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Old 06-25-2014, 08:14 PM
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A Craigslist find I couldn't turn down. Renault Dauphine. A rediculous little French car. This one will have either a 283 or 400 Chevy in front.

Body is in quite good shape as the car only saw 57,000 miles. Comes complete with title and plates.
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Old 06-25-2014, 08:26 PM
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Always loved those little cars! When I was a kid a neighbor had one, the only one I ever saw until a few years ago. A 283 and a Powerglide would be sweet in one of those.

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Old 06-25-2014, 09:20 PM
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I'm in.. ( pulls chair up close to watch)
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Old 06-25-2014, 09:41 PM
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Hopped a lot of bars in paris in one of those. you can fit about seven people in it if their friends.

Going to chop it, wheels in the body or out

Great find
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Old 06-25-2014, 11:23 PM
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What year is that one Bob? Nice shape!!!
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Old 06-26-2014, 05:26 AM
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LS motor would be a lot of fun in there..... I'm in! big motor little car. Best combo you can get.
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Old 06-26-2014, 07:05 AM
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My band teacher in grade school had one................the speedo always fascinated me, being in kph.
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Old 06-26-2014, 07:14 AM
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BobW you are my hero! Adding yet another obscure project to the long list of ones you already have going!

Idea: I think it needs foot wide IMSA style flares, a pedestal wing and an LS 6spd drive train for the win!
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Old 06-26-2014, 07:25 AM
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Torchie.
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Old 06-26-2014, 07:56 AM
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I like it!
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