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Old 11-07-2008, 06:34 PM
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Super rare Pontiac super duty found on auction...

I seached to see if someone already posted this here???


Holy cow. A seller put up what he thought was a junker on ebay........and some viewers clued him into the fact that it was a rare factory SD lightweight factory racer.

You gotta read the whole ad, and absorb what a cool find is really is...and how a "regular guy" finally was in the right place at the right time.

I found out about it on another car site...and it really needs to be seen by every true car nut. Incredible.


http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...67#ht_3045wt_0
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More pics and info on the sellers "other items for sale".

This is a link to another ad about the car. Read the Q&A from members at the bottom.

...one guy wrote in to the seller and said "if you did not already have a 401K, you DO NOW"

What a neat find.....


http://cgi.ebay.com/WORTHLESS-PICTUR...spagenameZWDVW
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Well this is one of those stories that we all wish we could find something super rare and not even know what we had . Then put it up on an auction and find out you have a super rare factory race car and all the great history that the car has !
I sure hope whoever gets it restores her back to her original beauty and lets the world come and see it !
The owner has already turned down a $160,000.00 cash offer !!

Man what a find !!!!!!!!!!
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Well this is one of those stories that we all wish we could find something super rare and not even know what we had . Then put it up on an auction and find out you have a super rare factory race car and all the great history that the car has !
I sure hope whoever gets it restores her back to her original beauty and lets the world come and see it !
The owner has already turned down a $160,000.00 cash offer !!

Man what a find !!!!!!!!!!
$160'K Cash, with no engine or transmission?

It does not look to me to be anywhere near close to being a 'diamond in the rough'.

He has no clue what he has, and is he is trying to get a 'retirement' out of it, on other peoples opinions. The post of "it looks like....so & so.........drove it", is not substantial proof to me. The words of maybe, possibly, also come to mind. The power of the internet, 'Incredible"!

With "no keys or paper work, engine, or transmission", it is 'insane' to want so much money, for a 'speculation' of it being one of 5 built.

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Disclaimer; I am playing the devils advocate, like it or not.
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Hey , I agree with you !
I personally wouldn't bid on it because there is no paperwork or serial numbers to prove that this is the real deal .
If it is , I wish the guy who found it the best !!

And I am just to damn cheap to spend more than $6000 for a car !
Just my cheap 2 cents worth of thoughts !!!
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Old 11-07-2008, 08:00 PM
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Are you guys reading along???




From some ebayer: quote:
FYI You hit the lottery on this one.This is a factory PONTIAC built Super Duty race car.Whatever you do let the auction run.The vin is verified on page 129 in Pete MaCarthys Pontiac book.If you didn't have a 401K you do now.
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According to another car forum....the original aluminum nose is in a Fla collection & well documented, and it was removed in 64 for upgrading the car.

The orig motor is supposed to be in another collection.
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Its had a BUNCH O HITS on Performance years.


http://forums.performanceyears.com/f...d.php?t=578923

Man O man What a find




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Old 11-07-2008, 08:13 PM
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IF it is the real car... that would too kool of a find.

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Old 11-07-2008, 08:20 PM
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On the forum Rob put up:
"A lot of us on here, probably kicking ourselves pretty hard right now. A buddy called and said he noticed that car with a 'Buy It Now' of $4000 earlier. Thought it was interesting, but never looked any closer. My understanding with ebay is that the BIN goes away once the reserve is met..."
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Ok, it apparently had a 4k BIN.



Also in that thread, there are copies of the original SD documents with VINs...the car is real.
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Yes...cool find....but, the front end needs to be bought, as well as the drivetrain.....then a restoration begins...........In my opinion, it will never be worth the money put into it......but, then they rarely are.
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Old 11-07-2008, 08:28 PM
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I did read along, but to me, it looks like a 'clone' that was started and not finished. The wiper arms and blades, and the "plexi glass windshield" do not make any sense to me. "Vin number plates were just 'riveted' on in those years, and I would only believe it, if the frame Vin.# stamping was shown, along with a clearer picture of the Vin. number on the door post, and they all matched. The asking price is still too high in my opinion.

F&J, You are the "king" of 'rare' finds on here, to me. I find it fitting, you are the one to start this thread, and I highly respect your opinion on this 'find'.

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G used a special type of rivet back them it was 6 sided if memory served me right.

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How do you do it?

BUT?.?.

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Q: Will you stop the auction for $160,000.00 cash??? NO BS!!! Regards, Matt
Answered on Nov-07-08
A: NO NO NO
What about this if its still in the 80 G range what the fork ? over





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I did read along, but to me, it looks like a 'clone' that was started and not finished. The wiper arms and blades, and the "plexi glass windshield" do not make any sense to me. "Vin number plates were just 'riveted' on in those years, and I would only believe it, if the frame Vin.# stamping was shown, along with a clearer picture of the Vin. number on the door post, and they all matched. The asking price is still too high in my opinion.

F&J, You are the "king" of 'rare' finds on here, to me. I find it fitting, you are the one to start this thread, and I highly respect your opinion on this 'find'.

Stephen

The VIN tags on that age GM's were actually spotwelded with 2 small spots. I recall that on several 64-65 Chevelle SS's that I had back then.

I am not the king of finds....if I was, I would have spotted that car when it still had the $4000 buy it now. Funny thing is..I recently have been keeping certain BIN auctions on my watch list...to see if the ones that I think are bargains, actually sell in just a few days. But I was only watching pre-1940 cars.


EDIT: addition... I only started this thread in case you car nuts liked reading about the "find of the year on ebay". I am not all excited about what that car's value might be. I recall when we were kids and talked with our playmates about finding "lost treasure". I just like hearing about famous cars finally being found. I think it's such a cool story unfolding as we speak.

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Old 11-08-2008, 08:36 AM
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That is cool, thanks for sharing. I'll be watching to see how much it goes for at the end, IMO it's already over bid, but what do I know...lol. For the owner, this is like finding buried treasure.
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