I love this story, & the correlation with the animal hunger that can be overwhelming is definitely something I can identify with. My '82 C3 was one of those instant infatuation things that I thought I'd want to run away from, but the cool thing for me was the documentation collection that came with it. The seller's dad had spent a couple decades & $40K enjoying his fixer-upper, then he wanted a more dependable driver so put $4K in a new crate engine before finding that his daughter needed a car for college & a C3 wasn't a good idea for a kid. I was able to get a dependable driver that looks amazing for less than 1 $10K.
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