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Old 07-29-2020, 05:33 PM
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Well Bill, I have practically begged Paul for pictures, and he's not playing.
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Well Bill, I have practically begged Paul for pictures, and he's not playing.
Not until I can get it cleaned for pictures. It was in storage all winter, and it has been too hot to clean the car. I want to sell it, and my price is a starting point, however, I am a motivated seller. Just don't want to take it to eBay or Bring a Trailer. Rather it stay in the PCS family.
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Whomever gets this car is going to need a lot of missing items. Here is the list that the seller has given, and who knows what else in missing or worn out.
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This ambulance will be sold without lights and sirens.No A

pilar lights,no rear worklight,no 4 corner beacons,no center beacon,

no 2 chrome sirens.Those will go on a shelf in my home...
These items alone are going to cost you quite a bit to locate and purchase. The 4 corner beacons are worth at least $1000 for the 4, and if you need to purchase glass lenses for them, if you can find them, they are going to be expensive. Many times the motors themselves are worn out, and they are not inexpensive to buy. I wouldn't consider this car, because it is more a gamble than I would want to take. Also, parts are no longer as inexpensive as they once were. I needed 4 rubber bushings for one of my cars, and they used to be 2 or 3 dollars each. I paid $10 each for them last week! All these things add up to big dollars, as anyone that has ever restored a car will tell you. To rechrome the front and rear bumpers, you are looking at $3000 each, or $6000 for the pair. I am not trying to talk you out of it, or to scare you, just pointing out the reality of costs of restoration today. Don't believe me, ask Ed Renstrom, because he has his fingers on the pulse of today's costs better then any one here.
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Whomever gets this car is going to need a lot of missing items. Here is the list that the seller has given, and who knows what else in missing or worn out.

These items alone are going to cost you quite a bit to locate and purchase. The 4 corner beacons are worth at least $1000 for the 4, and if you need to purchase glass lenses for them, if you can find them, they are going to be expensive. Many times the motors themselves are worn out, and they are not inexpensive to buy. I wouldn't consider this car, because it is more a gamble than I would want to take. Also, parts are no longer as inexpensive as they once were. I needed 4 rubber bushings for one of my cars, and they used to be 2 or 3 dollars each. I paid $10 each for them last week! All these things add up to big dollars, as anyone that has ever restored a car will tell you. To rechrome the front and rear bumpers, you are looking at $3000 each, or $6000 for the pair. I am not trying to talk you out of it, or to scare you, just pointing out the reality of costs of restoration today. Don't believe me, ask Ed Renstrom, because he has his fingers on the pulse of today's costs better then any one here.
Good thing I don't have you on the floor selling caskets for me.
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Had been on marketplace for some time for $5000. Now being auctioned without lights/siren.
This was my father's and my first ambulance, which we bought from Rhawnhurst-Bustleton Volunteer Ambulance in Philadelphia, PA. We eventually sold it, and it was sold at least three times since. It's a shame to see how it has deteriorated over the years. Too far gone for me to reacquire, and I have one just like it now.
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Good thing I don't have you on the floor selling caskets for me.
As a casket salesman, my moto would be.. "every one comes with a lifetime guarantee!" or "I guarantee a forever time of comfortable slumber" "Never had an occupant of the casket ever have a comfort complain". Do I get the job??
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