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Old 01-19-2005, 10:12 PM
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Hey guys, I'm a youngin, I am only 18 years of age, and my father has decided to take me down south and buy a car of my choice, don't ask me why, and yes I know I am spoiled... I was thinking about a `69 Cuda, or maybe a Road Runner, possibly a Grand Prix, I mean I am not getting a fully finished one, he wants to get it so we can work on it together, some father son bonding time I supopse, but what would you suggest? No bias suggestions :-p j\k

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Old 01-19-2005, 10:55 PM
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As far as a teen fun car and resale value too I would rank them just like you did; 'Cuda, 'Runner, and distant third, 'Prix. If dad will go for the 'Cuda, there isn't even a choice problem IMHO.
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Any Barracuda, Cuda, Challenger, Road Runner, Super Bee, or Charger ever built is worth owning. The Grand Prix isn't only a distant third on your list its so far back it's nearly invisible.

All that said, you might consider a 2 door Satellite or Coronet instead of a Road Runner or Super Bee. Either will cost less to purchase and both can easily be built into a "Clone". Trust me, a Road Runner or Super Bee clone will cost you MUCH less in the long run than an original and it will be just as much fun to drive.

Good luck.

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Thanx for your suggestions, I do like the idea of making a clone, but on the other hand I want something original ya know? But as you can tell I am a big fan of barracudas, but the problem is right now, i gotta come up with some money because i just dropped the transmission on my 2001 Impala, peice of craps cars i tell ya, well the 2001 year is anyways, but thanx again.
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Old 01-20-2005, 06:55 PM
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Duster's are nice, the sister car to the roadrunner. What about a older Mustang? Or are you not a Ford guy? There's always the Nova. Lots of really nice cars to choose from.
You DO realize how lucky you are to have a Dad who will even consider buying a car for you? Even if it is a "fixer-upper".

Happy hunting!

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Cuda hands down!!

And build up the drive train as money and skill allows.


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