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Buy my mother an Escalade EXT.

Buy one of each year Toronado

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Well after I paid off my college debts, bought a house, and gave some money to my family...

I would have all of the engines and transmissions rebuilt from the ground up, have all of the cars repainted and whatever bodywork done, all of the electricals redone, add sound deadening material to the vehicles, dual exhuast for my car, upgraded brakes, Special suspension, Caliber SRT wheels, my own one-ff fascia made and plenty more.

Then when I was satisfied with our cars, I would write m father a check and buy both `Cudas off him, restore both of them, and drive them in the summer.

Then I would start buying some new cars, starting with a black G8 GXP, a Flex Limited, a hot Mageta Fiesta, a black Challenger SRT8, maybe a Dodge Ram, and a Camaro 2SS. However the Camaro would get a LY bumper and head to a body shop to be repaintd in that yellow/orange color Bumblebee was....because that color rocks.

Then I would head over to the classic car junkyard and pull out that `57 Chrysler Saratoga four door hardtop and fully restore it, get a `72 Plymouth Satellite Sebring, and a Dodge Magnum SRT8,

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I'm sure you guys have a pretty good idea what I would do...

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I'm sure you guys have a pretty good idea what I would do...

Import that stunning new Opel Insignia from Germany?

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Move : bigger shop (w/ grease pit) in drier location. Climate-controlled & mouse-proof.

Build a one-off custom and drive it daily. Something fat-fendered, shockingly low and mind-numbingly excessive. I want scrapeage.

And replicate a handful of '50s dream cars that are (seemingly) gone.

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Import that stunning new Opel Insignia from Germany?

:rotflmao:

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hmm. a 76 caprice convertible in yellow. a 83 caprice coupe (350) and a 96 caprice SS. then a restored 66 toronado. Then a koiensegg

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I'd buy this:

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And then I'd go to McDonalds and make my own 'drive-thru.'

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I'd take a year to go to travel to many motorsport events, classic car shows and museums. Goodwood Festival of Speed, Monterey Historics, Indy 500, a few F1 races in Europe, the Paris Retromobile show, the 24 hrs of LeMans, Detroit Woodward Dream Cruise, Pebble Beach Concours, Meadowbrook. Travel and see various racetracks, like Imola, Spa, Brands Hatch, Laguna Seca, Lime Rock. Visit Stuttgart, Maranello, etc.

Attend a driving school or two--Bondurant, Jim Russell at Sears Point.

Buy or have built a nice 20 car garage/barn w/ a decent sized house. Not sure what metro area, but probably not PHX.

Build an eclectic collection, with a mix of current/late model favorites (G8 GXP, CTS-v, Camaro SS, Bullitt Mustang, Mustang Shelby GT500, Town Car, Marauder, CVPI, Challenger, etc) for daily drivers and some '60s-70s classics.

Rob

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I'd take a year to go to travel to many motorsport events, classic car shows and museums. Goodwood Festival of Speed, Monterey Historics, Indy 500, a few F1 races in Europe, the Paris Retromobile show, the 24 hrs of LeMans, Detroit Woodward Dream Cruise, Pebble Beach Concours, Meadowbrook. Travel and see various racetracks, like Imola, Spa, Brands Hatch, Laguna Seca, Lime Rock. Visit Stuttgart, Maranello, etc.

Attend a driving school or two--Bondurant, Jim Russell at Sears Point.

Buy or have built a nice 20 car garage/barn w/ a decent sized house. Not sure what metro area, but probably not PHX.

Build an eclectic collection, with a mix of current/late model favorites (G8 GXP, CTS-v, Camaro SS, Bullitt Mustang, Mustang Shelby GT500, Town Car, Marauder, CVPI, Challenger, etc) for daily drivers and some '60s-70s classics.

Rob

Nice plan!

