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This is pretty awesome, history-wise:
Wow that is so ****ing cool.

I wish that it was still like that, where if you worked for the manufacturer, you could basically bespoke your own car. So. Cool.
 

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Here's an interesting one on copart.

It's a1959 Porsche 356 race car. It placed 4th in the tour de france in 1959. It's the very first 356 made in '59. Sadly it got damaged in a gas explosion and now is up for sale.
likely the most interesting thing on the copart lot.

I do hope it gets snatched up by someone rather than getting crushed

I love the estimated value of 1.8 million though :laugh:
 

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Here's an interesting one on copart.
https://www.copart.com/lot/26788760/salvage-1959-porsche-356-nc-mebane

It's a1959 Porsche 356 race car. It placed 4th in the tour de france in 1959. It's the very first 356 made in '59. Sadly it got damaged in a gas explosion and now is up for sale.


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Very cool car. I have no idea what that provenance is worth but I could see it fetching upwards of six figures in current condition with another $200k in restoration costs depending on how unoriginal it is. There are plenty of 356 race cars for sale in the $60-$90k range. But those are mostly street cars converted later in life specifically for vintage racing. Cars with genuine period race history are much more rare and sought after.
 

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Why is it salvaged?
I think the poster probably clicked the wrong button. It could have never retained its original black plates if it was salvaged.

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why do pathogenic microbiology homework when I can look for saab wagons and other random 80's cars with a clutch pedal in them :laugh:

135k 5spd 1800$
https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/cto/d/new-paltz-2000-saab-9-5-wagon-5-speed/7216992341.html


nice supra, prob would sell the subs on craigslist though
https://rochester.craigslist.org/cto/d/le-roy-1988-toyota-supra/7216975699.html


lowball and put a new starter in this
https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/cto/d/philadelphia-1991-toyota-camry-wagon/7215288281.html


not that cool but you don't see these too often, I just assume this is crckpipe "I know what I got" pricing
https://longisland.craigslist.org/cto/d/farmingdale-toyota-corolla-1988/7205445692.html


oh man, never seen one of these in person, something looks off around the rear; looks homemade almost
https://newyork.craigslist.org/lgi/ctd/d/farmingdale-1980-toyota-celica/7203312456.html

one of these drove by me about thirty seconds from my house today, had to check if there were any floating around; it was same color
https://jerseyshore.craigslist.org/cto/d/red-bank-bug-eyed-sprite/7202046483.html


cooler but at a winga dinga dinga cost
https://altoona.craigslist.org/cto/d/woodbury-1960-austin-healey-bugeye/7201762025.html
 

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Paging barry2952. barry2952 you are needed in the Craigslist thread.

Just 2 photos??? So 1957 Continental Mark II or 1958 Lincoln Continental Mark III??


Continental Mark 2 - $25,000






Lincoln Continental Mark II in very good condition. Owner very anxious to sell

1958 Lincoln Continental Mark II

VIN: 485816DQ
condition: good
cylinders: 8 cylinders
drive: rwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 58000
paint color: custom
size: full-size
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
type: coupe
 

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Paging barry2952. barry2952 you are needed in the Craigslist thread.

Just 2 photos??? So 1957 Continental Mark II or 1958 Lincoln Continental Mark III??


Continental Mark 2 - $25,000
Definitely Continental Mark II. The Lincoln Division had nothing to do with developing it.

This is a sad car. Somebody spent a lot of a lot of money on doing an interior and exterior all wrong. These were sedate cars. That interior.

However, You could part that car out for $25K. I did a restoration for a friend. We just did the mechanicals and got everything working. Little paint, no bodywork, no chrome $108,000. However, it's always nice to get a note like this.

Barry,

Though you would like to see our Mark II at the Dearborn Product Development Center show.

The best view are in the video, this is the only show I went to this year.

Thanks again for your help make our Mark II a great and fun car to drive.

Jim

https://www.at.ford.com/en/homepage...t-dearborn-product-de.html?cid=BOC-2020-10-16
 

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Definitely Continental Mark II. The Lincoln Division had nothing to do with developing it.

This is a sad car. Somebody spent a lot of a lot of money on doing an interior and exterior all wrong. These were sedate cars. That interior.
The orientation of the trunk lettering would drive me absolutely bananas
 

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Definitely Continental Mark II. The Lincoln Division had nothing to do with developing it.

This is a sad car. Somebody spent a lot of a lot of money on doing an interior and exterior all wrong. These were sedate cars. That interior.

However, You could part that car out for $25K. I did a restoration for a friend. We just did the mechanicals and got everything working. Little paint, no bodywork, no chrome $108,000. However, it's always nice to get a note like this.

Barry,

Though you would like to see our Mark II at the Dearborn Product Development Center show.

The best view are in the video, this is the only show I went to this year.

Thanks again for your help make our Mark II a great and fun car to drive.

Jim

https://www.at.ford.com/en/homepage...t-dearborn-product-de.html?cid=BOC-2020-10-16
Based on the two photos and your online article about these I figured it was a Mark II. But the 1958 through me off since your article seems to indicate they only made 1957 models. Maybe I need to go back and read it closer. I also saw that on Hemmings these were $50k and up. So $25k didn't seem so bad until an expert comes in and tells you how much it costs to restore one of these properly. :eek:
 

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Based on the two photos and your online article about these I figured it was a Mark II. But the 1958 through me off since your article seems to indicate they only made 1957 models. Maybe I need to go back and read it closer. I also saw that on Hemmings these were $50k and up. So $25k didn't seem so bad until an expert comes in and tells you how much it costs to restore one of these properly. :eek:
The '58 Mark III was a Lincoln. The Mark II was the only product of the Continental Division.

You only restored a Mark II for love. An average restoration is $200,000 for a $100,000 car, at best.
 

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It’s a non standard color and the 1.8 is the least desirable engine, so those two facts alone hurt it as far as it being an “investment”. It looks like it would be an excellent build candidate, though. At $8500 it’s a bit pricy for a car you’d tear apart, so there’s that.

Or you could add some orange and have a Gulf car on the cheap, drop the engine for a quick and dirty rebuild, add a big cam and carburetors to get rid of the oddball 1.8 injection (the 1.7 and 2.0 used a different and superior injection system) and just have fun!
 

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It’s a non standard color and the 1.8 is the least desirable engine, so those two facts alone hurt it as far as it being an “investment”. It looks like it would be an excellent build candidate, though. At $8500 it’s a bit pricy for a car you’d tear apart, so there’s that.

Or you could add some orange and have a Gulf car on the cheap, drop the engine for a quick and dirty rebuild, add a big cam and carburetors to get rid of the oddball 1.8 injection (the 1.7 and 2.0 used a different and superior injection system) and just have fun!
The photos are so bad that the paint could be primer. The car seems to have previously been silver based on the rear trunk. I think all these cars vapor lock in the heat. I know my 1.7 did. And there are no engine bay shots or under battery tray shots. Could still be rusty despite previously being a CA car.
 

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Here's an interesting one on copart.
https://www.copart.com/lot/26788760/salvage-1959-porsche-356-nc-mebane

It's a1959 Porsche 356 race car. It placed 4th in the tour de france in 1959. It's the very first 356 made in '59. Sadly it got damaged in a gas explosion and now is up for sale.


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https://www.thedrive.com/news/32409...rsche-356a-is-stranded-at-a-small-town-copart
Here's the story behind that Porsche. Also why the value is listed at 1.85 mil.

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