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1978 Lincoln Continental Mark V - $11,500 (Wasilla)

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fuel: gas
odometer: 24966
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
This is a true barn find.
24k original miles.
460 v8

I found this car visiting an old friend, parked in the back of his heated barn. It was buried under empty kitty litter containers, lumber & dust. I wasn’t sure if it was white or yellow but I was sure it had not moved in over 30 years.

I am the 4th owner & have the story all the way back to the original owners. They built and owned the Peanut Farm. No They custom ordered this car in Anchorage.

After rolling it out into the daylight I didn’t even try to start it. I hauled it on a tow truck directly to a shop and had them take care of anything it needed to be road worthy and safe.

What I had done:
New Starter
New battery cable
New battery
Brand new tires
Tire swap
Oil change
New air filter
Trans flush
Rear diff flush
New idler arm
Both fuel lines brand new
Drained old fuel
Brand New oversize radiator
New power antenna purchased but not installed.
Professional detail

Since I’ve owned it (about a year) it’s been parked in a heated garage. I’ve driven it about 500 miles. I did the last oil change then, and the previous was in 1991. All I can say is unless you’ve been behind the wheel of one of the land yachts of this era- I can’t describe to you how it feels but I’ll do my best. It shifts smooth. It’s not fast but loads of torque so she gets up to speed effortlessly. It’s quiet. Much quieter than most modern cars. It turns like a boat. Bumps in the road are non existent- feels like the car is floating on air or maybe a boat on a glassy lake.

I had a newer era muscle car that attracted about 10% of the attention this car gets. I can’t get gas without a thumbs up or compliment from people of all ages. Let me tell you if you want to get hit on by a grandmother this is your ride.

Things the car could need-

From sitting for so long, it does some surface rust in multiple spots. Nothing is through the metal or “cancerous”. The thick sheet metal it’s made of has lots of meat behind it, the rust could be sanded off & sprayed with little to no patchwork.
Power antenna put on.
The fuel gauge doesn’t read 100% accurately but it does function.
The passenger window motor is slow may just need the track greased.

No trades
No payments

Text is best 907-414-eight five two zero

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