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Favorite year?

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For classic cars, that is.

What year would you most like to travel back to with a suitcase full of money to go car shopping?

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1970 hands down... the pinnacle of performance and styling, imo... id take every and any A-Body, a Vette, F-bodies, a brand new Nova, an Impala... 1970 is my favorite year without a doubt

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1970 hands down... the pinnacle of performance and styling, imo... id take every and any A-Body, a Vette, F-bodies, a brand new Nova, an Impala... 1970 is my favorite year without a doubt

:yes:

Not to mention Hemicudas, and fat block Mustangs...

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have you ever thought "i wish i could buy cars back then and store them for today?"

Hemi Cuda Convertible

ZL1 Camaro

Any Hemi Whatsoever for that matter.... id be a rich man today if i had a time machine...

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have you ever thought "i wish i could buy cars back then and store them for today?"

Hemi Cuda Convertible

ZL1 Camaro

Any Hemi Whatsoever for that matter.... id be a rich man today if i had a time machine...

I've imagined that scenario many times.

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Yup!

1970 454 SS

How can you tell the difference? Both 69 and 70 look the same to me.

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My favorite 3 eras of the automobile are

1. 1931

2. 1959

3. 1969

- in that order

That being considered I'd love to travel back to about 1957

when the recession hit and the economy was crappy. Cars

were gorgeous and the tailfin was king.... but also, in 1957

you'd have a pretty easy time buying a ('31) V16 Cadillac

dual cowl phaeton or some other such gorgeous OHV-V16

Cadillac bodystyle for cheap $$$.

Even a middle of the road Duesenberg was affordable and

even the most gorgeous Cord, Auburn, Packard, Hudson or

some other pre-war (coachbuilt) wet-dream was just a

fancy used car.

Now as far as muscle cars, 1950s rocketships & 1960s

Cadillacs/Imperials/Buicks/Pontiacs/Oldsmobiles/Lincolns

the obvious choice would be 1974 durring the peak of the

fuel "shortage". (this OPEC BULL$HIT is nothing new)

More than one reputable source has told me that a cars

like 1969 Camaro ZL1s, 1973 Firebird SD455s, 1970

Buick GSXs & 1971 B'Cuda 426 Hemi convertibles were

deemed just about useless on the open car market,

what being such gas pigs and all they were worth about

101% of scrap value. Right?!

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Is that you in the green shirt Camino? I know you like to wear hats. :rotflmao:

That's about 3 of me.

How do you know about my hat habits?

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Now as far as muscle cars, 1950s rocketships & 1960s

Cadillacs/Imperials/Buicks/Pontiacs/Oldsmobiles/Lincolns

the obvious choice would be 1974 durring the peak of the

fuel "shortage". (this OPEC BULL$HIT is nothing new)

More than one reputable source has told me that a cars

like 1969 Camaro ZL1s, 1973 Firebird SD455s, 1970

Buick GSXs & 1971 B'Cuda 426 Hemi convertibles were

deemed just about useless on the open car market,

what being such gas pigs and all they were worth about

101% of scrap value. Right?!

That thought has occured to me as well. :AH-HA_wink:

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That's about 3 of me.

How do you know about my hat habits?

Mr. Burns and I had GM security check you out since you are only 15 miles from my Delaware home. Better safe than sorry. :AH-HA_wink:

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Mr. Burns and I had GM security check you out since you are only 15 miles from my Delaware home. Better safe than sorry. :AH-HA_wink:

We're still talking so I guess you missed a few things...

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For classic cars, that is.

What year would you most like to travel back to with a suitcase full of money to go car shopping?

Crud ... just one?

Well, 1970 would be tops, followed by 1975 and 1959....

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1982. Cougar. Fairmont. Cimarron. Chevette.

:AH-HA_wink:

No really, 1969. 1967 is really close, as is 1959.

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gonna go with sixty8 and hit smack in the middle of the 70's when gas was short and gas hogs were plentiful and cheap... wonder what a 302 crossram z28 would fetch when gas was the highway robbery price of $.50 hehe $40K worth of cars back then sold now would probably have you on a first name basis with craig jackson hehe

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