1962 Holden EJ Special – Today’s Tempter

By: Alex Affat, Unique Cars magazine

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138, three-on-the-tree, full respray; runs great and comes with spares

Holden’s EJ of 1962, lost the be-winged and curvaceous lines of the preceding EKs, and planted the new sedan firmly into 60s modernity; with a flat boot, smoothed over panels and a wider and squarer stance.

Despite the modern looks, the trusty old Grey motors were carried over and offered no real performance gains in the face of Ford’s new pursuit motors.

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These days however, they’re still a handsome and honest Aussie classic with plenty to like.

This EJ Special comes to market as a regrettable sale due to "unforeseen circumstances" befalling the sellers.

Their "beloved" EJ is fitted with a 138 and three-on-the-tree. It’s received a full respray in custom turquoise and white pearl roof, and the interior has received all new trim.

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It’s received a retro Bluetooth radio and a newly cored radiator, however the seller state that they have tried to keep it as original as they could.

The car runs and drives well, and comes with a number of spares, including; two gearboxes, some hubcaps and some other bits and pieces.

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The sellers have owned the EJ for 12 years, and are sad to see it go.

If you’d like to give their beloved EJ a home, it’s based in Queensland and is listed for $17,500.

Check out the full listing here!

 

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