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Old 03-18-2010, 03:18 AM   #21 (permalink)
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I got sidetracked on my quest to acquire the aforementioned junk... and acquired some different junk today! A 1991 Firefly convertible.
Does this mean you won't rescue the others from growing into the ground?

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The first of my friends to get a really good job (pharmacist) made me laugh when he announced: "there's no level of income you can't outspend!" (... and he went on to demonstrate.)
I remember reading a while back that Mike Tyson made $20M in one fight and was up to his ears in dept in less than a year. I doubt he spent it on Metros, though...

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Old 03-18-2010, 05:46 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Despite its original cheeseball "Miami Vice" inspired vinyl graphics package (purple, green, and yes, pink checks & swooshes all over the sides), couldn't resist.

Already been eyeballing the potential lines for a custom aeroshell style hard or soft-top.
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Old 03-18-2010, 07:58 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Why not? They're really, really horrible! They scream late 80's/early 90's. I can't imagine that I'd be ruining a potential record $ auction at Barret Jackson by peeling them off...

I'd better start a new thread so you can see...
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Old 03-18-2010, 07:59 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Does this mean you won't rescue the others from growing into the ground?
Nope! Though I doubt any of these can be "rescued". They're organ donors at this point.
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Old 03-18-2010, 09:03 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Nope! Though I doubt any of these can be "rescued". They're organ donors at this point.
...in military aircraft terminology they'd be called "hangar queens"...'shedding' parts instead of clothes.
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Old 03-18-2010, 10:17 PM   #26 (permalink)
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New thread about the convertible here:

http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...ble-12660.html
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Old 03-19-2010, 09:15 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Old 03-19-2010, 10:48 AM   #28 (permalink)
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Maybe a flock of Fireflies?
Haha.
Sure! A slew of Swifts. A mess of Metros. Or a multitude. Oh wait... You are serious! What now? Are you starting on a veritable volume of 'verts??

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Why not? They're really, really horrible! They scream late 80's/early 90's.
Nothing else about a 91 Firefly screams early 90s. Maybe if you leave the graphics alone, nobody will notice when you put that boat-tail stinger off the back...
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Old 09-07-2011, 09:11 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Thread update.

I have good news and bad news!

The good news is: I never did attempt to acquire any of the cars described and pictured in post #1 of this thread.

The bad news is: I never did attempt to acquire any of the cars described and pictured in post #1 of this thread.

(Is that what they mean by "conflicted"?)

In other good & bad news, I found a dead 1990 Suzuki Swift GT. It will be acquired and sacrificed for the betterment of my current fleet. The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the one!

It looks like this, but grey... though I think it was at different times also red, and/or purple. Actual photos to follow. (Psychological evaluations to be strenuously avoided.)

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Old 09-07-2011, 10:10 PM   #30 (permalink)
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