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...of really well preserved/restored late 60s/early 70s American cars, especially the big GM ones (I generally hate GMs, but they ruled in this era). I came across this beaut tonight...all 8.2 liters of American V8. I wouldn't want to own one, but I sure like these cars. I think this is a 1970 or so Eldorado. If it had been a 1971 Riviera, I'd have spent more time drooling.

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Nice! It’s not my style but I’m a sucker for anything old that’s been beautifully restored or taken care of. Holy moly paying for the gas bill on an 8.2 liter engine!

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Nice whip but maybe 8 miles to the gallon with Brandon's fuel prices.

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You don't worry about the cost of gas when you buy a car like that.


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Originally Posted by stxhunter
You don't worry about the cost of gas when you buy a car like that.

Damn right.

I really want a Buick GS or a Olds 442.

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I love cars like that.

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Anybody that associates this car with an "8.2 litre" engine is a gotdamn communist. 😁

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Had a 1970 Buick Electra back in the late 70s. Thing was a land barge and a smooth quiet ride. Acres and acres of windshield in those days.


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I had a 1976 Coupe de Ville, with that 500 cu. in. motor. First time I drove it, thought it was a dog for a second. Was on the on ramp headed onto the interstate, felt like it wasn’t really picking up speed. Until I looked at the speedometer and that sucker was past 70 mph halfway down the ramp… Damn thing was so smooth, you didn’t realize how fast you were gaining speed. Sucker would run well over a hundred all day long.

Had a 1976 Le Sabre, lost the 350 Buick motor, so got a motor from my buddy at the salvage yard he owned. Told me there was an old Skylark down in the back that had a big block in it I could have for 200 bucks if I pulled it. Went to look at the car, and damn straight I was gonna pull it. The Skylark was a 72 GS with a good 455 in it. That LeSabre was one fast sumbitch after I got that motor fixed up and put in.

Had a 75 Lincoln Continental with the 460, too. That one was fast, too. Those old cars surprised a lot of young fellas with newer “sports” cars…

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Originally Posted by mirage243
Anybody that associates this car with an "8.2 litre" engine is a gotdamn communist. 😁


Hahahaha!

It's a gawtdanm 500!

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Originally Posted by mirage243
Anybody that associates this car with an "8.2 litre" engine is a gotdamn communist. 😁

Don't shoot the messenger....

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Those were sharp cars. A couple of my favorites are the '64 Riviera and the '69 Grand Prix.


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Back when my brother and I were both in college we had a 1977 Olds Toronado. Local dealer got it in on trade, one owner, town doctor's car.


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Jesus we went through 9 lives in that thing!

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Remsen,
If you get a kick out classic cars scroll through THIS WEBSITE.

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Coolio dude.

For those wondering. I had a '71 Coupe de Ville with the small motor (472ci) around 1987 and it got all of 9 MPG, around town, on the fwy, uphill, downhill............9 MPG.

Yes, when cruising on the fwy you could see the fuel needle moving.

But, even in the crappy condition it was in, it was a pleasure to ride in and could haul a bunch of folks.


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Originally Posted by OldGrayWolf
I had a 1976 Coupe de Ville, with that 500 cu. in. motor. First time I drove it, thought it was a dog for a second. Was on the on ramp headed onto the interstate, felt like it wasn’t really picking up speed. Until I looked at the speedometer and that sucker was past 70 mph halfway down the ramp… Damn thing was so smooth, you didn’t realize how fast you were gaining speed. Sucker would run well over a hundred all day long.

Had a 1976 Le Sabre, lost the 350 Buick motor, so got a motor from my buddy at the salvage yard he owned. Told me there was an old Skylark down in the back that had a big block in it I could have for 200 bucks if I pulled it. Went to look at the car, and damn straight I was gonna pull it. The Skylark was a 72 GS with a good 455 in it. That LeSabre was one fast sumbitch after I got that motor fixed up and put in.

Had a 75 Lincoln Continental with the 460, too. That one was fast, too. Those old cars surprised a lot of young fellas with newer “sports” cars…

HS friend’s dad had a 75 T-bird with the 460. We’d have to pay him a quarter if we wanted him to smoke the tires. I was older than my buddy and got my DL first, so his dad would let me drive us to town on a Friday night. Lotsa fun.

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I love all the big old sedans.

Even more than old pickups and muscle cars.


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I still remember my dad's '67 Toronado.

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Originally Posted by EdM
Those were sharp cars. A couple of my favorites are the '64 Riviera and the '69 Grand Prix.
I had a white 69 Grand Prix that a buddy gave me when he left town in a hurry. There was an Eldorado parked on the road out front that broke down; when the guy with a 3/4 ton tow truck hooked straps under the front and started lifting, the front of the truck came off the ground and the Caddy just stayed put.

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