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This vehicle is offered for sale to settle an Estate in Northern Virginia. The item is located approximately 20 miles west of Washington D.C.

Item Description-According to research and interviews with family  we've determined this car was built in the early 80's by Bob Nitti of Jersey City, New Jersey in a traditional "Jersey Style" with a 5.5 inch chop in the front and 7.5 inch top in the rear and lowered 5 inches. The extended rear quarters end with a 56 Nomad Shaved Bumper and Packard Tail Lights. Front end  features a shaved front bumper with 53 Mercury Bullets which Protect a 53 Corvette Grill.  57 Lincoln Headlights are "Frenched" and placed on angles along with 59 Cadillac front turn signals.

 Handmade Bubble Skirts, Dummy Lake Pipes and 51 Olds Side Trim accent the side  profile of the car.  Mechanically the car appears to have had the front end upgraded with power disc brakes/components and powered by a Corvette 350 Motor ,  Rear end appears to be latter model GM unit.Turbo 350 Transmission and features  Period Air Conditioning-which blows cold-along with Power Steering and Power Brakes with Disc Brakes Up Front and Drums In the Rear. The interior features traditional tuck and roll upholstery, electric windows and Vintique style gauges.  This car is reported to have won 100 "Best Of Awards" between 1990 and 2010 and captured a Top Award at the James Dean Run Rebel Run in the 90's according to magazine articles we referenced from 1997.

It appears the car-known as "Dragon Lady"  has had 2 or 3 owners since built in 1983 and accumulated 14,500 miles since completion. The recently deceased owner regularly drove this car to meets in the Carolinas, Florida and Pennsylvania. .This  car was well known in the DC/Metro area. The last owner suffered from Dementia since 2010 and the car has seen little use in the last 5 years.  The car presently runs and  drives out with all operating gauges and lights. One electric door popper on the passenger door is not operational and the rear trunk lock/popper is not functional. The rear trunk latch is in a plastic bag in the trunk. The trunk stays shut on its own weight. The choke on the carburetor is not working. Car warms up  in 5 minutes  when you manually apply the choke and runs well once warmed up-however it does have a bit of a flat spot coming off idle and I would recommend  rebuilding the carburetor, flushing all fluids and checking all systems since the car has seen limited use recently.. We drained the old fuel out of the car, charged the battery and it started right up. The paint and body work is absolutely fantastic for a car which was built 30 years ago. It is hard to believe the car was built 30+ years ago. Examination of the underside of the car shows the car to have been a nice rust free car to start with featuring solid floors and rockers etc.. Previous owner fitted the wide Cragar Mags on the car and they will touch edge of front fender lips if absolutely locked at end of steering wheel limits. The car is garaged 20 miles west of D.C. and can be seen by appointment by contacting the Agent representing the Estate. Car will convey with clear Virginia title.

Item is offered As Is Where is with no warranty or guarantee expressed or implied and with all faults known and unknown. Item will convey with clear Virginia title. Descriptions are deemed as accurate but are not guaranteed and all parties are urged to inspect items in person or by representative. Contact  N. T. Arrington at 703-966-8422 with questions or comments








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