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SM, you are a heathen, you know that. I always drive classics. As I get older, the classics get newer. And each time I sell them I always make a profit and use them as daily drivers (I drive very little though). People love my hand-me-downs. A restomod goes down in price while the classic goes up. The problem with the classic is, you have to be very careful what you do to them. Mod them and the worth goes down.
I agree with what you are saying to a point. ... :cool:
I'd never take a really nice example of a classic car and resto-mod it.
That would be blasphemy.
I only resto-mod cars with blown or missing engine and transmission, needing all new wiring, and trashed interior. But that has good chrome, straight body, good glass, and very minimal rust.
I get offered autos at random, a few years ago I was offered a BEAUTIFUL condition 1959 Cadillac Eldorado, it looked GREAT but I'm not a fan of owning those long American auto's, I admire them but I don't want those very long auto's.

If my various teams, I call them teams, they are general friends who also like old auto's and know about that sort of thing and they are always going to be nearer to these autos than me and so they go and physically take a look at them for me and then report back, but they also keep an eye on who might be selling an auto and they have found someone selling a 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport in good condition, it's in Danville, California, not sure where that is in California, but I have two teams there one up in Walnut Creek/Lake Tahoe and the other in Benedict Canyon/Lake Arrowhead.

This is a beautiful auto, not sure about the colour of it though and IF I bought it I might get it resprayed Black because I think it would look exceptional in Black:

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Not sure about the seats, if I bought it I would want either Black leather seats or VERY VERY Dark Red leather seats:

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^^^^ The great thing about a 9 HOUR time difference between me and California is that I can phone California when something is still open as in Daily Opening Hours. From the same Dealer in Danville, California I have just bought the below auto. I have been in contact on email on and off for the last 5 hours (beginning at 10PM for me and 1PM for him) with a friend in Walnut Creek and they drove to Danville to check out the above 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport and when they were there they said the Dealer has a TON of autos and there was a 1940 Aston Martin that I literally would ADORE and to check it out and so I did and then I phoned my friend as he was at the Dealer's place in Danville and I was talking with the Dealer and I said I WANT that 1958 Plymouth Fury Sport, he said okay but that's in the Auction and 53 other peoples are wanting it also - look this is NOT HAPPENING I am NOT having someone else getting that 1959 Plymouth, so what do I do put in a MASSIVE bid that I think NONE of the other 53 can match or what? I have a dilemma and will think over night, the Dealer said the Auction will be going on for a few more days anyway, but he KNOWS NOW that I WANT that auto.

Anyhow so during the conversation I said I would like the 1940 Aston Martin and he said it's NOT in the Auction and if I wanted it now I could have it and so I have bought it.

This is it below and Daryl Hunt this colour it's in, for the year of 1940 THIS WOULD be the ACTUAL colour, it's called Racing Green.

It's VERY FRUSTRATING being physically so far away from this, I WANT to TOUCH it and to SMELL the leather seats and to SIT in it and DRIVE it! AARRGGHH!!!! Not fair!!!!

It's now Official from the Dealer's website:

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^^^^ SOLD: I am a happy bunny! I of course will not sleep properly until I get that 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport.

Here is my 1940 Aston Martin Speed Model Type C - I add that this is only one of eight Type C Models, it has 125 bhp, 1,949 cc SOHC inline four-cylinder engine with twin SU carburetors, four-speed manual transmission, front and rear live-axle suspension, and four-wheel Lockheed hydraulic drum brakes (I got all of that in an email from the Dealer, I LOVE old auto's but I'm NOT in the knowledge about ALL the specifics on the engine and things like what drum brakes etc) What a beautiful gem of an auto:

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NOT FAIR!!!! Look at that Black leather seating, I can SMELL it almost. I need to calm down because my Black leather fetish is totally kicking in now *Sigh*

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Look at that GORGEOUS steering wheel and everything else:

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Just one more REPEAT picture of those Black leather seats, so sexy and....Black leather and....okay I'm calming down *Sigh*

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You guys and gals should be aware that I only have the price of admission to this discussion.
You get FREE ice cream and of course you are welcome in this discussion, I like your enthusiasm for autos.
 
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SM, you are a heathen, you know that. I always drive classics. As I get older, the classics get newer. And each time I sell them I always make a profit and use them as daily drivers (I drive very little though). People love my hand-me-downs. A restomod goes down in price while the classic goes up. The problem with the classic is, you have to be very careful what you do to them. Mod them and the worth goes down.
I agree with what you are saying to a point. ... :cool:
I'd never take a really nice example of a classic car and resto-mod it.
That would be blasphemy.
I only resto-mod cars with blown or missing engine and transmission, needing all new wiring, and trashed interior. But that has good chrome, straight body, good glass, and very minimal rust.
I get offered autos at random, a few years ago I was offered a BEAUTIFUL condition 1959 Cadillac Eldorado, it looked GREAT but I'm not a fan of owning those long American auto's, I admire them but I don't want those very long auto's.

If my various teams, I call them teams, they are general friends who also like old auto's and know about that sort of thing and they are always going to be nearer to these autos than me and so they go and physically take a look at them for me and then report back, but they also keep an eye on who might be selling an auto and they have found someone selling a 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport in good condition, it's in Danville, California, not sure where that is in California, but I have two teams there one up in Walnut Creek/Lake Tahoe and the other in Benedict Canyon/Lake Arrowhead.

This is a beautiful auto, not sure about the colour of it though and IF I bought it I might get it resprayed Black because I think it would look exceptional in Black:

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Not sure about the seats, if I bought it I would want either Black leather seats or VERY VERY Dark Red leather seats:

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^^^^ The great thing about a 9 HOUR time difference between me and California is that I can phone California when something is still open as in Daily Opening Hours. From the same Dealer in Danville, California I have just bought the below auto. I have been in contact on email on and off for the last 5 hours (beginning at 10PM for me and 1PM for him) with a friend in Walnut Creek and they drove to Danville to check out the above 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport and when they were there they said the Dealer has a TON of autos and there was a 1940 Aston Martin that I literally would ADORE and to check it out and so I did and then I phoned my friend as he was at the Dealer's place in Danville and I was talking with the Dealer and I said I WANT that 1958 Plymouth Fury Sport, he said okay but that's in the Auction and 53 other peoples are wanting it also - look this is NOT HAPPENING I am NOT having someone else getting that 1959 Plymouth, so what do I do put in a MASSIVE bid that I think NONE of the other 53 can match or what? I have a dilemma and will think over night, the Dealer said the Auction will be going on for a few more days anyway, but he KNOWS NOW that I WANT that auto.

