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I wonder if it's been sitting open for 10 years...

First question that came to my mind as well.

It almost can't have any floorboards left at that price.

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No way its been in the street for 10 years. In NJ, any vehicle on the street for more than 48 hours is technically abandoned, and has 48 hours to be moved or towed. Anybody in that neighborhood squawks and it gets a big red "move it or lose it" notice. Plus, the ground under that car would have a dirt square under it... and likely rust stains.

By its appearance, I also doubt it was left outside with the top down, but I'm less sure of that.

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I also doubt that it has been sitting outside with the top down for anything like 10 years - but I'd bet it has spent some time that way.

I think Balthy is right about the basic value - but that doesn't mean the car is restorable.

But I'm betting that it is as the paint makes me think that this car was a beater in a dry climate.

I don't see the quarter rot I would expect in an east coast car.

If the frame and floorboards are solid, then this car isn't just worth the price - it's a bargain.

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You could part it out on ebay and make money.

Lots of non-rotted chrome there. Glass good, door skins and fenders mostly good, hood good, trunk good, tail lights, grill, some interior bits.

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I agree that it looks like a good part car for E-Bay or would be a beauty restoration for a full size convertible if you had the time and money.

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I forgot about parts, its worth a grand then, although I bet you could haggle down a bit.

Thing that I noticed was what looks like the rocker panel or something on driver's side is hanging down.

Of course with enough money anything can be restored.

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I forgot about parts, its worth a grand then, although I bet you could haggle down a bit.

Thing that I noticed was what looks like the rocker panel or something on driver's side is hanging down.

Of course with enough money anything can be restored.

I noticed that "something" hanging down too, DF - makes me think Flintstone mobile. Or worse, it could be a chunk of frame...

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I forgot about parts, its worth a grand then, although I bet you could haggle down a bit.

Thing that I noticed was what looks like the rocker panel or something on driver's side is hanging down.

Of course with enough money anything can be restored.

I noticed that "something" hanging down too, DF - makes me think Flintstone mobile. Or worse, it could be a chunk of frame...

Hard to tell..looks like it's behind the rocker panel..maybe the frame is broken and part hanging down? Wow...

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Chunk of bondo falling out at RH quarter end cap/bumper area, and ahead of wheel, same quarter. You can see it in cross section.

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Chunk of bondo falling out at RH quarter end cap/bumper area, and ahead of wheel, same quarter. You can see it in cross section.

I'd expect that.

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Maybe a couple hundred.

It's worth a half-grand in scrap.

It's definitely worth a grand from what we see.

Bingo...

I'd drop a grand into it if I had more room to restore it

I wish I had time to go look - just for curiosity's sake.

I've got six cars at the house...you have how many?

Fortunately, there is no cure for automotive ADD.

Here's to having even more cars and projects this time next year!

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