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Lew Schiller
lewschiller
May 12
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Many municipalities have regulations regarding parking heavy duty vehicles of this nature on residential streets. They did where I lived in Littleton Colorado. You couldn’t park a Semi tractor on the street...pretty much anything larger than an F350 was disallowed.

May 12
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No problem. Our fuel comes from fairly local refineries not that pipeline

May 11
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Gas shortage: Once you’ve lived through an extended gas shortage you take precautionary measures. Hurricane Sally is a good example. Got caught unaware as it was our first rodeo. A good 10 days of slim to no supply due mostly to power outages. Just the other day I was thinking it’s time to fill my generator cans ahead Read more

May 11
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I think that’s an original design feature such that the walkway was lower for clearance then the seats were up a bit to increase space in the luggage compartments underneath

May 11
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Well - my previous got Kinja’d but the listing now shows the asking as $8,500

May 9
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Long ago the Forney Transportation Museum in Denver - when it was still at the tramway Powerhouse - now REI - had an AMC Concord that had been converted to electric. Lead Acid batteries. No further information - nothing found on their website.

May 8
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I had the Mercury version of the Fairmont, an ‘80 Zephyr. It was actually quite nice and served its purpose admirably.

May 8
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This has been very informative. I mean I knew about David’s proclivities but not Bradley’s and certainly not Mercedes’. Wow. I’d like to see a follow up piece on how you go about affording to insure all of these on a Jalop’s salary.

May 5
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It’s a museum piece. Every mile added decreases the value. That it’s the last Plymouth locks it up. In 1976 I met a guy who had a ‘51 Buick Special that had like 300 miles on it. Classic “Man bought it, drove it home, went inside and died” story. I was smitten. He looked at me like I had two heads. “It’s a millstone” Read more

May 5
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235 miles. Got screwed up going north out of Wichita KS. Was going to Salina to pick up I-70 but for some reason missed the 135 junction and ended up driving to Topeka then back to Salina.
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May 4
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In today’s market given condition and the open top with some OBO activity it’s probably NP. On the other hand this is what a Cutlass should look like...

May 3
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$3150 (+-$19,000) for a VW with no interior? At a time when $8 / hour was a really good job?