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Old 01-06-2013, 08:05 PM   #1
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Default Finally got a chrome bumper car.

I sold my '80 4 or 5 years ago, mostly because I wanted a chrome bumper car. Through some complicated horse trading, I have finally got one.
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Old 01-06-2013, 08:13 PM   #2
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Congrats. Beautiful new toy!
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I sold my '80 4 or 5 years ago, mostly because I wanted a chrome bumper car. Through some complicated horse trading, I have finally got one.
Beautiful!
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beautiful car,but could you show us a picture of the horse you traded it for?
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Looks like a '70 LT-1 two top Convertible in Corvette Bronze, Good Trade!
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Well worth the wait. Congrats.
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Sharp lookin' LT -- '72?
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Sharp lookin' LT -- '72?
72 had the amber parking lights in the grill.
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Nice ride! So is it a real LT-1??? Tell us more about it! Congrats!!
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beautiful car,but could you show us a picture of the horse you traded it for?
I started out with this:

which got traded with some cash for another Mustang. Then I traded that Mustang for the Corvette and got some cash back.

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Looks like a '70 LT-1 two top Convertible in Corvette Bronze, Good Trade!


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Nice ride! So is it a real LT-1??? Tell us more about it! Congrats!!
AFAICT, it's mostly original, including the paint. It's got some flaws, but it's in great driver condition.

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Man that is NICE. Well-done!
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Nice -

The Mach looks nice too, just not quite as nice ...
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Nice hog trade... don't get too much better than that! Congrats and enjoy!! Muddy
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nice vette!! great color!!
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Very nice. Welcome back.
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Great choice!!! LT-1!!!

Would that be one of the next generation of Corvette enthusiast's in the car seat on the passenger side?

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Hi td,
Not just "a chrome bumper car".... a VERY nice looking one!
Good Luck!
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Great looking 'Vette! The hardtops always looked great on the 'verts too. They must be a PITA to store, remove, etc, but man, do they look good sitting on the car!
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Congrats on the new ride, looks great !!!
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