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Project Car Suggestions?

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Well, I'm not sure if I've mentioned this, but I'm pledging for the Delta Tau Delta fraternity. Anyway, the point of the thread is that a couple of us pledge brothers have spoken to current brothers of the house and we're going to try to get a project car.. an old school muscle car to fix up as a "just for fun" type of project.

So, give me some crazy suggestions!

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Probably the best cars will be the ones that are popular enough to have parts reproduced for them, but not so popular that they break the bank. I really like the idea of doing up a truck for this project - how about a classic Blazer with the full lift-off roof?

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'67-'69 Firebird

Much cheaper to buy than a Camaro, but have many parts in common and have real value when done. Plus PHS can tell you exactly how irt came from the factory. I've considered this project many times over the last few years.

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Ooo, that '73 Firebird Esprit Viper linked to would be a good choice. I'd restore that to original with PHS' help, if the money is there.

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BUILD A RAT ROD!!!

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(1930s era or modern tube chassis subsitute)

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Parts from some sketchy junkyards...

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motor and trans from someone's never finished project car...

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You didn't mention your budget..?.. just watch for a cheap V-8 car on craig's list....

I check every day, some people just want the car gone! even free cars.

There are a ton of project cars that people give up on...

Then buy an engine...now is the perfect time of year to buy good parts really cheap

especially in Michigan

heres another: add big V-8 and burn rubber

http://detroit.craigslist.org/car/271252346.html

Ummm what's a TRUE muscle car in your mind?

some cars came from the factory with muscle (big $ now, tho)

some you can add your own muscle for cheap

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haha No, no.. we're looking for a 60s-70s car.

Believe me, I thought about donating my dad's '90 Cavalier to make it into something unexpected..

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Cool idea, Northie..

Actually, I think we might've already found something. One of the guys has a '71 Mustang that's in really rough shape that we might take in and give a home...

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haha No, no.. we're looking for a 60s-70s car.

Well excuse me... you're just too cool for school! :P

How about this:

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with a 327 & hilborne injection, an M22 & gear vendors rear.

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with a 327 & hilborne injection, an M22 & gear vendors rear.

That just sounds expensive... lol.

Remember, we're college kids.

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Cool idea, Northie..

Actually, I think we might've already found something. One of the guys has a '71 Mustang that's in really rough shape that we might take in and give a home...

:puke:

A '71 Mustang? It's so ugly I'm not sure it's worth the time and effort.

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