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Offline 72hemi

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Re: The New Challenger Is Awesome - Quit Your Whining
« Reply #30 on: July 07, 2008 - 10:53:31 pm »
It will be interesting to see what cars will be collectible in the future, back when the e bodies were new they were building them with limited edition serial number plaques with the intent of being a collectors item like they are now. I know I'm going to get a lot of hate mail for this one but I think cars like Supras Skylines, EVO's and Sti's will be collectible in the future, especially with many of them being totalled with inexperienced drivers behind the wheel of many.
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Re: The New Challenger Is Awesome - Quit Your Whining
« Reply #31 on: July 07, 2008 - 10:55:16 pm »
Well Carl, I will be 79 so I hope I am even around to reply lol.
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Re: The New Challenger Is Awesome - Quit Your Whining
« Reply #32 on: July 08, 2008 - 12:39:41 am »


Eve if we are around our old age my play on on memory to make the reply lol.
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Re: The New Challenger Is Awesome - Quit Your Whining
« Reply #33 on: July 08, 2008 - 09:57:03 am »
It will be interesting to see what cars will be collectible in the future, back when the e bodies were new they were building them with limited edition serial number plaques with the intent of being a collectors item like they are now. I know I'm going to get a lot of hate mail for this one but I think cars like Supras Skylines, EVO's and Sti's will be collectible in the future, especially with many of them being totalled with inexperienced drivers behind the wheel of many.

I agree.  Just because its an import doesnt make it any less of a car.  The aisians know how to build cars too.  Some manufacturers anyways. 

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Re: The New Challenger Is Awesome - Quit Your Whining
« Reply #34 on: July 08, 2008 - 10:38:43 am »


Yup, a few Japanese cars will become collectors items too. The odd, I mean, ODD Subaru, like the road rally version 22B Subaru WRX Impreza coupe, Supras are kind of common but for me, the king of them will always be the Nissan Skylines aka Godzilla. The R32 Skyline could be put away for 30 years and be guaranteed a big cash payout. Mean car, fast, good looking and would leave the majority of the cars on this board for dust in a race. Hurts to say but, the truth. Just a shame they get caught up in the rice. Rice = tacky add ons, no performance mods (wings, neons, 8 body kits, 22" bling rubber band wheels, lowered, plastic "extensions") basically tacky and cheap.

Just like there are a few American cars which "let down" the muscle car brotherhood. Boy Racers aka "Rice" often refer muscle cars as "big fat steel whales" etc and most of them would class a 4 door Impala with an exhaust a muscle car. "Yeah, blew the doors off a Chev today, I think it had a 454 too, easy as to beat. Muscle cars - pfffft." Japanese cars are way in front of the world, American, Europe, the UK and Australia. In terms of build quality, technology and reliability, they've got it down to a tee. For me, I'd still take my MoPar anyday thanks.



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Re: The New Challenger Is Awesome - Quit Your Whining
« Reply #35 on: July 08, 2008 - 01:20:01 pm »
This is what will be collectible - the last of the air-cooled Porsche's.  It's 13 years old now.  I find it very difficult to guess at what new metal, if any, will be collectible one day.  It doesn't bother me but it is nice to know that depreciation will be very low.

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