I agree Doug that this is one of the best ways to make easy monies. If your wife is, just to pick a random example, a creative director at a major fashion brand and you have a classic car, you might make up to $2500 to let them shoot pictures with half-undressed models sitting in the car. » 8/19/14 5:14pm Tuesday 5:14pm

Fun fact: the top in my 1990 RX7 convertible leaked from new. Not a lot, but a fairly steady one drop/60 seconds. Right at the intersection of the A-piller and the top - also known as right on the driver's leg where it might look like you needed some Depends. » 8/19/14 12:22am Tuesday 12:22am

This is also (generally) true of restorations. I'm not going to say what I spent on my E9, but it is very likely I could not recoup that cost. With my 66 Continental, I could get pretty close to current dollars invested, but I did an engine-out rebuild (happily!) that had a significant cost and might push it over… » 8/14/14 3:46pm 8/14/14 3:46pm

"Second, if your car comes up as stolen, you'll probably lose the car, and the owner who it was originally stolen from will be super psyched that he not only gets his car back but that some fine young saint fixed it all up with a new engine and years of hard work for free." » 8/09/14 4:20pm 8/09/14 4:20pm

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