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    End of an era

    After nine(!!!!) years of ownership, my '60 Impala went to a new home today down in Cornwall. Absolutely gutted, but its gone to a good home. Won't be replacing it just yet, but the moneys in MY bank account, not a joint one, so at least it won't be turned into some item of furniture....



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    Re: End of an era

    Nine years ownership is quite a long time. So what's next then -you're surely not just going to leave the cash in the bank with all of those tempting rides for sale here there and everywhere...
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    Re: End of an era

    Damn nice car, any thoughts on its replacement yet?
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    Re: End of an era

    Probably a mid 50's wagon, something not quite so wide as the Impala, trying to negotiate it round the streets wasn't enjoyable! I thought about another Triumph Stag for a while, fortunately I came to my senses pretty quickly.
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    Re: End of an era

    a sad day for sure??? but a triumph stag ????
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    Re: End of an era

    Liked the look of your 'imp' especially with the larger rims.
    You are right about the size being a limiting factor for normal use on British roads...
    Stags can be a lovely car but only without the horrible standard engine, what about a small block Ford orChev powered sleeper ?
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    Re: End of an era

    I've had a Stag before & the small Triumph V8 burble is no match for a small block Chevy...... I also had a mk1 Triumph 2000 fitted wit a Rover V8, sounded nice but wouldn't pull you out of bed.

    The next one has got to be finished, because the Impala took 9 years I actually ended up hating it when it was finished if you know what I mean?
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    Re: End of an era

    Ah, I feel a session in the pub and some guidance coming on.

    Let me know when

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    Re: End of an era

    Thought i'd better say hello!! The new home is ME!! Recovery truck ran out of Tacho hours on the way home, so i have to wait to tomorrow to see the impala cant wait!!! Thanks again Gary i'll take good care of her, cheers andy
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    Re: End of an era

    **** Gary didnt realise you were gonna sell it! Still,like you say, you've now gotta get something thats already done and have a bit of 'glory' time, otherwise you tend to lose interest (happens to us all)
    Spose my A's all alone in your garage now lol, I'l have to try and sort out some sort of storage down here in Bedford soon. I'l give you a ring next week mate, and thanks again.
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