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I originally found this and posted it up for the other Portlanders. The more I thought about it the more it bugged me. Just too good of a deal- so I offered him less and he took it. Met up, handed him a $100 bill and this is what I have:

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More pics

So happy the original tires are in good shape and the speed control parts are all there
Hope the enamel paint comes off easy :lol:
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Nice score and I love those old school pit boxes. 8)
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That's a nice return for your $100 bill. I actually like the paintjob, reminds me of the Swedish hockey jersey. 8)
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Def in good shape for a hundred bucks. Looks like some useful spares and hardware.

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Congrats on a good deal 8)
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Very nice car Jeff! Should be an easy restoration.
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Now this is a pretty good score. Looks like everything is in order AND an awesome pit box. You should restore that too! Sand it down and give it a nice coat of stain. 8)
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The more I look at the out box the more I like it. It's very 80's. The car is being stripped now, so far it's in great shape! Found all the speedo parts and looks like even all the hardware is there.
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any good scores in the casual encounters section ? :lol:

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alcyon wrote:any good scores in the casual encounters section ? :lol:
i dont wanna talk about it :lol:
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gomachv wrote:
alcyon wrote:any good scores in the casual encounters section ? :lol:
i dont wanna talk about it :lol:
ho ho ho, you hoarder !

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Funny enough I just got sent a nudie pic from the wife of the optima dude. Then another email apologizing. Epic fail lol
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This post is useless...without pics! :lol:

I wonder if she sends nudie pics to ALL his ad responders... :shock:
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Coelacanth wrote:This post is useless...without pics! :lol:

I wonder if she sends nudie pics to ALL his ad responders... :shock:
Looking at my reply to the listing I see how she could misunderstand lol!!!
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