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Old 09-27-2009, 05:26 AM
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Here is a link to some of the worthy cars that went through the C4C program.
Really sad...theres quite a few worthy vehicles that died, even, believe it or not, a GNX. 1 of 547 worth about 20,000. Also, 17 Conquests/Starions which I have an attatchment to

http://www.autoblog.com/2009/09/24/s...served-better/

Also...the one that really made me tear up (below)....a guy from another forum I'm on, works at that dealership, and said he had to walk away when they blew the Pace Truck up. Thats just sad right there.

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Wow, that's a list and a few surprises, also, but I just hated how they had to go about killing those vehicles I mean, I understand that they can not be resold, so that being the case, why did they have to be in "running condition?" But the pace truck??? Now that is just WRONG!

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Just goes to show, money can take the place of "classic cars" in some peoples hearts..................SAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Wow alot of nice vehicles went down .
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I aint even gonna look my heart cant stand it,
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I'm with you, I can't bare to look at the list...
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I'm with you, I can't bare to look at the list...
yeah, if I woulda known what was on it...I wouldn't of either.

The one thing I don't understand is, though...if they were worried about the enviroment...or anything for that matter...

Joe "the Plumber" driving his 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee. 245k, burns a quart of oil every 100 miles, gets horrible gas mileage, smokes uncontrollably.
But, Joe can't afford a new car, or another one at that.

Joe Millionaire (exaggeration...lol) , on the other hand, decides that its now the time to upgrade. So, he drives his 02 Jeep Grand Cherokee, with 100k on it, to the car dealer and trades it in for C4C. So, they run that glass stuff through it, belching smoke into the air, to blow it up.

Still, however, Joe the plumber drives around burning oil, hardly able to afford to make it down the street, and doesn't even know if he'll make it...all the while, vehicles in better condition with less miles are being destroyed.

Thats the part I disliked about it, apart from the cars that didn't to deserve to die. Give Joe the plumber that Jeep for his Jeep...actually accomplish something.

Ugh...but the thought of that poor pace truck...makes me kind of...tear up.
and...all the other nice rams that died over those horrid days.
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There was only 2802 of those made... and now theres 1 less. Great...
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Man, that's a surprising and depressing list. Lots of good material to work with there for resto mods or total restorations.
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Does anyone remember a similar program back in the mid to early 80`s where the oil companies got a tax break for every older car they crushed? and they paid like 300 bucks for each one and got a huge break for cleanups when they had an oil spill?, I remember reading about it in a Mopar magazine back when I was in Korea..
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