1929 Marmon Model 78 OHV straight 8
Sale price: $36,620.00 make an offer
Price trends for this listing: $45,500.00
Technical specifications, photos and description:
~ 1929 Marmon. Model 78 ~
OHV straight 8
1720 actual miles on the odometer
Complete frame-off restoration
* The engine was rebuilt by a professional engine rebuild company in Alabama (Huntsville Engine Performance Center) including new pistons. valves and lots of other new items. a new cam shaft had to be special made. The car really runs great and on regular gas (no lead additive).
* The wheels were done by Dayton Wheels.
* All plating chrome and gold was done by Advanced Plating in Nashville. TN.
* New rear axles were made since the original ones had cracks.
* the body paint is from the original paint colors. but modern base-coat. clear-coat was used.
* The upholstery was copied from the original. so that all pleats and buttons are the same.
* Four extra wheels are also included that had been modified by having plates welded over the front of the spokes - this was done to keep mud out of the spokes on the old-time roads.
* I have only made one modification from the original. and that was to add a 6-volt electric fuel pump. hidden in the frame. It makes for an easy start and a great running car. The original vacuum system is still in place and could be restored easily.
The car is an eye-catcher and has consistently won first place in every car show I have taken it to. It is a great driver too!
Buy It Now set at $50K however all serious offers will be considered
For more information on the History of Marmon automobiles please visit the Marmon Club of America's website: http://www. marmonclub. com/index. html
A deposit of $500 is required within 48 hours of auction close. Buyers are responsible for arranging their own financing. Full payment is required within 10 days of auction close.
Vehicle is located in Northern West Virginia. Buyer is responsible for vehicle pick-up or shipping. The vehicle will only be released after funds are received and approved by my bank.
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