Anyhow so during the conversation I said I would like the 1940 Aston Martin and he said it's NOT in the Auction and if I wanted it now I could have it and so I have bought it.

This is it below and Daryl Hunt this colour it's in, for the year of 1940 THIS WOULD be the ACTUAL colour, it's called Racing Green.

It's VERY FRUSTRATING being physically so far away from this, I WANT to TOUCH it and to SMELL the leather seats and to SIT in it and DRIVE it! AARRGGHH!!!! Not fair!!!!

It's now Official from the Dealer's website:

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^^^^ SOLD: I am a happy bunny! I of course will not sleep properly until I get that 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport.

Here is my 1940 Aston Martin Speed Model Type C - I add that this is only one of eight Type C Models, it has 125 bhp, 1,949 cc SOHC inline four-cylinder engine with twin SU carburetors, four-speed manual transmission, front and rear live-axle suspension, and four-wheel Lockheed hydraulic drum brakes (I got all of that in an email from the Dealer, I LOVE old auto's but I'm NOT in the knowledge about ALL the specifics on the engine and things like what drum brakes etc) What a beautiful gem of an auto:

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NOT FAIR!!!! Look at that Black leather seating, I can SMELL it almost. I need to calm down because my Black leather fetish is totally kicking in now *Sigh*

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Look at that GORGEOUS steering wheel and everything else:

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Just one more REPEAT picture of those Black leather seats, so sexy and....Black leather and....okay I'm calming down *Sigh*

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There's probably nothing I can think of that's more fun than buying a cool car. I mean, there are things that come really really really really really really close, but not more self-fulfilling. Congrats on your buy!
I am happy with my two new autos, this completes my auto buying for this year.

Will you LOOK at this below cute thing!

A 1910 Stanley Steamer Model 70 5 Passenger Touring:

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I LOVE the wheels, the White and pale lemon colour scheme is so pretty:

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Just look at the beautiful Black leather seats:

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SM, you are a heathen, you know that. I always drive classics. As I get older, the classics get newer. And each time I sell them I always make a profit and use them as daily drivers (I drive very little though). People love my hand-me-downs. A restomod goes down in price while the classic goes up. The problem with the classic is, you have to be very careful what you do to them. Mod them and the worth goes down.
I agree with what you are saying to a point. ... :cool:
I'd never take a really nice example of a classic car and resto-mod it.
That would be blasphemy.
I only resto-mod cars with blown or missing engine and transmission, needing all new wiring, and trashed interior. But that has good chrome, straight body, good glass, and very minimal rust.
I get offered autos at random, a few years ago I was offered a BEAUTIFUL condition 1959 Cadillac Eldorado, it looked GREAT but I'm not a fan of owning those long American auto's, I admire them but I don't want those very long auto's.

If my various teams, I call them teams, they are general friends who also like old auto's and know about that sort of thing and they are always going to be nearer to these autos than me and so they go and physically take a look at them for me and then report back, but they also keep an eye on who might be selling an auto and they have found someone selling a 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport in good condition, it's in Danville, California, not sure where that is in California, but I have two teams there one up in Walnut Creek/Lake Tahoe and the other in Benedict Canyon/Lake Arrowhead.

This is a beautiful auto, not sure about the colour of it though and IF I bought it I might get it resprayed Black because I think it would look exceptional in Black:

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^^^^ The great thing about a 9 HOUR time difference between me and California is that I can phone California when something is still open as in Daily Opening Hours. From the same Dealer in Danville, California I have just bought the below auto. I have been in contact on email on and off for the last 5 hours (beginning at 10PM for me and 1PM for him) with a friend in Walnut Creek and they drove to Danville to check out the above 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport and when they were there they said the Dealer has a TON of autos and there was a 1940 Aston Martin that I literally would ADORE and to check it out and so I did and then I phoned my friend as he was at the Dealer's place in Danville and I was talking with the Dealer and I said I WANT that 1958 Plymouth Fury Sport, he said okay but that's in the Auction and 53 other peoples are wanting it also - look this is NOT HAPPENING I am NOT having someone else getting that 1959 Plymouth, so what do I do put in a MASSIVE bid that I think NONE of the other 53 can match or what? I have a dilemma and will think over night, the Dealer said the Auction will be going on for a few more days anyway, but he KNOWS NOW that I WANT that auto.

Anyhow so during the conversation I said I would like the 1940 Aston Martin and he said it's NOT in the Auction and if I wanted it now I could have it and so I have bought it.

This is it below and Daryl Hunt this colour it's in, for the year of 1940 THIS WOULD be the ACTUAL colour, it's called Racing Green.

It's VERY FRUSTRATING being physically so far away from this, I WANT to TOUCH it and to SMELL the leather seats and to SIT in it and DRIVE it! AARRGGHH!!!! Not fair!!!!

It's now Official from the Dealer's website:

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^^^^ SOLD: I am a happy bunny! I of course will not sleep properly until I get that 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport.

Here is my 1940 Aston Martin Speed Model Type C - I add that this is only one of eight Type C Models, it has 125 bhp, 1,949 cc SOHC inline four-cylinder engine with twin SU carburetors, four-speed manual transmission, front and rear live-axle suspension, and four-wheel Lockheed hydraulic drum brakes (I got all of that in an email from the Dealer, I LOVE old auto's but I'm NOT in the knowledge about ALL the specifics on the engine and things like what drum brakes etc) What a beautiful gem of an auto:

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NOT FAIR!!!! Look at that Black leather seating, I can SMELL it almost. I need to calm down because my Black leather fetish is totally kicking in now *Sigh*

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Look at that GORGEOUS steering wheel and everything else:

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Just one more REPEAT picture of those Black leather seats, so sexy and....Black leather and....okay I'm calming down *Sigh*

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There's probably nothing I can think of that's more fun than buying a cool car. I mean, there are things that come really really really really really really close, but not more self-fulfilling. Congrats on your buy!
I am happy with my two new autos, this completes my auto buying for this year.

Will you LOOK at this below cute thing!

