Good points Eric. I did not recheck the ad but I think I saw the convertible was bought in-person, not over an Internet bid. If true, the buyer got to look at it live at least and look under the dash and in various hard-to-clean sections for rust and flood mud. Muddy Waters equals "good" in musical terms, not so much in car terms. :) Thanks, Gary H. > -------Original Message------- > From: Eric Sturgis < > > The Convertible may not have been, a buddy of mine checked in the > database, it was a flood damaged car. But it didn't say if was fresh > or salt water. Both can be recovered if gotten to quickly. I had a > 1974 Pinto that got caught in a flood, Muddy river water up to the > radio. Got it towed home the next day. It was underwater for 8 > hours. Took out the insides, hosed them off, hosed off the carpet, > pulled the body plugs, changed the oil, just a little water in it, a > little bit in the tranny and rear end seems ok, and washed the mud out > of the rear brakes. Car was good as new. So they can make it but > ins. company don't care, water means gone. But it looked nice to me > > On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 9:18 AM, Donald Gallimore > wrote: > > > I thought the same thing - good values. The '65 Bel 2 was the worst > > deal. That convertible was a steal in my opinion. > > > > Akron Don Gallimore -- -- -- Please address private email -- email of interest to only one person -- directly to that person. That is, email your parts/car transactions and negotiations, as well as other personal messages, only to the intended recipient. Do not just press "reply" and send your email to everyone using the general '62-'65 Clubhouse public email address. This practice will protect your privacy, reduce the total volume of mail and fine-tune the content signal to Mopar topic. Thanks! 1962 to 1965 Mopar Clubhouse Discussion Guidelines: http://www.1962to1965mopar.ornocar.org/mletiq.html and http://www.1962to1965mopar.ornocar.com/general_disclaimer.html. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List Clubhouse" group. http://groups.google.com/group/1962to1965mopars?hl=en. --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List Clubhouse" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to 1962to1965mopars+unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.