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by Maverick
Tue 24 May 2016, 10:05
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: SA Classic car market
Replies: 50
Views: 7524

Re: SA Classic car market

For how long can it go on like this though? I suspect a sudden spike in interest rates may change the classic car landscape in SA to a large degree. The other issue and I hate to pick on Mustangs but substitute them for most SA classics is the level of restorations done in SA. There are many exampl...
by Maverick
Tue 24 May 2016, 09:16
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Looking back in time.
Replies: 2
Views: 834

Re: Looking back in time.

Specifically late 1980's Cape Town. CAR magazine was arguably at the height of its powers and the V8 was often the topic of discussion and thanks to Stuart Johnston's articles an entire era was brought to life years later when I got my hands on these magazines. One car thing springs to mind was the...
by Maverick
Mon 23 May 2016, 11:41
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Book prices.
Replies: 12
Views: 1857

Re: Book prices.

I have a Fairmont 6-cyl and GT book for sale, offers?
by Maverick
Mon 23 May 2016, 11:37
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: SA Classic car market
Replies: 50
Views: 7524

Re: SA Classic car market

I just don't know how sustainable it is. last 3 classics I've owned i've made a pretty sum on all of them, in minimal ownership period. the XW fairmont was probably the one I made the least on, maybe because I thought being more rare it was worth more than it was. But still, i turned a decent profit...
by Maverick
Mon 23 May 2016, 10:59
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Power per Rand, best engine?
Replies: 10
Views: 1853

Re: Power per Rand, best engine?

I donno, but as an overall package the Nissan GT-R is hard to beat. i recently bought one, 2013 model, paid less for it than a new BMW M4. Software and Y-pipe, rear section of exhaust 434kw on the hubs. You must see what it does to a stock current BMW M5 on a rolling start. i think current generatio...
by Maverick
Mon 23 May 2016, 10:55
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Chev Corvette for sale or swap.
Replies: 5
Views: 1076

Re: Chev Corvette for sale or swap.

Hi mike and welcome! Bought parts from your old shop, thundersport many years ago when I had a Sapphire V8 one of the original ones from novel ford. Circa 2002. You had a beautiful black camaro back then that i almost bought, but didn't have the money. i recently sold my Fairmont GT manual that i re...
by Maverick
Wed 04 May 2016, 11:46
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Dodgy car sellers/dealers
Replies: 9
Views: 1242

Re: Dodgy car sellers/dealers

Car looks legit from pics, except the ghastly cone filter. Ask him where he is, if in GP I'll go look at the car for you.

it's very similar to my ex GTV.
by Maverick
Wed 20 Apr 2016, 10:53
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Mustang spotted
Replies: 2
Views: 1057

Re: Mustang spotted

It belongs to my friend Martin at Jubilee motors, Springs.
by Maverick
Mon 04 Apr 2016, 10:18
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Carburetors for sale.services/center. JHB.
Replies: 5
Views: 1313

Re: Carburetors for sale.services/center. JHB.

US connection have quite a few holley carb parts.
by Maverick
Mon 04 Apr 2016, 10:15
Forum: Cars for sale
Topic: *SOLD* '72 Ford Fairmont GT
Replies: 27
Views: 9741

Re: '72 Ford Fairmont GT

First V8 wrote:I was keen on that GT but my only concern was that it had been changed from auto to manual . I had planned a trip this week but i see its sold .
Next time speak to me first.... ;)

PS I know of a white auto for sale, red interior, and cheaper than this one....