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The Pavlovian response among most car guys upon hearing the name of the coachbuilder Henney is to think Packard professional car. But that’s not the case with this 1936 Oldsmobile ambulance bodied by Henney and now waiting in the Arizona desert for somebody to come along and give it a proper restoration. From the seller’s description:
Umolested original Arizona rust-free vehicle !!! Straight 8 cyl GM Engine Starts & Runs, 850 miles on older Pro. Rebuild, Rebuilt Carb., Factory Floor Shift Man. Trans., 6 Volt System, Newer 6 volt Battery , Needs Restoriation …. Complete Original Vehicle …. Front door wood frames need replacing ( Good Patterns from Orig. Frames), Glass Good, Rt. Ft door glass broken & Windsheilds are De-laminating , all Glass is flat, will need a Grill & Bumper, new Master cyl (not installed), 6volt to 110volt Factory inverter, Factory Partition / Medicine Cabnet with Rear Heater, a few minor dents & dings (it’s 76 years old) Stored over 25 years, One of 1,017 Built by the HENNEY MOTOR COMPANY of Freeport, Il, Of the 1,017 very few were 764′s , Built on a 1936 Oldsmobile L-36 Progress 8 Chassis … Cost $2,140.05 New in 1936 when the Army Medical Corps delivered it to Ft Whipple Army Med Center in Prescott, Arizona, Also was a Yavipai County Fire Rescue Ambulance … I am the 3rd Private Owner, active Arizona title !!!
This Vehicle has been located in Yavipai County, AZ Since NEW !!! Surface Rust Only
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