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Old 09-24-2018, 04:27 PM
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1969 GT40
No fair buying a car that would probably APPRECIATE! lol!

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1969 Corvette. Completely restored from ground up. 427/4speed convertible with the hard top and factory side pipes. Candy apple red with beige top and interior. Tim
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In the late 60s, the local Toyota dealer brought out a yellow Toyota 2000 GT to our house to for my late father to test drive. My dad was well known as a the local Corvette enthusiast. Since he had purchased several Toyota FJ55 Land Cruisers from them, they figured they would make a pitch. He loved the styling and finish, but wanted something with a little more zip. He bought a new 69 L88 roadster a couple of months later.

I would take either in a heartbeat.....

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Originally Posted by 128racecar View Post

In the late 60s, the local Toyota dealer brought out a yellow Toyota 2000 GT to our house to for my late father to test drive. My dad was well known as a the local Corvette enthusiast. Since he had purchased several Toyota FJ55 Land Cruisers from them, they figured they would make a pitch. He loved the styling and finish, but wanted something with a little more zip. He bought a new 69 L88 roadster a couple of months later.

I would take either in a heartbeat.....

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One of these was used in a Bond film (can't remember which), but they had to modify it by removing the roof, as Sean Connery was to tall to fit in the coupe.
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No question.... Superformance GT40. As close as you can get to the original without paying 7 figures +. They can build one nut and bolt identical to the original or upgrade to your specs. My all time favorite car.
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Old 10-04-2018, 10:25 AM
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I would buy an immaculate 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air with fuel injection.

Then I would have a frame off restoration of my 69 Vette.

Thats it.
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Old 10-04-2018, 02:03 PM
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Something new and something old. Primary concern for both is driver engagement at sane(-ish) speeds.
For new, I'd go drive an Alfa 4C, newer Mustang Boss, BMW M2, and new Miata. A couple quick drives on a fun road would be the only decision maker. A responsive car with limits you can approach is 10x the fun of a supercar you can only drive at 6/10ths. My old 1st generation Miata made me smile more than the thirty cars I've had since (including cars with big power and handling numbers). In fact, if I listed the top 5 "fun to drive" cars I've owned, 4 of them had less than 140hp. You can be a total hoodlum, grinning like a maniac in an old MG and nobody will bat an eye. Try to get a C7 to do something besides yawn at you and you're risking your life and license.
For the old car... so many options. A classic Lotus Elan, Porsche 914/6, replica Cobra or Lotus 7 with reasonable power, etc. It couldn't be something so rare, valuable or temperamental that I was afraid to drive it. Bonus points if it's something that 98% of the population wouldn't recognize or understand.
And, of course, my wife could pick out some bloated SUV (which doubles as a tow vehicle).
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Originally Posted by E.Murray View Post
Bonus points if it's something that 98% of the population wouldn't recognize or understand.

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The Hirohata Merc that was built by George Barris. If not for sale, I would have a copy built.

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Old 10-05-2018, 04:46 PM
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My first car was a station wagon, so I have a thing for them. I'd definitely buy this too;
427 5 speed manual with air conditioning

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/19...elle-malibu-2/



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Old 12-18-2018, 10:52 AM
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I'd probably get show quality paint for my 79. Finish off the interior. I have to finish off this project its only been 20 years

Then I'd buy a black or red 2013 GS Corvette.
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Old 12-18-2018, 11:33 AM
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Two Brand New vehicles
First: a loaded AWD crossover such as Subaru's Outback or Ascent, maybe Alfa Stelvia Quadrifoglio ... and wait on availability of second choice.
Second: when available; a loaded C8.
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Old 12-18-2018, 11:53 AM
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Originally Posted by DCShark View Post
I'd probably get show quality paint for my 79. Finish off the interior. I have to finish off this project its only been 20 years
Lol, I hear you. It was 25 years from the time I bought my Eagle until I finished restoring it.

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1973 Pantera
1967 Austin Healey 3000
1933 Cord
1967 XKE Roadster
1991 Lotus Elan
1940 La Salle convertable
1967 Stinger hood
Something to put them in out of the weather.

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Old 12-18-2018, 02:06 PM
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Easy...I'm still jealous of the MTV guy that won one Corvette for every year produced.....Now including the C-8ME/Zora.
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Turbo Cab. Brand new. I've had plenty of cars, wife likes convertible with some kind of back seat.
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Originally Posted by Priya View Post
My first car was a station wagon, so I have a thing for them. I'd definitely buy this too;
427 5 speed manual with air conditioning

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/19...elle-malibu-2/


My brother and I were just talking about this the other day. My Dad bought my Mom a brand new 1967 Ford Country Squire Station Wagon and that is the car we grew up in. When my brother turned 16 he got it and needless to say we had some real good times in that car. It has a 390 in it and for a heavy car it went pretty good. 350,000 miles later it was finally put out to pasture.
We were thinking of finding one and restomodding it. That would be so cool.



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Old 12-18-2018, 08:16 PM
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I would buy a Rolls and a full time driver so I would not have to fight traffic to go anywhere.
Then I would sell all my other cars.
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Old 12-18-2018, 08:43 PM
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Lamborghini Countach

Lotus Esprit.
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Old 12-19-2018, 01:46 PM
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I would track down my dad's 58 Impala that is somewhere in Pittsburgh, and buy it back for him.
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