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1978 Chrysler Town & Country Wagon on 2040cars

Year:1978 Mileage:69250 Color: Yellow / Tan
Location:

Columbus, Ohio, United States

Columbus, Ohio, United States
Transmission:3-speed automatic
Body Type:station wagon
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:318 cid / 5.2 litre
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
Year: 1978
Number of Cylinders: V-8
Make: Chrysler
Model: Town & Country
Trim: woody wagon
Options: Leather Seats
Drive Type: Front-engine, rear-drive
Power Options: Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
Mileage: 69,250
Exterior Color: Yellow
Interior Color: Tan
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

 1978 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country wagon in very, very nice original condition with less than 70k miles offered for the first time at NO Reserve.  318 cid V8 (5.2) litre with working Lean-Burn electronic ignition, power steering, power brakes, cruise control, intermittant wipers, power drivers seat, power windows, power door locks and adjustable rear air shocks.  Exterior finish has very few blemishes with exception of slight paint bubbling on lower corner of passenger-front door.  Woodgrain trim is in very presentable condition with minimal discoloration or warping.  Paint and glass are in near perfect condition, as  is the Pumpkin Orange leather upholstery which shows minimal wear on the driver's seat.  Some sun fade of the carpet in  rear cargo area is apparent.  Sagging headliner has been  replaced in factory-correct color and material. Exterior chrome shows some speckling but is in overall very good condition as are the rubber bumper inserts.  Whitewall tires are in excellent condition with less than 2k miles since installed.  The air conditioning does not blow cold and I have not attempted to have the problem diagnosed.  All fluids have been flushed and all filters changed within the last 1k miles. A full set of rubber floor mats are included; they were removed during the process of taking photographs.  This Chrysler has been supremely reliable and is a pleasure to drive.  Prospective buyers are welcome to view the vehicle in person at its location near downtown Columbus, Ohio.  I have owned the vehicle approximately 6 years, having purchased it from a vintage auto broker in central Ohio who purchased it from an estate sale in the area. 

A 10% non-refundable deposit is required of the successful bidder within 48 hours of the conclusion of the auction.  Payment of deposit may be made via PayPal or expedited money order or certified check.  Buyer is responsible for arranging pickup or shipping but I will gladly work with your agent to facilitate retrieval.   Balance due required before pickup and delivery of Ohio title. 

Please email seller any questions or to schedule a viewing.

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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 13:30:00 EST

Preliminary first-quarter results from 2013 have been announced by Chrysler, and the company is reporting a net income of $166 million on revenue of $15.4 billion. Compared to this period last year, net income is down $307 million and revenue has dropped $1 billion.
Chrysler says that its quarter was negatively affected by the costs associated with launching its 2013 Ram Heavy Duty, 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and preparation for the return of the all-new 2014 Jeep Cherokee pictured above. The launches should provide a strong second half of 2013, says the automaker. "We remain on track to achieve our business targets, even as the first-quarter results were affected by an aggressive product launch schedule," said Chrysler Group LLC Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne.
On a positive note, the automaker says worldwide vehicle sales are up 8 percent from one year ago, a number pushed by a 12 percent bump in U.S. retail sales. In addition, domestic market share has risen slightly, up to 11.4 percent from 11.2 percent last year. Read more in the official statement below.

Five automakers now being investigated by NHTSA for airbag woes

Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:00:00 EST

It appears that Toyota's renotification to owners of recalled vehicles from last year is just the tip of the iceberg for what could potentially be a much larger industry-wide recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is opening a preliminary evaluation investigation into roughly 1.1 million vehicles from Chrysler, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Toyota and parts supplier Takata regarding faulty airbag inflators in several models.
NHTSA has received six reports - three directly, two from Takata and one from Toyota - of vehicles with ruptured airbag inflators from 2002-2006, which resulted in three injuries. So far, all six incidents have occurred in high humidity areas like Florida and Puerto Rico. According to Toyota's latest recall announcement, the inflators may have an improper propellant that could cause it to rupture in a crash and the bag to deploy abnormally.
This new investigation follows a previous recall from April 2013 of about 3.4 million vehicles worldwide for the airbag inflators from Takata. As Autoblog reported, Toyota jumpstarted the new situation when it found that the original list of serial numbers for the faulty part was incomplete and discovered more cars in need of replacement. Honda and Nissan told us that they were investigating whether further models would need called in again as well. Mazda told Autoblog: "Regarding the current Takata situation, we're working closely with NHTSA and investigating the situation, but nothing else to report at this time." Chrysler Group responded to us with the statement: "Chrysler Group engineers are conducting the appropriate analysis. The Company will cooperate fully with the National Highway Traffic Administration."

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Most domestic automaker assembly plants traditionally take a couple of weeks off during the summer. The shutdowns give each plant time for much needed repairs and maintenance, and in some cases, help better align production with demand. Not this year, though, as demand for many models is outstripping what Ford, Chrysler and General Motors plants can produce.
Ford has announced that it will shorten its annual summer shutdown for most North American plants from two weeks to one. The shorter shutdown will increase the carmaker's annual North American production by 40,000 units on top of the 200,000 extra units that it was already planning to produce this year versus last. Automotive News reports that Ford produced 2.8 million vehicles on this continent in 2012, and that output this year has already increased 13 percent through April.
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