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Old 05/27/2007, 07:26 PM   #1
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Gold GT/CS on eBay

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The seller doesn't have his history quite right.

"A brief history on the car sites the fact that approx. 4700 of these Mustangs were built and marketed as the "California Special"..intent of the project was to produce a body double to the ultra famed Shelby"
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Old 05/27/2007, 09:48 PM   #2
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This car looks to be in great shape from the pics.

But what do you think happened to the area behind the hood, where the paint is peeling?

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Old 05/28/2007, 09:22 AM   #3
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I had this problem with a '68 many years ago. It appears that the cowl panel is a galvanized type of metal that oxidizes under the paint, causing the paint to peel off. It must be treated & neutralized in order for the paint to adhere.
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Old 07/06/2007, 07:05 PM   #4
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Back again for the third time. I do not understand why this dealer will not invest some money to fix the damn paint.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...link:middle:us
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Old 07/06/2007, 07:33 PM   #5
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They're looking for a home run, quick buck. I spoke with the selling agent when it was last listed. The current photos also show paint scrape/chipped on the decklid. When reality sets in, they'll realize they have a $15K car, unless someone falls in love with it, as is. Its a good looking car that has potential, but needs some TLC & cosmetics. I'd have to check it out more closely (eng, trans, A/C, etc) to determine value versus repair costs. As I said, it looks to have potential but its priced way too high IMO.
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Old 07/08/2007, 01:09 PM   #6
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The ad says "Make Offer" rather than the bidding process. Three offers declined so far. Wonder what the offers were. Obviously not $22,990 as the Buy It Now price lists. LOL
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Old 07/08/2007, 10:58 PM   #7
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This car looks to be in great shape from the pics.

But what do you think happened to the area behind the hood, where the paint is peeling?
Maybe there had been a fire or extreme heat under that part of the hood at one time.

The "original" black plate has the year "68" hand painted on it.

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Old 07/10/2007, 06:28 AM   #8
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I hadn't noticed the "personal touch" on the black plate. The paint problem on the cowl is due to the metal oxidizing, and the paint losing its bond. The cowls (I've seen this before) seem to be some sort of galvanized metal. I had the same problem on a '68 coupe I had many years ago (also in Florida's high humidity).
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Old 07/16/2007, 11:04 AM   #9
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Back again for the third time. I do not understand why this dealer will not invest some money to fix the damn paint.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...link:middle:us
i thought the value would be higher seeing what you get rather than covering up with new paint......it was 4 me
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Old 07/16/2007, 11:17 AM   #10
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The ad says "Make Offer" rather than the bidding process. Three offers declined so far. Wonder what the offers were. Obviously not $22,990 as the Buy It Now price lists. LOL
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ok offers were $12111,$10100,& 19000
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Old 07/16/2007, 11:20 AM   #11
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They're looking for a home run, quick buck. I spoke with the selling agent when it was last listed. The current photos also show paint scrape/chipped on the decklid. When reality sets in, they'll realize they have a $15K car, unless someone falls in love with it, as is. Its a good looking car that has potential, but needs some TLC & cosmetics. I'd have to check it out more closely (eng, trans, A/C, etc) to determine value versus repair costs. As I said, it looks to have potential but its priced way too high IMO.
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not looking 4 a home run we paid 20k and do this for a living have 1400 cars and trucks 4 sale ....just trying to survive
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Old 07/16/2007, 11:25 AM   #12
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I hadn't noticed the "personal touch" on the black plate. The paint problem on the cowl is due to the metal oxidizing, and the paint losing its bond. The cowls (I've seen this before) seem to be some sort of galvanized metal. I had the same problem on a '68 coupe I had many years ago (also in Florida's high humidity).
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thanks for understanding that we could cover it up but this is a true survivor car that only has 2 blimishes on it ........my brother was born in 69 he only wishes he could say that
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Old 07/16/2007, 12:01 PM   #13
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Chill;
It is a handsome car. Check your PM. I'm sending info regarding your car.
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