Originally Posted by garrell.770
My Wife says in the early 70's our phone bill was around $2.50 and groceries about $7.00 to $10.00, that was why a pretty nice 57 chevy could be purchased for $400.00.
So, you could buy that 57 with 9 weeks pay @ $45 a week. Try that now. You'd have to make $3500-$4K a week
. Thank God I got into this in 1970. I would've never been able to have all the cool cars if I started in the past 10 or so years