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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    Does anyone look at a new Maserati and think of the Chrysler TC by Maserati?
    I used to have to drive the TCs at an exotic car auction. Worlds smallest land yacht, the Pinto of Maseratis.
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    You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
    You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.
    You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.
    You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    I used to have to drive the TCs at an exotic car auction. Worlds smallest land yacht, the Pinto of Maseratis.
    How about this one! Maserati A6G

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    1954 Desoto Adventurer



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    Quote Originally Posted by FlatSix911 View Post
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    I'm afraid that in 20 years, it will be worth restoring ... like the 356 today

    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
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    I would have at least put some rust-oleum on it and some seats for my kids to play in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    I would have at least put some rust-oleum on it and some seats for my kids to play in.
    yeah, I couldn't let one of those rust away like that.

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    Looks like it caught fire to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    The GM G body series wagons (Malibu, Cutlass, Regal, Bonneville) are finally getting the respect they deserve as cool cars and a great base for custom projects.

    It cleans up nice.



    And yes, it's the same car; before and after.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    And yes, it's the same car; before and after.

    Same under the hood too?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JonnyHK View Post
    Same under the hood too?
    Yep, a stock 305.
    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

    Quote Originally Posted by Bjforrestal View Post
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    I'll never get sick of looking at 911's.


    And a 280SE 3.5, one of my dream cars. Well, one I lust over more than most of the other 1000.

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    http://www.gpe.fi/index_mgc.htm
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    I would have not done the body kit outside of subtly flaring the fenders for modern tires. And they should have had a set of wire wheels laced since it still has the knock off hubs.




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    Very nice I like it as it is.
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    totally under rated beauty, Karmann Ghia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Allen View Post




    totally under rated beauty, Karmann Ghia.
    Under rated because they were under powered.
    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

    Quote Originally Posted by Bjforrestal View Post
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    ^^ Cool Fiat especially the second one.
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    Saw a Javelin today and was reminded of how nice they looked.
    The few, the proud, the likely insane, Metro-Atlanta bicycle commuters.

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    Beautiful!

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    totally under rated beauty, Karmann Ghia.
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