VOLO AUTO MUSEUM
27582 VOLO VILLAGE RD
VOLO , Illinois
AACA National first prize senior award winner in 2010. That means it competed against the best of the best and won. Restored to factory specs. They started with a 70,000 mile clean car. Gorgeous factory color. Features a 289 V-8, automatic and power steering.
EXTERIOR: The color in person is beautiful, the burgundy has lots of tiny metal flake. The body is pristine- laser straight, no rust and the body panels are aligned perfectly. Door, trunk and even the hood shut like a new car. The paint is definitely better than when it left the factory. It is polished out to a smooth glossy finish. The jambs are painted as nice as the exterior. Bottom of doors are clean, weatherstrips and sill plates are replaced, latches are cleaned. All of the chrome and trim is mint. Upfront the bumper, grill, headlight bezels, emblems, hood ornament are in mint. Down the sides the moldings, emblems, rocker trim, door handles and Ford script mirrors are also pristine. The stainless trim around the windshield, rear window, rain gutters are polished. Even the wipers are polished. All the glass is crystal clear and the rubber gaskets are soft. Has correct antenna. The vent window pillars have mint chrome. In back the tail lights, trim, bumper and lenses are mint. The rims are painted body color. The spinner wire wheel hubcaps are in excellent shape, radial tires look new.
INTERIOR: It's like sitting in a new 65 Ford. The upholstery and door panels are excellent. The armrests, window cranks and door handles are mint. The white headliner and visors are bright, mirror is mint, overhead light works. The dash area is super clean- the knobs are mint, chrome still sparkles, steering wheel is in excellent shape, chrome horn ring is mint, has original radio. The metal dash is painted a nice smooth satin black. Carpet has been replaced and there is a set of Fairlane embroidered floor mats. There are seat belts in the front.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT: Highly detailed just as it was the day it rolled out of the factory. It is powered by it's original 289 V-8 and features power steering. Everything is restored in its proper finishes. Air cleaner was sprayed with a gun and has a gloss finish. They used correct Ford hoses, clamps, plug wires. Every component is new looking- brake lines, pulleys, radiator, wiper motor, nuts and bolts etc. Jamb and bottom of hood painted as nice as the car. New insulation, latches are cleaned.
TRUNK COMPARTMENT: It's all clean metal painted the same beautiful body color. It has the particle board filler panels and plaid mat. Has matching painted rim, new radial tire and a restored jack. Bottom of the trunk lid and the jamb is glossy smooth paint, has jacking instructions decal, new weatherstrip. Latches are cleaned. There are also a set of poverty hubcaps included.
UNDERSIDE: Also detailed right down to the assembly line markings. Upfront the steering and suspension components look practically new. The bottom of the motor and trans are spotless. Has optional Cruise-O-Matic trans. The driveshaft, rear end and rear suspension has the original markings duplicated. Everything looks proper- e-brake cables, brake lines and hoses, bushings, shocks, fuel tank etc. Solid metal underbody. Upgraded to dual exhaust with glass pack mufflers.
This is just a really nice car. Even if you are not a trophy chaser it is nice to own something this nice. It doesn't only look new, it feels and functions as new also!