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Old 08-05-2010, 06:05 AM   #1
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Well, '92 was the final year for the Toronado and I've always liked the body style when equipped with the Trofeo package. I've been fooling with this one since October, looking for parts, getting the heads reworked while replacing the head gasket, and hunting down electrical gremlins to make it perfect mechanically.

The only thing left now is to take care of a few cosmetics:repaint the faded rear bumper cover & door handle surrounds outside, then fix a flaw in the corner of the driver seat bottom inside.




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Thats nice. I've always liked those
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Great looking ride. Looks like it was well cared for.
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Sharp looking ride. Thanks for sharing
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Beautiful Car.
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Nice car,i have the same motor in my Riviera.
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Interior looks flawless! Good luck on the cosmetic repairs.
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my parents used to have the same model and year in dark blue. my mom had 2 JBL 12s in it, sealed, and a kenwood 500w amp. she bumped hella hard
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Thanks for looking everyone, I appreciate your kind words!

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my parents used to have the same model and year in dark blue. my mom had 2 JBL 12s in it, sealed, and a kenwood 500w amp. she bumped hella hard
Did their car look kinda like this? (minus the warped fender & pushed in wheel )



I bought this as a parts car for the white one but (1) it turned out that behind the wheel was just a bent strut & no frame damage & (2) I only needed very few parts that would interchange. I already bought the strut so the only thing it really needs to go back on the road is to convert those horrible brakes over to a conventional system. It has a moonroof, brand new Michelins, the A/C is still cold and the drivetrain is great. Weird...
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