Bob Sanov passed away a few months ago. The estate trustee has asked for our assistance in selling Bob's pride and joy - his 1965 Morgan Plus 4.
The real estate agent handling the home sale is in possession of a "large" folder of apparently every receipt Bob accumulated over his multi-decade (?) ownership.
After three of us worked on the car for several days and going over it carefully, we rate this car as a "#3 - Good" on the Hagerty Insurance 1-4 rating system. The Morgan appears to be damage-free with no dents or dings observed. The interior has leather seating and tunnel cover and in good used condition. A new front grill and aluminum radiator have been recently installed, along with new spark plug wires, distributor cap, and positive-ground Petronix ignitor system. The bumpers look new. There is minor corrosion on bits and pieces of the trim work and the underside of the bonnet panels. Several small paint blisters are visible on both front fenders and one rear fender. The five tires are over 10 years old. The installed battery is unusable.
All this car needs is new tires, battery, a tank of fresh gas, and someone to drive it frequently and with great enthusiasm!
If interested in acquiring this iconic British classic, contact estate trustee David Sanov 323-three eight three-5447 or email HERE . The car is currently stored in the Sanov garage in Florence, Oregon.
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1965 Plus Four Morgan For Sale
This car is owned by Pat Byrne the widow of William Byrne. Pat told me they were active in MOGNW in the past, so this car may be known to many of you. Unfortunately due to health issues he had to quit driving the car many years before his death. The car is for sale and Pat approached me as a fellow Morgan owner to help her with figuring the value and to help find a buyer. Since it had not been run in some time I volunteered to get the car running at no charge. Once I got it running I drove it about 10 or 12 miles and it runs and drives well. The suspension and drivetrain all seem as they should be.
Although it could be presentable driver without restoration, I would consider this to be an excellent candidate for a complete restoration. To use as is it would need immediate attention to the tires, brakes and carburetors. There is rust in both door skins, but I do not see any other rust in the body. The best way to price this car if for interested parties to come up look it over and make a reasonable offer. If I had not recently purchased a Morgan, I would have bought this on the spot!
To make arrangements to see the car Contact Pat Byrne 541-four zero zero-9564.
You can feel free to call me for information about the car, John Stanley 541-four nine zero-1293
Car is located in Hood River, Oregon.
1961 Morgan Plus 4, Chassis No. 4614
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