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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1940 Nash Lafayette

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Customized 1940 Nash Lafayette for sale on From the seller’s description:

Found this sweetheart in Ontario Canada where the 2nd owner had it tucked away in storage since 1969. This car runs strong. Runs cool – never overheats. Complete original interior/exterior warts and all. All the original bits and pieces come with the car. Nash insignias intact. This baby is unspoiled.

Has a 1968 Chevrolet 350 HP, 327 CID with a Duntov cam, 10:1, forged crank; 2.02 heads; 66 cc combustion chambers, balanced and blueprinted. Edelbrock performer intake and 600 carb. Fatman Fabrications Independent Front Suspensions; new rack and pinion; front disk brakes; 350 transmission; 8-inch Mopar rear end.

Vintage Air high performance conditioning; Ron Frances wiring; Air Ride Technologies suspension; Lokar shifter; Smithy’s mufflers.

7:00×15 Firestone whitewall bias/ply; 1938 Packard fender skirts; underside was blasted and rust-treated before painted. Only two spots of rust in front of each rear fender.

Original wheels, rings, caps, and front bumper and over-riders included in sale.

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Superior, Wisconsin
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