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Poll: Vega - Mod or restore ?

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by Celerity, Aug 15, 2006.

The Vega would be best as...

  1. Resto mod. Classic looks, do whatever you want and keep it.

    9.1%
  2. Restore the body and flip it for about twice what was paid.

    90.9%
  1. Celerity

    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    I've got problems here. This always happens.

    When I told people that I was getting the Cosworth Vega for resto-mod, Everyone thought it was a great idea. I thought it was a great idea.

    Then they saw the car, and how good of shape it's actually in, and changed their minds "Restore this. It's only a little work away from perfect, so why not restore it and find something else to restomod?"


    So - Vega, Modify the suspension, steering, cooling and interior to update the car? Add wings, spoilers, wide and low 16" wheels and a big exhaust ? Or restore the body and flip it to someone new as a collector car?
     
  2. Airjockie

    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    Restore the body and flip it for about twice what was paid.
     
  3. smarty009

    smarty009 Senior Member

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    what he said^^^
     
  4. Celerity

    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    Addendum: If it's going resto-mod, the body will be replaced with mostly fiberglass. All parts will be kept and catalogued for the next owner, or for a later restoration.

    The only thing that can't go back is the radio install, and that part of the dash is already cracked and ruined, so I have no guilt in cutting it.
     
  5. pissedoffsol

    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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  6. phyregod

    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    +1 for the restore and flip.


    Go buy that Lotus Espirit!
     
  7. reckedracing

    reckedracing TTIWWOP VIP

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  8. erebunicrx

    erebunicrx my name is Dale

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    restore and flip it. its fugly yo.
     
  9. TurboMirage

    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    i dont see an option for burn it :)


    ITS YOUR CAR STEVE. do what you wish. who cares what everyone else thinks.
     
  10. TommyTheCat

    TommyTheCat Gonzo Scientist

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    That thing is hot. You should restore it to its original beauty and set it free.
     
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