View Full Version : 1957 Finally on the Road

Jon Kluczynski
05-30-2017, 08:40 AM
Well after alot of work shes on the road.

Richard Vyse
05-30-2017, 10:09 AM
Nice.... "Congrats"

John ED Renstrom
05-30-2017, 12:14 PM
That is a nice sight to see. :thumbsup:

Bill Marcy
05-30-2017, 05:42 PM
Congratulations Jon! It looks real nice! Is the color dark green, or is my monitor fooling me?

Mark Jordan
06-03-2017, 11:39 AM
Very nice ride, Jon. Makes me miss the one I used to have even more.:applause:

Jon Kluczynski
06-13-2017, 10:45 PM
Its black,,and I thought my eyes were bad,,LOL

John ED Renstrom
06-14-2017, 11:19 AM
Now for a set of 890s with 3 inch white wall . They really made. A difference in the 58 we did. You will be surprised how much brass is in that car. Some vary heavy pieces of trim there.

Jon Kluczynski
06-14-2017, 08:51 PM
Would you have any parts left over??

John ED Renstrom
06-14-2017, 09:40 PM
most everything went back with the car to it's owner. but I know were a couple standard cars are what are you looking for?

Kurt Arends
06-14-2017, 09:58 PM
Have you been able to contact Nick Yassan yet? Nick is a late '50s/early '60s Eureka parts hoarder! He has a lot of stuff that you desperately need, including the correct landau bars. I know because I sold them to him.

Steve Loftin
06-14-2017, 10:20 PM
I wonder if your car is this one? It enters at 2:28:


Jon Kluczynski
06-14-2017, 10:33 PM
Ive emailed him many times, and hes got back to me 2 or 3 months later, answers,,,,then emails me 2-3 months later,,,,,,than,,,well you know where Im going with this,,, Im trying to be polite, and its hard but Im doing it, I think its because he tried to buy this car, but guess what happened

Kurt Arends
06-15-2017, 12:42 AM
I don't think that there is anything left of the '58 Eureka 3-way that I parted out other than the front clip, but that doesn't help you any. I can't remember what I did with the coach lamps, but I parted that car around 1984.

Chris Elzie
06-15-2017, 07:50 AM
Not the same coach that was used in alhat movie. That 57 is owned by a PCS member in Washington or Oregon, can't remember which state.

Richard Vyse
06-15-2017, 12:59 PM
I wonder if your car is this one? It enters at 2:28:


I always loved that scene and the music that went along with it.

Martyn Donaldson
06-15-2017, 01:26 PM
Chris is correct, the La Bamba '57 Eureka (and a '58 Superior) were studio-owned during the 1980s and used in several productions at the time. A local hearse club friend purchased both cars in the early '90s and I had the opportunity to drive the '57 a few times.
Here's a few screen shots...

Pic 1 - Moving Violations (1985)
Pics 2 & 3 - La Bamba (1987)
Pics 4 & 5 - Quantum Leap (1989)

Pics 6 & 7 - I took these photos of the car around 1999 or 2000. It was a Landau Combination. It sold on ebay about ten years ago.