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There's just something about the Phaeton....

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Bugsy, Dec 16, 2010.

  1. Bugsy
    Joined: Dec 27, 2008
    Posts: 1,285

    from Kansas

    Every once in a while, I see a car that really gets to me and this is one. I ran across this a while ago on Ebay. I don't know what it is about this Phaeton but I'm digging it. It has really cool, local history too (so they say). Built in the 50's and came out of a Topeka, Ks. estate. Supposedly the builder's estate. It still has the Topeka High Trojans sticker in the rear window. It has a 21 stud flatty and some other interesting add ons like the Pontiac Silver Streak taillights and the 40 Ford wheel. They say it sat for 50 years and is basically original. I love the color and the interior and I think it really looks slick with the side curtains. I can't help but imagine how fun it must have been to bomb around Topeka, Ks. as a 17 year old in the car!! Like they always say...if this car could talk!! Wish like hell I had the dough!!

    Last edited: Dec 16, 2010
  2. alchemy
    Joined: Sep 27, 2002
    Posts: 16,866


    That's a 60 horse and more like a '48 steering wheel, but still a fun car.
  3. Crankhole
    Joined: Apr 7, 2005
    Posts: 2,626


    I like it alot. That's all I got.
  4. 62rebel
    Joined: Sep 1, 2008
    Posts: 2,817


    damn. i LIKE it. then again, i was taught to read by Floyd Clymer, almost... Dad had a bunch of his A restoration books and two or three A's at one time.... well; two and a half.

    i love the way this one is preserved.... while i would certainly LOVE to own it, i'd be so protective of it, i'd never want to risk it among our dumbass drivers.

  5. BulldawgMusclecars
    Joined: Jul 15, 2010
    Posts: 508


    A friend of mine has a '29 A Phaeton (half-finished project)that I am trying to help him sell...wish I could keep it!
  6. chaddilac
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
    Posts: 13,869


    Whoa! Cooool!
  7. Oh, I been watchin' that bad boy, too. Very nice car. Santa? You listenin'?

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