A 1910 Stanley Steamer Model 70 5 Passenger Touring:

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I LOVE the wheels, the White and pale lemon colour scheme is so pretty:

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Just look at the beautiful Black leather seats:

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The big V12 supercharged engine is under that long sleek hood.
One unique feature of a Cord is the hide-away headlights.
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SM, you are a heathen, you know that. I always drive classics. As I get older, the classics get newer. And each time I sell them I always make a profit and use them as daily drivers (I drive very little though). People love my hand-me-downs. A restomod goes down in price while the classic goes up. The problem with the classic is, you have to be very careful what you do to them. Mod them and the worth goes down.
I agree with what you are saying to a point. ... :cool:
I'd never take a really nice example of a classic car and resto-mod it.
That would be blasphemy.
I only resto-mod cars with blown or missing engine and transmission, needing all new wiring, and trashed interior. But that has good chrome, straight body, good glass, and very minimal rust.
I get offered autos at random, a few years ago I was offered a BEAUTIFUL condition 1959 Cadillac Eldorado, it looked GREAT but I'm not a fan of owning those long American auto's, I admire them but I don't want those very long auto's.

If my various teams, I call them teams, they are general friends who also like old auto's and know about that sort of thing and they are always going to be nearer to these autos than me and so they go and physically take a look at them for me and then report back, but they also keep an eye on who might be selling an auto and they have found someone selling a 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport in good condition, it's in Danville, California, not sure where that is in California, but I have two teams there one up in Walnut Creek/Lake Tahoe and the other in Benedict Canyon/Lake Arrowhead.

This is a beautiful auto, not sure about the colour of it though and IF I bought it I might get it resprayed Black because I think it would look exceptional in Black:

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Not sure about the seats, if I bought it I would want either Black leather seats or VERY VERY Dark Red leather seats:

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^^^^ The great thing about a 9 HOUR time difference between me and California is that I can phone California when something is still open as in Daily Opening Hours. From the same Dealer in Danville, California I have just bought the below auto. I have been in contact on email on and off for the last 5 hours (beginning at 10PM for me and 1PM for him) with a friend in Walnut Creek and they drove to Danville to check out the above 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport and when they were there they said the Dealer has a TON of autos and there was a 1940 Aston Martin that I literally would ADORE and to check it out and so I did and then I phoned my friend as he was at the Dealer's place in Danville and I was talking with the Dealer and I said I WANT that 1958 Plymouth Fury Sport, he said okay but that's in the Auction and 53 other peoples are wanting it also - look this is NOT HAPPENING I am NOT having someone else getting that 1959 Plymouth, so what do I do put in a MASSIVE bid that I think NONE of the other 53 can match or what? I have a dilemma and will think over night, the Dealer said the Auction will be going on for a few more days anyway, but he KNOWS NOW that I WANT that auto.

Anyhow so during the conversation I said I would like the 1940 Aston Martin and he said it's NOT in the Auction and if I wanted it now I could have it and so I have bought it.

This is it below and Daryl Hunt this colour it's in, for the year of 1940 THIS WOULD be the ACTUAL colour, it's called Racing Green.

It's VERY FRUSTRATING being physically so far away from this, I WANT to TOUCH it and to SMELL the leather seats and to SIT in it and DRIVE it! AARRGGHH!!!! Not fair!!!!

It's now Official from the Dealer's website:

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^^^^ SOLD: I am a happy bunny! I of course will not sleep properly until I get that 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport.

Here is my 1940 Aston Martin Speed Model Type C - I add that this is only one of eight Type C Models, it has 125 bhp, 1,949 cc SOHC inline four-cylinder engine with twin SU carburetors, four-speed manual transmission, front and rear live-axle suspension, and four-wheel Lockheed hydraulic drum brakes (I got all of that in an email from the Dealer, I LOVE old auto's but I'm NOT in the knowledge about ALL the specifics on the engine and things like what drum brakes etc) What a beautiful gem of an auto:

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NOT FAIR!!!! Look at that Black leather seating, I can SMELL it almost. I need to calm down because my Black leather fetish is totally kicking in now *Sigh*

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Look at that GORGEOUS steering wheel and everything else:

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Just one more REPEAT picture of those Black leather seats, so sexy and....Black leather and....okay I'm calming down *Sigh*

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^^^^ Okay so I have been emailing today with the Dealer in Danville, I told him I still would like that 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport and said my only issue is the seats and the inside door panels, I don't like that check design etc and would pull that out and have all Black leather seating and all Black leather on the inside door panels etc

He said was I okay with a red body auto but he thought I would have a problem perhaps with not liking the seats but he said I said I would pull the seats out of the 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport anyway, so I said I'm okay with a red body auto. So he said he had something even nicer than the 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport and it's not in the Auction (which is taking so long that Auction) so he emailed me about a 1954 Dodge Firearrow IV, an auto I have never heard of before, I know Dodge but am not aware of what the Firearrow IV was and so I had a look at it and yes the seats are a problem and they will have to come out but the auto itself it's just a beautiful thing and so I bought it it has been mine for about 5 hours now.

Perhaps others might not know anything about the 1954 Dodge Firearrow IV like I didn't and so, it was a Concept Car that was designed to be like our European Sports Autos of the 1950s, it LOOKS European, it doesn't LOOK American, it was built in Italy in Torino:

"The Dodge Firearrow IV was a one-off concept / dream car designed in the early 1950’s by Chrysler Corporations legendary design chief, Virgil Exner and hand built in 1954 by Ghia Coachbuilders of Turin Italy.

Firearrow IV was built on a stock 119-inch chassis with a Red Ram Hemi (241 cubic inch engine) with 150 Hp at 4400 rpm. This power plant was mated to Dodge’s Gyro-Torque four speed semi-automatic transmission."


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As I am very happy with my two new autos the 1940 Aston Martin and this 1954 Dodge Firearrow IV then I have decided I don't want the 1954 Lincoln Capri and the 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport now, these two new autos I have bought are nice additions to my collection and so not being greedy or whatever I hope that whoever buys the 1954 Lincoln Capri and the 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport will love those autos like I love mine.

This is it this is the 1954 Dodge Firearrow IV:

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You can see the seats, they are leather and some of it is Black but I do not like the Black diamond on White leather thing and so this will be all taken out and there will be all Black leather seating and on the inside door panels will also be all Black leather:

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I have. It's a Concept car. Never was in Production. Man, you fell in the manure pile and came out with a rose in your mouth. There were only 4 of these made.
 

