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Not sure what to do with 76 Runabout
« on: June 15, 2013, 04:37:52 PM »
I have a 76 Runabout that I had been working on for a few years. With the help of a good mechanic I was able to get it back into running condition. I had work done like replacing most of the fuel system (new carb, resurfaced gas tank), some new suspension and new brakes.

I used it as a daily drive for a little while until an engine compartment fire put it out of condition again.

I've decided that the ups and downs of classic car ownership aren't for me and I'm trying to figure out the best way to get rid of it. It's not in great shape, so I'm not sure if anyone would actually want it.

Should I just take it to the junk yard? Or is it worth listing somewhere to try to find a home for it?

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Re: Not sure what to do with 76 Runabout
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2013, 09:37:23 PM »
Looks like you had a fire around the alternator area.   There are replacement wiring harness for that car or you can use one from a Fox body Mustang. Where else is the damage.  Some under the hood pictures would be nice. Where are you at ?

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Re: Not sure what to do with 76 Runabout
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2013, 11:48:23 PM »
where are you located??
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Re: Not sure what to do with 76 Runabout
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2013, 01:21:32 PM »
I too am interested in knowing where you are located. I would be interested if close enough. Id be doing some wiring work anyways with engine conversions and stuff that I do...
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Re: Not sure what to do with 76 Runabout
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2013, 09:04:36 PM »
I would not junk it, there are plenty of people on here that are close and would like to get it from you!!
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1975 mercury bobcat 2.8 auto
1978 mercury bobcat wagon 2.3l - soon to have a 88 tc drive line
1975 ford pinto - drag car - 2.3l w/t5 trans - project car