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Nice! Try and find one of equal condition: they are hard to find. I was looking at one a couple of years ago, but it wasn't in this good of a shape.

 

Paul of MO

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71 M Code Convert - Barn find
73 H Code Convert - Field find
73 H code - Latest Project
that would be a great daily driver... if u don't care of MPG's. the price i feel is high. but if it was always a florida car then rust is not to worry about..
We lived in Florida for years and the sandy soil is almost 50% salt.  

There was a farm north of Tampa that had dozens of collectible cars sitting around and all of them looked like they had been buried up to the center of the wheel openings.  They were not buried they were just completely gone from that point down.

My wife said it looked like butter melting.

- Son of Paul

 

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1973 Grande #1 looong time ago
1970 Sportsroof #2 almost as long
1971 Sportsroof M-code #3 needs money
2008 GT #4 where the money went

detritusmaximus

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Oh, I don't doubt they were good highway cars. Even though big cars are not my style, my 71 is probably as big as I'd go, but there are some cars that I really like the styling, not the size. The Mark lll's were a good clean look, before the Mark lV of the Cannon tv show with William Conrad. That was when they really started to like the living room, not just the sofa. I also like the 67-68 Thunderbird. For some reason, those and the 67-68 Cougars really lodged in my 5 year old brain with their hidden headlights. Two of my really favorite big cars were the 55 Chrysler Imperial coupe and the 55 Packard Carribean...black but no whitewalls and no fins!

 

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Long time Pontiac guy, jumped ship, now driving a '71 Grabber Green Mach 1 with "J" code 429 Cobra Jet, close-ratio 4 speed, 3.50 Traction-Lok rear.
Oh yes, Packard Caribbean, awesome car. Up until perhaps the mid-1980's or so, there was an excellent classic car collection called "Gast Classic Motorcars" located in Strasburg PA (also known for its steam engine line). I went there many times with friends, and they had everything from a '64 GTO Convertible, to a Countach, to the aforementioned Packard Caribbean. I spent a lot of time looking at that car. Took a lot of great pics as well, and I have no idea where they are. Such a cool place but I believe the collection was liquidated once the senior family member passed away. Now the building is a furniture store- saw it on Google Maps. They also had a huge gift shop with all sorts of collectibles, models, coffee table books for various marques, and so forth. They sold classic cars as well, but at that time their offerings were out of my league. There were some nice eateries nearby and I think back to some pleasant memories. Anyway, the Lincoln mentioned in this post looks like an excellent cruising machine. Full-sized American iron is many times the value of the century in classic cars. Most are gone, victims of corrosion like many others, but I often see US luxury cars listed in various parts of the country. The internet and classic car transport companies make almost anything possible these days.

 
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