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1952 Hudson Wasp 5B

Sale price: $US $5,800.00 make an offer

Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Hudson
Model: Wasp
Year: 1952
Type: Sedan
Color: Black
Mileage: 81,441
Engine: 262 Flathead 6 cyl. 127hp
Transmission: Automatic
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Interior Color: Brown
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1952 Hudson Wasp 5B for sale

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  • 1952 Hudson Wasp 5B

1952 Hudson Twin H-Power Wasp 262 flathead 6

 

               Highlights:

Ø  Beautifully Restored Dealer optioned Twin H-Power Intake

Ø  Factory Hydro-matic automatic transmission

Ø  Factory Radio is AM-FM-Aux conversion w/ pre amp outs (new guts but still the original housing)

Ø  Factory Optioned Hydromantic Automatic Transmission

Ø  Factory Optioned Heater (yes in '52 the heater was an upgrade option)

Ø  Factory Dana Rear

Ø  Engine Compartment is truly “Show Quality” Detail

Ø  Engine Compartment painted in Police Car Blue (Glasurit 90-Line) Satin Clean

Ø  Engine Block is painted with DuPont Imron paint for Temp and Chemical Resistance

Ø  Exhaust Manifold is painted in exhaust high-temp paint and then wrapped

Ø  Newly Upholstered Tweed Interior

Ø  FatMat sound deadening and thermal insulator

Ø  Roof has New Paint – antique white (Glasurit) smooth as glass

Ø  Body is in believed-to-be original Black Paint. Not Perfect – Nice Patina

Ø  New shocks. kingpins. alinement. lowered and reinforce upper A-armsf

Ø  New Leaf Spring Shackles and bushings

Ø  New Gas tank

Ø  New Fuel line

Ø  New brake line. Master Cylinder

Ø  Converted to 12 volt negative ground

Ø  New maintenance free “Hudson” 12v battery. from antique battery (looks like stock 6v)

Ø  Powermaster “Gener-nator” Alternator (designed to look like a generator)

Ø  Voltage Regulator is a new “dummy” to keep the stock looking compartment

Ø  All new side glass. Tint laminated in the Glass (so you cannot scratch it)

Ø  New Lug Nuts

Ø  Tires have like new tread. in very nice shape

Ø  Halogen Headlights

Ø  Clear Pennsylvania Title

Ø  All the structural rust (65yrs old) has been replaced and repaired correctly and professionally

Ø  It Starts right up and purrs like a kitten

Ø  I have always stored the car indoors in a climate controlled environment w/trickle charger

Ø  Lots of paperwork

Ø  I'm Sure There Is Something I'm forgetting

 

Known Concerns:

Ø  Wiper motor diaphragm needs to be replaced

Ø  Engine appears to have a vacuum leak of some kind

Ø  Minor Fuel leak at the fuel line to tank from a mechanic lowering the rear on to the line when installing the new leaf spring shackles. oops

Ø  Plastic indicator needle for gear select is missing (Shifts beautifully)

Ø  Black paint shows wear as it is believed to be original to the car

Ø  Original Headliner and bows (still in order) was taken out (comes with car)

 

I hate to sell this piece of American history. but my wife tells me I have too many toys.  

To the winning bidder: Please take care of and treat her kindly.   Her birthday is July 1st 1952. I've done a ton of research on this car and Hudson's history in NASCAR and our great nation.

 

I prefer PayPal for the deposit and will except Cash or Certified Bank Check. NO personal checks accepted.

Deposit of a minimum $1000. 00 must be paid within 48 hours of auctions end.   The remaining balance is due within 7 days of auctions end in full.   Deposit and/or Payment is nonrefundable and vehicle is sold as-is. Pick up of vehicle should be arranged as soon as possible and verification of such arrangements must be sent to me via eBay message or email within 7 days of auctions end.   If any of these terms are not met I reserve the right to relist or resell the vehicle after said time.

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