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SM, you are a heathen, you know that. I always drive classics. As I get older, the classics get newer. And each time I sell them I always make a profit and use them as daily drivers (I drive very little though). People love my hand-me-downs. A restomod goes down in price while the classic goes up. The problem with the classic is, you have to be very careful what you do to them. Mod them and the worth goes down.
I agree with what you are saying to a point. ... :cool:
I'd never take a really nice example of a classic car and resto-mod it.
That would be blasphemy.
I only resto-mod cars with blown or missing engine and transmission, needing all new wiring, and trashed interior. But that has good chrome, straight body, good glass, and very minimal rust.
I get offered autos at random, a few years ago I was offered a BEAUTIFUL condition 1959 Cadillac Eldorado, it looked GREAT but I'm not a fan of owning those long American auto's, I admire them but I don't want those very long auto's.

If my various teams, I call them teams, they are general friends who also like old auto's and know about that sort of thing and they are always going to be nearer to these autos than me and so they go and physically take a look at them for me and then report back, but they also keep an eye on who might be selling an auto and they have found someone selling a 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport in good condition, it's in Danville, California, not sure where that is in California, but I have two teams there one up in Walnut Creek/Lake Tahoe and the other in Benedict Canyon/Lake Arrowhead.

This is a beautiful auto, not sure about the colour of it though and IF I bought it I might get it resprayed Black because I think it would look exceptional in Black:

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Not sure about the seats, if I bought it I would want either Black leather seats or VERY VERY Dark Red leather seats:

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^^^^ The great thing about a 9 HOUR time difference between me and California is that I can phone California when something is still open as in Daily Opening Hours. From the same Dealer in Danville, California I have just bought the below auto. I have been in contact on email on and off for the last 5 hours (beginning at 10PM for me and 1PM for him) with a friend in Walnut Creek and they drove to Danville to check out the above 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport and when they were there they said the Dealer has a TON of autos and there was a 1940 Aston Martin that I literally would ADORE and to check it out and so I did and then I phoned my friend as he was at the Dealer's place in Danville and I was talking with the Dealer and I said I WANT that 1958 Plymouth Fury Sport, he said okay but that's in the Auction and 53 other peoples are wanting it also - look this is NOT HAPPENING I am NOT having someone else getting that 1959 Plymouth, so what do I do put in a MASSIVE bid that I think NONE of the other 53 can match or what? I have a dilemma and will think over night, the Dealer said the Auction will be going on for a few more days anyway, but he KNOWS NOW that I WANT that auto.

Anyhow so during the conversation I said I would like the 1940 Aston Martin and he said it's NOT in the Auction and if I wanted it now I could have it and so I have bought it.

This is it below and Daryl Hunt this colour it's in, for the year of 1940 THIS WOULD be the ACTUAL colour, it's called Racing Green.

It's VERY FRUSTRATING being physically so far away from this, I WANT to TOUCH it and to SMELL the leather seats and to SIT in it and DRIVE it! AARRGGHH!!!! Not fair!!!!

It's now Official from the Dealer's website:

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^^^^ SOLD: I am a happy bunny! I of course will not sleep properly until I get that 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport.

Here is my 1940 Aston Martin Speed Model Type C - I add that this is only one of eight Type C Models, it has 125 bhp, 1,949 cc SOHC inline four-cylinder engine with twin SU carburetors, four-speed manual transmission, front and rear live-axle suspension, and four-wheel Lockheed hydraulic drum brakes (I got all of that in an email from the Dealer, I LOVE old auto's but I'm NOT in the knowledge about ALL the specifics on the engine and things like what drum brakes etc) What a beautiful gem of an auto:

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Just one more REPEAT picture of those Black leather seats, so sexy and....Black leather and....okay I'm calming down *Sigh*

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You guys and gals should be aware that I only have the price of admission to this discussion.
You get FREE ice cream and of course you are welcome in this discussion, I like your enthusiasm for autos.
I have one request. On your Arrow, please don't change a thing you can't easily change back. That makes a 53 vette more a common ride. Take it from someone that has owned a number of Classic Mopars from the 60s, they hold their value well and just go up. If you don't like the checker board, put it in the trunk but keep it with the car. Remember what I said about replacing the engine in an F-Bird with anything other than a Y-Block? WE Mopar People...........
 

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I have one request. On your Arrow, please don't change a thing you can't easily change back. That makes a 53 vette more a common ride. Take it from someone that has owned a number of Classic Mopars from the 60s, they hold their value well and just go up. If you don't like the checker board, put it in the trunk but keep it with the car. Remember what I said about replacing the engine in an F-Bird with anything other than a Y-Block? WE Mopar People...........
I've never seen an Arrow before.
But I agree with you.
An extremely rare car like that needs to stay factory original from top to bottom. ... :cool:
 
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SM, you are a heathen, you know that. I always drive classics. As I get older, the classics get newer. And each time I sell them I always make a profit and use them as daily drivers (I drive very little though). People love my hand-me-downs. A restomod goes down in price while the classic goes up. The problem with the classic is, you have to be very careful what you do to them. Mod them and the worth goes down.
I agree with what you are saying to a point. ... :cool:
I'd never take a really nice example of a classic car and resto-mod it.
That would be blasphemy.
I only resto-mod cars with blown or missing engine and transmission, needing all new wiring, and trashed interior. But that has good chrome, straight body, good glass, and very minimal rust.
I get offered autos at random, a few years ago I was offered a BEAUTIFUL condition 1959 Cadillac Eldorado, it looked GREAT but I'm not a fan of owning those long American auto's, I admire them but I don't want those very long auto's.

If my various teams, I call them teams, they are general friends who also like old auto's and know about that sort of thing and they are always going to be nearer to these autos than me and so they go and physically take a look at them for me and then report back, but they also keep an eye on who might be selling an auto and they have found someone selling a 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport in good condition, it's in Danville, California, not sure where that is in California, but I have two teams there one up in Walnut Creek/Lake Tahoe and the other in Benedict Canyon/Lake Arrowhead.

