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Old February 28th, 2017, 12:01 PM   #1
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Smile I'd love to find my old '65 Dynamic 88...

I had this gold ext/white interior beast with the 425" rocket 88 back when I was at UCBerkeley. It was the most politically incorrect car in the city, and I loved it for that. Cherry bomb glass packs, a quadraphonic 8-track player with a few extra speakers and one of those low rider 10" steering wheels made it even more perfectly obnoxious. I doubt it is still "alive" after all these years, but you never know...
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Old February 28th, 2017, 04:31 PM   #2
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Or, you can buy another and duplicate your old one.
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Old February 28th, 2017, 04:36 PM   #3
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Or, you can buy another and duplicate your old one.
Well yeah... sure... In a perfect world. These are kind of rare, the two-door big sedans, actually. I guess no one really thought they were "cool" as a class/style of car to preserve them. So my guess is nearly all ended up being melted down and turned into nuts and bolts or whatever they do with crushed cars... :-(

I have never seen a gold/white one for sale, ever.
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X2oldcutlass, except for a 65 Jetstar-1 there's some out there. Pick the right example that you feel comfortable to buy and make "your" 65. Just be patient grasshopper.....
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X2oldcutlass, except for a 65 Jetstar-1 there's some out there. Pick the right example that you feel comfortable to buy and make "your" 65. Just be patient grasshopper.....
:-) If I find one, I will also need to get a longer driveway for it...
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I doubt it is still "alive" after all these years, but you never know...
Exactly how long ago is "all these years?"

If you last saw the car six months or a year ago, it probably still exists, and you have a non-zero chance of finding it. If you last saw it 30 or 40 years ago, you have a greater chance of seeing pigs fly than you do of finding this car. You're right, it most likely is not still on the road but rather became part of a bridge support many years ago.

Not trying to be negative, just realistic. Every so often someone comes on this site and makes a comment like yours, hoping to find their long-lost car. So far, I've never heard that any of these people actually succeeded.

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X2 I think of only one car found after 10 or 15 years( unless a family owned car) Just doesn't happen often in the real world. Good luck in your quest..... Tedd
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I had this car in 1979-80, so yeah... I don't hold out a lot of hope here.

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Exactly how long ago is "all these years?"

If you last saw the car six months or a year ago, it probably still exists, and you have a non-zero chance of finding it. If you last saw it 30 or 40 years ago, you have a greater chance of seeing pigs fly than you do of finding this car. You're right, it most likely is not still on the road but rather became part of a bridge support many years ago.

Not trying to be negative, just realistic. Every so often someone comes on this site and makes a comment like yours, hoping to find their long-lost car. So for, I've never heard that any of these people actually succeeded.
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https://spacecoast.craigslist.org/cto/6000500036.html nice looking car,turn key.not mine
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THANKS Yeah that's a beauty... well-photographed as well. And good thing they made the 40,000 ton body out of such thick steel... pretty girls can't dent it while lolling about.
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