Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Dream Cars


Now's my chance to own a hearse, er, Caprice wagon with faux woodgrain trim. Spotted this beauty outside the city dump on Tunnel Avenue in San Francisco, complete with a for sale sign in the back window. 

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  1. I had one of these. Worst $2,000 I ever spent ($4,000 once you throw in the new transmission). Of course, I bought it from a shirtless guy in Burton, so it's on me.

    That said, if you could get a good one, they're awesome Family Trucksters. The back row of seats is even rear-facing! I sadly had to unload the thing before I got to put them to good use at the drive-in.

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  2. As an ex-Chevrolet new-car salesman, I can tell you they were tough to sell when they were new. These people don't know how hard it's going to be to move this big ole-sled. They might have it forever. Someone should tell them, park it, and let it be towed. At least they will get rid of it.

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  3. Hey, I'll see if it's still there the next time I'm in that part of town. Maybe it's already abandoned.

    And is there ever a good thing to buy from a shirtless guy from Burton? Meth, maybe? My apologies to the folks in Burton for that one. I couldn't resist. When you grow up in Flint, you have to take shots at other towns once in a while just to show you haven't given up hope.

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  4. From Stripes:

    "Hey you can't park your car here!"

    "Oh, we're not parking it. We're abandoning it."

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  5. At least some people appreciate them!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSC_hLKywtA

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