This is a beautiful auto, not sure about the colour of it though and IF I bought it I might get it resprayed Black because I think it would look exceptional in Black:

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^^^^ The great thing about a 9 HOUR time difference between me and California is that I can phone California when something is still open as in Daily Opening Hours. From the same Dealer in Danville, California I have just bought the below auto. I have been in contact on email on and off for the last 5 hours (beginning at 10PM for me and 1PM for him) with a friend in Walnut Creek and they drove to Danville to check out the above 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport and when they were there they said the Dealer has a TON of autos and there was a 1940 Aston Martin that I literally would ADORE and to check it out and so I did and then I phoned my friend as he was at the Dealer's place in Danville and I was talking with the Dealer and I said I WANT that 1958 Plymouth Fury Sport, he said okay but that's in the Auction and 53 other peoples are wanting it also - look this is NOT HAPPENING I am NOT having someone else getting that 1959 Plymouth, so what do I do put in a MASSIVE bid that I think NONE of the other 53 can match or what? I have a dilemma and will think over night, the Dealer said the Auction will be going on for a few more days anyway, but he KNOWS NOW that I WANT that auto.

Anyhow so during the conversation I said I would like the 1940 Aston Martin and he said it's NOT in the Auction and if I wanted it now I could have it and so I have bought it.

This is it below and Daryl Hunt this colour it's in, for the year of 1940 THIS WOULD be the ACTUAL colour, it's called Racing Green.

It's VERY FRUSTRATING being physically so far away from this, I WANT to TOUCH it and to SMELL the leather seats and to SIT in it and DRIVE it! AARRGGHH!!!! Not fair!!!!

It's now Official from the Dealer's website:

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^^^^ SOLD: I am a happy bunny! I of course will not sleep properly until I get that 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport.

Here is my 1940 Aston Martin Speed Model Type C - I add that this is only one of eight Type C Models, it has 125 bhp, 1,949 cc SOHC inline four-cylinder engine with twin SU carburetors, four-speed manual transmission, front and rear live-axle suspension, and four-wheel Lockheed hydraulic drum brakes (I got all of that in an email from the Dealer, I LOVE old auto's but I'm NOT in the knowledge about ALL the specifics on the engine and things like what drum brakes etc) What a beautiful gem of an auto:

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NOT FAIR!!!! Look at that Black leather seating, I can SMELL it almost. I need to calm down because my Black leather fetish is totally kicking in now *Sigh*

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Look at that GORGEOUS steering wheel and everything else:

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Just one more REPEAT picture of those Black leather seats, so sexy and....Black leather and....okay I'm calming down *Sigh*

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^^^^ Okay so I have been emailing today with the Dealer in Danville, I told him I still would like that 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport and said my only issue is the seats and the inside door panels, I don't like that check design etc and would pull that out and have all Black leather seating and all Black leather on the inside door panels etc

He said was I okay with a red body auto but he thought I would have a problem perhaps with not liking the seats but he said I said I would pull the seats out of the 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport anyway, so I said I'm okay with a red body auto. So he said he had something even nicer than the 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport and it's not in the Auction (which is taking so long that Auction) so he emailed me about a 1954 Dodge Firearrow IV, an auto I have never heard of before, I know Dodge but am not aware of what the Firearrow IV was and so I had a look at it and yes the seats are a problem and they will have to come out but the auto itself it's just a beautiful thing and so I bought it it has been mine for about 5 hours now.

Perhaps others might not know anything about the 1954 Dodge Firearrow IV like I didn't and so, it was a Concept Car that was designed to be like our European Sports Autos of the 1950s, it LOOKS European, it doesn't LOOK American, it was built in Italy in Torino:

"The Dodge Firearrow IV was a one-off concept / dream car designed in the early 1950’s by Chrysler Corporations legendary design chief, Virgil Exner and hand built in 1954 by Ghia Coachbuilders of Turin Italy.

Firearrow IV was built on a stock 119-inch chassis with a Red Ram Hemi (241 cubic inch engine) with 150 Hp at 4400 rpm. This power plant was mated to Dodge’s Gyro-Torque four speed semi-automatic transmission."


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As I am very happy with my two new autos the 1940 Aston Martin and this 1954 Dodge Firearrow IV then I have decided I don't want the 1954 Lincoln Capri and the 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport now, these two new autos I have bought are nice additions to my collection and so not being greedy or whatever I hope that whoever buys the 1954 Lincoln Capri and the 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport will love those autos like I love mine.

This is it this is the 1954 Dodge Firearrow IV:

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You can see the seats, they are leather and some of it is Black but I do not like the Black diamond on White leather thing and so this will be all taken out and there will be all Black leather seating and on the inside door panels will also be all Black leather:

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I have. It's a Concept car. Never was in Production. Man, you fell in the manure pile and came out with a rose in your mouth. There were only 4 of these made.
WHY was such a beautiful auto never put in general production? To me this is bizarro. I understand why something like the Ford Edsel which went into production then ended up a massive disaster, but that Dodge Firearrow IV is a beautiful auto and I would have thought peoples would have loved it more. What a bizarro situation.
 
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SM, you are a heathen, you know that. I always drive classics. As I get older, the classics get newer. And each time I sell them I always make a profit and use them as daily drivers (I drive very little though). People love my hand-me-downs. A restomod goes down in price while the classic goes up. The problem with the classic is, you have to be very careful what you do to them. Mod them and the worth goes down.
I agree with what you are saying to a point. ... :cool:
I'd never take a really nice example of a classic car and resto-mod it.
That would be blasphemy.
I only resto-mod cars with blown or missing engine and transmission, needing all new wiring, and trashed interior. But that has good chrome, straight body, good glass, and very minimal rust.
I get offered autos at random, a few years ago I was offered a BEAUTIFUL condition 1959 Cadillac Eldorado, it looked GREAT but I'm not a fan of owning those long American auto's, I admire them but I don't want those very long auto's.

If my various teams, I call them teams, they are general friends who also like old auto's and know about that sort of thing and they are always going to be nearer to these autos than me and so they go and physically take a look at them for me and then report back, but they also keep an eye on who might be selling an auto and they have found someone selling a 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport in good condition, it's in Danville, California, not sure where that is in California, but I have two teams there one up in Walnut Creek/Lake Tahoe and the other in Benedict Canyon/Lake Arrowhead.

