Maverick at Mecum auction today

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  1. olerodder

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    Wonder what was used on those door panels for the chrome strip... looks larger than original.
     
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    Is that rust near the drive side dome light switch? Why isnt there a pic of the engine bay? Hmmmm
     
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    TV coverage begins tomorrow? :(
     
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    rayzorsharp I "AM" a Maverick!

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    My guess is less than 6K. Did you notice the huge gaps between the fenders and doors???
     
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    Craig Selvey Indiana State Rep - MCCI Supporting Member

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    I should drive down to Indy and check it out.
     
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    I noticed that too. My chrome ( well, what used to be chrome ) is way thinner than that, but my car is a 74 so that could have changed. :)
     
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    Is it just me or is there a hole in the passenger door where a mirror should be. Ill have to watch this.
     
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    Acornridgeman MCCI Wisconsin State Rep Moderator Supporting Member

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    As long as we are picking on it ................... :rolleyes:

    Why oh why, would the seller have not thrown a $65 dash cap on that dried out, cracked up pad?

    :huh:
     
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    I noticed after you pointed it out Ray!lol Could those be fiberglass fenders that don't fit so well??


    But there IS a control on the inside of the door for the nonexistent mirror. Maybe it's an invisible mirror...
     
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    3200 dollars max, based on what you can see. 12k... who knows fools and their money and what not. :bouncy:
     
  12. scooper77515

    scooper77515 Accepting Hand-me-downs

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    Yes, small money. It is nothing fancy compared to MANY of the cars we have on here (not counting mine, of course, mine is crap looking compared to that!).

    Still a nice looking car, but not a big-bucks car.
     
  13. Dave B

    Dave B I like Mavericks!

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    Looks like a pretty cheap paint job, who knows whats hiding under it..atleast put a mirror on the passenger door, and take the covers for the bench seat off the middle seat belts.
     
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    MaverickDan I wanna go fast!!!

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    That was the first thing I noticed, since my father is a bodyman that kind of stuff sticks out and shows the quality of work.
     
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    I dont know so I have to ask.. Are those front seats in the wrong spot? The reason I ask that is I see the chrome lever to tilt the seats forward on the inside of the seats, now I know on the LDO seats its on the outside so its easy to get too...
    Anyways I figured I had to ask after all it was the 70s and they did some weird things back then.. Afros.. bellbottoms.. but then again they didnt have Donks:hmmm:
     

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