Date registered: Apr 2014
Location: Los Angeles,Delray Beach,Seattle & Taipei
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I just dumbfounded as to what I see going on in South Florida, Outside Palm Beach County where I live, it seems no one cares about these Vintage stars.
I picked up an 85 500 SEC Straman this weekend not because I wanted one, but because it was a shame such a good car was left to sit out in the elements with the top down. Turned out be a 109,000 mile Mechanically new car with $26,000.00 + of recent work and invoices to match the perfect mechanicals.
I really went after a 1969 Camaro but it was left so long, outdoors uncovered there was not much there, I don't think the car would have made it onto my trailer in one piece. I passed on the contact to the "Mikey" of restorations.
Along the way I looked at a 6.9 left sitting for 12 years, 6.3 left sitting for 15 years a 280 SE coupe left sitting for 20 years all there are ruined and although they are all rare cars, you would need at minimum 25k to throw at them to start.
The 280 SE Coupe pegged my interest and I made what I think is a good offer, but seller refused and said he would list on Ebay...
I offered 6k for the car that needed full interior redone nothing was good, wood, upholstery, trim, carpet,headliner rubber all shot.
All chrome pitted and rusted, trim same condition, all seals dried out,
Engine is complete but missing Injection pump
Rot in floors, doors, trunk and quarter panels.
w126 Left euro headlight, Someone that can refinish my wood in Grey woodgrain
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