Citroën For Sale






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Auction price:  
C $1.00
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Last update: 
17.07.2017
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Item Location: 
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Drive Side: 
Left-hand drive
Type: 
Sedan
Exterior Color: 
Yellow
Interior Color: 
Gray and Yellow
Engine: 
425 cc
Number of Cylinders: 
2
Transmission: 
4 speed + reverse
Drive Type: 
FWD
Fuel: 
Gasoline
For Sale By: 
Private Seller
Mileage: 
100,200
Year: 
1968










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Description Citroën

You are bidding on a beautifully restored 1968 Citroën 2CV in Mariposa Yellow with a complimentary 2 tone interior. 


The Citroën 2CV was originally designed to serve the needs of peasant farmers and winegrowers in France. This French icon is considered to be one of the most classic French cars of all time. This 1968 version retains many of the older, charming features before dash, steering wheel and front grille became adorned with plastic. There were close to 4,000,000 of these adorable cars produced between 1948 and 1990.


This Belgian made version came off the assembly line in 1968 from the Vorst plant just outside of Brussels. Belgian 1 Franc coins were found in the car indicating the car was still in Belgium in 1977.


The automotive journalist Chris Harris covers the car's characteristics beautifully and conveys the essence of this iconic car in this video.  http://videos.sapo.pt/84zjVpwOeVPfmsQfiuIP     Please note: that Chris' model is 11 years older than the car being presented.


I  brought the car to Calgary from Alberta Beach, Alberta on August 6th, 2014 at which time a sympathetic restoration began. The restoration took about 18 months and was completed in May of 2016. The previous Owner restored the engine, brakes and clutch. I restored the bodywork, seats, interior, carpet, brake lines etc.


The car starts and runs well, and happily moves along in city traffic.


The following is the best information on the car: from Previous Owner of the Car


“The serial number is 29004770.  I believe this 2CV came from Holland to New York in the mid 80’s, was driven across Canada to the US west coast and was sold to someone in  Nevada.  It  was then purchased by an individual from Utah who eventually sold it (in 2003) on Ebay to the person I bought it from in Edmonton.  I purchased it in 2008.”


Window sticker on car confirmed  that the car  was indeed in Utah in 2002 (Window sticker was removed during restoration)


Serial Number: 29004770   100,200 Kms

Manufactured in Forest / Vorst  Belgium see  http://www.citroenet.org.uk/foreign/belgium/belgium1.html  for factory related details.


Registration: Registered, licensed and insured as a vintage vehicle in Alberta, Canada


Engine: 4 stroke horizontally opposed 2 cylinder air cooled, 425 CC 18 HP rebuilt by previous Owner. Carburetor Solex 28CBI


Glass - Appears to be all original - no pits or cracks, all new window rubbers


Paint- 2 component acrylic urethane single stage, Mariposa Yellow Painted inside and out including fire wall. All bumpers, trim and accessories are in one grey colour.


Clutch - Centrifugal “Trafficlutch”


Brakes - Inboard drums front, outboard upgraded drums in rear. New brake lines. 


Transmission 4 forward and one reverse gear 2nd, 3rd and 4th gears synchronized


Ignition - 123 Electronic  see  123ignition.nl


All electrical items function well except the fuel gauge that has stopped woking for some reason.


Roof: New, open, two  position roll back style with bronze and stainless steel locking hardware.


Tires / Wheels 4 New  135 80R 15 + One Spare  135 80 R15 All five wheels thoroughly sandblasted inside and out prior to priming and finish coats of paint.  Tubeless tires, tires hold air well. Stainless steel hubcaps + powder coated wheel wrench. Tire jack - scissor type not original.


Shock absorbers:  Horizontal double acting  (New by Monroe)


Body:  Fenders - all new no damage. Some minor rust repairs were conducted on underside  (jack points) and at door posts in 2015. Welded areas are seam sealed and undercoated. Front floor panel, previously installed by prior Owner. New bumpers. All body rubbers are new including hoods, doors, windows, mud flaps and vent flap. New grommets through fire wall. New aluminum front grille. Citroën Chevron on hood is original.



Upholstery / Seats (New) 2 tone  including door panels with new seat rubbers to provide seat suspension. Sliding adjuster retrofitted to original seat. 3 point retractable seat belts are chassis and door mounted.


Carpeting, new.


Photos / Documentation - Approximately 550 photos are available of car before and during restoration. Photos also detail minor rust restoration. All receipts of the work are included in a binder.


Spare parts: light bulbs, some engine components, extra wiper blades, spare fabric, touch-up paint, spare carpet, owners manuals, various books, blank keys,  etc etc.


Shipping- I will help facilitate shipping to US, I can also meet purchaser with car at Alberta side of Montana Border. Importation into US is easy as car is more than 25 years old.


Payment - 500 dollar deposit by Paypal within  24 hours of close of auction,  balance by bank transfer, or cash in person.


Questions? Feel free to phone me at:   403 - 802 1979  or email me at   perfectus@me.com










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