This is a beautiful auto, not sure about the colour of it though and IF I bought it I might get it resprayed Black because I think it would look exceptional in Black:

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^^^^ The great thing about a 9 HOUR time difference between me and California is that I can phone California when something is still open as in Daily Opening Hours. From the same Dealer in Danville, California I have just bought the below auto. I have been in contact on email on and off for the last 5 hours (beginning at 10PM for me and 1PM for him) with a friend in Walnut Creek and they drove to Danville to check out the above 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport and when they were there they said the Dealer has a TON of autos and there was a 1940 Aston Martin that I literally would ADORE and to check it out and so I did and then I phoned my friend as he was at the Dealer's place in Danville and I was talking with the Dealer and I said I WANT that 1958 Plymouth Fury Sport, he said okay but that's in the Auction and 53 other peoples are wanting it also - look this is NOT HAPPENING I am NOT having someone else getting that 1959 Plymouth, so what do I do put in a MASSIVE bid that I think NONE of the other 53 can match or what? I have a dilemma and will think over night, the Dealer said the Auction will be going on for a few more days anyway, but he KNOWS NOW that I WANT that auto.

Anyhow so during the conversation I said I would like the 1940 Aston Martin and he said it's NOT in the Auction and if I wanted it now I could have it and so I have bought it.

This is it below and Daryl Hunt this colour it's in, for the year of 1940 THIS WOULD be the ACTUAL colour, it's called Racing Green.

It's VERY FRUSTRATING being physically so far away from this, I WANT to TOUCH it and to SMELL the leather seats and to SIT in it and DRIVE it! AARRGGHH!!!! Not fair!!!!

It's now Official from the Dealer's website:

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^^^^ SOLD: I am a happy bunny! I of course will not sleep properly until I get that 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport.

Here is my 1940 Aston Martin Speed Model Type C - I add that this is only one of eight Type C Models, it has 125 bhp, 1,949 cc SOHC inline four-cylinder engine with twin SU carburetors, four-speed manual transmission, front and rear live-axle suspension, and four-wheel Lockheed hydraulic drum brakes (I got all of that in an email from the Dealer, I LOVE old auto's but I'm NOT in the knowledge about ALL the specifics on the engine and things like what drum brakes etc) What a beautiful gem of an auto:

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NOT FAIR!!!! Look at that Black leather seating, I can SMELL it almost. I need to calm down because my Black leather fetish is totally kicking in now *Sigh*

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Look at that GORGEOUS steering wheel and everything else:

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Just one more REPEAT picture of those Black leather seats, so sexy and....Black leather and....okay I'm calming down *Sigh*

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This below is the Dealer in Danville, California that I have bought the 1940 Aston Martin Speed Model Type C and the 1954 Dodge Firearrow IV from, he has some interesting autos for sale and also in Auction, as I said I am now happy with my two new autos:

 

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WHY was such a beautiful auto never put in general production? To me this is bizarro. I understand why something like the Ford Edsel which went into production then ended up a massive disaster, but that Dodge Firearrow IV is a beautiful auto and I would have thought peoples would have loved it more. What a bizarro situation.
American auto makers had a practice of making concept cars like the Arrow IV and featuring them at the big international auto shows. Sometimes they would only make one. There were made just to get the press and buying public's attention, and show what the company had the ability to produce in the future.
Unfortunately, many times the concept car's were destroyed before the next years concept car was unveiled to the public.
But sometimes the cars, like your Arrow IV, escaped destruction and were purchased by collectors. ... :cool:
 
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SM, you are a heathen, you know that. I always drive classics. As I get older, the classics get newer. And each time I sell them I always make a profit and use them as daily drivers (I drive very little though). People love my hand-me-downs. A restomod goes down in price while the classic goes up. The problem with the classic is, you have to be very careful what you do to them. Mod them and the worth goes down.
I agree with what you are saying to a point. ... :cool:
I'd never take a really nice example of a classic car and resto-mod it.
That would be blasphemy.
I only resto-mod cars with blown or missing engine and transmission, needing all new wiring, and trashed interior. But that has good chrome, straight body, good glass, and very minimal rust.
I get offered autos at random, a few years ago I was offered a BEAUTIFUL condition 1959 Cadillac Eldorado, it looked GREAT but I'm not a fan of owning those long American auto's, I admire them but I don't want those very long auto's.

If my various teams, I call them teams, they are general friends who also like old auto's and know about that sort of thing and they are always going to be nearer to these autos than me and so they go and physically take a look at them for me and then report back, but they also keep an eye on who might be selling an auto and they have found someone selling a 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport in good condition, it's in Danville, California, not sure where that is in California, but I have two teams there one up in Walnut Creek/Lake Tahoe and the other in Benedict Canyon/Lake Arrowhead.

This is a beautiful auto, not sure about the colour of it though and IF I bought it I might get it resprayed Black because I think it would look exceptional in Black:

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^^^^ The great thing about a 9 HOUR time difference between me and California is that I can phone California when something is still open as in Daily Opening Hours. From the same Dealer in Danville, California I have just bought the below auto. I have been in contact on email on and off for the last 5 hours (beginning at 10PM for me and 1PM for him) with a friend in Walnut Creek and they drove to Danville to check out the above 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport and when they were there they said the Dealer has a TON of autos and there was a 1940 Aston Martin that I literally would ADORE and to check it out and so I did and then I phoned my friend as he was at the Dealer's place in Danville and I was talking with the Dealer and I said I WANT that 1958 Plymouth Fury Sport, he said okay but that's in the Auction and 53 other peoples are wanting it also - look this is NOT HAPPENING I am NOT having someone else getting that 1959 Plymouth, so what do I do put in a MASSIVE bid that I think NONE of the other 53 can match or what? I have a dilemma and will think over night, the Dealer said the Auction will be going on for a few more days anyway, but he KNOWS NOW that I WANT that auto.

Anyhow so during the conversation I said I would like the 1940 Aston Martin and he said it's NOT in the Auction and if I wanted it now I could have it and so I have bought it.

This is it below and Daryl Hunt this colour it's in, for the year of 1940 THIS WOULD be the ACTUAL colour, it's called Racing Green.

It's VERY FRUSTRATING being physically so far away from this, I WANT to TOUCH it and to SMELL the leather seats and to SIT in it and DRIVE it! AARRGGHH!!!! Not fair!!!!

It's now Official from the Dealer's website:

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^^^^ SOLD: I am a happy bunny! I of course will not sleep properly until I get that 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport.

