1966 Lincoln Continental Convertible
Less than 38,000 Original Miles & Stunning Restoration Work Performed
462 cubic inch V8 - Extensive Rebuild - Balanced & Blueprinted
C6 Dual Range Automatic Transmission - Disassembled, Re-Sealed & Serviced
2.80:1 Rear Axle Ratio
Venetian Yellow Exterior Color - Correct & Excellent Condition - Extensive Restoration
Original Black Leather Interior & Vinyl Pleating - Beautiful Original Condition
Power Convertible Top - Black
Six-Way Power Bench Seating
Power Windows including Vent Windows
Power Door Locks
Power Front Disc Brakes
Stereo-Sonic AM 8-Track Radio & Power Antenna
Stainless Steel Exhaust System
Original Owner's Manual
Texas Classic Cars of Dallas is proud to showcase this exceptional collector-quality 1966 Lincoln Continental Convertible. According to previous owners, this car has only accrued less than 38,000 original miles and its remarkable condition certainly reflects this mileage. There has also been an extensive lot of restoration work performed both mechanically and cosmetically to keep this car in top show & driving condition. This is your opportunity to own a stunning automobile and fast appreciating investment. You will not believe how good this Lincoln drives.
The exterior presents show quality correct Venetian Yellow paint in a base/clearcoat. The paint and body are in excellent condition as is the brightwork throughout this '66 Continental. We have a stack of receipts for the paint & body along with much of the mechanical work. All of this work was performed between 2006 to 2008. This is one of the nicest '66 Continentals you will find anywhere. The body is extremely straight. This has been a garage kept example its entire life, this is evident by the interior condition especially.
This Lincoln has had a host of mechanical work performed recently. The 462 cubic inch V8 has received a comprehensive rebuild including the following specifications ; New Pistons - New Camshaft - Crankshaft Ground 10/10 & Block Line-Bored - Original Heads Machined with New Valves & Hardened Seats for Unleaded Fuel - Fully Balanced & Blueprinted Engine from Balancer to Flexplate - Gas Tank Removed, Vatted, & Sealed - Fresh Carburetor Rebuild - New Fuel Pump - Seals - Etc. The transmission was removed, disassembled, resealed and serviced. The radiator has been restored/remanufactured. The fan clutch was replaced along with belts and hoses. The brake power booster & master cylinder have been replaced as well. The fuel tank was removed, vatted and sealed & fuel sending unit replaced. There is host of additional work that has been done to this Lincoln to ensure top driving characteristics.
Factory accessories include air conditioning, power steering, and power front disc brakes. The original breather and valve covers are intact. Further inspection will confirm structurally integrity of the metal throughout the engine compartment including the firewall, inner fenders and core support. Open the doors to 1966. This Lincoln is great car to drive. The steering feels excellent and the car is just an absolute pleasure to drive. Not only does this car's condition reflect its low mileage, the restoration work performed will ensure its condition for years to come. The front suspension was removed, powder-coated and rebuilt with new bushings and linkages.
The interior displays original leather & pleated vinyl throughout. This is a stunning car with a hint of patina in the interior. The seat upholstery is in exceptional condition front to back, displaying original leather with some wear. The dash and instruments are in excellent condition. The instrumentation is functional down to the AM 8-Track Stereo. The door panels are in great shape and the door undersides are very nice, solid. The weatherstrip has been replaced throughout. The identification plate is in place on the door jamb as well as a personalized plate for Mr. G.P "Pat" O'Brien. This car was ordered to a St. Louis Missouri DSO code in Venetian Yellow with Black Leather Interior, a Dual Range C6 Automatic Transmission, and 2.80:1 highway friendly gearing.
The power convertible top assembly functions correctly and is in excellent condition. These Slab Side Lincolns are a favorite of ours and many others. This is one of the finest we have been fortune to work with here at Texas Classic Cars of Dallas. The factory steel wheels & caps were fitted with 285/75 whitewall radials all around. There is also a mounted spare tire/wheel in the trunk.
The undercarriage is in incredible condition. The original flooring and framework is intact front to back. The front suspension was completely disassembled, powder-coated & new bushings installed throughout. The shocks have been replaced. The exhaust system has been replaced front to back (stainless steel). The spring mount points are solid as are the rocker panels, quarter panels, inner fenders, etc from our inspection. There is quite a bit of original red oxide evident as well as some very minor surface rust. A professional third-party inspection is always welcomed and encouraged to see that a vehicle meets individual purchase criteria. This particular Lincoln is one of the best there is, top to bottom.