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Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by Ryan, May 28, 2019.
Ryan submitted a new blog post:
'40 Merc For Sale
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@Ryan Hey Boss, you're slipping lately. Here you are, featuring a car with MII suspension, zip ties on the wiring, AND a car duster in the trunk. Seriously, WTF?
Actually, I love everything about this car...except that I don't own it. Given the right set of circumstances, I don't think that the ask is too far out of bounds. I am solidly in the hotrod camp (even though I do own a custom Merc), but this car just hits all the right spots. Well done.
He did say he'd change a few things...
Whoa that’s rad!
yep, a beauty
Beautiful car. Could never be built today for the asking price.
Just fix the AC and "off you go".
However, I have a gut feeling that the market for these era customs is fading.
The seller seems to be on HAMB solely to sell vehicles. That's his right, of course, but I like it better when a seller is kinda participating in the forum community as well.
The market for customs with out some giant provenance is pretty much nil regardless of era and has been for a long looooooooooooooooong time.
A nicely executed '40 Merc Custom ... and for some unknown reason, I really dig the choice of engine :
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