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What cars that havn't been made in years do you all the sudden see a lot of now.

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What cars that havn't been made in years do you all the sudden see a lot of now. Normal cars only, no collectable type cars.

I all of the sudden am seeing lots of Chevy Corsicas

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When gas prices shot up vintage beetles came out of the woodwork.

In the past few weeks I've seen more than is healthy of Cutlass Salons and the Pontiac Phoenix hatchbacks

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I think any 80s Ford Escorts left are out now.... :yes:

Yep...if I still had mine, I'd probably drive it now... '84 diesel...nicknamed 'esky'.

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I saw 3 Subaru SVX's three weeks ago at random times throughout town. I've also seen a lot of old Corsicas and Barettas recently, too...

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When gas prices shot up vintage beetles came out of the woodwork.

Yeah... the Beetles around here have at least doubled

from last year, they are everywhere... incl. on craig's

for insane money. $1500 would have bought you a nice

'70s driver last year, for $4000 you could have a clean,

original convertible, now a rotted, beat & engineless

VW from the '70s is worth $3000?!?!

I saw a very nice, clean 1950s Beetle for sale recently

w/ a built-up Porsche motor, it was awesome & I was

drooling until I saw the $20,000 price, then I laughed!

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Yeah... the Beetles around here have at least doubled

from last year, they are everywhere... incl. on craig's

for insane money. $1500 would have bought you a nice

'70s driver last year, for $4000 you could have a clean,

original convertible, now a rotted, beat & engineless

VW from the '70s is worth $3000?!?!

I saw a very nice, clean 1950s Beetle for sale recently

w/ a built-up Porsche motor, it was awesome & I was

drooling until I saw the $20,000 price, then I laughed!

20 grand for a Beetle? Wow...

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What cars that havn't been made in years do you all the sudden see a lot of now. Normal cars only, no collectable type cars.

I all of the sudden am seeing lots of Chevy Corsicas

Assembled at the Wilmington, DE and Linden, NJ assembly plants. :yes:

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I've actually been seeing a lot of Jimmies and Blazers like mine (mid to late 90s). :metal:

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Funny you posted this...

I, all of a sudden, have seen dozens of 1st-gen Infiniti I30s all over the place. I pass two or three of them a day now, and they are different colors from the day before so it's not the same group of two or three over and over.

Rather odd. They're all in excellent condition. It's like they were corralled somewhere for years and then sold in mass to local dealers through auction.

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Early 80's economy cars - domestic ones at that!

1 gold Dodge Omni four door.

1 black dodge Omni GLH-S

1 Chevette COUPE - pristine!

1 Pinto wagon with two sets of mirrors on the front fenders.

and an early 80's Mercury Capri 5.0 hatchback.

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The sheep are panicking and paying above top dollar for any econoturd they can get their hands on. The ones I see most frequently are:

- Geo Metro (hatches and 4-doors and even the occasional convertible)

- Geo Storm

- Ford Festiva

- Hyundai Excel

- Toyota Tercel

- Toyota Paseo

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This might not really count because they I really never really stopped seeing them. 82-96 Buick Century and Olds Cierra A bodies. Celebrities are starting to pop up, but not many 6000's

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20 grand for a Beetle? Wow...

In his defense this was a gorgeous Bug, it was the late '50s,

'57 to be exact, with the two piece window and fresh paint,

spic-n-span inside and out and very well customised in the

faux-1960s tradition, including a chromd-out Porsche engine.

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The sheep are panicking and paying above top dollar for any econoturd they can get their hands on. The ones I see most frequently are:

- Geo Metro (hatches and 4-doors and even the occasional convertible)

- Geo Storm

- Ford Festiva

- Hyundai Excel

- Toyota Tercel

- Toyota Paseo

I haven't seen a Geo Storm in a while...

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This might not really count because they I really never really stopped seeing them. 82-96 Buick Century and Olds Cierra A bodies. Celebrities are starting to pop up, but not many 6000's

Seems like a the A bodies are gon round here, though I have seen two Celebrities (one custom) in the last few days...

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Seems like a the A bodies are gon round here, though I have seen two Celebrities (one custom) in the last few days...

About the only A bodies I see are the '90s Century and Ciera, since they were made 6 years longer than the others, there are probably a lot more still around. Haven't seen an early one (rectangular headlights) of any of them in many years.

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Seems like a the A bodies are gon round here, though I have seen two Celebrities (one custom) in the last few days...

About the only A bodies I see are the '90s Century and Ciera, since they were made 6 years longer than the others, there are probably a lot more still around. Haven't seen an early one (rectangular headlights) of any of them in many years.

A phantom that would have been interesting would have been a 6000 STE in 2dr form with the later rounded 2dr roofline.

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I haven't seen a Geo Storm in a while...

LOL, I did!

A blue one yesterday. It was in good condition too!

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About the only A bodies I see are the '90s Century and Ciera, since they were made 6 years longer than the others, there are probably a lot more still around. Haven't seen an early one (rectangular headlights) of any of them in many years.

A phantom that would have been interesting would have been a 6000 STE in 2dr form with the later rounded 2dr roofline.

Didn't the STE come only as a 4 dr?

I notice a lot of a-body cars around, a lot of Cieras around here. I do pay more attention though because I have one (85 Cutlass Ciera Holiday coupe) in the garage.

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Didn't the STE come only as a 4 dr?

Yes..that's why I referred to a hypothetical 2dr one as a phantom...something for another thread.

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