bubbling around the edges otherwise clear with no chips or cracks
* Rear hatch class is original and in good shape
* Vent window glass is original and clear
* All side glass is new
* All side class and hatch are tinted
* All window mechanisms function correctly
* New window gaskets except for windshield and vent windows
* New side window felt
* Original door, hatch, and glove box locks and latches; have been rekeyed and function correctly
* Roof rack from 1998 Tahoe
* Red oak roof supports under roof rack
* Body is sealed in satin clear to protect original patina
* Rust repair done on three floor panels and both door rockers
* All new body mounts
* New headliner
* Front and rear seats springs tightened, padding added, and recovered
* Rear seat folds forward (as designed) for extra storage space
* New kick, door, and side panels
* All new padding and carpet on entire floor
* Sound deadening applied on the roof, floor, doors, firewall, and rear side panels
* Interior trim, dash, door jams, rear hatch, and engine compartment painted and upgraded CHROME AND STAINLESS TRIM:
* Over $6000 in chrome plating bumpers, trim, latches, and rear hatch arms
* Some of the hard to find stainless grille and trim pieces are N.O.S.
* JBL deck
* Renegade RXA1100 amp
* Two front 6" Rockford Fosgate speakers
* Four rear 9" Rockford Fosgate speakers
* All new wiring and cables