[elky] Re: no tire kickers yet for Clustertruck :)

  • From: Brian M <ctsvmongo@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: elky@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 4 Sep 2011 12:43:16 -0500

Sorry in advance ....

Chevelles have room for the kids and... When you and your buddy are out
crusing, there's room for those girlies that ask for a ride in your hot rod!

Of course, there is also the latter.... ;-) Kindof why a motorcycle has
sounded like a good idea- just me myself and I
On Sep 3, 2011 11:08 AM, "Mary McCarthy" <printces@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> it's not the body style that turns folks off, Saul. It's the lack of
> engine and the perception that it is heavy, therefore slooooowwww.
> Because so much became plastic in those years, it's not much heavier
> than the previous years, but try telling someone that. Throw in air
> pollution insanity and no one wants to deal with them.
> It'll sell. We bought ours to take the trash to the dump. Try
> marketing it as utility, not classic?
> Mary
>> Brought my son to a high school football game tonight, and there was a
>> '76 GMC Sprint for sale in the parking lot. It was black, not much
>> rust except surface rust in bed, body fair with numerous scratches and
>> dents, and some sort of tube welded to the bed (looked like it was
>> supposed to hold up a large flag or some other upright poll). Kid was
>> asking $2000, which I seriously doubt he'll get based on my limited
>> experience of trying to sell a similar car :)
>> I really have gotten to like this unique body style for the '73-'77.
>> I look on ebay and at any given time there will be approximately 100
>> El Caminos for sale, with only 4 or 5 of them being 4th gens. I guess
>> that's what I like about them...they're definitely different from the
>> rest. But anyway, I have to remember that my tastes are different
>> from the general public. I think I posted earlier this year that I
>> looked at a '72 that was not much better than mine, except had red
>> paint thrown over the rust on the car. That truck sold for $3600.
>> Anyway, I'm not stressed about this at all...just felt like typing a
>> little. I finally re-listed the Sprint on craigslist and if someone
>> has tastes like mine, they can buy a classic 4th-gen for much cheaper
>> than the black '76 at the football game tonight :)
>> Here's my ad re-posted, except now asking $700 (first ad was for $950,
>> and mentioned a driver's window problem that has since been fixed.)
>> http://wichita.craigslist.org/cto/2579238746.html
>> I think for anything below $500, I'd rather keep the truck even though
>> it's a bulky eyesore in my overcrowded driveway. It's nice to have a
>> "practice vehicle" for repairs, and a driveable parts car, and a truck
>> that I'm not worried about scratching the paint.
>> Saul
>> '76 GMC Sprint
>> '73 GMC Sprint "Clustertruck"

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