This vehicle has not been modified and all of its components are original and is roadworthy. It has always been stored in an indoor climate controlled environment. The restoration of the chassis has included careful cleaning, bead-blasting, machine work, painting and some new metal plating. Only original authentic Rolls Royce parts have been used during its restoration.Every bolt, nut and screw on its chassis has been cleaned and many were re-plated. ENGINE One of the prior owners, Mr. Joe Stankey had the original 6 cylinder overhead valve engine fully and professionally restored; including the carburetor; generator; starter-motor; Delco distributors; and water pump. The engine was removed and held out of the car in safe storage for approximately 40 years before being reinstalled. The engine compression has been tested and meets the manufactures recommended standards. It runs very smoothly and quietly, does not over heat, and maintains good oil pressure. The rebuilt engine has undergone approximately 10 hours of testing operation. The exhaust manifolds are fully restored including new coating black porcelain. A new, quiet, high-quality, and efficient exhaust system has been professionally fabricated and installed. The fuel tank has been cleaned and seal-coated. An electric fuel pump has been installed for easy starting and reliable use. An authentic Rolls Royce Auto-Vac vacuum tank is mounted on the firewall, but is not functional. CHASSIS The front and rear axles have been restored. The brakes on all four wheels and the brake servo mechanism have been carefully restored and adjusted. The brake system has been tested and works very well. The steering box, torque tube, u-joint, transmission, clutch, and clutch-brake have all been fully restored. Every bearing in each chassis assembly has been replaced with new or new old stock of the best quality. All assemblies have been carefully hand-fitted and tested for full and proper function. The original shock absorbers have been cleaned, painted and installed, but are unrestored. Both front and rear bumpers have been professionally chrome plated. The Bijur chassis lubricating device, fittings and oil lines are in place, but remain to be restored. WHEELS All six 21” Buffalo wire wheels have been restored and painted. The wheels are exceptional, free of rust, and straight. The locking rings have been professionally chrome plated and are superb. The original hubcaps have also been mechanically restored and are beautifully chrome plated. All six wheels have been fitted with new 7:00 x 21 tires, flaps and tubes. The original locking Buffalo hubcap wrench is included. BODY The custom, hand-made, all-aluminum body and hood are in excellent condition. The body wood is in very good original condition and is free of rot or deterioration. All four doors open, close and lock efficiently. The door chain-drive regulators and the regulator for the center divider have been restored and function properly. The center divider glass is new. The windshield and door glasses are either new or in very good condition; except for one door glass needs replacement. The wood dash board is complete and in very good unrestored condition. All instruments are included. Some of the upholstery has been removed, but all has been reserved for use as patterns. Most of the wood veneer covering for the vanity/divider was removed and lost by a previous owner. Fortunately detailed original pictures are included with the vehicle for patterning. One drawer, two pulls and other small hardware parts are also included. The jump seats are in place and functional. The original wood running boards and their decorative metal strips are in very good unrestored condition. The luggage rack has been cleaned and installed but still requires plating. The original luggage trunk is included as well. The top covering fabric is damaged and is in need of replacement. The head lights, fender lights and the tail light assembly are in very good unrestored condition. An authentic 1930 three trumpet Sparton musical horn is included and is in perfect operating condition. The original Flying Lady hood ornament has been professionally nickel plated and is in pristine condition. Also included is original correspondence, reference books, manuals and additional literature.
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Location: Chico, California, United States