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79 wagon
« on: October 01, 2014, 12:44:48 AM »
So I bought this car in 94. After my mom blew up the '80 Cutlass I bought in '92, and I blew up her '78 (or so) cougar. 56k, I was the third owner, (bought it from my boss at kfc). I beat the crap out of it, turned every nut and bolt many times. After it got me through high school and college what did I do? Yes , you know the answer. So, I have heard it is still around. Regardless of how pissed my wife would be, are these fixable? No frame? I substituted an S-10 skid plate for a mustang radiator core support after a day in the woods. (That is what you do when a tree stump wraps it all around the fan). Oh, and it does not help that this would be my 5th vehicle. Uh!

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Re: 79 wagon
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2014, 12:47:12 AM »
I guess I missed the actual question in reminiscing? I would like it back, but can it be fixed?

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Re: 79 wagon
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2014, 02:07:10 AM »
You also failed to say exactly what needs fixing.  Pretty much anything can be fixed with enough time, labor, and money; the question is probably more one of whether it's worth fixing, and even that will depend on how committed you are to the project.  Toss a few more details our way and I'm sure you'll soon be getting opinions and answers.
 
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Re: 79 wagon
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2014, 11:31:37 AM »
Like Dwayne said, how deep do you want to empty your pockets? If the body is clean & doesn't need 6 months in a body shop & the underside isn't buckled from offroading it then it may be an easy fix. At a certain price point buying another car can be the better choice
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