1948 Crosley "Tiki Taxi" - Fun "Island Style" Promotional Vehicle - Art Deco

1948 Other Makes Wagon for sale in Seattle, Washington, United States

Item location: Seattle, Washington, United States
Make: Other Makes
Model: Wagon
Trim: Woody
Year: 1948
Mileage: 19,000
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: Original
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Other Makes Wagon 1948

This is a fun 1948 Crosley "Tiki Taxi" themed woody style wagon. Built in 2009 with the total "island" feel !!!!Has won many Northwest car show awards including Goodguys "Dare to be Different". Always a crowd gatheredaround smiling and taking pictures. Perfect advertisement vehicle for a : Restaurant - Bar - Casino - Mall - Brewery- Resort - Theme Park - Museum - Collector ( just add your company logo ). Would make the ultimate Facebookphoto stop. it always stops viewers in their tracks . young & old !! Unique features include: * Beautiful gold & yellow pearl paint - candy green / white taxi checkers with rainbow sparkle flakes - Clear Coat. * Real bamboo weaved "woody" body panels - trimmed with natural "fuzzy" rope. * Stunning real banana leaf weaved seats - everyone has to feel them !! Front seats hinge forward. rear is a wrap-around chair. * Interior has a rope wrapped steering wheel - cool vintage taxi meter - and a "Rare" original Crosley radio. * Bamboo front grill with a "Tiki" head & dragon fly - custom "Hula Girl" beer tap shifter knob. * Custom made bamboo roof rack with vintage style luggage & cooler. * Working Taxi roof light & neat vintage NOS boat spot-light. * Air-brushed small original tailpipe to look like bamboo . complete with silk leaves. * All new glass & rubber seals - no front door glass to keep with the "island" feel. Easy to buy & install ( they are sliders !! ). * New bumpers - New original chrome hubcaps with painted Crosley lettering. * New Coker 12" radial wide- whitewall tires - powder coated wheels with "hand-painted" gold factory style pinstripes. * Includes a open trailer built for this car with new tires. Car weighs about 1400 lbs. Trailer about 600 lbs. Crosley automobiles are Americas first mass produced micro / economy cars. nbsp; built in Ohio from 1939 - 1952. They can get 50 mpg !!More famous for Crosley art deco radios & refrigerators of the 40's & 50'sThis little car is only 4' wide & 12' long. They are very basic & new parts are still available through the Crosley club venders ( & with very inexpensive prices ). Click on link below for more photos & story about this Crosley "Tiki Taxi". http://www. autotraderclassics. com/car-article/Big+Fun+in+a+Tiny+Package-81342. xhtml?conversationId=1544536 This cutie is located in Seattle (98198) at my business near Sea-Tac International Airport for easy viewing and transportation. For questions call Roy at (206) 679-6217. . A $500 Pay-Pal deposit is required by Buyer within 48 hrs. Balance to be paid by bank transfer or cash within 5 days of purchase. Funds must clear bank before vehicle & title will be released to Buyer. Seller can keep vehicle stored inside up to 30 days while Buyer arranges shipping. No discounted price if trailer is not wanted. All display items pictured ( Tiki Hut: folding thatch umbrella & bamboo chairs. palm tree. tiki torches. masks. nbsp;head . nbsp;& bamboo ice chest ) are included with price. My car show sign is not included with sale. Also includes - new (not installed ) brake shoes. a Crosley service & repair manual. and a book on Crosley the great man. This vehicle. trailer & display are all sold in used "as-is" condition. $

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