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Old 01-16-2008, 01:57 PM   #21
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We had a 1965 Monterey Convertible we bought from the original owners in 1999. They were in their 90's and it had been her ride - mainly for gricery shopping, briidge club, and yes - church on Sundays - since it was new.

It had about 47k miles on it (now has about 63k) and is completely stock, including the top and interior.

390 2V with a 3 speed Mercomatic - it's a great driving cruiser. As someone else mentioned - great for ice cream cone trips!

Now that the kids are gone, we sold it and bought an 06 Mustang Convertible as we tend to do more weekend getaways and traveling.
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'72 Malibu

.030 over 454
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Interior is pretty much stock.

She's my money pit.
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'72 Malibu

.030 over 454
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Interior is pretty much stock.

She's my money pit.

What else is done to the motor? How much HP? Ever been to the track?
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She's gone now but the last one was an 89 Guards Red Carrera Targa (one of the last off the line before the bumper design change to meet American 5mph impact rules). This one had a very nice 3.6 liter (from a C2) engine swap. ~280hp pushing 2600 pounds. You can even catch a glimpse of a custom fiberglass pan. Just luved those flat six air cooled boxers. Much to pretty to race and more of a garage queen, so I sold her and got an ugly duckling WRX instead (at least another boxer), did the requisit mod's, and autocrossed the heck out of it
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I currently have a 73 911 that is basically stock, I still have some things to do to finish. I am in the process of working on a hot rod 71 911. The 71 will have a 84 euro motor and transmission. The rest of the car will be stripped down, nothing but the basics.
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Here are a couple of before pics.
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And here is the engine pic. I have had a few corvettes in the past, a 66 and a 86. Sure wish I had kept the 66. I wouldn't mind having one of the newer vettes either.
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It's not a classic, but the wifes daily driver is a fun car also.
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Here is my 1972 911s targa.
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Here is the current condition of my 1971 911 and engine. When I'm not golfing I like to tinker on cars. Ive got plenty to do all day.
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What else is done to the motor? How much HP? Ever been to the track?
Nothing radical done to motor. It still has the cast heads. I run an Edelbrock Air Gap intake with an Edelbrock 750cfm carb. I wanted it streetable and able to run on pump gas. I think the compression is around 9.5-1. I think she'd breathe fire if I stuck some of those AFR heads like you are running.

We did some SWG of HP at the crank... I think around 450.

Never been to the track. I'm afraid if I ever get traction, I'll smoke the tranny or rearend.
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I currently have a 73 911 that is basically stock, I still have some things to do to finish. I am in the process of working on a hot rod 71 911. The 71 will have a 84 euro motor and transmission. The rest of the car will be stripped down, nothing but the basics.
Hey dm, how tall are you? I'd give my right.......er..... arm to have a 911, but I'm 6'5" and don't think I would fit into one of those little pocket rockets. But I guess that saves me the cash, though....

A dude here at work has a black 911 (Carrera, if memory serves me). Seeing that thing makes my heart go pitter-patter.
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Hey dm, how tall are you? I'd give my right.......er..... arm to have a 911, but I'm 6'5" and don't think I would fit into one of those little pocket rockets. But I guess that saves me the cash, though....

A dude here at work has a black 911 (Carrera, if memory serves me). Seeing that thing makes my heart go pitter-patter.
I'm 6' and I have plenty of room. I'm waiting for some new seats at this time. I know some that have modified the seat mounts to lower them. Leg room is no problem because no one is getting into the back seat area anyway. Mine do not have a sunroof though and that can cost a couple of inches in headroom.
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