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65 Gran Sport for sale
« on: June 16, 2012, 10:02:47 PM »
Now that I have a 4 speed GS, I am selling my other one. It's a numbers match, Florida car that I bought in late 2004. This is a running, drivable car needing restoration. I do have the original bill of sale, plus the original selling dealerships document envelope, albeit somewhat tattered. I'm sure that at least two rims are originals. I can check them all if there's interest.

I've attached two videos shot June 10, 2012. I can attach more photos later as time permits.


Walkaround:


Engine running:


Additional info:

It has a current registration, and I drive it whenever possible. Last spring, the timing gears, chain, cover, and water pump were replaced. There is a pesky, very slow coolant leak that I haven't found yet, but have narrowed down the possible locations. It can be driven anywhere now, since I put four nearly new tires on it last summer.

Edit: I have fixed that coolant leak by using two O-rings between the water manifold and the timing cover. Took it for a 50 miles drive today, Sept 8, 2013 with no problems. I am now using it as my daily driver until it either sells, or the snow arrives. :icon_biggrin:

The frame rails have absolutely no rust! Floor and trunk pans are solid, although the trunk pan shows evidence of a previous repair. Front fenders are solid, quarter panels need work. There appears to be rust under the vinyl top, and likely elsewhere on the roof and C pillars. Both bumpers are solid, with no tweaks, dents or bends. Both tail light bezels are in excellent condition, the right side has virtually no pitting.

Absolute bottom dollar price is now $4750.00 US. Located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. If it doesn't sell, I may consider selling some parts off it, such as the almost perfect wheel well moldings.
« Last Edit: September 08, 2013, 05:46:30 PM by Mister T »
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Re: 65 Gran Sport for sale
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2012, 11:11:06 PM »
Here's a video of me driving the car, about 3 minutes long.

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Re: 65 Gran Sport for sale
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2012, 11:34:50 PM »
Just realized that I haven't updated this for some time, D'oh  :tard: I now have four very good used tires to go with the car.  There's also a local buyer who has expressed serious interest in this car. Will know more this weekend.
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Re: 65 Gran Sport for sale
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2012, 12:48:50 PM »
Just realized that I haven't updated this for some time, D'oh  :tard: I now have four very good used tires to go with the car.  There's also a local buyer who has expressed serious interest in this car. Will know more this weekend.
Good luck Tom. Who in their right mind would change a Midnight Aqua car to brown ?  :dontknow: :protest:


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Re: 65 Gran Sport for sale
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2012, 08:24:52 PM »
He's hoping one day to sport some big wood!  I'll let Tom explain.     

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Re: 65 Gran Sport for sale
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2012, 01:17:47 PM »
Just realized that I haven't updated this for some time, D'oh  :tard: I now have four very good used tires to go with the car.  There's also a local buyer who has expressed serious interest in this car. Will know more this weekend.
Good luck Tom. Who in their right mind would change a Midnight Aqua car to brown ?  :dontknow: :protest:


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I wish I knew for certain who made that change, but the way it is now, is the way I bought it.
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Re: 65 Gran Sport for sale
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2012, 01:19:56 PM »
He's hoping one day to sport some big wood!  I'll let Tom explain.   

In reality, the "big wood" you refer to is off my radar at this time. :icon_biggrin: For the rest of the group it was a 73 Estate Wagon located about 20 miles north of me. :hello:
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Re: 65 Gran Sport for sale
« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2012, 09:27:16 AM »
Here's some photos taken this past Saturday, August 26th:

Trunk pan is better than I thought, appears to be 100% original!










Drivers front floor pan: Note interior floor pans were given POR 15 treatment by the previous owner. car currently has no carpet.





Passenger front floor pan:



Rear floor pans:





Passenger side frame rail:








Driver side frame rail:







Underneath floor pan:







Engine/trans with dust cover!

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Re: 65 Gran Sport for sale
« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2012, 10:28:40 AM »
Looks like someone will get a great car to finish. best of luck on finding a new home for it.

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Re: 65 Gran Sport for sale
« Reply #9 on: August 29, 2012, 03:51:33 AM »
Tom, pm sent

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Re: 65 Gran Sport for sale
« Reply #10 on: September 04, 2012, 09:49:44 PM »
Just saw your thread and was wondering if your car sold yet. and if not where is it located ? I am looking for a 65
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Re: 65 Gran Sport for sale
« Reply #11 on: September 04, 2012, 11:26:20 PM »
Just saw your thread and was wondering if your car sold yet. and if not where is it located ? I am looking for a 65
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The car has not officially sold yet, however, gssizzler has first dibs. Just waiting for his reply. I do have some more photos to post when I return home Saturday.

Car is in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Take I-29 north, and you'll eventually get here, well after crossing into Canada that is. :icon_biggrin:
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Re: 65 Gran Sport for sale
« Reply #12 on: September 05, 2012, 11:18:37 AM »
Sounds good, just let me know. Also what is involved with bringing a car over the border ? Never done that before.
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Re: 65 Gran Sport for sale
« Reply #13 on: September 05, 2012, 12:36:24 PM »
Still working on the details ! if it was just down the street it would be in my drive way already! I like Tom, Dan, and Loren want this car to go to a good home Mine!

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Re: 65 Gran Sport for sale
« Reply #14 on: September 05, 2012, 05:26:41 PM »
 :headbang:
  So, get er done Jon. You need to get driving a GS again. It's been a long time buddy.


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