'63 Tempest $226,521.00!!!
Something seems a little off here.
Looking at the pic of the speedo, it says park. Must have started out as an automatic.
There's a clutch pedal there, and a hole cut in the floor.
But, I'm sure whoever would pay that much, must have run the numbers before they bought it.
Wonder how much it would have sold for with the original engine & trans?
Probably another 100 thousand, unless it would be in good body and paint condition. Then probably close to 500.
Some collectable antiques bring so much to people from that era. That their value can be determined without an auction.
I watched an auction last week.
'69 Mustang with a 429 big block.
"They" made sure to let people know there was a new, old stock, set of tires & battery, that the seller paid $40,000.00 for. Unbelievable!
Can't remember what the total selling price of the car was now.
That car is not close to original. The original car had a Transaxel real with independent suspension, as I remember. The rear was also the transmission. The 326 motor was connected by a "whip" of a tub that transmitted the power through a tube which would "whip" to the transaxel.
That transaxel was the downfall of that car. I think they were build for a few short years only.
"The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers it can bribe the public with the public's own money.
- Alexis de Toqueville, 1835
My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more.
I just know, my truck has a light that says break on it .
Originally Posted by spotts
What you said, does make sense though.
I believe that "Park" was the warning light to tell you the e-brake was on. I remember as a kid one of my relatives had that light there in the speedo and that's what it was for. Can't miss it driving down the road. Not a bad idea to put it there.
Originally Posted by the dangling wrangler
There's TREACHERY AFOOT!!!