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A new Tahoe LTZ or Buick Enclave CXL (for the wife). For me a new Camaro 2SS in white with polished wheels (for fun), a G8 GXP in silver, red, or maybe white (for fun) and a CTS-V in red (for fun), a new '10 LaCrosse CXL with chrome wheels (driver) and most likely an Silverado HD (tow rig) of some sort. That would tow my new Crownline boat! Oh and a garage to put all these in, prolly some place out in the country! As for the oldies, I'd take an '87 GNX, '91-92 Trans Am GTA, '77 Can Am, and for good measure throw in a '79 Trans Am WS6/SE with a 400ci. oh yes and a '71-72 GTO with a 455ci. and honey comb or rally II wheels.

I would most likely keep my current fleet (maybe dump my old 2001 Impala) and put the SLE in a different storage garage I talked about along with the G8 GXP, Camaro and CTS-V. The classics would also reside there as well. At the house I would have the new SUV, Torrent, Impala(s) and the '10 LaCrosse, along with the Silverado HD. I also would had another garage put behind my current house with two possibly three more spots.

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I've got plenty of ideas, but how much money are we talking?

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A very nice shop out back, an Ariel Atom, a nice car trailer, and a new Suburban to haul it with.

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A very nice shop out back, an Ariel Atom, a nice car trailer, and a new Suburban to haul it with.

Oooh... the Atom is definitely a car I'd like to have. So living near a track where I can get track time is important.

Rob

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I'd buy one of each body style AMC Eagle and "personalize" them.

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2010 Corvette Grand Sport in white with hashmark stripes. 2009 Solstice GXP Targa manual. 1979 Century Turbo Coupe, fortified with the very latest in 3800 Turbo tech, and a non-tubbed chassis to handle the engine and canyon carving. 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS, Techno Gray with orange interior and orange up-and-over stripes painted on, and the chrome and black 21" GM Accessory rims. 1973 Catalina 2-door hardtop, restored but with a built 455, widened Pontiac Rallye II wheels and fat ass sway bars. K2500 Duramax, black extended cab LTZ with knobby, fat black tires and a turned up motor. Not sure what else, that's only 6, and there are 7 days in a week.:)

EDIT: on Sunday, I shall drive a CTS-V coupe.

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hmm. a 76 caprice convertible in yellow. a 83 caprice coupe (350) and a 96 caprice SS. then a restored 66 toronado. Then a koiensegg

You mean a 75, right? Only GM ragtop for 76 was a Caddy.

Chris

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Is that the one you can fit a Mini in the ass of?

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I'd take a year to go to travel to many motorsport events, classic car shows and museums. Goodwood Festival of Speed, Monterey Historics, Indy 500, a few F1 races in Europe, the Paris Retromobile show, the 24 hrs of LeMans, Detroit Woodward Dream Cruise, Pebble Beach Concours, Meadowbrook. Travel and see various racetracks, like Imola, Spa, Brands Hatch, Laguna Seca, Lime Rock. Visit Stuttgart, Maranello, etc.

Attend a driving school or two--Bondurant, Jim Russell at Sears Point.

Rob

This is what I would do...the fun stuff.

Including Bonneville and Eldora. I've lived in Ohio for 22 years and haven't been to Eldora, dammit!

And I'm going to Bonneville before I die.

As for cars...a Cooper S. And an old truck, prefer Chevy or GMC, 1948-1955 Advance design series if we can do it.

My wants are simple.

Chris

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If I won the lottery, after making sensible choices with the money (putting most of it into savings, donating some to charity, etc.), I'd probably restore my Aurora as much as possible, especially as far as interior parts go. I'd also look into finding an Allante as I've always loved those. Maybe a bustleback Seville.

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If I won the lottery, after making sensible choices with the money (putting most of it into savings, donating some to charity, etc.), I'd probably restore my Aurora as much as possible, especially as far as interior parts go. I'd also look into finding an Allante as I've always loved those. Maybe a bustleback Seville.

Have you ever posted photos of your Aurora?

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A very nice shop out back, an Ariel Atom, a nice car trailer, and a new Suburban to haul it with.

An atom would be awesome, but I'd prefer a Caterham Lotus 7.

Chris

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