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Old March 5th, 2012, 09:30 AM
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James Garner 1970 Baja 442 on E-Bay

My dad used to tell me about this car when I was a kid. I never thought I'd see it again.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...SS%3AUS%3A1123
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Old March 5th, 2012, 10:13 AM
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X10 on the end comment!!
I think B-J would be the place for this one!!
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Old March 5th, 2012, 10:23 AM
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That car is to raw, it is like 4 wheeled Viagra.
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Old March 5th, 2012, 11:49 AM
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Nice history, nice nostalgia, butt ugly machine but nice to see anyway....would I want it? Never...
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Old March 5th, 2012, 11:52 AM
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Was this the car that was in the off road hall of fame in Reno a couple years ago?

I'm a member of The National Automobile Museum and there was a car that looked a whole lot like this one in there.


Mike

Edit: Looking through the pictures on ebay I see a picture of it sitting in the museum, so the answer to my own question is yes.

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That car is to raw, it is like 4 wheeled Viagra.
...and the color is close too.
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Old March 5th, 2012, 07:58 PM
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I have a couple of the magazines they show on the add. Some one went to a lot of work restoring it.

I would drive it. Running the crap out of something as hard as you can drive is fun...

It was the first and only off road 442 I have ever seen.
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Old March 5th, 2012, 09:28 PM
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auto_editor brought this up back in Nov of 2011. The car was presented at auction but there was no followup as to whether it sold
https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums...tml#post338544
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Old March 11th, 2012, 03:19 AM
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Was this the car that was in the off road hall of fame in Reno a couple years ago?

I'm a member of The National Automobile Museum and there was a car that looked a whole lot like this one in there.
i kept my 442at the Off Road Hall of Fame in Reno
. thats where Rod Hall the driver lives and we would keep the car there after races
Mike

Edit: Looking through the pictures on ebay I see a picture of it sitting in the museum, so the answer to my own question is yes.
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Old March 11th, 2012, 01:01 PM
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That car was in a magazine about a year ago, it's a cool piece of history, if I where rich it would be in my garage.
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Still have the edition of Hot Rod Magazine where they went through the resto. Very interesting car, but for a bit out of my price range for an off road vehicle.
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Old March 12th, 2012, 07:38 PM
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I always thought it was powered by an experimental Cam-Am all aluminum 455ci Big Block.

So it's a 410ci SBO, no wonder it ran so well.
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