Sensible and economic as Ramblers and their owners tended to be, this well preserved Cross Country was owned by the head lifeguard form the city of Santa Barbara form new until his death in 2008. Having walked to work most of his career, the Rambler has amassed only 49,00o miles on the odometer in it’s lifetime. Offered on Ebay the Cross-Country station wagon model 6218-2 came with the following factory options: 3-speed push button “Flashmatic” transmission, HD cooling system, back-up lights, “Weather-Eye” ventilation system, full reclining seats, blue tinted glass, oil bath air cleaner, oil filter, padded dash, HD springs, twin circuit brakes and the “Custom” trim level.
Offered on Hemmings for $19,800, this low mileage California car has 1 repaint on a rust free car. With V8 power, power brakes and a new set of radials this wagon is ready to go.
These are rare cars and to find a California black plate survivor with the original Summer Rose paint makes this a special find. Found on Ebay, the owner states that with the exception of having the seat inserts and front upholstery redone everything is original and in working order. This car would be perfect as is or an easy restoration to top condition.
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2 Door wagons can’t be beat and a rare 1955 Studebaker is a sight to behold. This restored beauty just came out of a 3 year restoration and comes equipped with 185 cubic inch Victory 6 cylinder engine, 3 speed manual transmission, color keyed factory wheels with 6.70-15 BF Goodrich Silver Town wide white wall tires, full factory wheel discs, correct fishtail exhaust tip, fully detailed undercarriage, front windshield visor, chrome and gold a plated hood ornament, and correct original exterior colors of Coral and White. Found on Ebay this Studebaker is as nice as you’ll find.
Who knew in 1963 that these Transporters in just a few years would be the ubiquitous choice of transportation for flower children everywhere. Here we have pristine restoration of a 15 window Transporter decked out with a two-tone green and white exterior and a mint green interior. Everything has been either replaced or restored. Found over at Hemmings, it is being offered at $35,000
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Here at SWF we love original wagons especially black plate California cars with loads of documentation. Found on Ebay this 1969 VW Sqaureback Wagon has a very reasonable buy it now price of $4,900. A 3 owner car with just over 100,000 miles, it comes with a binder full of documentation begining with the original bill of sale from “Dave Rasmussen Volkswagen”. The car did have a repaint in the 80’s after a front end accident, but the paint still looks great and the car drives very straight. At $4,900 it seems like a perfect weekend cruiser to us.
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