1974 Chrysler Newport
|Engine:||6.6 400 V8|
|Number of Cylinders:||8|
|Drive Side:||Left-hand drive|
|Warranty:||Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty|
|Power Options:||Air Conditioning, Cruise Control|
|:||“A very nice original survivor car. See description and check link for 70 pictures!”|
|Item status:||In archive|
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Beautiful Original Survivor
1974 Chrysler Newport Custom
43,700 Original Miles1 Family Owned 1974 to 2018Always Garaged - Never Seen Snow or Salt100% Original Paint & InteriorOriginal Vinyl Top in Excellent ConditionRock Sold Frame, Floors, Doorjambs, Trunk, Rockers, Etc.
6.6 Liter 400 Cubic Inch V8TorqueFlite Automatic TransmissionTorsion Bar Suspension - Rides Like a DreamOptional Air Conditioning & Cruise ControlLights, Horn, Wipers, Radio, Cruse Control, & Heat Work Great
Built at Jefferson Avenue Assembly, Detroit, MI USA
This is what Jay Leno would call "just a good old girl"Super clean interior, exterior, trunk, engine bay, and underbody.Not perfect - has normal wear and imperfections - but darn nice for 46 years old.It has been lovingly cared for its entire life but never restored.It has NOT been professionally detailed - no hiding things with gobs of gloss.
I am an honest, private seller. If you have any questions please contact me.I am happy to provide any additional pictures or video upon request. In person viewing is welcome & encouraged. I am located in Allen Park, MI 48101.
History & ConditionThis 1974 Chrysler was purchased new in Indiana, where it remained with the original owners until September 2018, when I purchased it. I have given the Chrysler a refresh with the goal of making it ready for cruises, shows, and summer weekend trips. I have since inherited another classic car, and don't have time for both. So, I have decided to place the Chrysler up for sale.
ExteriorThe Deep Sherwood Green Metallic paint appears to be 100% original. There are imperfections, rock chips, etc. but the car presents very nicely. The original pin striping could be redone. The original vinyl roof is in very good condition. There is a tiny spot of surface rust on the driver side front door near the bottom, easy fix. All door jambs, hinges, door bottoms, etc. are rock solid and super clean. The chrome is bright and shiny. All exterior lights work perfectly. The underbody is very clean. When I purchased the car, it still had its original wiper blades, and sported only its second set of tires. I installed new wiper blades, and replaced the tires for safety reasons including the spare. I kept the factory spare tire as well. Prior to the new tires being installed, I had all 5 wheels stripped and repainted gloss black. Under my ownership, the car has never seen salt, snow, or even rain, and has always been garaged and kept clean.
InteriorThe interior is 100% original and is in excellent condition and very clean. The seats are very comfortable and are in great shape. The dashboard looks like new and has no cracks. I had custom floor mats made in a complimentary green. The lights, hood mounted turn signal indicators, horn, wipers, radio, heat, defrost, blower motor, etc. work as they should. A/C does not work - system appears complete, may just need a recharge. The driver side mirror remote is missing (replacements available on eBay) but the mirror is manually adjustable from the outside and I do have the interior trim piece. The driver side seat belt sticks sometimes, probably from lack of use. The headliner and sun visors are in great shape.
MechanicalThe engine bay is clean. The air cleaner assembly has been restored and a new air filter installed. The valve covers have been stripped, primed, and painted in Chrysler blue, and new valve cover gaskets installed. The exhaust manifolds have been ceramic coated by Jet Hot. The engine runs smooth and strong. There are a couple drips. No smoke. The carburetor has been rebuilt. A full tune up has been done including new fuel filter. New thermostat and coolant. New transmission mount. New negative battery cable. The Chrysler rides beautifully and floats down the road, and handles well. A new idler arm has been installed.
Rock solid! You would be hard pressed to find a cleaner or more spacious trunk! The spare tire, factory jack, lug wrench, and instructions are present. The trunk liner is clean and in good condition.
Work Performed in 2019 (Receipts Available)all 5 wheels stripped and repainted gloss blackfive brand new Cooper Evolution tiresvalve covers stripped, primed, repainted Chrysler bluenew valve cover gasketsexhaust manifolds Jet Hot ceramic coatedcarburetor rebuilttune up (spark plugs, wires, distributor cap, rotor, oil & filter, fuel filter)new thermostat & coolant flushnew idler armnew front brake pads & rear brake drums adjustednew negative battery cablenew transmission mount
air cleaner assembly restored, new air filternew windshield wiperscustom made green carpeted floor mats (Made in USA)
Disclaimer & Fine PrintThis vehicle is sold "as-is, where-is", with no guarantee or warranty, expressed, written, or implied. I have done my best to present this vehicle accurately and provide lots of photographs. Potential bidders/buyers have the opportunity to ask any questions, request additional photographs, and inspect the car in person or have someone inspect the car in person on their behalf. This vehicle is 46 years old and has wear and tear which corresponds to its age and may have problems of which I am unaware. it is up to the buyer to completely satisfy themselves as to the condition of the vehicle before bidding or buying. Please do not bid if you are not in a financial position to close the deal immediately. American, Canadian, Australian, and European bidders are welcome.
Shipping & TransportAll transport costs and arrangements are the responsibility of the buyer. I will do my best to work with you and/or your shipping company in coordinating any such arrangements. The vehicle must be picked up within 14 days of the close of the auction unless other arrangements are made. The vehicle will remain garaged and protected until it is picked up.
Deposit & PaymentA $500 non-refundable deposit is required via PayPal within 24 hours of winning bid or purchase. The remainder of the amount due must be paid in full and any non-cash payment cleared before buyer can take possession of title and/or vehicle. Cash is preferred. No personal checks.
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