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Old 05-17-2015, 08:10 AM
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Default 64 wildcat

First off I do have a couple of rats; 49 f1 and a 41 ford truck.
But I do have a very nice 64 buick wildcat. I just bought the finned aluminum valve covers and air cleaner for the 4 bbl.
Wife just wrecked my baby. Now I need to figure if it's worth saving or do I tare it down and build a bad ass ride using the parts from the wildcat. 401 supper turbine 400. Rear end and all the suspension, and some nice looking finned aluminum break drums. A nice way to finish my 41 I'm building. Sounds good but it will kill me to tear down the car
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Old 05-17-2015, 09:41 AM
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If the car is beyond repair or not worth the expense then, it's a no brainer.
I used a 401 Nailhead in my 33 out of a one owner numbers matching 66 GS for that exact reason.
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Old 05-17-2015, 09:54 AM
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A decision you did not want to have to make but you win either way. Good luck
with whatever you decide.
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Old 05-18-2015, 08:15 AM
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You could still enjoy it , in a different form.
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Old 05-18-2015, 01:16 PM
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Well I still haven't heard from the insurance yet, but I did find all the parts I need. I still have some paint from when I painted my car. I'm just gonna fix it. Maybe keep it? Maybe sell it's
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Old 05-18-2015, 05:42 PM
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"I'm just gonna fix it."
Sounds like a good idea to me
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Old 05-18-2015, 05:59 PM
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I don't know how bad the damage is but if it's fixable you'll probably kick
your self down the road if you don't fix it.

Good luck and keep the wife, I'm sure she didn't mean to hurt your baby.
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Old 05-18-2015, 06:28 PM
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Picture man, we need pictures!

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Old 05-21-2015, 07:45 AM
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Insurance is finely sending someone out today.lets see what insult they have for me
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