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Old 01-14-22, 02:09 PM
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Recent post by [MENTION=476187]jdawginsc[/MENTION] prompted me to think about this, used to be (and hopefully will be again) the dragbike hauler.

What do you think is in there now?

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Originally Posted by merziac
Recent post by [MENTION=476187]jdawginsc[/MENTION] prompted me to think about this, used to be (and hopefully will be again) the dragbike hauler.

What do you think is in there now?
Wait...what did I say?
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Originally Posted by jdawginsc
Wait...what did I say?
I got the pic there now, you posted your new to you auxiliary storage.
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Originally Posted by merziac
I got the pic there now, you posted your new to you auxiliary storage.
Yeah...hopefully temporary as I start to rehome a lot of that stuff.
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Originally Posted by jdawginsc
Yeah...hopefully temporary as I start to rehome a lot of that stuff.
Good luck with that.
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Cool fox body stang. Those are starting to command some $$$. I have no idea what's in the box. My only guess is a lot of bicycles.
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Originally Posted by merziac
Good luck with that.
Building one as a donation this weekend hopefully!
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Originally Posted by tricky
Cool fox body stang. Those are starting to command some $$$. I have no idea what's in the box. My only guess is a lot of bicycles.
Yep, I have people stopping often to buy it, so far have turned down $7500, and yep on the bicycles, lots any guess?

The Mustang was the tow car and drag car, tow the bike and trailer down, unhook the Mustang, wife race it, me on the bike, end of the day pack it all up and drive home.

It towed to the races twice a week for 10+years, total bad azz.

Mustang has over 300K on it, still runs but overheats bad, probably needs a head gasket, have a bunch of parts including a spare core block if it comes to that.
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Rhodes Car.
Um, no......
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Ok, I’ll play: motherlode of NOS suntour cassette hubs, as well as a large quantity of NOS campagnolo syncro-1 downtube shifter ring inserts, all colors made.

Hey, I dream big, but not too big.
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Originally Posted by panzerwagon
Ok, I’ll play: motherlode of NOS suntour cassette hubs,
It's the cassettes I can never find...

edit: Please don't offer me cassettes now, I've ditched my hubs after 20 years.
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll
A new car?


Woeful paint on that— so much orange peel.
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LOL! This was the first thing I thought about when I saw the title!
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LOL! This was the first thing I thought about when I saw the title!
me too.

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Woeful paint on that— so much orange peel.
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Bikes and frames, lots of em.

Any guesses?

Plus half the drag racing stuff too, still.
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Originally Posted by merziac
Bikes and frames, lots of em.

Any guesses?

Plus half the drag racing stuff too, still.
Tall ones....?

A Bianchi that shall not be named?

A fleet of Domino's pizza delivery bikes with flip flop hubs?

Nothing and you are just messing with us?
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Originally Posted by tricky
Cool fox body stang. Those are starting to command some $$$.
Is that an 88?

I had an 88 LX convertible. My last manual transmission I've had.
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Originally Posted by The Golden Boy
Is that an 88?

I had an 88 LX convertible. My last manual transmission I've had.
89 auto, never been a manual fan although they are fun to drive. Either way the LX's are lighter and faster than the GT's.
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89 auto, never been a manual fan although they are fun to drive. Either way the LX's are lighter and faster than the GT's.
I learned on manual, I had a car that had a hinky clutch- so I could drive anything. Heck I could start a jeep out in 1st smooth. (OK, I can't- but no one can).

I saw my car about 2 years after I sold it in a parking lot. I knew it was mine because I had a body shop do a repair and they over-sprayed the frame.

That was a great looking car- white body, black top, black bra, black trunk rack. *sigh*
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