This car, my 2002 Corvette, figured prominently in a dream I had last night. I dreamt that my car was in the shop, but the car was not my Mustang, it was the ’02 Vette instead.
When I went to pick up the car after repairs were allegedly complete, no one in the shop seemed to know where my car was. I followed an employee from building to building looking for my car. While this was going on I was on the phone with my wonderful wife keeping her informed. We were both frustrated beyond words that my car could not be located.
I must have awakened before the car was found. Again, what kind of brain produces such dreams of anxiety? Speaking of the Mustang:
Notice the “AZ” sticker at the top of the windshield. Like I wrote, I just could not stand the Ford logo. Sorry, C Squared.
I might not like the Ford logo, but I really like this FoMoCo product, the 1956-57 Continental Mark II. I have become obsessed with this car in recent weeks although I’ll be damned if I can tell you why.
In general, my interest in 1950s American cars (don’t be afraid to click the hyperlink!) has become more acute recently. I don’t know how much of a maintenance nightmare one of those might be, and some of the ones I desire are getting expensive, but the thought of owning a car of this vintage makes me smile. By the way, the Mark II–despite its elegance and rarity (only 3,000 were produced in 1956-57)–very seldom sells for six figures. Hemmings currently has one listed for sale that is not an auction car. The private seller is asking $49,900.
Of course, at 218.5 inches in length the car would not fit in many Arizona garages. In addition, while $50k is not a lot to spend for such a classic car, in my opinion, it’s still a big price tag for a car that would not be driven more than 1,000-1,500 miles a year, not to mention the potential for maintenance nightmares. This is where my inability to work on cars becomes a thorn in my side.
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