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Old 06/18/2019, 10:38 PM   #1
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Highland Green 4-speed For Sale

Location: Rathdrum, ID
Price: $35,000

I'm going to look at this car on Wednesday, the 19th. I definitely don't want it at that price, or probably at all. I'll give it a full inspection in case anyone is interested in it.
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Old 07/19/2019, 10:38 AM   #2
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Here's the deal. The seller will go down to $30,000 but that's still more than I want to spend. I'm not saying the car isn't worth that amount but I'd need to put at least $5,000 into it to make it how I want. it's a great car with a few things that need to be fixed and I'd love to own it so please don't let all the negative things shown below scare anyone. Most of these items are easy fixes, but there are a lot of them.

My impressions:
- The paint is perfect except for one chip on the driver's side door ridge.
- It has an older 289 out of something. It's quite gutless
- The fog light brackets are missing
- The clutch doesn't engage until the pedal is all the way out. I don't know if that is an adjustment issue or a clutch issue.
- The brake pedal bushings are shot but the clutch pedal bushings are fine
- The windows roll up well except for the passenger rear - it's stuck
- Still running points, which could be one reason for its lack of power
- For some odd reason the hood turn signals are missing, the washers are missing, and the car has the wrong gas cap.
- It has the original style exhaust system.
- It has new convertible carpet which needs to be replaced with coupe carpet
- One shock tower is cut for access to the UCA
- The shifter is the sloppiest I've ever used. Shifting is pretty much a guess.
- The front tires (2011) rub in sharp turns
- It has the wrong seat belts and no shoulder belts
- The headliner is wrinkled at the rear C-pillar
- Tapping on the usual rust areas resulted in a lot of dull thuds instead of metallic tings
- It rides solid and tight but the steering box needs an adjustment
- The owner says it's running 3.55 gears but I don't think so
- Other small items that I can send to anyone who may be interested

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Old 07/19/2019, 02:39 PM   #3
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No P/S, PDB, A/C, would be a turn off for me. Plus some unknown maladies. JMHO.
I sold one nicer, well optioned for less $$.

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Old 07/19/2019, 04:55 PM   #4
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I think the engine is a late Ď70s or Ď80s 302. That would explain why itís lacking in power.
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Old 07/23/2019, 05:21 PM   #5
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Here’s a link to the Craiglist post.

https://spokane.craigslist.org/cto/d...937957046.html


PS, Hey Neil, that sure is a good looking Highland Green GT/CS!

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Old 07/23/2019, 06:22 PM   #6
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Mike;
I had originally built it for ME.
I understand the new owners are happy with it.

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