so if you were going to restore an old muscle car what would it be?

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  1. Icey101

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    i'm thinking something cheap thats massive and roars buts slow as and uses heaps of juice...

    some big block hemi chrysler or something or a maybe ford galaxy??
  2. i_got_a_mohawk

    i_got_a_mohawk

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    '66 Dodge Charger with the 426 Hemi engine.

    Yeah, not likely to happen, ever.
  3. BassDoc51

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    I'd love to have any '65-'70 Pontiac GTO, or a '68 Dodge Charger R/T.
  4. Relic

    Relic Cow are you?

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    '69 Olds 442 with a 455 big block in place of the 400 it came with.
    I had that very car many years ago, I miss it :(
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  6. waterboy

    waterboy Supporting Member

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    '66 Tiger Gold GTO with a TriPower 389 and a 4 speed. Me and the old man are in the process of getting her back on the road now.
  7. tycobb73

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    My cousin found a 69 Mustang in a storage garage. It was covered up but he could see what it was. Paid about $4000. Pulled the cover off and it was a Shelby with a Mustang front end. Sat in storage for years. Then he sold it to my dad for what he had in it. The car is in pieces and he is slowly restoring it. It is far from complete but the bones are there. I'm guessing its worth $15K as it sits.
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  10. Relic

    Relic Cow are you?

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    My brother had one of those, sweet-looking car.
  11. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

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    '69 Camaro. My brother bought one back in "69. It was a pretty sweet machine.
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    Plymouth Sport Fury
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  13. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

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    Isn't that the car that tried to kill Dennis Weaver????

    What the heck was that movie??
  14. waterboy

    waterboy Supporting Member

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    "Duel" I believe, but I think the car in the movie was a Valiant.
  15. DwaynieAD

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    my dad owns like 5, only 2 are running and only 1 looks decent but yeah its in my blood to love them.
  16. Roscoe East

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    No, "Duel" was the movie where the 18-wheeler was trying to kill Dennis Weaver.
  17. waterboy

    waterboy Supporting Member

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    Hmm.....I'm stumped then
  18. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

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    I know that car was a killer in something. Blacked out windows......
  19. RED J

    RED J Play what you want how you want & quit arggerin ! Supporting Member

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    Late 60's Camaro or Firebird 350. Sweet 4 speed chirp the tires every gear.
  20. theduke1

    theduke1 Supporting Member

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    1967 GTX with a Hemi or a 1964 GTO ragtop
    At one time I had both of these!
  21. alembicguy

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    This one is done.


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