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Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 06-17-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By markjohnson
Verne, how ‘bout those crazy tail lights?!?!

Verne, how ‘bout those crazy tail lights?!?!
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 06-16-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By markjohnson
It’s actually very restorable for an East Coast...

It’s actually very restorable for an East Coast car that was only driven for 10 years. Although I’m a hard-core 409 guy, I really hope this one gets restored to it’s original 327/300 hp, 4-speed...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-12-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,858
Posted By markjohnson
That high-waisted 1967 pinstripe really does it...

That high-waisted 1967 pinstripe really does it for me & when it’s combined with those big, iconic “396” crossed flags on the front fenders . . . well, I’ll just hand my checkbook over!
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-29-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,393
Posted By markjohnson
Color me nostalgic but that flat back window,...

Color me nostalgic but that flat back window, no-A/C, 4-speed Z/28 was the end of an era.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 05-03-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By markjohnson
Good lord . . . . that color combo! I remember...

Good lord . . . . that color combo! I remember when we used to refer to these gaudy(?) red interiors as “bleeders” but they’ve always been my favorite!
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 04-29-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,876
Posted By markjohnson
When someone says "1962 Bel Air" I normally think...

When someone says "1962 Bel Air" I normally think 'Sport Coupe' but when I learned it was a 1611 Two-door Sedan it sparked a memory. I'll just leave this right here:
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 04-28-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,876
Posted By markjohnson
I have been around 409 cars for many decades and...

I have been around 409 cars for many decades and that race name on a ‘62 doesn’t ring an immediate bell but I’m always looking & listening. Having a race history I’m actually very surprised to hear...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 04-28-2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,876
Posted By markjohnson
Has this car been restored or is it still...

Has this car been restored or is it still original?
Forum: Lounge 04-26-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By markjohnson
There was a great feature on Project X within the...

There was a great feature on Project X within the last year in The Rodder’s Journal. Such an iconic car with so many personalities that was touched by so many famous hands and even made passes down...
Forum: In Memoriam 04-20-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By markjohnson
I remember the movie Tommy Boy as a comedy but...

I remember the movie Tommy Boy as a comedy but his death scene really affected many people deeply. Brian gave off a dad vibe and that scene was very depressing. RIP
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 04-18-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By markjohnson
That Build Sheet looks like part of the Dead Sea...

That Build Sheet looks like part of the Dead Sea Scrolls that was found in a cave.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 03-21-2020, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By markjohnson
Shop labor rates on complete car builds like this...

Shop labor rates on complete car builds like this can easily go into the stratosphere when the car owner keeps changing his mind about the direction of the car mid-build and does not stick to the...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 03-18-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 29,365
Posted By markjohnson
I feel similar about not caring about the worth...

I feel similar about not caring about the worth of my musclecars because they were never investments to me. What I do care about is just being alive & healthy to enjoy them.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 03-16-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By markjohnson
The nasty right rear corner damage is a blessing...

The nasty right rear corner damage is a blessing in disguise because it will give the new owner a chance to also omit that horrendous body side molding. Factory or aftermarket, it just ruins the...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 03-09-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,503
Posted By markjohnson
Several years ago a good friend had one of these...

Several years ago a good friend had one of these 4-cylinder ‘69 Novas that happened to also be a factory heater delete car!
Forum: Lounge 03-05-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,556
Posted By markjohnson
Distracted drivers have become a HUGE issue to MC...

Distracted drivers have become a HUGE issue to MC riders in the last decade & was a factor in me hanging up my helmet. I had become increasingly concerned about being ghosted by a 17-yo girl that...
Forum: Pontiac 03-04-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,404
Posted By markjohnson
Aluminum front end drag car that developed a...

Aluminum front end drag car that developed a tendency to turn left. It’s a great story but something that gets left out is the fact that this race was ran in the rain that pooled up in the...
Forum: Lounge 02-26-2020, 02:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,241
Posted By markjohnson
As much as I love those cars the lift created by...

As much as I love those cars the lift created by the nose shape has always been a concern when very high MPH’s are being attained.
Forum: Lounge 02-26-2020, 02:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,612
Posted By markjohnson
Let me add this other side of the coin: sometimes...

Let me add this other side of the coin: sometimes you receive (or pick up) a car that’s better than expected and that sure makes for a great day!
Forum: Lounge 02-26-2020, 01:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,612
Posted By markjohnson
I’ve learned to ask the question “What am I gonna...

I’ve learned to ask the question “What am I gonna see on this car that I’m NOT going to like?” and that question has been pretty successful in “issues” suddenly being remembered & disclosed. Still,...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 02-19-2020, 04:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,222
Posted By markjohnson
Am I looking at Ziebart holes?

Am I looking at Ziebart holes?
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 02-16-2020, 03:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,955
Posted By markjohnson
I absolutely adore the dashes in these cars!

I absolutely adore the dashes in these cars!
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 02-14-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,944
Posted By markjohnson
Very nice! When it comes to ‘Birds I’ve always...

Very nice! When it comes to ‘Birds I’ve always been more of a Formula guy than a T/A guy!
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 02-08-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,389
Posted By markjohnson
I’ve seen the car in person & love the way it was...

I’ve seen the car in person & love the way it was restored with its patched inner fenders and dash pinstriping preserved because it represents the car’s history, character, and individuality. As far...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 02-07-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By markjohnson
Man, I used to absolutely hate White interior...

Man, I used to absolutely hate White interior cars but they have grown on me (for whatever reason) and have become a favorite of mine!
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