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12-11-2012 05:08 PM
painted jester
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Originally Posted by vinniekq2 View Post
after all these years,Bowser finally grew a belly and still didnt pump up the pipes,lol,what a character
He (Bowser) was a concert classically trained pianist at one time! he spent a lot of time with old GEORGE and I that day.
and it was a great time I took a few pictures! I miss old George his favorite song was (well you can guess) LOL

Jester
12-10-2012 07:29 PM
vinniekq2 after all these years,Bowser finally grew a belly and still didnt pump up the pipes,lol,what a character
12-10-2012 06:59 PM
496CHEVY3100 Vette normaly goes up in value each year 82 or older, Linclon well lets just say i dont think so
12-10-2012 09:28 AM
painted jester http://www.hotrodders.com/forum/atta...1&d=1355154132
http://www.hotrodders.com/forum/atta...1&d=1355154611

This is Old George Colby's 71 Lincoln Continental stock HP 365 and 10.5 to1 compression, 5000 LB.'s! He was a dear friend of mine that passed away a little over a year ago! He was the sole owner of this car and loved it! Bowser liked it too LOL! This big boat with the 460 high compression and a 850 Holley D.P.er and a big solid cam really blew peoples minds Low 13s and on the street melted the tires. This car was rare,because of the PPG Glamor color and the special order vinyl top to match paint (dealer installed), being a 2 door, and a few extra options! Check and see if anything is special on that Lincoln! If not its just a big boat!

Old Georges Lincoln was the most comfortable car I ever road in! When it showed up at car shows women flocked to it LOL and would ask old George if they could just set in it!!!!! The men went to the Vette's LOL!

I own a hotrodded and mildly body custom'ed 77 L88 vette it weighed almost 3600# with the towing package! So far Ive stripped over 400# off it LOL! For Georges Lincoln Id trade! I don't know about you its your choice


Jester
11-30-2012 07:20 PM
bygddy
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I would have ditched the vette when the first kid was born. I personally do not like the Lincoln, BUT there's nothing like packing the family into the car and going for a cruise- can't do that with a vette.

I love my Cutlass for that, and I'd recommend them, a Wildcat, a Chevelle, a Torino, etc. Something that's a muscle car with a backseat.
Vette wasn't around when the Kids were born, this is a new acquisition....that being said the vette is to obnoxious to get rid of I think, and i havrnt got it where it needs to be yet....and when i told my 14yr old my trade plan, he didn't think the Lincoln would be as cool in his high school parking lot when he starts driving....lol. So, I think the decision is made, get my heaters for the garage from the wife, and start round 2 of my welfare vette build....
11-30-2012 10:35 AM
ap72 I would have ditched the vette when the first kid was born. I personally do not like the Lincoln, BUT there's nothing like packing the family into the car and going for a cruise- can't do that with a vette.

I love my Cutlass for that, and I'd recommend them, a Wildcat, a Chevelle, a Torino, etc. Something that's a muscle car with a backseat.
11-30-2012 06:24 AM
spikebot 81 Keep the Vette, way more fun to drive than a Lincoln. Even if its a POS to look at folks still wave and stare.


11-30-2012 05:52 AM
cobalt327 TWO 'Vettes?? Hell, get the Lincoln and keep both 'Vettes! More the merrier!! Or, sell ME one of the Corvettes... I always wanted one, like since forever.
11-30-2012 05:09 AM
lakeroadster


I was going to say go with the Lincoln... then I searched for a photo of your 'vette. I say keep the 'vette.

That sea foam green color on the Lincoln just looks wrong... IMO.
11-30-2012 04:12 AM
sunsetdart I agree that the vette is worth more but you have to weigh your options with the family. Personally, I would wait to find something more suited to my hot rod thinking. Lincolns are very heavy and really bad on gas but do have tons of room................."son, you're gonna drive me to drinkin if you don't stop drivin that hot rod lincoln"................... Showing my age with that old song.
11-29-2012 08:23 PM
cobalt327 No AC in that boat?

No way I'd trade a 'Vette for that- no matter the looks- but I don't carry kids, so YMMV.
11-29-2012 04:55 PM
bygddy Yah, frame is solid, the entire car is, it was a wiring headache, so it has a guage panel insert with all autometer guages, and the entire car is wired with a painless kit, elec fans etc etc, it has after market buckets and a b&m shifter in it now, it does have dove heads, its the orig motor from 71, so 10.5 comp, rated at 365hp and a ridiculous 500# of torque in stock form, its been rebuilt 30 over and thats about it, other then carb and intake its all stock, i would hope that gear, small converter, and the right cam and headers would get me into the 13's....and yah, I'm kinda gigantic and i love my vette, but suit me it does not lol.....if this barge went 13's for reasonably cheap, and does vicious burnouts, I would be happy....and I could actually take the kids in it, yah vinnie, wife hates the vette,but hates all my junk cause its loud, smelly, and attention whorish,so really, I will still get my alone time lol....but this would at least give me options....
11-29-2012 04:30 PM
gearheadslife I like vettes.. but this is a no brainer if the big car is got a solid frame..
11-29-2012 04:10 PM
vinniekq2 If the wife hates the vette,keep it,lol.A guy needs his alone time.The vette is hard to get in and out of,uncomfortable,noisy,abrasive,poor vis,obsolete,(1962 technology).
Lincoln is a tank,could go 13s and will burn a tonne of gas.Lincoln is different.
Im the wrong guy to ask,look what I drive,,,, either way,make it your own
11-29-2012 04:01 PM
Richiehd Well......the vettes worth more, when its done. The Lincoln, Im thinking youll need 400 more horsepower to run 13's.
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