'70 Stage 1 4-sp.

Discussion in 'Cars and Parts For Sale Leads' started by Dano, Nov 24, 2022.

  1. Dano

    Dano Platinum Level Contributor

  2. cjeboyle

    cjeboyle Gold Level Contributor

    What did it sell for last time? Or if it didn’t sell what did it bid up to?
  3. Stage 2 iron

    Stage 2 iron 474 IRON HEAD STAGE 2

    Been for sale for the last couple years for 130 K no takers.
  4. BrianTrick

    BrianTrick Brian Trick

    Anyone know the history of this car? Who owned it or restored it?
  5. Stage 2 iron

    Stage 2 iron 474 IRON HEAD STAGE 2

    It was a one owner with a ton of paperwork when Greg Davidson bought it and had Thorton restore it I remember seeing it at the Atlantic Car show an auction. There was also a red 71 stage 1 convertible One of nine four-speed restored by Thorton that was eventually bought by Craig Jackson from Barrett Jackson.
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  6. Brett Slater

    Brett Slater Super Moderator Staff Member

    I gotta say: while these concours cars look nice and everything, I'll take a solid driver that's undergone a "preservation" any day.

    Nothing like owning a $100K car you don't want to drive.
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  7. hugger

    hugger Well-Known Member

    That's a badass GS,..so simple and to the point,..wicked
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  8. Smartin

    Smartin antiqueautomotiveservice.com Staff Member

    Agreed, but most of the cars left on the road have been run through the wringer or worse. Consider yourself lucky if you have a car that actually can be preserved.

    That said, I would still drive the piss out of the $100k car, once I get all my awards for provenance :D:D
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  9. Utah455

    Utah455 Platinum Level Contributor

    That looks sweet. I’d drive it too. Just got about 200 miles on mine since restoration. Automatic though. No clue what to do to get awards. Trying to get to GS nationals for my first time in 2023 but don’t think my Tacoma can tow it.

  10. Smartin

    Smartin antiqueautomotiveservice.com Staff Member

    Drive it!
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  11. Dano

    Dano Platinum Level Contributor

    I hope you can make it to the Nationals!
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  12. Big Bufford

    Big Bufford Well-Known Member

    I believe Enterprise rents 3/4 ton trucks and will let you tow with them.
  13. Utah455

    Utah455 Platinum Level Contributor

    I thought about that but just starting to shake the car down. Working on the trust factor. Need to get someone to review my work (first time restoring a car) and make sure mechanically sound just I. Case I missed something. Need to take it on highway next. Just been cruising back country roads. Plus 500 miles one way and 7 mpg’s gonna be a lot of stops. Lol

    yeah, I’ve been looking at U haul and trailer rental. Like $1000. I’ll have to look into enterprise and then trailer separately.

    definitely! Plus I want to meet everyone on here that’s helped me out restoring. Been trying to find a lighter trailer than like an aluminum to rent thinking the Tacoma can handle that and the Buick.
  14. steve murray

    steve murray Well-Known Member

    Nice looking ride !
  15. rolliew

    rolliew Well-Known Member

    2019 High bid $80,000 reserve not met

    2020 high bid $74,000 reserve not met
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  16. 446379H

    446379H Well-Known Member

    126D73F9-3F47-4105-88FD-2408CCEE7F2C.jpeg 2020 sold for 110,000 including fees . Burgundy 4-speed high bid to 116 ? Plus 5% =121,800 on bat . Sold after , ASSuming for more than that ??
    Seems like the boo boo’s ?? Should get their money back on a Thornton restoration. Glacier white is clean .

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