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But under "Acadian" it says Beaumont. I'm suspecting it's an A body, and you are seeing it as an X body?

Look below the ad, 62 Invader post for $750!

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But under "Acadian" it says Beaumont. I'm suspecting it's an A body, and you are seeing it as an X body?

Look below the ad, 62 Invader post for $750!


 Yup - missed the Beaumont part....no...that makes sense.

That $750 is pretty steep. In 1968 I bought a 62 Chevy 11 for $100. from a used dealer on 'The Danforth' in Toronto.

Was in decent shape, drove it for a summer and then took it apart to build a gasser.......smile

 



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In 1968 I bought a 62 Chevy 11 for $100. from a used dealer on 'The Danforth' in Toronto.

Was in decent shape, drove it for a summer and then took it apart to build a gasser.......smile

 


 



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How about the private ad for the 61 Impala convertible with 37000 miles for $975? That's just over 8 grand in 2022 money.

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those old ads are so cool in 1987 i bought my 65 chev truck for 700,my daughter says its around 1800 now

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Out for my walk yesterday and this drove by me on main street Morris Manitoba. I can't say I know the car. Anyone in Manitoba recognize it? It came in to Morris from the east on #23, then turned south on #75 heading for the US border.

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Went in for dinner to find another Pontiac Parked beside me, LOL. A little older than mine though. 38, talked to the owner, just a young guy, lol, just bought it out of Vancouver area.



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And another one a few weeks back at the local Golf course, no I didn't golf, just went for dinner. 

I did used to golf but not for a while. 



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Lemans64 wrote:

Went in for dinner to find another Pontiac Parked beside me, LOL. A little older than mine though. 38, talked to the owner, just a young guy, lol, just bought it out of Vancouver area.


 We already saw that nice 38.

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4SPEED427 wrote:

Out for my walk yesterday and this drove by me on main street Morris Manitoba. I can't say I know the car. Anyone in Manitoba recognize it? It came in to Morris from the east on #23, then turned south on #75 heading for the US border.

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 Maybe Ed Hudrek.  the one that always had a "before" pic of the car on its side in the bush.



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That was my first thought, but it didn't look like him driving. Could be that car though, it looks identical.

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4SPEED427 wrote:

But under "Acadian" it says Beaumont. I'm suspecting it's an A body, and you are seeing it as an X body?

Look below the ad, 62 Invader post for $750!


 so beaumonts must be eyepopping.gifbiggrin   acadians!



-- Edited by timbuk on Sunday 11th of September 2022 12:13:23 PM

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 so beaumonts must be eyepopping.gifbiggrin   acadians!

 


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Page 22 of the Oct 3rd Old Autos.

Centre of the page. 

Bothwell 22

Love the colour.

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Bought 4 used snow tires.   Kijiji MISTAKE...

Had them installed today at Hyundai dealer and one instantly had a bulge in it when inflated.  Mounted the remaining 3 and the car was put outside.  The left front went promptly flat... GRRR  Had to order 4 new Toyo Snows...I should get a rebate.

 

 

 

While I was waiting for my car I surveyed the showroom for vehicles.  Oh, a classic Pontiac convertible in basic black with a white convertible top and a Classic Firebird.

Two possessions of the dealer principle with do not touch signs.  Presumable for sale.

 

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1955 Pontiac Laurentian 265 CID 162 HP V8   $89,500.00

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1967 Pontiac Firebird 326 250 HP V8  $79,500.00

Snow tires had to be ordered in so I got a shuttle ride home tonight and again tomorrow.

I have sent a note off to the kijiji person but we will see where that goes.



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-- Edited by oshawacliff on Thursday 13th of October 2022 08:36:57 PM

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And.....  contacted the seller and he offered me a refund.

 Straight up no hassle.

Tonight I picked up the car with my new Toyo snow tires on and a lighter wallet.

The kijiji tires were placed in bags in the car and I drove 407 to Woodbridge.

Met the gentleman and proceeded to open each bag only to reveal torn beads on 3 of the four tires.  I carefully scanned each tire at time of purchase and found  one small nick which was acceptable. That tire had no further damage.  The one tire  that had the bulge had the bead torn down to the core of the bead and that is why it  bulged.

Having had many years in the tire business I was at a loss for words.

I had expected a $100.00 refund but what came out of the tire bags was scrap.  I shook the gentleman's hand explaining that I was prepared to accept my loss.  A return trip on 407.

The new snows indicate 108 kph at a gps speed of 99 mph.  Will add some extra kph to the speedometer.

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Saw this 60-61, iirc, Chevrolet half ton at the corner of renfrew and penticton in east Van, visiting daughter for a week. It was being used as a truck, box was full of stuff. 



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2 more of the truck, it has wooden sides that the back fenders are fasten to, boards. It used to be one colour, a pale blue. A 53ish Chevy, a S10 (note no rust under that piece of rear missing fender trim) likely original paint truck? Other than front fender? And a Firebird, also likely original paint. All just sitting on the street in the same area as the truck. And an old house being restored it looks like. 



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Just saw a tan 63 Parisienne on east Hastings, same car as mine, had a v8 rumble, then a Rambler American, 2 door HT, nice rumble too. Missed pics, the 63 looked perfect too.

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Saw this, I think about a 1972 Datsun 510? See endless numbers of Teslas and 1 Rivian. 



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love the 510 that ol chevy has bc plates!

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Headed west on the Link upper Hamilton 

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69 Strato,

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Nice to see the car still being enjoyed. Has anyone spotted my old Laurentian lately?


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