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Thomas Leitherer
10-13-2014, 08:31 PM
1968 Pontiac Ambulance for sale. Odometer shows 68,635, has a 400ci engine. Car needs complete going over and refurbishing. It ran when I pulled it into the garage approx 8 yrs ago. Needs a new battery. It comes with a good compliment of period correct equipment model 30 cot with mattress, 3 folding stretchers, suction unit, O2 regulator, E&J resuscitator, O2 tanks, Ambu bag and wooden backboard. All lights worked when last checked, Federal hill light, 2 extra bullet lenses, a John Dorgan rebuilt Federal double tone with brake and solar ray. Have curtains with rods and mounts and non-illuminated raised roof front sign and frame. Asking $ 5300 OBO. This car originally served the Western Lane County Hospital in Florence Oregon. I believe it then went to a Vol F.D. or two and a stock car track. I have some old paper work and a Superior parts book. I've described the project as best I can, any questions please ask. I will attempt to post pics. The car is also listed on CL Chicago with pics. Thanks Tom

John ED Renstrom
10-13-2014, 09:12 PM
would this be it?

Daniel Scully
10-13-2014, 10:19 PM
would this be it?

Yes it is ,some pics.

Thomas Leitherer
10-13-2014, 10:27 PM
That's it. Thanks for posting it.

Bruce Biancalana
10-13-2014, 10:35 PM
Any inside shots?

Thomas Leitherer
10-14-2014, 09:47 AM
I'm working on more pics, interior front and rear, engine compartment and frame.

Daniel Scully
10-14-2014, 03:17 PM
I'm working on more pics, interior front and rear, engine compartment and frame.

Tim A. Fantin
10-16-2014, 06:56 AM
This is a over all solid ambulance from out west. The worst rust I saw was the front floor pans are rusted out. I assume from the windshield leaking at one time. There is some rot in front of the left rear wheel area but a good solid project car.

Larry Sears
10-18-2014, 09:41 PM
Reason for not owning yet is.......?

Bill Marcy
10-19-2014, 09:40 AM
I am excited to say that this beautiful ambulance will be coming to a garage near me! I have always loved, but never owned a Superior of this vintage and body style and it has long been a dream of mine to own one. Obviously, the ambulance will need lots of work, even just to be a good and dependable driver, but over time, she will be done. I can't wait to actually see her in person and be able to know that she is really our ambulance. However, I think it might be a while before she gets to NJ.

The minute I saw this beautiful ambulance, I was in love, even Lucille is excited. As soon as I spoke with Tom, I knew he is a gentleman and a great guy to talk with. I am grateful to Tom that he and I were able to reach agreement and I look forward to making him glad he sold her to me. THANKS TOM!

Thomas Leitherer
10-19-2014, 11:20 AM
Hello All,
As stated by Bill the car is sold. I'm very disappointed that I have to part with this car. But at the same time, relieved and excited that it is going to someone who will restore and enjoy it. Thanks to all who commented, got the pics up and showed an interest, I believe that helped us both, great group of people. Bill best of luck with your new baby.
Thanks again.
Tom.

James Fischer
10-19-2014, 01:04 PM
CONGRATULATIONS Bill !! :thumbsup: :applause: :thumbsup: :applause: :):):)

And welcome to the "Superior Ambulance Owners Association" !!! :D ;)

I know you are excited ,as I know I would surely be !!

Best of luck with her and "enjoy the ride" !!

Denny Shira
10-19-2014, 01:43 PM
Bill, Best of luck with your new ride. I too, am an admirer of Superior Pontiac's of that era.
Thomas, sorry that you had to part with the 68. Rest assured that it is going to a good home,where it will be well cared for.:applause:

Kurt Arends
10-19-2014, 01:43 PM
Now it just needs to be painted metallic green with a white roof to match the interior!! Red would be totally wrong for this car.

John Royark JR
10-19-2014, 01:48 PM
Now it just needs to be painted metallic green with a white roof to match the interior!! Red would be totally wrong for this car.

That would look nice.

Kurt Arends
10-19-2014, 02:25 PM
........... and loose the camper mirrors as well!!

Bill Marcy
10-19-2014, 04:38 PM
The original color of this ambulance is actually a Pastel Mint Green, top and bottom! I think Tom said the original color is actually a Mopar color from the Fifties, if memory serves me correctly, I think he called it Graber Green, or something like that. I think the ambulance would be stunning in either color, but we are a loooong way from having to make that decision. As for the mirrors, I am inclined to agree with you Kurt.

Wayne Krakowski
10-19-2014, 05:08 PM
Those camper mirrors or west coast mirrors were usually added to improve visibility for crews,and too save countless body shop bills due to the fact way too many people never learn how to back up properly,as a note our local service added backup cameras and guess what mirrors are being clipped because they forget they are there and wider than the truck duh,me I was old school,(the Italian racer from gumball rally) whats behind me is not my problem.LOL.but that car is a beauty keep us posted thank you for saving it.:applause:p.s. lose those mirrors.

Bruce Biancalana
10-19-2014, 11:38 PM
Congrats Bill, awesome rig!

Tim Prieur
10-20-2014, 09:11 AM
Bill, one more thumbs up!:thumbsup: A great vehicle to return to her glory.

Scott Crittenden
10-20-2014, 10:45 AM
Hello All,
As stated by Bill the car is sold. I'm very disappointed that I have to part with this car. But at the same time, relieved and excited that it is going to someone who will restore and enjoy it. Thanks to all who commented, got the pics up and showed an interest, I believe that helped us both, great group of people. Bill best of luck with your new baby.
Thanks again.
Tom.

Tom, the two best days are the day you get it and the day you sell it. Bill will be an excellent steward for the car.