Got a spare $285K ? These could be yours.

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by TexasRaceLady, May 11, 2019.

  1. TexasRaceLady

    TexasRaceLady Plank Owner Contributor

  2. Bobw

    Bobw Team Owner

    From the linked article
    '' it took about a year to bring the numbers-matching cars back to factory condition. ''
    Well, it only took a month on the TV show...
    I used to watch that show occasionally. Lets just say that after watching it is extremely doubtful I'd let them work on my car.
    Jest sayin'
  3. SpeedPagan

    SpeedPagan The iRacing Guru

    I'd rather buy a steam locomotive.
  4. BobbyFord

    BobbyFord Resident Gearhead Contributor

    Nice couple of cars. Not sure they’re worth the money even though they’re numbered cars. It’s not like they’re really rare, they made a lot of them in that body style.
    I’d be more apt to recognize the value of one year only cars.
  5. jws926

    jws926 I need to think of something new for here

    I am not sure they would be worth that asking price if they were 100% original.
  6. Magnethead

    Magnethead Admin & Resident Techie Staff Member

    jay leno or rick hendrick would probably pick them up. Richard probably knows he'd lose his ass at barrett-jackson
    BobbyFord likes this.
  7. BobbyFord

    BobbyFord Resident Gearhead Contributor

    I’ve never been a guy that places more value on a “matching number” car.
    Ford doesn’t even have matching numbers, just date codes on parts.
    I like cars for what they are. I don’t care if they have original drivetrains, suspensions, etc.
    I prefer updated safety components.
    gone likes this.

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