Morgan Crewed

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About Morgan Crewed

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    Bloomfield Hills, MI
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    Skiing, SCUBA diving, sailing, vintage cars and motorcycles

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  1. Morgan Crewed

    Random PicThread

    Wrong Claudine. Photo is of Claudine Cardinale, not Claudine Longet.
  2. Morgan Crewed

    Random PicThread

    Sorry, but no. Last I heard the uncle/nephew team that owns it will keep it to the day they die. Original version had a Gremlin grille and looked too utilitarian. Jim later upgraded it to a 1971 Hornet SC360 chassis, with 360 V8 and 4 speed - light and fast.
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    Random PicThread

    Hello Snaggs, AMC concept of a Hornet pickup called the Cowboy. Project leader was Jim Alexander - great guy that passed away several years ago. One concept vehicle still exists and now in two-tone paint.
  4. Morgan Crewed

    Cars you dream about owning someday

    Yes, the tires back in the 60s were lousy. Poor mileage, next to no traction, but at least they were cheap. Tires only lasted one or two years. Now tires last so long they need date codes to make sure they retain all their wholesome goodness.
  5. Morgan Crewed

    Cars you dream about owning someday

    Redlines, not redwalls - stripe was only 3/8" wide. And yes, they were a thing.
  6. Morgan Crewed

    Cars you dream about owning someday

    Exceeding rare to find a car museum that breaks even, let alone one that turns a profit. Especially if the museum is operating as hobby/business instead of a 501c3 non-profit. And it appears Muscle Car City is NOT listed as a non-profit. Let’s do a little math. · Rick had 200+ cars up for auction. Average cost of car insurance is in the USA is $1,550, but assume he was able to swing a fleet discount at $1,000 per car. Annual insurance cost is $200,000. · Museum is 60,000 square feet and must pay real estate taxes. Punta Gorda taxing authority show 2019 taxes were 47,263. · Utility costs for that building assumed to be $1.00 psf or $60,000. · Assume a fulltime staff of 3 at $15 per hour = $90,000. Let’s stop here with the expenses and forget about any other costs such as, building or car maintenance, building insurance, creating displays, etc. At this time, he has $397,263 in annual costs. Admission fee is $12.50 for adult and $6 for kids 12 and under. In order to breakeven the museum would need 31,781 adult paying admissions – no discount for kids, vets or seniors. Sincerely doubt they are getting that number of visitors. Obviously, any discounts would drive up the number of visitors needed to break even. Full disclosure, I am a member of the National Association of Automobile Museums. Agree that he must have done well. Not a lot of people can say they sold off a collection of 200+ cars, but still keep 50 cars at home. According to this report, “…he'll still have plenty of Bowling Green's finest to keep him company. Treworgy owns 20 versions of the 1967 Corvette—his favorite year, clearly—in every color, and he's not selling those. He told the Venice Gondolier they live in a "private toy box" at his residence, alongside 30 more muscle cars and a 6,000-foot storehouse of Chevy parts.”
  7. Morgan Crewed

    Comrades Lost

    Sorry for your loss. Part of the territory at this age. My 55th high school reunion was supposed to be last year but was postponed because of Covid. Did some research at the time and the actuarial tables said that I had outlived 26.6% of my classmates. Lost another 2 earlier this month. Came from a large (1,453) graduating class, so the math says I have lost 386 classmates. Check out the stats for your birth year here: https://247wallst.com/special-report/2020/07/29/how-many-people-are-alive-from-the-year-you-were-born/2/
  8. Morgan Crewed

    Cars you dream about owning someday

    That $5.4 million was just the hammer price. Now add $540,000 (10%) for the buyer's fees and the all-in price to own the Cobra is $5.94 million. There are a lot of people in the world that don't own a $540,000 car, let alone spend that much for the buyer's fee.
  9. Morgan Crewed

    Cars you dream about owning someday

    Ok, enough, we get your points.
  10. Morgan Crewed

    Cars you dream about owning someday

    Then advance an offer.
  11. Morgan Crewed

    Cheap PHRF Killer For Sale

    Has been listed https://www.sailboatlistings.com/view/85125 for 10 months now at the same price of $7,000. More photos there. Now trying to sell it here.
  12. Morgan Crewed

    Cars you dream about owning someday

    Yes, it is a Javelin and that is the name of the car when intrcduced in 1968. Gen I body style was from 1968 - 1970 and the cop car photo is Gen II body style from 1971 - 1974. Had bucket seats up front and a rear bench seat in the rear. Engines available were: I-6 232, V8 290 and a V8 343. AMX came out mid-year 1968 and was a two-seater from 1968 - 1970. Engines available were all V8s: 290, 343 and a 390. By 1971 the two-seat version was dropped and AMX became a trim kit for the Javelin in the earlier 1970s and then devolved into trim kits for the Hornet, Concord and finally the Spirit. Only the 1968-70 two-seat version draws collector interest. Mine is all original, un-restored and has about 23,000 miles.
  13. Morgan Crewed

    Motorbikes you dream owning someday anarchy

    We've had this discussion before on another thread here. I’ve owned a CB750, a 1983 CB1100F, a 1982 CBX and now a 2007 CB919 – aka the Honda Hornet. The CBX had the nicest sound of them all. The 6 CBX carbs need to be kept scrupulously clean for those exceptionally fine orifices to do their job. The carb insulators need to be fresh to have proper vacuum – 40-year-old rubber won’t cut it. Ethanol polluted fuel plays havoc with the carbs. Have your cousin-in-law get a proper carb cleaning in an ultrasonic tank, use a proper re-built kit from Randakk’s and get the carbs properly sync’ed. Guaran-f--king-teed you will see and hear the difference. After that, ALWAYS: · Treat every tankful of ethanol polluted fuel with Startron or Techron · Run the carbs dry. I always shut off the petcock a couple of miles from home to make sure they were dry when I put it away. · Never store the bike on the kickstand – always use the centerstand – prevents hydro lock.
  14. Morgan Crewed

    Motorbikes you dream owning someday anarchy

    U$ 16,500
  15. Morgan Crewed

    Motorbikes you dream owning someday anarchy

    And through 6 pipes. This one is available now.