1930 REO Flying Cloud Flying Cloud Custom
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1930 REO Flying Cloud Flying Cloud Custom for sale
*Original drivetrain replaced with Mopar powertrain - 318 CID V-8. 727 three-speed automatic transmission and Chrysler rear end
*Malaga Maroon with Atoka Cream belt. tan accents and gray interior
*Power front disc brakes
*Classic Instruments gauges
*Tilt steering column
*Stereo with CD player
If you're looking for a car to “Take It on the Run” or when it's “Time for You to Fly. take a look at this 1930 REO Flying Cloud. proudly. presented by MotoeXotica Classic Cars. This timeless classic has been updated with a modern power plant to make it worthy of driving at today's highway speeds.
Dressed in Malaga Maroon with an Atoka Cream belt and tan accents. the car's paint and trim are in very good overall condition. with minor blemishes visible only upon close inspection. The car's glass panes are also in very good order. intact and clear. The car's lights are in good shape. with fog lights perched above the front bumper and cowl lights in addition to the headlights. This ode to classic yesteryear rolls on radial tires. P235/75R15. surrounding cream-colored wire wheels with REO center caps. The car's body panels are straight and solid. including the rubberized roof and so-called “suicide” rear doors. The engine bay is tidy. the bumpers are in good shape and a wooden trunk in the rear provides storage for driver and passengers. Driver convenience features include power steering and power front disc brakes.
An all-Mopar powertrain replaces the car's original motor. transmission and rear end. It now has a 318 CID V-8 with dual exhausts. a 727 three-speed automatic transmission and a Chrysler rear end.
Inside. The car's gray seats are in very good condition. as is the matching carpet and headliner. Wood accents abound inside. over the dashboard and surrounding all of the side windows. The instrument panel is in very good order. complete with a full array of gauges from Classic Instruments. including a working clock. A modern. three-spoke wheel with tilting column. possibly from an American Motors vehicle. has replaced the original steering wheel. The door panels are in excellent condition while the mirror glass and gearshift lever are in good order. Capping off the interior is a Pioneer AM/FM stereo with CD player and two speakers in the rear. Currently the horn and fuel gauge are inoperable.
The REO Motor Car Company was a Lansing. Michigan-based company that produced automobiles and trucks from 1905 to 1975. At one point the company also manufactured buses on its truck platforms and even has a rock band named after them : REO Speed Wagon!
Ransom E. Olds was an entrepreneur who founded multiple companies in the automobile industry. In 1897 Olds founded the Olds Motor Vehicle Company (later. as Oldsmobile. to become a part of General Motors). In 1905 Olds left Oldsmobile and established a new company. REO Motor Car Company. in Lansing. Michigan. Olds had 52 percent of the stock and the titles of president and general manager. To ensure a reliable supply of parts. he organized a number of subsidiary firms like the National Coil Company. the Michigan Screw Company. and the Atlas Drop Forge Company.
Originally the company was to be called "R. E. Olds Motor Car Company. but the owner of Olds' previous company. then called Olds Motor Works. objected and threatened legal action on the grounds of likely confusion of names by consumers. Olds then changed the name to his initials.
The Flying Cloud was the first car to use Lockheed's new hydraulic internal expanding brake system and featured styling by Fabio Segardi. While Ned Jordan is credited with changing the way advertising was written with his "Somewhere West of Laramie" ads for his Jordan Playboy. Reo's Flying Cloud—a name that provoked evocative images of speed and lightness—changed the way automobiles would be named in the future. It has a 115" wheelbase. The final REO model of 1936 was a Flying Cloud.
Competition to this REO in 1930 included Auburn's 125. Cadillac's V-16. Duesenberg's SJ Phaeton. Imperial's Limousine. Lincoln's L-series Limousine and Marmon's Series 16.
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis. Missouri. It is sold as is. where is. on a clean and clear. mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!
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MotoExotica. com is a licensed bonded dealer through the state of Missouri. We have been in business since 1988 selling high end. special interest. pre-owned and exotic vehicles.
With the advent of the Internet and EBay Motors. we have found an avenue that allows us to sell cars we normally purchased for ourselves. We have owned just about every exotic and luxury car known to man; such as ISO Grifo to Jaguar XKE. Lamborghini Countach and Rolls Royce.
In the past. these cars were sold primarily through Hemmings Motor News and through word of mouth. We would normally keep a car and enjoy it personally for 6 – 18 months. However. with listing cars on EBay Motors. our turnover has tremendously increased. Now. the average time we hold a car is 4 – 6 weeks!
With the increase in turnover has come the increased need of fine automobiles. We are constantly looking for exceptional cars and travel the country coast to coast in search of the rare and unusual. We find our cars through individuals like yourselves as well as classic car and dealers auctions. We do not purchase vehicles that we would not be proud to own ourselves.
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The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent. If you or an agent upon completion of a scheduled inspection at our St. Louis location finds the car not to your liking. we will refund your deposit with no questions asked. Feedback MUST be left before the vehicle is released to the buyer/agent/shipper. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have seven (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations.
All disputes arising out of or resulting from this sale shall be finally determined by binding arbitration in St. Louis. Missouri in accordance with the commercial rules of arbitration of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration shall be carried out by one or more arbitrators in accordance with said rules. Any award shall be enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction in the same manner as judgments. This agreement to arbitrate shall survive the sale of the automobile described herein. Buyer and Seller hereby agree that Missouri law shall control for all purposes under this Bill of Sale. Buyer and Seller hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Missouri to specifically enforce the agreement to arbitrate and to enter judgment of and enforce the award of the arbitrator. All above terms and conditions are applied to vehicle sales. whether through EBay or otherwise. Fees and Taxes
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We will not be responsible for buyer’s remorse or problems found to said vehicle once they have left our property. We are just being realistic; most of the cars we deal in are vintage and by their very nature will need TLC and some degree of attention sooner or later. These are not new cars and your expectation should not be of a perfect. new car. Once full payment has been received. Seller will email or fax a copy of clear title. Bill of Sale. Buyers Guide and additional DMV forms to the Buyer to sign and return via email or fax. The fully-executed forms must be returned to the Seller prior to the shipment of said vehicle. Original paperwork will be sent to Buyer via USPS Priority Mail within ten (10) days from date of final payment.
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