Here is my 1940 Aston Martin Speed Model Type C - I add that this is only one of eight Type C Models, it has 125 bhp, 1,949 cc SOHC inline four-cylinder engine with twin SU carburetors, four-speed manual transmission, front and rear live-axle suspension, and four-wheel Lockheed hydraulic drum brakes (I got all of that in an email from the Dealer, I LOVE old auto's but I'm NOT in the knowledge about ALL the specifics on the engine and things like what drum brakes etc) What a beautiful gem of an auto:

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NOT FAIR!!!! Look at that Black leather seating, I can SMELL it almost. I need to calm down because my Black leather fetish is totally kicking in now *Sigh*

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Look at that GORGEOUS steering wheel and everything else:

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Just one more REPEAT picture of those Black leather seats, so sexy and....Black leather and....okay I'm calming down *Sigh*

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^^^^ Okay so I have been emailing today with the Dealer in Danville, I told him I still would like that 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport and said my only issue is the seats and the inside door panels, I don't like that check design etc and would pull that out and have all Black leather seating and all Black leather on the inside door panels etc

He said was I okay with a red body auto but he thought I would have a problem perhaps with not liking the seats but he said I said I would pull the seats out of the 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport anyway, so I said I'm okay with a red body auto. So he said he had something even nicer than the 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport and it's not in the Auction (which is taking so long that Auction) so he emailed me about a 1954 Dodge Firearrow IV, an auto I have never heard of before, I know Dodge but am not aware of what the Firearrow IV was and so I had a look at it and yes the seats are a problem and they will have to come out but the auto itself it's just a beautiful thing and so I bought it it has been mine for about 5 hours now.

Perhaps others might not know anything about the 1954 Dodge Firearrow IV like I didn't and so, it was a Concept Car that was designed to be like our European Sports Autos of the 1950s, it LOOKS European, it doesn't LOOK American, it was built in Italy in Torino:

"The Dodge Firearrow IV was a one-off concept / dream car designed in the early 1950’s by Chrysler Corporations legendary design chief, Virgil Exner and hand built in 1954 by Ghia Coachbuilders of Turin Italy.

Firearrow IV was built on a stock 119-inch chassis with a Red Ram Hemi (241 cubic inch engine) with 150 Hp at 4400 rpm. This power plant was mated to Dodge’s Gyro-Torque four speed semi-automatic transmission."


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As I am very happy with my two new autos the 1940 Aston Martin and this 1954 Dodge Firearrow IV then I have decided I don't want the 1954 Lincoln Capri and the 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport now, these two new autos I have bought are nice additions to my collection and so not being greedy or whatever I hope that whoever buys the 1954 Lincoln Capri and the 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport will love those autos like I love mine.

This is it this is the 1954 Dodge Firearrow IV:

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You can see the seats, they are leather and some of it is Black but I do not like the Black diamond on White leather thing and so this will be all taken out and there will be all Black leather seating and on the inside door panels will also be all Black leather:

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I have. It's a Concept car. Never was in Production. Man, you fell in the manure pile and came out with a rose in your mouth. There were only 4 of these made.
WHY was such a beautiful auto never put in general production? To me this is bizarro. I understand why something like the Ford Edsel which went into production then ended up a massive disaster, but that Dodge Firearrow IV is a beautiful auto and I would have thought peoples would have loved it more. What a bizarro situation.
Yes, that car could be produced even today with today's engineering and be a mind blower. Imagine it being based on the Magnum Under carrage with it's rear indy suspension weighing in at about 3000 lbs pumping about 375 hp from the 5.7L engine with the 8 speed. Or using the 6.4L Hemi at 475 hp. It would be a friggin nightmare for even this year's top Vette. And easier to work on and more reliable.

I can't find anything on why it wasn't taken into production. Ford thought it was a bangup idea and crushed the Vette in 1955-57 with the T-Bird.
 
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SM, you are a heathen, you know that. I always drive classics. As I get older, the classics get newer. And each time I sell them I always make a profit and use them as daily drivers (I drive very little though). People love my hand-me-downs. A restomod goes down in price while the classic goes up. The problem with the classic is, you have to be very careful what you do to them. Mod them and the worth goes down.
I agree with what you are saying to a point. ... :cool:
I'd never take a really nice example of a classic car and resto-mod it.
That would be blasphemy.
I only resto-mod cars with blown or missing engine and transmission, needing all new wiring, and trashed interior. But that has good chrome, straight body, good glass, and very minimal rust.
I get offered autos at random, a few years ago I was offered a BEAUTIFUL condition 1959 Cadillac Eldorado, it looked GREAT but I'm not a fan of owning those long American auto's, I admire them but I don't want those very long auto's.

If my various teams, I call them teams, they are general friends who also like old auto's and know about that sort of thing and they are always going to be nearer to these autos than me and so they go and physically take a look at them for me and then report back, but they also keep an eye on who might be selling an auto and they have found someone selling a 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport in good condition, it's in Danville, California, not sure where that is in California, but I have two teams there one up in Walnut Creek/Lake Tahoe and the other in Benedict Canyon/Lake Arrowhead.

This is a beautiful auto, not sure about the colour of it though and IF I bought it I might get it resprayed Black because I think it would look exceptional in Black:

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^^^^ The great thing about a 9 HOUR time difference between me and California is that I can phone California when something is still open as in Daily Opening Hours. From the same Dealer in Danville, California I have just bought the below auto. I have been in contact on email on and off for the last 5 hours (beginning at 10PM for me and 1PM for him) with a friend in Walnut Creek and they drove to Danville to check out the above 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport and when they were there they said the Dealer has a TON of autos and there was a 1940 Aston Martin that I literally would ADORE and to check it out and so I did and then I phoned my friend as he was at the Dealer's place in Danville and I was talking with the Dealer and I said I WANT that 1958 Plymouth Fury Sport, he said okay but that's in the Auction and 53 other peoples are wanting it also - look this is NOT HAPPENING I am NOT having someone else getting that 1959 Plymouth, so what do I do put in a MASSIVE bid that I think NONE of the other 53 can match or what? I have a dilemma and will think over night, the Dealer said the Auction will be going on for a few more days anyway, but he KNOWS NOW that I WANT that auto.

Anyhow so during the conversation I said I would like the 1940 Aston Martin and he said it's NOT in the Auction and if I wanted it now I could have it and so I have bought it.

This is it below and Daryl Hunt this colour it's in, for the year of 1940 THIS WOULD be the ACTUAL colour, it's called Racing Green.

It's VERY FRUSTRATING being physically so far away from this, I WANT to TOUCH it and to SMELL the leather seats and to SIT in it and DRIVE it! AARRGGHH!!!! Not fair!!!!

