Duesenberg Auction watching/ predictions

  • Joel
  • Joel's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • ACD Club Member
  • ACD Club Member
More
28 Jun 2013 22:23 #25506 by Joel
Joel replied the topic:
One of my favorite cars in the whole world is hitting the auction block, J345. Murphy CC disapearing top, factory supercharger added, 8 port external exhaust, amazing restoration (40,000 hours claimed)

Monterey
16 - 17 August 2013

I'll guess 3.1 mil.

http://www.rmauctions.com/lots/lot.cfm?lot_id=1060491


Joel Nystrom
1929 Duesenberg Model J Murphy Convertible Coupe

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

  • West Peterson
  • West Peterson's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Frequent Forum Contributor
  • Frequent Forum Contributor
More
28 Jun 2013 22:29 #25507 by West Peterson
West Peterson replied the topic:
40.000 hours??? That would be 4.5 years if you worked 24/7... no lunch breaks.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

  • Bob Roller
  • Bob Roller's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Frequent Forum Contributor
  • Frequent Forum Contributor
More
29 Jun 2013 10:51 #25510 by Bob Roller
Bob Roller replied the topic: preposterous claim
Maybe 1000 people worked 40 hours each.

Bob Roller

Bob Roller

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
29 Jun 2013 11:24 #25511 by alsancle
alsancle replied the topic:
It would look better without the whitewalls. I believe this is the same car that Richie Clyne and Don Williams sold at Hershey circa 2003/2004 or so?

It was a nice car. If that is a factory blower someone should reunite it with the limo a few posts back and swap in the reproduction. Of course I'm not sure of the overall financial wisdom of that plan since I'm not suggesting I should do it :).

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

  • Bob Roller
  • Bob Roller's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Frequent Forum Contributor
  • Frequent Forum Contributor
More
30 Jun 2013 14:39 #25517 by Bob Roller
Bob Roller replied the topic: Original SJ sedan
If when started,main bearing rumble is heard and the oil pressure is low,then it needs a rebuild although the oil pressure is externally adjustable on these engines.Turn the crankshaft with the crank and watch the cams.Both cams should move immediately with the crankshaft.If they don't,the timing chains may be worn beyond the ability of the tensioner to keep them tight.

Bob Roller

Bob Roller

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
18 Aug 2013 13:23 #25737 by landmark
landmark replied the topic:
Hello,

does anybody knows the auction-results of the Duesenberg-cars offered @ the Pebble Beach/Monterey auctions (Gooding, RM and Mecum)?

Thanks!

Matt

Was man besonders gerne tut,
ist selten ganz besonders gut

Wilhelm Busch

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Moderators: Joe Holderman
Time to create page: 0.090 seconds
Powered by Kunena Forum