OMG! $88,000!!! I've sold 2 convertibles in this color 10 times nicer than this car for $25,000 and $35,000 in the past 8 years !!!

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More pictures of the 73 Medium Bright Yellow I cloned into a 72 Bright Lime. I restored many cars to this detail and sold them. I'm still doing some now, but it is just getting to expensive to bring a car up to this level. People who bought most of my cars can triple their money if they sell them today. lime 73 350.JPG lime 73 351.JPG lime 73 354.JPG lime 73 360.JPG lime 73 381.JPG lime 73 384.JPG lime 73 391.JPG lime 73 402.JPG lime 73 409.JPG lime 73 424.JPG lime 73 427.JPG lime 73 446.JPG lime 73 450.JPG lime 73 459.JPG lime 73 479.JPG lime 73 487.JPG lime 73 488.JPG lime 73 490.JPG lime 73 491.JPG lime 73 528.JPG lime 73 535.JPG lime 73 538.JPG lime 73 540.JPG lime 73 597.JPG lime 73 629.JPG
 

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Gotcha. I thought there were a little different. I admit to being slightly red/green color blind and figured it was camera lighting issues. There's a reason I decided to just stick with the factory Light Pewter on mine when I learned of the paint code and saw the color under the carpet. LOL!

Both colors look more yellow than green to me TBH, but the Grabber Lime looks darker and more green, now that I look a little closer.

That's a damn fine lookin' 'vert, Sir!
 
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Nice cars. You have real skill.

The cool thing about prices going up (even if they are ahead of the curve) is that there is more room to do high end restorations like yours. The more restorations, the more likely that suppliers will make quality reproduction parts. It's a virtuous circle up to a point.
 

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If you look VERY closely (enlarged) at the motor pix, you can just make out the "4" by the dip stick. My guess is that they are 4V heads.
 

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No A/C. No documentation at all. An H code advertised as a 4V. It may be a brown 6 cylinder car for all we know. Believe me. I have cars I would sell, and no, I haven't sold one in 2022, but by God, I will run my next one through BJ if I get a chance. I have real quality cars. Great documentation, rare options, great colors, low mileage, original paint, all numbers matching, you name it. No longer will I give them away. I invested the time and money. I deserve to be rewarded like these aholes.

That's the difference between you and most of the junk that rolls across the auction block. Your cars are given consideration for their pedigree, and restored to a level beyond what most people are capable of. Many of these auction cars are simply pasted together to look nice for "an internet buyer" on the phone, or the drunk mill/billionaire in the crowd. This car does look put together better than most, despite the "Mach 1 Resale Package" it's equipped with.

I'm sure most of us have seller's remorse on at least one car. Mine was a plain-jane 70 M-code 4 speed sportsroof. Granted, it was a roller and went for very good money at the time, but I always regretted selling that car.
 
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I have owed and sold two of the original 1972 Convertibles originally in Bright Lime. There were originally 37 with black interior, 52 with green interior, and 121 with white interior. The two I owned had white interior and were in incredible condition. Both were H code 351C 2V cars. I only have pictures of one and that is the car referenced by 72MustangSprint. It is the center car in my profile picture. I will post more pictures. It had white interior. I will also post pictures of a car I sold too cheap that was a nice 73 Medium Bright Yellow that I cloned out as a 72 Bright Lime car. That's the one with Black interior. View attachment 65194 View attachment 65195 View attachment 65196 View attachment 65196 View attachment 65197 View attachment 65197 View attachment 65194 View attachment 65195 View attachment 65196 View attachment 65197 View attachment 65198 View attachment 65199 View attachment 65201 View attachment 65202 View attachment 65203 View attachment 65204 View attachment 65205 View attachment 65206 View attachment 65207 View attachment 65208 View attachment 65209 View attachment 65210 View attachment 65211 View attachment 65212 View attachment 65213 View attachment 65214 View attachment 65215 View attachment 65216 View attachment 65217 View attachment 65194
You sir definitely have, or at the least, got it going on! The sweety stepping in the car is a bit blurry but you made your point! 👌🏻
 

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My 1972 was original paint Bright Lime. Not sure I've heard of a bright yellow.
 

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Gotcha. I thought there were a little different. I admit to being slightly red/green color blind and figured it was camera lighting issues. There's a reason I decided to just stick with the factory Light Pewter on mine when I learned of the paint code and saw the color under the carpet. LOL!

Both colors look more yellow than green to me TBH, but the Grabber Lime looks darker and more green, now that I look a little closer.

That's a damn fine lookin' 'vert, Sir!
Thanks Eric!
 
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Nice cars. You have real skill.

The cool thing about prices going up (even if they are ahead of the curve) is that there is more room to do high end restorations like yours. The more restorations, the more likely that suppliers will make quality reproduction parts. It's a virtuous circle up to a point.
Thanks Mike!
 
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That's the difference between you and most of the junk that rolls across the auction block. Your cars are given consideration for their pedigree, and restored to a level beyond what most people are capable of. Many of these auction cars are simply pasted together to look nice for "an internet buyer" on the phone, or the drunk mill/billionaire in the crowd. This car does look put together better than most, despite the "Mach 1 Resale Package" it's equipped with.

I'm sure most of us have seller's remorse on at least one car. Mine was a plain-jane 70 M-code 4 speed sportsroof. Granted, it was a roller and went for very good money at the time, but I always regretted selling that car.
Thanks Hemikiller!
 
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You sir definitely have, or at the least, got it going on! The sweety stepping in the car is a bit blurry but you made your point! 👌🏻
Thanks DAvercamp! The sweety is my wife, BTW. She surprised me by taking sneaking the car out one day and doing a photo shoot. That was a present for one of our early wedding anniversaries. That was back when she loved me, lol! :ROFLMAO:
 
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My 1972 was original paint Bright Lime. Not sure I've heard of a bright yellow.
Beautiful car and my favorite 72 color. There was a 72 and 73 color called Medium Bright Yellow. It was more subdued than Grabber Yellow or Bright Lime. Here are some pictures of a car I restored in the past and sold. Another one I sold too cheap!IMG_5586.JPG IMG_5588.JPG IMG_5590.JPG IMG_5591.JPG IMG_5593.JPG IMG_5594.JPG IMG_5595.JPG IMG_5596.JPG IMG_5598.JPG IMG_5605.JPG IMG_5607.JPG :rolleyes:
 
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I'm thinking the guy with the real J code 429CJ red/red Mach I feels kind of cheated right now, lol. Man, that is an incredible car, and a real value. One of one because it was the only one with a engine block heater. How cool is that?! I'm telling you, the 72 H code Lime car is one for the record books. It is a classic example of how color sells cars (that and plenty of alcohol)!
 
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