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Forum: Mopar 01-22-2023, 03:13 AM
Replies: 188
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Posted By njsteve
The order tracking website finally shows an...

The order tracking website finally shows an actual rendering of my 2023 order. They are staging the new paint color introductions with Sublime already being produced and B5 Blue is next, followed by...
Forum: Lounge 01-22-2023, 03:08 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 138,659
Posted By njsteve
Your window contraption looks like the original...

Your window contraption looks like the original prototype for the Hasbro MouseTrap game.

You shall heretofore be known as Sir Dave Rube-Goldberg, Contraptionaire.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 01-21-2023, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,150
Posted By njsteve
But took away the gas pedal. LOL

But took away the gas pedal. LOL
Forum: Lounge 01-19-2023, 03:08 AM
Replies: 33,163
Views: 5,421,606
Posted By njsteve
I remember this ad on the back page on my 1969 or...

I remember this ad on the back page on my 1969 or 1970 HotWheels catalog.
Forum: Lounge 01-16-2023, 07:00 PM
Replies: 33,163
Views: 5,421,606
Posted By njsteve
I still have my Rat Patrol metal lunchbox! The...

I still have my Rat Patrol metal lunchbox! The thermos is long gone after having the "Mom, why does it sound like you filled my thermos with ice" sound, incident very early on in it's career.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-16-2023, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By njsteve
Contact these guys. They have all the original...

Contact these guys. They have all the original specs from the manufacturers and build them for you, to order. I have had them make several sets over the years for my various Firebirds and they can...
Forum: Mopar 01-14-2023, 02:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,673
Posted By njsteve
Just for giggles I found one of those historical...

Just for giggles I found one of those historical investment over time, calculator websites. If you bought $54,000 of Apple in 1994...it would be worth $10,460,490 today. A 19,271% gain.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-14-2023, 02:04 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,941
Posted By njsteve
My old 71 sunroof car went for $550,000. I sold...

My old 71 sunroof car went for $550,000. I sold it to Kevin Greene in 1994 for $54,000. That was a good amount back then. (I thought).

918% gain in 29 years, give or take a percentage.


...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-13-2023, 03:15 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,941
Posted By njsteve
It went for $220,000 with commission. It...

It went for $220,000 with commission.

It was a neat car. I knew Kenny Papa of Papa's Dodge way back in the early 1980's when he put on a show in Farmington, Connecticut every May. It was THE...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 12-31-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,272
Posted By njsteve
Original family owned, unrestored, Hugger Orange LS6.

This popped up on the Hellcat.org site a couple days ago from a guy wanted to know if anyone had any info on these cars. It belonged to his late uncle, who bought it new. I referred him here but just...
Forum: Lounge 12-27-2022, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By njsteve
Similar craziness. I had a 1972 Firebird bumper...

Similar craziness. I had a 1972 Firebird bumper that I sold to a guy in CT. My quote on Fedex ground was $230 to ship it. The buyer said he had a commercial business account with Fedex and would...
Forum: Mopar 12-27-2022, 02:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By njsteve
In 1988 I drove a friend's newly purchased 1971...

In 1988 I drove a friend's newly purchased 1971 Hemi 4 speed Charger R/T (a Mr Norms car originally) from Miami to New Haven Connectut, non stop.

We had flown down there and only after he bought...
Forum: Mopar 12-27-2022, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By njsteve
Interesting figures. For coincidental comparison...

Interesting figures. For coincidental comparison sake, the 797hp Redeye engine option was an $11,600 on the 2022 Challenger.
Forum: Lounge 12-13-2022, 11:00 PM
Replies: 33,163
Views: 5,421,606
Posted By njsteve
Brings back great memories of law school. I had a...

Brings back great memories of law school. I had a criminal law exam and the one extra credit question was in three parts: Provide the real names of the Three Stooges. (you actually have four possible...
Forum: Mopar 12-10-2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 25,895
Posted By njsteve
And disappear in indirect light.

And disappear in indirect light.
Forum: Mopar 12-10-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 25,895
Posted By njsteve
Had her out for probably the last day before the...

Had her out for probably the last day before the snow (and salt) come down. The translucent stripes really pop in the noon-day sun.
Forum: Mopar 12-10-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 25,895
Posted By njsteve
Got an updated Purchase Order Contract (POC) last...

Got an updated Purchase Order Contract (POC) last week. Car has moved from "BG Restricted" status to "C-Tentative Schedule" status. No VIN yet but the 2022 assembly line ends production on 12/12/22...
Forum: Lounge 12-07-2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,317
Posted By njsteve
I don't know why but that shooting brake sure...

I don't know why but that shooting brake sure reminds me of Count Chocula? Must be the angles.

The 2025 Count Chocu-Vette
Forum: Lounge 12-07-2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 33,163
Views: 5,421,606
Posted By njsteve
The main problem is no one sells the correct...

The main problem is no one sells the correct springs. It's a one set fits all part number situation and everyone just buys what's out there. I had a company make me a couple sets at the factory ride...
Forum: Mopar 12-06-2022, 09:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,021
Posted By njsteve
$50 clutch slave cylinder hack for the...

$50 clutch slave cylinder hack for the unobtainable 1992-2010 factory part and LUK LSC134

After seeing some mention on facebook about a workaround for the unobtainable clutch slave cylinder for...
Forum: Mopar 11-29-2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,021
Posted By njsteve
And the shiny, clean diff with the 3.54 gears all...

And the shiny, clean diff with the 3.54 gears all reset and ready to go.
Forum: Lounge 11-22-2022, 08:37 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 138,659
Posted By njsteve
Hijack continued...My 635 was a 1981. Amazing...

Hijack continued...My 635 was a 1981. Amazing automobile (except for the A/C that would instantly freeze up the evaporator and nothing would come out of the vents.) But zooming on the interstate with...
Forum: Pontiac 11-22-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,355
Posted By njsteve
This actual engine was just shipped to Australia...

This actual engine was just shipped to Australia and is destined to go into the prototype SD455 Trans Am magazine test car. It was found down under ten years ago by a guy who just happened to find a...
Forum: Lounge 11-22-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 138,659
Posted By njsteve
Back in the 1980's I had a grey market 635 CSI...

Back in the 1980's I had a grey market 635 CSI Sharknose Euro car in Polaris Silver with black BMW Motorsport stripes. Coolest commuter car on the planet. I used to drive it from New Haven to Boston...
Forum: Lounge 11-20-2022, 01:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,713
Posted By njsteve
I have the entire restoration album and all the...

I have the entire restoration album and all the magazines it was in, including HotRod, Guide to Musclecars, Musclecar Review, etc., from 1985 to 1987 or so. It was an amazing car. No rust underneath...
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