July 18th, 2012 04:35 AM
I have a 64 f100 that I purchased off of clist earlier this year.I bought it to have somethnig to drive to the lonestar roundup.It is someone elses project they tired of years ago.I made it run and drive safely and reliably and went to the round up.My issue is that I really don't like the truck after having it for 8 months and discovering how much work it would take to really finish it.I have less than 2k in the truck.
I have had an urge for a early 60's ford,mopar,or chevy car for a while.I found a guy here in town that has a61 tbird that is an abandoned project from 6 years ago.He had the engine and trans rebuilt and stopped.It needs paint and interior,but is 99% complete with no rust that I could find.I can trade him my truck straight across for the car.What do ya'll think?Btw my truck will have to have about 60% of the sheetmetal replaced if I fixed it.
Thanks for the opinions.Dan
July 18th, 2012 04:58 AM
If you like the bird better than the truck I say go for it. Unless you can buy the car for less then you can sell the truck, that way you would have some cash for working on the bird.
July 18th, 2012 05:19 AM
Those early birds are cool -
July 18th, 2012 05:20 AM
Sounds like a pretty darned good deal to me, fresh engine and trans rebuilds, and the bird is more solid - most importantly - you like the bird more than you like the truck.... as long as the bird has a clean title, giterdun.
July 18th, 2012 08:45 AM
July 18th, 2012 09:22 AM
you are the only one that knows what would make you happy. do what will make you happy. no regrets.
Bruce, Sanford, Fl
welcome to my world
July 18th, 2012 09:26 AM
Yup....if it's not a vehicle that you love, then you really should get rid of it and find what you want. Or if you don't know what you really want, then you probably should stick to stuff that doesn't need a lot of work.
Originally Posted by cobra
July 18th, 2012 12:21 PM
If your not happy with it..move on..but I am with Jim here...stay away form stuff that needs a lot of work...find something you don't have to spend a lot of time and money on...give it some TLC and then if it ain't what floats your boat..move on.
July 18th, 2012 12:31 PM
If you're not motivated to mess with it and not attached to it, it's basically yard art right? If you like the TBird more, go for it.
July 18th, 2012 01:20 PM
Originally Posted by tedly