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Originally Posted by sugarwood View Post
I wonder what the seller paid for this car.
It probably was sitting for years, and needed all that work to get it roadworthy again.

Something about that car does not sit well with me.
I'd rather pay more for a less of a wild card.
In ways, this could be a poor value.

Cracked rear bumper pad (dry rot?)
Rust peeking out from the left rear bumper pad
Warping on front smile rubber strip
Door pockets are warped
Rusty VIN plate? Door sill
Rear seat?
Back of driver's seat?
Door sill rust.

What is that weird scuffing on the dash next to the steering wheel??
I agree completely. The entire peanut gallery on BaT is out of their depth. Quotes like "It was stolen" and "price too light" goes to show these jokers have no idea what it's going to take to get this car right.

1) Rust on the rear bumper - yes. Probably worse underneath.
2) Warping front smile is telltale for rust in the front. It just is. It shows that something bad is there - think the movie "It"
3) Rusty VIN sticker. Kidney bowls are probably gone. Sills gone.
4) This is a Chicago car. People are proud of their rust around here. This place has the worst rust in the USA. The amount of salt they use here is staggering. Especially in the 1980s.

Not well bought. The only quote that was refreshing in this sale was the guy that said that putting that car in that nice garage was misleading. It was and is. It added $8K like he said.

This car is a stinker. The peanut gallery knows nothing about how bad these cars can get.
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