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14 hours ago, balthazar said:

 

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This image reminds me of the '68 full size Buick Wildcat front and rear ends.. 

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On 10/3/2019 at 2:55 PM, dfelt said:

Japanese Classic Car show 2019 in California, 6th year and some damn fine Iron! :metal:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/enthusiasts/japanese-classic-car-show-2019/ar-AAHQ33V?page=6#image=AAHQcYh|1

 

On 10/3/2019 at 2:55 PM, dfelt said:

Japanese Classic Car show 2019 in California, 6th year and some damn fine Iron! :metal:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/enthusiasts/japanese-classic-car-show-2019/ar-AAHQ33V?page=6#image=AAHQcYh|1

Love the Datsun trucks...my grandfather had a white 74, and his buddy had a white 76. Great trucks......

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When you search for a particular car that is hard to find for sale (in this case, a Cadillac CTS Wagon) and get this as your only match in said search. 
 

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With 2019 drawing to a close, 2020 will soon be here.  And that means the big auto show in the spring.  I'm wondering if we will finally get to see the new 2021 Dodge Charger at that time.  I hope so.  

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On 10/1/2019 at 2:02 AM, balthazar said:

IMO, a miata should be $15K brand new, so I'd vote no way on dumping $40K into one.

Except free market economics, they are selling them at 33k new, no price on car love...lots of people dump far more cash into cars than they are worth.

On 10/6/2019 at 12:27 PM, balthazar said:

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I love this body style Ford, This is the exact car I wanted as a kid...thanks for posting this up, seriously made my day.

On 10/7/2019 at 12:48 AM, balthazar said:

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One more way to have OCN walk around with a woodie...wood be perfect for him...

 

Thoughts on above video...?

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^ People think too much and assume too much. When prices in general on classics take a marked downturn, only then, perhaps, is future interest waning. My eyes were opened w my recent posting that ‘57 Chevys have sold as high as $380K; that could drop by 50% and the segment would still be totally secure.

’Petrol’ isn't going away because; plastics. #1.

I don’t get the ‘doom & gloomers’ continually predicting a tremendous & imminent overturn to electrics. Do they not, ever, look at sales data??

No way in hell was that a current shot of London swirling in pollution. Mist; I could believe. How ridiculous- am I still supposed to take the video seriously with that falsehood in there?

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On a more positive note...

 

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On 10/7/2019 at 12:48 AM, balthazar said:

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"Ran when parked"

So some of you know I'm driving my FiL's Cruze from time to time.  I took it on a trip to Virginia today and it's not a bad car for long distance cruising.  It's the base LS with a 1.8 liter, but it still cruised at 75 - 85mph and returned 34 mpg

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15 hours ago, balthazar said:

^ People think too much and assume too much. When prices in general on classics take a marked downturn, only then, perhaps, is future interest waning. My eyes were opened w my recent posting that ‘57 Chevys have sold as high as $380K; that could drop by 50% and the segment would still be totally secure.

’Petrol’ isn't going away because; plastics. #1.

I don’t get the ‘doom & gloomers’ continually predicting a tremendous & imminent overturn to electrics. Do they not, ever, look at sales data??

No way in hell was that a current shot of London swirling in pollution. Mist; I could believe. How ridiculous- am I still supposed to take the video seriously with that falsehood in there?

It basically comes down to the lack of free thought. There are many sheep out there! I have no issue or bone to pick with EV, actually, I welcome them as another cool choice. But I still want choice, want my ICE, and my classics. I saw a 1985 Cavalier RS Vert yesterday, and thought it’s old boxy shape stood nicely in a sea of boring. Makes me want to hunt my first car down and drive around in another 1st gen Cav again. 🙂 Still love my classics, but the first gen Cav will always have a place in my heart. And even though she still sound better than the drone of an EV......

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I don't mind hybrids done right.... like the Lincoln Aviator. It's really hard to argue with the amount of power that thing puts out and yet still can run in all electric mode up to some speed.  But it is also designed to be an isolation machine, taking away as much noise and outside harshness as possible. 

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1 hour ago, Drew Dowdell said:

I don't mind hybrids done right.... like the Lincoln Aviator. It's really hard to argue with the amount of power that thing puts out and yet still can run in all electric mode up to some speed.  But it is also designed to be an isolation machine, taking away as much noise and outside harshness as possible. 

Thinking hybrids would be a better push than full EV right now....

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2 minutes ago, daves87rs said:

Thinking hybrids would be a better push than full EV right now....

Plug-Ins like the Aviator are the happy medium I think. 

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9 hours ago, balthazar said:

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I am one of the few huge fans of this bodystyle...but have loved them since I was a kid.

On 10/4/2019 at 10:01 AM, Robert Hall said:

This image reminds me of the '68 full size Buick Wildcat front and rear ends.. 

My mothers great aunt had a 68 wildcat she bought new...it almost became my first car back in 82. In was in immaculate shape. Almost 40 years later I still miss it.

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7 hours ago, A Horse With No Name said:

I am one of the few huge fans of this bodystyle...but have loved them since I was a kid.

Me also- I had a '57 F-250 for a while.

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1 hour ago, balthazar said:

Me also- I had a '57 F-250 for a while.

Lucky guy.....I remember quite a few of these on the road back in the early 1970's. 

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