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Tucker 1017

Car Number: 1017
Original Paint Code/Color: 300 Andande’ Green
Current Paint Color: Green
Original Interior Color: 900 Green
Current Interior Color: Green
Body Number: 1014
Original Engine Number: 33516
Current Engine Number: 33516
Transmission Type: Y-1
Ownership: Privately Owned
Location: Colorado
On Display? No
Notes: Tucker 1017 was first purchased by a gentleman from Brazil.  He kept it for a very short time and returned it to the factory. It then went through several owners, eventually being sanded down and sitting outside at the mercy of the elements. The restoration began with Tucker expert Bill Hamlin, who got 1017 running.  It was then purchased by Steve Nicas, who restored the rest of the car. It was painted orange, the color it was in the movie, “Tucker: The Man and His Dream.” It was sold to Fred Hunter after Mr. Nicas’s death, who also performed a  restoration on the car. The Carpenters purchased the car in October 2006 upon Mr. Hunter’s death.