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Hey, Mark. Got any money?

by EdH / May 21, 2006 12:14 AM PDT
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dynamite
by Mark5019 / May 21, 2006 12:16 AM PDT

id love one but as gas $$$ ill wait:)

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Here's another peek
by EdH / May 21, 2006 12:29 AM PDT
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LINK

It's amazing how much this one looks like the old one from the 60s.
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Yeah, pretty close
by John Robie / May 21, 2006 12:57 AM PDT
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however the 1967 model sits up a little higher. Road in one way back 'when' with an acquaintance, and after moving, flooring the pedal would snap your head back.

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ok ill swallow my pride
by Mark5019 / May 21, 2006 1:26 AM PDT
In reply to: Here's another peek

you can buy me one:)

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Heres another peek too of a 1967 Shelby. EdH
by Rolway / May 21, 2006 4:50 AM PDT
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Nice.
by EdH / May 21, 2006 7:21 AM PDT

I've never really been into ''sporty'' cars so much. In the 80's I had a 1966 Galaxie 500 convertible, black with red and white interior. Had a 390 I think. I loved it but not a very practical car in New York City in the mid-80s.

Looked a lot like the one on this page. I'm tempted to get another one.

For an old car it had a beautiful ride and was extremely powerful. Not so economical though.

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(NT) (NT) Only Mark? What about me?
by Terry Browne / May 21, 2006 12:55 AM PDT
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(NT) (NT) Get in line.
by EdH / May 21, 2006 1:27 AM PDT
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I will
by Terry Browne / May 21, 2006 2:56 AM PDT
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but how is Mark before me? Or isn't he? Wink

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(NT) (NT) im here in se longer
by Mark5019 / May 21, 2006 2:57 AM PDT
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Hummer
by marinetbryant / May 21, 2006 2:54 AM PDT

The Hummers were going for 10 grand+ over invoice when they first came out.

Tom

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There was the guy I talked to in 1988...
by Paul C / May 21, 2006 6:48 AM PDT

...who had one of the first Mazda Miatas. He went on and on about the car, and I agreed that it was nice. then, I asked him what he paid for it. He said that he'd paid $22,000 for it against a sticker of $15,500.

Let's see...he paid $6,500 over sticker for a car that at the minute he rolled it off the lot depreciated by at least $2,000. Sorry, that does not compute.

Besides, I can do that in the tech industry for a lot less money; all I have to do is be an early adopter of any new gadget, or as one friend calls them, ''second stage beta testers.'' Devil

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Same story hrer,
by duckman / May 21, 2006 9:07 AM PDT

knew a guy who bought a Pontiac Fiero (sp?) lost half of its value driving off the lot

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(NT) (NT) they never had any value to begin with:)
by Mark5019 / May 21, 2006 11:46 AM PDT
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Yep!
by Evie / May 21, 2006 11:50 AM PDT

Knew someone that bought one of the first Miatas. I suppose if you're in the income bracket where it doesn't matter, it's not a big deal, but I gotta figure most in that area are buying the classic car and fixing it to mint or something new & sporty in an entirely different price bracket.

I think it only took about 5 years for Miatas to become "midpriced" cars in the Mazda line!

Evie Happy

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