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Old 12-31-2013, 06:04 PM   #21
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Look at the paint. There's some pretty awful paint matching going on there.

That said... looks decent otherwise and has a hardtop. Provided it didn't look totally fucked when you got there, i'd offer $2500 and drive away in it.
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how do you know? do you know the car?
To be more precise, the rear bumper is fucked up.
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Old 12-31-2013, 06:09 PM   #23
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Look at the paint. There's some pretty awful paint matching going on there.

That said... looks decent otherwise and has a hardtop. Provided it didn't look totally fucked when you got there, i'd offer $2500 and drive away in it.
I assume your talking about the front bumper ? keep in mind there is a vehicle parked very close in the picture blocking light, i think thats causing it to look darker. i do see a small crack in the rear bumper but nothing to to bad
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Old 12-31-2013, 06:11 PM   #24
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Look at the paint. There's some pretty awful paint matching going on there.

That said... looks decent otherwise and has a hardtop. Provided it didn't look totally fucked when you got there, i'd offer $2500 and drive away in it.
Yeah, to be honest, If I had $2500 in cash on me my dad would already have the trailer hooked up to the truck and I'd be driving to that guys house to go get it at $2500. I'd park it in the yard for the winter, then in the spring take the hard top off it and sell it for $3500 in a week or two.
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Old 12-31-2013, 06:12 PM   #25
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don't be sniping !!! lol
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Old 12-31-2013, 06:14 PM   #26
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I assume your talking about the front bumper ? keep in mind there is a vehicle parked very close in the picture blocking light, i think thats causing it to look darker. i do see a small crack in the rear bumper but nothing to to bad

Light wouldn't magically be reduced exactly on the front bumper body line in every angle.
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Old 12-31-2013, 06:17 PM   #27
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yeah, i looked at it again, you right. It looks repainted, but if its still got the hard top and no rust, it would be fine for the right price. I called and left a message.
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Old 12-31-2013, 06:20 PM   #28
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Dont feel too bad about the crash damage and paint. The more I look at the racecar the more fucked up I notice it was before I bought it. Drivers front bumper area is a mess, it has a new fender on that side (mazda brand though) and the bumper skin, but not the plastic bumper support, that 1/4 of the car was painted with decent paint. The passenger rear bit of the fender and front bit of the door was repainted with some crappy single stage paint because wiping in that area with a paper towel results in a red towel, so my car has been partially re-sprayed at least twice (and at least once with shitty paint). It was still a 10 foot car when I bought it.
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Old 01-04-2014, 06:07 PM   #29
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Just picked this up today, No rust/rot on the body, but in ok/workable shape. Needs some TLC. Got it for $2300. 1993 C-package with 150k on it. Runs great, drives good other than a shake from those shitty wheels that i will be removing and putting the oems back on. Feels tight and solid. A good platform for the price i think.



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In for another 6 year build.
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Old 01-04-2014, 11:13 PM   #31
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In for another 6 year build.
Well if I did start a build thread it wouldn't be "6" years. I already have 75% of the parts. But with the baby due any day, I doubt I will have time to come on and justify why I'm building my car and why I'm using the parts I'm using.
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Old 01-04-2014, 11:24 PM   #32
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If you tear this car apart for more than a week, for any reason, you will be banned.
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Old 01-04-2014, 11:26 PM   #33
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That's ok, there is always CR.....
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Old 01-04-2014, 11:40 PM   #34
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That's ok, there is always CR.....


Just own it dude, your last build was a total ******* failure. Once you own it you can move on and not repeat the mistakes of the past.
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Old 01-05-2014, 12:12 AM   #35
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he's too stubborn to change his ways even though he CLEARLY proved to us that previous car was a big expensive mistake.....its like he would rather kill himself then "fit in" and build a cookie cutter car like the rest of us.

gotta be different

its ok though, we still love you boo
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Ignore... Tablet browser fail.

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Old 01-05-2014, 07:39 AM   #37
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how was my last build a failure???
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Old 01-08-2014, 08:16 PM   #38
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The car doesn't look bad at all for $2,300, the wheels are terrible though. If everything is solid seems like a decent platform.
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