1948 Crosley "Tiki Taxi" - Fun "Island Style" Promotional Vehicle

1948 Other Makes Wagon

Make: Other Makes
Model: Wagon
Trim: Woody
Year: 1948
Mileage: 19,000
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: Original
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Seattle, Washington, United States
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Description for Other Makes Wagon 1948

This is a fun 1948 Crosley "Tiki Taxi" themed woody style wagon. Built in 2009 with the total "island" feel !!! Has won many Northwest car show awards including Goodguys "Dare to be Different". Always a crowd gathered around smiling and taking pictures. Perfect advertisement vehicle for a : Restaurant - Bar - Casino - Mall - Brewery - Resort - Theme Park - Museum - Collector ( just add your company logo on doors ). Would make the ultimate Facebook photo stop !!Unique features include: * Beautiful gold & yellow pearl paint - candy green / white taxi checkers with rainbow sparkle flakes - Clear Coat. * Real bamboo weaved "woody" body panels - trimmed with natural "fuzzy" rope. * Stunning real banana leaf weaved seats - everyone has to feel them !! Front seats hinge forward. rear is a wrap-around chair. * Interior has a rope wrapped steering wheel - cool vintage taxi meter - and a "Rare" original Crosley radio. * Bamboo front grill with a "Tiki" head & dragon fly - custom "Hula Girl" beer tap shifter knob. * Custom made bamboo roof rack with vintage style luggage & cooler. * Working Taxi roof light & neat vintage NOS boat spot-light. * Air-brushed small original tailpipe to look like bamboo . complete with silk leaves. * All new glass & rubber seals - no front door glass to keep with the "island" feel. Easy to buy & install ( they are sliders !! ). * New bumpers - New original chrome hubcaps with painted Crosley lettering. * New Coker 12" radial wide- whitewall tires - powder coated wheels with "hand-painted" gold factory style pinstripes. * Includes a open trailer built for this car with new tires. Car weighs about 1400 lbs. Trailer about 600 lbs. Click on link below for more photos & story about this Crosley "Tiki Taxi". http://www. autotraderclassics. com/car-article/Big+Fun+in+a+Tiny+Package-81342. xhtml?conversationId=1544536 Car is from California - running gear is all original - rebuilt sometime in the 90's according to previous owner . Motor is a 4 cyl. with 44 cu. in. & 26 hp. in good running condition ( but I trailer to shows & then drive around ) . Dose not smoke - has a small oil leak at front of pan ( very common ). Trany is a 3 speed manual. Crosleys were made in Ohio from 1939 to 1952. more famous for art-deco radios & refrigerators . Parts are readily available through the very active Crosley clubs. This cutie is located in Seattle (98198) at my business near Sea-Tac International Airport for easy viewing and transportation. For questions feel free to call Roy at (206) 679-6217. For best response - no e-mails please. A $500 Pay-Pal deposit is required by Buyer within 48 hrs. Balance to be paid by bank transfer or cash within 5 days of purchase. Funds must clear bank before vehicle & title will be released to Buyer. Seller can keep vehicle stored inside up to 30 days while Buyer arranges shipping. No discounted price if trailer is not wanted. $