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Old 04-01-2013, 01:49 PM   #15
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Now, if I were to get a car it would be something from the 40's and I would be towing a teardrop!
40's cars have gotten to be too expensive, so we tow our 1946 teardrop with a '76 pickup. At a show or cruise-in most people are just interested in the teardrop. If I ever get my 69 Bronco or 64 Fairlane done I'll use one of them for a tow vehicle.
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Old 04-01-2013, 02:13 PM   #16
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I have decided to pursue my dream and purchase a Shelby AC car. Something I have wanted since I was 18 years old and now that I can afford one,I have decided to get one. Now the decision is whether I should sell my new Escape 19' since I doubt I'll be using it as much as I like. Anybody else have competing interests like camping and boating or some other activity that competes with one another?
Good for you, Jim. You only live once, and you can't take it with you!

Have a great day!
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Old 04-01-2013, 02:26 PM   #17
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I have decided to pursue my dream and purchase a Shelby AC car. Something I have wanted since I was 18 years old and now that I can afford one,I have decided to get one. Now the decision is whether I should sell my new Escape 19' since I doubt I'll be using it as much as I like. Anybody else have competing interests like camping and boating or some other activity that competes with one another?
Lots of interests. But several I can do while camping liking playing a Mandolin or bicycling. Also have two sports cars for the street, but unfortunately I can't tow with either. I have a vintage Fiat Abarth that is primarily a track car and it does interfere with camping time. I do prefer camping over racing now that I'm old enough to have discovered fear and know my reflexes are not as they once were. But a very real factor here is that camping is considerably cheaper than racing.
Enjoy that ACE. If you have never had a specialty car you deserve one! No sense in having one if you don't plan on using it for what it was intended. Otherwise save your money and buy a Buick Regal, just don't make it a Sunday driveway beauty. Get out and enter solo races. You won't need a SCCA or VSCCA or any other type of special license. You'll have tons of fun learning how to really drive it (and learning how to fix the things you break if you don't already have those skills)
Wishing you many adrenalin rushes!
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Old 04-01-2013, 03:29 PM   #18
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Think ol' Jim is havin' us on, Ken?

Could be....but then it also could just be that he hasn't bought a new vehicle in oh-so-many-days and has run out of likely trailer choices!

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Old 04-01-2013, 03:46 PM   #19
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Isn't there a 19' Escape coming up? I'd go for that instead of the car. Probably less expensive as well. Happy April 1st.
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Old 04-01-2013, 04:52 PM   #20
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I see a fine tow vehicle there - why not combine interests!
Yup, my thoughts as well. Hook up the Cobra to the 19' and head out for an adventure.

PS.... back in the 70's around here there was a Hemi Cuda towing a good size Airstream around. Lots of power and fun for sure.
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Old 04-01-2013, 04:53 PM   #21
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Isn't there a 19' Escape coming up? I'd go for that instead of the car. Probably less expensive as well. Happy April 1st.

Jim has a 19' Escape. I'm a car nut also, and I don't know for certain if Jim is serious or not, but it's HIS money and life is short. Whatever he decides, I'm glad for him, even if it is a joke.
Have a great day, David!
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Old 04-01-2013, 05:08 PM   #22
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Too much fun... HEY LITTLE COBRA - The Rip Chords - YouTube
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Old 04-01-2013, 05:22 PM   #23
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Isn't there a 19' Escape coming up? I'd go for that instead of the car. Probably less expensive as well. Happy April 1st.
It's the 21' that's coming soon; Jim has the 19' and has expressed interest in the 21'... even other than on April 1st!
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Old 04-01-2013, 05:46 PM   #24
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Me and the wife do a lot of 4x4ing and camping.. real bushwacking stuff.. We get bugged constantly about our 'high class RV camping'

between my cherokee and her samurai, and our Boler it's tough to find time to use them all as well as keep them in repair.. but if you want it to happen, it happens somehow.
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Old 04-01-2013, 05:52 PM   #25
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I think you should sell the 19'er to me for $12K.
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Old 04-01-2013, 06:49 PM   #26
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Anybody check the price of a Shelby Cobra? The 289 cu. in. sells for about 20 new Escapes and the 427 cu. in. sells for over 1 million dollars . I'll stick with my cheap 1965 Sunbeam Tiger AND my cheap 1980 Bigfoot. Jay's is nicer than mine.

http://www.jaylenosgarage.com/cars/s...ml#item=250224
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Old 04-01-2013, 07:31 PM   #27
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I'm going to wait until April 2 to weigh in. BUT if the 19' is going up for sale... let me know!
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Old 04-01-2013, 07:32 PM   #28
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