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Username Post: 1927 Chevrolet - Info?        (Topic#229761)
iukini 
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Reg: 11-15-09
11-15-09 06:45 PM - Post#1806422    

hi, a new/novice to the hobby...i hope to acquire a few good leads here.

i have stumbled upon a vehicle i would like to purchase, which appears to be in original condition - from my hours of research this morning, it appears to be a:

1927 Chevrolet Landau 4 Door Sedan (per pics/research/comparisons )

seller is asking $7000, while thats not too much of my concern (although i feel its several thousand high as its NOT immaculate by any means), my immediate questions/concerns are:

- how can i isolate the EXACT make and model?
since the owner doesnt know this information as no title is available from what she says, it was inheritated 15yrs ago and nothings been done

- where can i get stats on this vehicle?
potential value, model information, details, books, charts, diagrams, production information, etc.

- is their an existing aftermarket for this vehicle, specifically the body/mechanical/electrica l parts i am sure it will need?
if so, recommendations would be fantastic

- any suggestions on how to locate service providers, shops, mechanics, etc. on this particular vehicle?

thanks for your feedback and i appreciate any input received!

 
David Hayward 
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David Hayward
Age: 59
Loc: New Forest, UK
Reg: 04-10-99
11-16-09 12:17 AM - Post#1806586    
    In response to iukini

Welcome to Chevytalk!

Firstly, are there any data plates on the car? There should be a Fisher Body plate identifying the Job Number. Also the Car Number? The 1927 will be a Capitol series AA.

There should be an online parts list in the khardy collection at the top of this forum's page. Otherwise, do contact my friend Ken Kaufmann:
scrippsbooth@earthjink.net

and post some pictures if you can...or send them to me for posting!
Automotive Historian, Writer & Author

Avatar: sole surviving 1939 Chevrolet truck assembled in Southampton, England


 
GaryC 
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GaryC
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11-24-09 06:29 PM - Post#1811763    
    In response to iukini

  • Quote:
seller is asking $7000, while thats not too much of my concern (although i feel its several thousand high as its NOT immaculate by any means),



An immaculate '27 Chevy can be had for 7 grand?
The prices on these sure have dropped!
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air coupe, 300hp 327, M20 4 speed


 
Richard Martin 
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Reg: 06-12-03
12-09-09 12:38 PM - Post#1820877    
    In response to iukini

photo of 1927 Chevrolet Landau:
http://www.hubcapcafe.com/ocs/pages01/chev2701.htm

Richard

 
31derful 
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12-10-09 12:20 PM - Post#1821462    
    In response to iukini

There were three Sedans in 1927. The standard sedan with rear quarter windows but no landau irons produced all model year. The Landau sedan similar to the standard but with landau irons only early in production year. The Imperial Landau with landau irons but without the quarter windows produced late in production year. The Imperial Landau is by far the most valuable of the three.
How Sweet the roar of a Chevy four


 
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