5k: Too Much Of A Good Thing? 1967 Volvo 1800S
Tipper Kaibeezy sent us this link and made the astute statement: “good shape, great price – can you post too many of these? I’m not sure you can, as long as they are good cars at good prices.” Find this 1967 Volvo 1800S offered for $6,500 via craigslist in the wilderness north of Eureka, CA.
This 1800S looks good in the photographs, but the price is shockingly low — as in… “it doesn’t run and has homeless people living in it” low. The seller mentions that it is somewhere between condition 3 & 4, meaning it is somewhere between a decent driver and a good almost show car. The only flaws we can see are some aftermarket wheels (that don’t look bad) and some missing bumper trim, but the seller doesn’t include enough photos to make a good long distance judgement.
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This car is definitely made for steel wheels.
~ much preferable to the yellow unit! aren't those '93 only 'Classic' 240 wheels?
Lotta stuff going on here. Aside from the typical 1800 stuff (rust, rust, rust, electrics, rust) the prospective buyer should be prepared for whatever is hiding underneath the very mediocre paint job (the window surrounds really will need help). Those wheels aren't doing the 1950s design any favors, IMO, their early '80s vibe just too strong for the more antiquated lines of the car. I also don't remember the turn signals in that inboard position for 1967 but someone here could set me straight on that point. At least it doesn't have the half-painted side vent of the yellow 12k car…
Those turn signals have definitely been moved inboard – good catch. Therefore some bodywork has been done on the nose, so caveat emptor if nasty repairs are hiding under the green paint. $6500 might be a bit optimistic given the condition, unless it's mechanically perfect.
scot: I think those are Volvo OE wheels of some sort but I believe the 240 Classic meshies didn't have the center hubcaps hiding the lugs.