BF Classified: 1959 Dodge Custom Royal Lancer D-500

Asking Price: $25,000
Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Mileage: 119,000
Title Status: Clean
VIN: M354100933

Seller’s Description: 1 of only 6,278 2-door Lancers produced
Built in Dodge’s Los Angeles, California factory
Original color: Canary Diamond / Pearl

This highly sought-after car was in the process of being restored by a collector who happened to come across a convertible model which he favored. Now she is just waiting for the right person to finish the job. If you’re interested in these rare cars, you simply will never find a better candidate for restoration. The body is in excellent condition after a full frame-off rotisserie restoration – the frame has been powder coated, floors/trunk redone, and the body is nearly ready for paint. No expense was spared in preparing this car for restoration up to this point; there is an estimated $30,000 in re-plated chrome alone.

This car comes with a wealth of original equipment parts, most of which are extremely difficult to the source while others are simply irreplaceable. This car’s journey up to this point has been meticulously documented – I have a 3.5 inch binder full of materials that tell its story, including the car’s original registration from 1959. The car is currently a roller, originally came with a 383 (single 4-barrel carb) mated to a TorqueFlight 3-speed.

I have listed here most of the parts that the car comes with and have attached photos of some of them as well.

Dashboard and interior trim (fully restored)
Beautifully reupholstered seats (front and rear)
Interior carpeting
Original gauge cluster and speedometer
Steering wheel
Power window components (regulators, hardware)
Window channels
Door panels
Door latches and activators

Front bumper (re-plated chome)
Headlight shrouds and chrome trim pieces
Rear bumper (re-plated chrome)
Rear window glass
Original badging, emblems, and associated hardware
Stainless moldings
Dual rear antennas
Front end steering components (tie rods, control arms, etc )

This is an exceptionally rare car that will bring a lot of attention (and money) when complete – I simply don’t have the time to dedicate to this project right now. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions!

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