Post by Steam McQueen on Nov 26, 2012 18:44:04 GMT -5
Video Bob. 360 motor, advertised price is $1,999 ...
1974 Plymouth Fury III, very similar to the Dodge Monaco, used as the "Bluesmobile" in the BLUES BROTHERS. This is a hard to find classic mopar. It does start up and runs a bit but it's been sitting for several years. The interior is almost perfect! It will need tires and some tuning up, you will need to bring a trailer to take it away. I have never seen one of these cars, EVER.
I spy a cracked dash, torn carpet, missing radio, hazed instrument panel plastic, and faded coloring....
Hell my car is "almost as perfect as when it rolled off the assembly line" lol
Granted though... doesn't seem like a bad price at $1999
That's not a TERRIBLE price; though, I'd venture a guess that it's worse than it looks. The broken rear passenger-side window is a good clue. The body also looks pretty rough; what with the rotted-away rear quarter panel on the driver's and, probably, the passenger's side. Something also looks funny with the way the fuel door and trunk sit. I'd say that it looks like its been forced open at some point. Given that the stereo is missing, I'd assume that this car was broken into at some point.
Mostly, it just comes down to how well can you trust the seller of the car. Aside from what we already know about him, the ad doesn't give much information at all; no mileage, etc.
From what I've seen in the used car business, if you're selling a car and you can't tell prospective buyers about it, then you're either out to flip it quickly or there's something wrong with it that you don't want them to know.
Post by Steam McQueen on Aug 21, 2013 17:55:15 GMT -5
- Coming soon ...
The owners of the Route 66 Food N Fun Travel Center, being built at Route 53 and Laraway Road, have won permission from Joliet planners to place a replica of the car driven by Elwood and Joliet Jake Blues in "The Blues Brothers" film atop a 25-foot pole outside its service station/store/restaurant complex.
Tiny diagram attached. Hard to see but you get the idea.
According to plans submitted to the city, the replica Bluesmobile will be nothing but a shell, lacking a fuel tank, engine or drive train. It will be placed on an angle on top of a steel pipe embedded in concrete and anchored six feet below ground level. It will have an electrical conduit to allow for illumination.
Maybe the headlights and taillights will be switched on at night
The developer of the $5.5 million gas station complex at Route 53 and Laraway Road, featuring a Dunkin' Donuts, Pop's Italian Beef, convenience store and liquor store, will receive a 20-year tax incentive from the city of Joliet.