Screw going anywhere for the holiday. I’m going to work on Wed/Thur and make people come to me this weekend.
When I drove Datsuns (280zx and 510s) I never ran a front plate, and only once did I get stopped for it, but they never made a deal out of it, because here’s a guy driving around in vintage cars “keeping Austin weird”. When I got my 240sx I got stopped several times, just because they saw the lack of the plate up… Read more
I like that.
The dealer does arrange registration on the car, but they give you a temporary tag to drive on until the state sends out the regular plates. The lazy or disinterested would then ask the dealer to install them, resulting in holes in the front bumper with a plate hanging there and dumb dealer plate frames advertising… Read more
I’ve done that in the past. Then I was talking to a friend who was telling me about his wife getting ticketed for it several times in a row by a cop who decided it was his business to make sure her plate was mounted... I’ve also gotten stopped myself in the past for it so just don’t want to deal with it on this car.
I wish. For some reason the Mustang doesn’t have a tow hook spot up front. I don’t know why not though...
To each their own. So long as you like them, fine.
Don’t blame me! I’ve bought my last two cars new off the lot with manual transmissions, both Fords. Hell, I haven’t owned an automatic since 1993, and don’t intend to until they completely stop selling them around the world.
Probably at some point I’ll get it refinished, but I’ll more likely hit it with some black touch up paint to just make it less obvious in the short term.
Looks like fun. I need to get mine out...
Looks good, now to make a deal.