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with a 1.3 liter four cylinder engine, and a Hi-Gear five-speed manual transmission conversion using a Ford Type 9 gearbox. The SU carburetors were rebuilt by Bob johnson in 2016. A Petronix electronic ignition was added, regulator upgraded, and the car was rewired during recent restoration. Documentation supports most areas of the car have been addressed or upgraded.
Original white car repainted in Irish Green, with new black interior. A new Burlwood dash was installed and many interior parts updated. A sheepskin lined bonnet belt was added, along with Lucas driving lights, and a 15" Brooklands steering wheel, New fender mirrors and side mirrors with a tinted visor were added. The original wheels were blasted and painted Bonded Silver Sparkle, with new chrome centers. With a new convertible top, as well as side curtains are present. A top cover and tonneau cover are present and appear new.
This lot subject to reserve. For this lot, payment accepted only by wire transfer. 15% Buyer's Premium for LLA live-online and absentee bidding. 20% buyer's premium for live internet bidding through a third party host. For winning bidders in NC, license plate and titling of vehicle will be obtained by Leland Little Auctions NCFL# 7452, provided all applicable fees and taxes are paid.
Private Consignment Carolina Beach, North Carolina
Acquired in 2014 and work began on updating the car.
Recent comprehensive restoration to an already sound car; period style Lucas lights and other parts were used during restoration as well as Abingdon Spares; NCDMV inspection to verify VIN on frame performed, resulting in new NC VIN on NC title; New England registry indicates the car is a 1952, and the engine number and chassis are transposed; chrome is shiny and in great condition; a dozen or more participation plaques dating back to 1977 from various shows/meets.
Overall excellent condition with few areas of concern.