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Re: The 86 SVO
Chris Roth wrote:
> Wow have I been busy lately, sorry for neglecting you, just kidding.
> I am in the middle of my last class in order to graduate, Financial
> Accounting. Do EE's have to take practical classes like this?...just
> kidding...I must be feeling waspee today.
We had plenty of assorted crap to take ;-). I'm getting even more
of it now that I'm starting my MBA. I took the GMAT Saturday.
> Well, my friend in Phoenix and I have made a deal pending the appearance of
> the car. He is sending pictures overnight. I will develop them and post
> on the internet for your opinion. The car appears to be in great shape,
> doesn't smoke, decent paint, good cloth seats and polished wheels.
If it's in decent shape and doesn't smoke, and runs right, that's
all I know to look for.
> Here is the deal we made... I will trade my '89 5.0 plus any extra 5.0
> parts and my extra 10 hole wheels for... the '86 SVO Silver Metallic 1 of
> 222 in 86, and an extra set of SVO wheels/tires (12 total now) plus any
> other small parts I pull from his yard. I will pull as much SVO specific
> stuff from his other 3 wrecked SVO's as possible, let me know if there is
> something you need.
All I'm really worried about right now is stock wheels, and an 86
computer. If you have a chance at a good deal on some wheels/lug
nuts or a computer, feel free. I also want to get a Tbird intercooler,
but you knew that ;-).
> In addition, I am selling him a second computer at
> cost and networking them together at his shop (he he, I will still make
> some money).
Wow, I can't believe you're actually gonna do it ;-). Like I said, my
SVO is my first and only car, and I'm almost 30. Buying and selling
cars frequently would be a strange thing for me.
> My father and I will trailer my 5.0 down to Phoenix on Friday, June 27 and
> retrn with the SVO on Sunday the 29th. So, I will miss the Street legal
> drags on Saturday. There is another SVO guy that wanted to go to that
> event. His name is Kyle Sperry <email@example.com> and currently lives in
> Denver. He is the Chapter President for the Rocky Mountain SVOOA. If you
> are going, give him a message and maybe you can meet up with him.
Hmm...I'll talk to him. Thanks for letting me know...I might do
something else that day, instead. I don't really care that much
> I have come to realize that this is a good deal even though I love my 5.0.
> It will be very hard to give up my 5.0, but I will enjoy the new SVO. This
> brings me to the point having 2 SVO's. One of them WILL become VERY fast.
> I am thinking that the wife's 85 is the car. It will get the full
> head/intake/exhaust treatment done to the car plus big turbo, spearco, 8.8
> rear and everytinh else to put it over 300hp. I will be destroying 5.0's,
> Corvettes and Firebirds by this time next year.
> Well enough of that, just keeping in touch..... Chris
Cool, talk to you later...