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Hemmings Find of the Day: 1989 Ford Probe GT

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Turbocharged unrestored 1989 Ford Probe GT for sale on From the seller’s description:

Three owners and 160,000 original miles, No Rust, No Accidents.

This offering is for a Rare and carefully revitalized survivor car. It has Original Paint and Interior with minimal repairs performed to maintain the survivor class of this Unique Show Car. The vast majority of parts used are Ford Factory original or OEM replacements to maintain originality of the car and uphold factory specifications. Major Mechanical and Electronic systems are fully operational, including turbo charger boost level, ABS brake system. There are a few small items remaining to be addressed so this car is functional and ready to drive and show. It has been very well received in many car show venues and is well received by judges and spectators. It scored highly as a judged entry at the prestigious Geneva Concourse D’Elegance Car Show of 2018.

Over 350 man hours in mechanical and appearance detailing has been performed. Exterior paint has been revitalized, undercarriage and wheel wells have been hand cleaned and treated. Detailed interior repairs were made to the driver seat upholstery and rear the storage privacy panel has been re-covered. Other improvements include, a level one stereo upgrade to a Kenwood in dash Hands Free, Blue Tooth, CD, AM/FM with Infinity speakers in the original configuration. Also added are remote door locks, new floor carpet and custom floor mats. The interior fabric, vinyl, plastic and all rubber seals have been meticulously cleaned and revitalized.

Just Completed: A suspension rebuild with KYB struts, shock mounts, sway bar bushings and end links, and an old school professional alignment to factory spec for caster and cambers. Brakes have been upgraded to coated, slotted rotors with performance semi-metallic pads and the original ABS is fully functional. Transaxles were removed inspected and repaired and repacked, and Wheel Bearings were inspected and replaced as needed. New Clutch Master and Slave cylinders have been installed and clutch and brakes lines have been properly bled. Glass is in excellent condition, Air-conditioning works perfectly, as does pop-up headlights and other exterior lighting. Interior console lighting, trip calculator console, power driver seat adjustments are also fully functional.

A parts collection is included with the sale of this car. Many parts are no longer available, including OEM spec items, so having spares is important. Electronic items are the hardest to find so there is a full set of interior activation switches including Headlights, Blinkers, Wipers, Hazard lights, Cruise control and Heater Control module. The parts collection also includes engine gaskets, exterior parking and turn signal lens covers, a spare stock pattern wheel and many other items (A list can be provided upon request).

To provide accurate historical information and to aid with repairs, the original owner’s manuals, a Complete Portfolio of Original Brochures are included with the sale. Magazines & Newspaper Articles and Advertisements, Posters, an original Ford Press Kit, and all brands of repair manuals, including an original Ford Dealership repair binder, vacuum and electrical diagnosis manuals are included in the sale.

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Oregon, Wisconsin
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