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Old 12-20-2016, 09:16 AM   #21
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I noticed that there are lots of rich people here !
Sometimes luck has a lot to do with it. I've been lucky enough to find some very cheap cars, but also missed out on some very good deals because I didn't have the money.

Probably one of my best deals was in 1974 when I bought a very nice 1964 Corvair convertible for only $10 because the guy heard Ralph Nader say they were dangerous. Of course Ralph didn't have a clue and never drove or even rode in a Corvair.
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Old 12-20-2016, 09:28 AM   #22
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I noticed that there are lots of rich people here !


in most cases, hard work, sweat and a hankering for something better.............!
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Old 12-20-2016, 09:35 AM   #23
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1931 Coupe. my regular driver
1928 CCPickup (early) for sale
1930 model A ext cab pickup (kinda a hotrod). Still under construction
1929 Chassi and cab soon to be a huckster of some kind
1948 Chev pickup. Belongs to my son but he leaves it in my shop.
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Old 12-20-2016, 09:44 AM   #24
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I have a 31 Willys Knight. That has the sleeve valve engine and was featured in the 1967 Bonnie and Clyde movie.
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Old 12-20-2016, 09:56 AM   #25
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15 pre 1931 cars and trucks ( 6 Model A Fords ), 2 in the 1950 era, 2006 Solstice with less than a 1000 miles and a 2016 Cadillac SRX Luxury Sport. And a very large insurance premium. Wayne
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Old 12-20-2016, 10:20 AM   #26
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28 Tudor
30 Station Wagon project
31 Dlx Roadster
31 Roadster pickup
68 Volvo 1800
75 TR6
76 450 SL
92 Jaguar XJS (28,000 miles)
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Old 12-20-2016, 10:43 AM   #27
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1964 Ford Galaxie 500 & 2009 toyota Tacoma 4x4 p/u & 2006 Toyata camry as well as the 1928 sport coupe. Got it all covered.
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Old 12-20-2016, 11:08 AM   #28
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'63 Ford Falcon Ranchero. With 260 V8 & 4spd.
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Old 12-20-2016, 11:23 AM   #29
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I'm pretty fickle. I enjoy finding them, restoring (or hot rodding) them, driving them. Then I lust for another project, and not being a rich guy, I have to sell one to start the process again. Catch and release

Currently I have this MGB that I put a 3.5 Rover aluminum V8 in along with a WC Camaro V8 T5.







...and this '69 Mercedes W114 250. All original including paint. Like a 1 year old used car...





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64 Impala Convertible

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Old 12-20-2016, 11:35 AM   #31
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I have a 31 Willys Knight. That has the sleeve valve engine and was featured in the 1967 Bonnie and Clyde movie.
Cool!

Mine:

1928 Model A roadster
1930 Model A Town Sedan
1939 Ford Deluxe Fordor Sedan
1945 Ford pick up

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Old 12-20-2016, 11:38 AM   #32
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1919 Model T Speedster (in progress)
1926 Model T Sport Touring
1929 Model A Roadster
1930 Model AA Stakebed Truck
1930 Model A Pickup
1930 Model A Touring Sedan
1931 Model A Station Wagon
1942 Ford Tudor Sedan
1942 Willys MB Jeep & MBT Trailer
1943 Harley Davidson 42WLA w/sidecar
1989 Chrysler-Maserati TC
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'26 T Touring
'29 A Roadster
'30 AA Stakebed
'30 A Pickup
'30 A Town Sedan
'31 A Station Wagon
'38 Columbia Girls bike (WWII)
'40 Elgin Boys bike (WWII)
'42 Super Deluxe Tudor
'42 Willys MB Jeep
'43 Willys MBT Trailer
'43 M3A4 Hand Cart
'43 Harley Davidson 42WLA with sidecar
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1929 ESSEX, 1931 Late Model A Tudor, 1939 Ford Pick Up, 1956 Chev Bel-Air, 1964 Ford Galaxie, 1967 Ford F250, 1972 olds Cutlass.
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1965 Lotus Elan S2
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Old 12-20-2016, 12:05 PM   #35
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1988 Mercury Grand Marquis LS with 46,000 miles on it.
1943 Ford 2N Farm Tractor
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My '31 Sport Coupe and a 55 Chevy Bel air hot rod.
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Old 12-20-2016, 12:23 PM   #37
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1930 Ford Model A Dlx. Roadster
1936 Ford pickup
1969 Mustang Mach I "M' code car 351W 4bbl. 4spd.

Vehicles all pretty much stock. '36 upgraded to hydraulic brakes and a 59 AB flathead.

Neat cars other guys have, neat thread enjoy looking at this!! Thanks

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Old 12-20-2016, 12:23 PM   #38
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1930 Ford open cab PU
1931 Ford AA short wheel base
1931 Ford AA long wheel base
1931 Ford AA mail truck
1948 Ford F2 PU
1965 VW bug
1965 Chevy Impala SS
1967 VW bug
1968 VW bug
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1919 Model T Speedster (in progress)
1926 Model T Sport Touring
1929 Model A Roadster
1930 Model AA Stakebed Truck
1930 Model A Pickup
1930 Model A Touring Sedan
1931 Model A Station Wagon
1942 Ford Tudor Sedan
1942 Willys MB Jeep & MBT Trailer
1943 Harley Davidson 42WLA w/sidecar
1989 Chrysler-Maserati TC
How large is your garage to store 25 vehicles ? Wayne
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Old 12-20-2016, 12:37 PM   #40
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Probably one of my best deals was in 1974 when I bought a very nice 1964 Corvair convertible for only $10 because the guy heard Ralph Nader say they were dangerous. Of course Ralph didn't have a clue and never drove or even rode in a Corvair.
The 61-63s were not great handlers...especially with the front tires over inflated by owners, gas stations, and even Chevy dealers. 15F/26R just didn't seem right to most people. This plus the lack of a front sway bar and no device to keep the inside rear wheel from tucking in a corner, produced a one car accident waiting to happen. This was partially fixed in 1964 with the addition of the front bar and the rear transverse spring. In 65 GM introduced a completely different suspension on the Corvair that made them handle even better than a Corvette (IMHO).

Nader did mention the Corvair in his book (along with many other examples of the auto industry's disregard for safety), but it was..."George Caramagna, the Chevrolet suspension mechanic (who, Nader learned, had fought management over omission of the vital anti-sway bar that they were forced to install in later models) was vital to this issue. The missing bar had caused many crashes and it was Caramagna who precipitated the whole controversy by staying his ground on the issue."

I have owned 2 1962's. Both fun cars (but I inflated the tires correctly and didn't auto cross them ). My latest was a 30,000 mile original. I painted it due to "garage rash", but it was original otherwise.





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