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Old 12-28-2010, 10:49 PM   #1
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Know of any old cars just sitting?

This is a thread for those old cars that you see sitting around. If you have any photos post them up!
Here is a car I found.
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:17 AM   #2
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That's a shame.
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:23 AM   #3
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That's a shame.
Me and my dad debated offering $200 but didn't want to at that.
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:45 AM   #4
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Worth more then $200 parted out.

I would bet its sitting cause of to much rot in the floors in the back.

But never dismiss a car that looks rough


This Buick had $800 worth of parts in it still
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Old 12-29-2010, 07:09 AM   #5
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Back in the 80's there was a Jaguar E-type and an AMC Javelin AMX (odd mix I know) sitting behind my apartment. They looked like they'd been there since the early '70s. I never did find out who owned them. Every time I looked at that E-type with the V12 peeking through the holes in the hood, all I could think of was that song by Jan and Dan, "Dead Man's Curve".
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Old 12-29-2010, 07:15 AM   #6
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This is a thread for those old cars that you see sitting around. If you have any photos post them up!
Here is a car I found.
Now that's just WRONG.... :(
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Old 12-29-2010, 07:44 AM   #7
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Neighbor has a Corvette C3 just sitting in his garage, I've never seen him take it out.

Fairly sure he also has a Mazda Miata sitting in there, plus a '69 Mustang in his barn.
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Old 12-29-2010, 09:14 AM   #8
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I was offered a Buick GS just like the one pictured above for $400. I was too slow to move on it...guy took it to a Buick meet and parted it out. He sold almost $2900 in parts off of that car...and still kept the 4 speed and the motor with intake.

That Trans-Am is needing a ground up for sure. $200 would buy a TON of headaches.
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Old 12-29-2010, 09:23 AM   #9
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Everyday to and from work I have to pass the saddest scene. I don't have any pics, but a black and white '55 chevy and a blue 4th gen Camaro sits out in these people's front yard in all the elements. Been two years since I've seen either one move.
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Old 12-29-2010, 10:06 AM   #10
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i hate seeing cars in those conditions. most of the time its hoarders that have no way of ever fixing them up, even though they say they will. after that person dies, the cars get sent to the crusher cause the family doesn't want to deal with them and another piece of vintage detroit iron is recycled into an appliance. pisses me off!
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Old 12-29-2010, 10:12 AM   #11
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just remembered this site...

http://www.classiccarsrotting.com/ccrtour3/index.html

now some of these just make you want to cry!
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Old 12-29-2010, 12:06 PM   #12
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Old 12-29-2010, 03:07 PM   #13
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Well that trans am is an old ladies, she bought it in the early 80's.
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wow, can't believe that Trans Am was left to rot away like that
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