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Old 10-23-2019, 02:06 PM   #18 (permalink)
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^ Ha! You read me like a book. I did in fact contact the owner.

Location is near Belleville/Trenton, Ontario.

And correct, it's a '94.

I got confirmation it was towed behind an RV for about 15 years, up to last year. Assuming it was flat-towed to Florida, all four wheels on the ground, the odometer has at least an "extra" 60,000 km / 40k miles that aren't on the engine. There's also a chance it was bought as a dinghy from a previous RV owner.

That's also 15 years of not being exposed to road salt, which is the only reason it still exists in this part of the world.

I asked for more photos - esp. of the underbody / control arm mounts. If they come through OK, I may go look at it.

They just cancelled the insurance last week because one of the brake lines sprung a leak, so it's clearly not as MINTY underneath as the outer paint colour indicates.
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