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You cannot car fax anything before 1981 so save your money. Sounds like a winner so far.
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50K for that? did it come with an AARP coupon book?
STFU man. It is a really good car. You have to appreciate them to know what he had there.

Imagine taking a Barcalounger to the Drag Strip. And winning.

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I'd rather take a Barcalounger down to Daytona Beach during Spring Break, and score...chicks. I enjoy driving too fucking much to introduce the pungent odor of mothballs and Geritol into the mix
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It just gets better...he (Barry, the seller) called me back and apologized about mis-stating the mileage. It's actually 11,000 miles. Original, odo has not turned over. Whoooboy! My buddy has known him forever and he seems legit, but I'll carfax it. My buddy says call Central Casting and ask for a Jewish shopkeeper, and you have Barry.

It's burgundy with white interior, a tiny bit of surface rust, cracked rear tail light, flat tires and and dead battery. I don't want a project, but tires, battery, a tail light and a little rust don't scare me.

Shane's observations are where I'm at...fuel injection, interior problems, I don't want to deal with that. I've seen the bumper extension rot, don't like it but could deal with it.

4:00 tomorrow we'll see...I'll give an update tomorrow night.
Don't screw around.

Buy it.

It is NOT some Chevy, and it is not some
B-O-P. It's a CADILLAC, from when they still had traces of greatness in them and name still meant something.

At that mileage, consider it a barn find.

If that mileage is correct you could clean it up and flip it for a LOT of $$$

But you know what?

I think you would like it, a lot.

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STFU man. It is a really good car. You have to appreciate them to know what he had there.

Imagine taking a Barcalounger to the Drag Strip. And winning.
LOL, yes I can imagine myself doing that with a checkered polyester stretchy pants
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I'd rather take a Barcalounger down to Daytona Beach during Spring Break, and score...chicks. I enjoy driving too fucking much to introduce the pungent odor of mothballs and Geritol into the mix

^^^^ Philistine.

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LOL, yes I can imagine myself doing that with a checkered polyester stretchy pants
Don't forget the white belt and white shoes to be period correct.

And yes, they will swallow up your golf clubs very nicely in the trunk, they will lay flat in there.

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That trunk'll swallow up a whole pallet of Depends and adult wipes
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I'm gluing Big Butter Jesus to the dashboard.
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