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6 pros and cons of vintage car ownership
If you got all your vintage car information from TV shows, you’d likely think all classics had paint shinier than the sun and, if they didn’t, had to be restored in 30 days or someone would be forced to sell their shop. The truth is stranger than fiction, though. When contemplating a vintage car purchase, orjustifying the one(or two, or three …) you currently own, you’ll waffle between the joys and the inconveniences. The conclusion we reach from weighing these pros and cons will be different for everyone, but don’t shy away; join the conversation and add your own reasons, either for or against, in the comments.
I wrote out some of the points of vintage car ownership I have personally debated and discussed with friends and family over the years. These have shaped both my collection and my life, and hopefully they can help shape yours.
Great article. Spent an hour or more reading all the comments. In regards to maintenance remember that the last suit you wear won't need pockets. Image...I get more thumbs up than the middle finger salute even if I am holding up traffic. Fun...more than a barrel of monkey wrenches, Usability, depends on the amount of maintenance. Community...I think our responses to these articles proves Kyle is right.