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Old 12-05-2010, 04:19 PM
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Default Anyone thought about selling for an old school Cruiser?

Lately I've been looking at alot of Old School cruisers/Muscle cars as opposed to the STI. There are pro's and con's to both so I'm just wondering if anyone else has thought about this?

Opinions? Thoughts?
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Old 12-05-2010, 04:33 PM
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Some of them look awesome when kept in original spec. Nothing worse
than newer rims etc on an old school car. Broke my heart once when I saw
a Mustang with the latest commonwhore type rims fitted... YUCK.

One thing that does always make me giggle is that the seats in really old cars
never had head rests that came above the door line. So from behind it looks like
the driver is sitting on a milk crate.
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Old 12-05-2010, 04:39 PM
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Love the old school American cars.

I would love a Dodge Challenger/Plymouth Baracuda myself.
I reckon it will cost a fair whack more than an STI to get something half decent though.
Best bet would be to import one yourself. I looked a while ago and some of the local prices for American cars were extortionate.
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Old 12-05-2010, 04:47 PM
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One of my rellies has a few older cars, and they can be fun to drive.

Biggest problem I can see is that, unlike a WRX, they're definitely not a practical daily car.

If you're putting them on club plates and have room to park them undercover, no problem.
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Old 12-05-2010, 04:53 PM
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mate owns this beauty...cost him a reasonable sum and he only drives it on Sundays, def not a daily driver though.


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I had a 65 mustang years back and driven heaps as I also worked in the american car conversion scene.
If you want one as a Sunday driver they are great, daily is another story.
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At those wheels on that car.

Im looking at a few different cars, 67 Impala, VG Valiant 2dr Lincoln Continental (like the one of entourage). I love the speed of the STI but the cruiser type is starting to appeal to me.

As for it being a daily it doesn't bother me as the STI doesnt get driven to work anyway.
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Surprisingly, I manage a warehouse where there are two separate units with people storing/rebuilding American cars. A 50s Buick, a T Bird is there , a Cadillac, etc.

Really enjoy checking out the warehouse.
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Ever since the Matrix ive wanted a '65 Conti...
I came VERY close to buying one.

Id also settle for '64 too =)
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well the american economy is still in the toilet so now seems as good a time as any to go shopping over there!
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