It's now Official from the Dealer's website:

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^^^^ SOLD: I am a happy bunny! I of course will not sleep properly until I get that 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport.

Here is my 1940 Aston Martin Speed Model Type C - I add that this is only one of eight Type C Models, it has 125 bhp, 1,949 cc SOHC inline four-cylinder engine with twin SU carburetors, four-speed manual transmission, front and rear live-axle suspension, and four-wheel Lockheed hydraulic drum brakes (I got all of that in an email from the Dealer, I LOVE old auto's but I'm NOT in the knowledge about ALL the specifics on the engine and things like what drum brakes etc) What a beautiful gem of an auto:

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NOT FAIR!!!! Look at that Black leather seating, I can SMELL it almost. I need to calm down because my Black leather fetish is totally kicking in now *Sigh*

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Look at that GORGEOUS steering wheel and everything else:

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Just one more REPEAT picture of those Black leather seats, so sexy and....Black leather and....okay I'm calming down *Sigh*

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This below is the Dealer in Danville, California that I have bought the 1940 Aston Martin Speed Model Type C and the 1954 Dodge Firearrow IV from, he has some interesting autos for sale and also in Auction, as I said I am now happy with my two new autos:

^^^^ I am though VERY VERY tempted to buy the below auto also, this is the write-up about it:

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And here are the pictures of it from the Dealer's website:

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This is literally perfect, I LOVE the cream body and I LOVE the walnut steering wheel and I LOVE the Black leather seats:

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SM, you are a heathen, you know that. I always drive classics. As I get older, the classics get newer. And each time I sell them I always make a profit and use them as daily drivers (I drive very little though). People love my hand-me-downs. A restomod goes down in price while the classic goes up. The problem with the classic is, you have to be very careful what you do to them. Mod them and the worth goes down.
I agree with what you are saying to a point. ... :cool:
I'd never take a really nice example of a classic car and resto-mod it.
That would be blasphemy.
I only resto-mod cars with blown or missing engine and transmission, needing all new wiring, and trashed interior. But that has good chrome, straight body, good glass, and very minimal rust.
I get offered autos at random, a few years ago I was offered a BEAUTIFUL condition 1959 Cadillac Eldorado, it looked GREAT but I'm not a fan of owning those long American auto's, I admire them but I don't want those very long auto's.

If my various teams, I call them teams, they are general friends who also like old auto's and know about that sort of thing and they are always going to be nearer to these autos than me and so they go and physically take a look at them for me and then report back, but they also keep an eye on who might be selling an auto and they have found someone selling a 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport in good condition, it's in Danville, California, not sure where that is in California, but I have two teams there one up in Walnut Creek/Lake Tahoe and the other in Benedict Canyon/Lake Arrowhead.

This is a beautiful auto, not sure about the colour of it though and IF I bought it I might get it resprayed Black because I think it would look exceptional in Black:

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Not sure about the seats, if I bought it I would want either Black leather seats or VERY VERY Dark Red leather seats:

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^^^^ The great thing about a 9 HOUR time difference between me and California is that I can phone California when something is still open as in Daily Opening Hours. From the same Dealer in Danville, California I have just bought the below auto. I have been in contact on email on and off for the last 5 hours (beginning at 10PM for me and 1PM for him) with a friend in Walnut Creek and they drove to Danville to check out the above 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport and when they were there they said the Dealer has a TON of autos and there was a 1940 Aston Martin that I literally would ADORE and to check it out and so I did and then I phoned my friend as he was at the Dealer's place in Danville and I was talking with the Dealer and I said I WANT that 1958 Plymouth Fury Sport, he said okay but that's in the Auction and 53 other peoples are wanting it also - look this is NOT HAPPENING I am NOT having someone else getting that 1959 Plymouth, so what do I do put in a MASSIVE bid that I think NONE of the other 53 can match or what? I have a dilemma and will think over night, the Dealer said the Auction will be going on for a few more days anyway, but he KNOWS NOW that I WANT that auto.

Anyhow so during the conversation I said I would like the 1940 Aston Martin and he said it's NOT in the Auction and if I wanted it now I could have it and so I have bought it.

This is it below and Daryl Hunt this colour it's in, for the year of 1940 THIS WOULD be the ACTUAL colour, it's called Racing Green.

It's VERY FRUSTRATING being physically so far away from this, I WANT to TOUCH it and to SMELL the leather seats and to SIT in it and DRIVE it! AARRGGHH!!!! Not fair!!!!

It's now Official from the Dealer's website:

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^^^^ SOLD: I am a happy bunny! I of course will not sleep properly until I get that 1959 Plymouth Fury Sport.

Here is my 1940 Aston Martin Speed Model Type C - I add that this is only one of eight Type C Models, it has 125 bhp, 1,949 cc SOHC inline four-cylinder engine with twin SU carburetors, four-speed manual transmission, front and rear live-axle suspension, and four-wheel Lockheed hydraulic drum brakes (I got all of that in an email from the Dealer, I LOVE old auto's but I'm NOT in the knowledge about ALL the specifics on the engine and things like what drum brakes etc) What a beautiful gem of an auto:

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NOT FAIR!!!! Look at that Black leather seating, I can SMELL it almost. I need to calm down because my Black leather fetish is totally kicking in now *Sigh*

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Look at that GORGEOUS steering wheel and everything else:

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Just one more REPEAT picture of those Black leather seats, so sexy and....Black leather and....okay I'm calming down *Sigh*

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You guys and gals should be aware that I only have the price of admission to this discussion.
You get FREE ice cream and of course you are welcome in this discussion, I like your enthusiasm for autos.
I have one request. On your Arrow, please don't change a thing you can't easily change back. That makes a 53 vette more a common ride. Take it from someone that has owned a number of Classic Mopars from the 60s, they hold their value well and just go up. If you don't like the checker board, put it in the trunk but keep it with the car. Remember what I said about replacing the engine in an F-Bird with anything other than a Y-Block? WE Mopar People...........
"If you don't like the checker board, put it in the trunk but keep it with the car."

Are you saying I can have new Black leather seats and put Black leather on the inside doors but to keep the checker board seats and inside doors stuff? Okay I will keep the checker board stuff ie. not have it thrown away and will get all Black leather for the seats and the inside doors.

"Remember what I said about replacing the engine in an F-Bird with anything other than a Y-Block?"

Yes I do remember.
 

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