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looking for a nice 1973 Runabout
« on: August 22, 2015, 05:42:34 AM »
Preferably a blue one black interior but willing to repaint. Looked a three beat up cars and passed, two of them in California. Seems to be a lot of nicer wagons but I would love a Runabout. Was my first car it was stolen in 1984.  I have a nice set of slotted rims waiting for it.


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Re: looking for a nice 1973 Runabout
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2015, 06:24:46 AM »
Not sure if these runabouts are geographically useable for you.  Goulds is located a little south of Miami, so it would be a haul.  The 73 has been retrofitted with a 2.3, T5 transmission, and a carbed intake.  This 73 was on CL a year ago in St. Augustine, FL by itself and the info provided in that ad stated it was originally a 1600 with a 4spd before the engine swap.  Both the 73 and 72 apparently need mechanical work, not sure about body conditions.
http://miami.craigslist.org/mdc/cto/5151601445.html
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Re: looking for a nice 1973 Runabout
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2015, 07:53:31 AM »
Two cool projects there..
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Re: looking for a nice 1973 Runabout
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2015, 06:52:28 PM »
Yellow one looks like it has smooth bumpers on it.  8)
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Re: looking for a nice 1973 Runabout
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2015, 07:09:47 PM »
Bought my 73 in September 2015
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