Originally Posted by clm2112
Hmmm...perhaps I should elaborate on that a little more on reflection.
Think of it this way: It'* late 1989, you just got the keys to a brand new $9,500 car, and your biggest ambition is going out looking for new IROC or TransAm to stomp...ok, your biggest ambition was really getting inside Molly Ringwald'* undies...but you get the picture. A blown and juiced 1990 Bonneville would be a truely bitchin ride..might even make the pages of HotRod magazine back then.
Now, the car is 17 years old. But, it is still a brand new car in a very real sense..having accumulated only 24k miles in the 1st 16 years of it'* life. So, to me, this isn't blowing money on an old wreck, it'* having fun with a car that looks brand new and didn't cost me a dime. (And yeah, I'd still go looking for Molly