Did you know that 25 U.S. states allow cousins to legally marry? Legend says that's wrong because the combined gene pool would be wading-depth only and might result in such inbred offspring as today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Jimmy-maro. That bog monster may be all in the family, but is its price relatively normal?
As noted by west-coaster, in certain neighborhoods yesterday's 1966 Chevy Impala could likely be flipped for a tidy profit - especially if that neighborhood happens to be Hipsterville U.S.A., population: apathetic. That opportunity likely contributed to its hip 86% Nice Price win.
If you wanted to encapsulate the antithesis of the hipster lifestyle, you could do far worse than using today's literally over the top Camaro-Jimmy Bog Monster as poster child.
Built on the frame of an 1983 GMC Jimmy, and topped with a ‘95 Camaro body, this mudder has the proportions of an R/C car and looks fully capable of weathering you through: the zombie apocalypse, biblical apocalypse, Michigan winters, East Coast summers, Suzanne Somers, beach sand, quicksand - hell anything short of a NIckleback concert.
The ad is a most excellent read, featuring the Camero typo in the headline that no ad for the bow tied pony car should be without, as well as various creative takes on common English words.
Along the way you can discern that the car rides on three-quarter ton axles and 40-freaking-inch tires, meats big enough that you could smuggle whole families across the border in them - should motion sickness not be a concern. Those tires are said to come with tread that has more depth than Proust's À la recherche du temps perdu, and the seller is willing to part with the car sans footwear for a cool grand less than with them.
Powering the beast is what is claimed to be an LT-1 out of a ‘93 Camaro and that's backed up by a second story TH400 that directs the ponies to an unmentioned transfer case and on to all four Super Swampers. Adding to the mud-slinging fun the donor Camaro was bitchin enough to come with T-tops, and the builder has given it a bit of Mad Max-ness by also adding what on a lesser machine might be a Roo Bar, but here looks like something used to topple Triceratops'.
On the down side the seller claims that the only thing keeping this from being road-legal is the headlight height and the fact that those tires hitting the pavement will raise a moan heard across county lines and potentially deafening to anyone in the car.
There's also the fact that with exception of the main pic above, most of the snaps provided in the ad are six years old or more, making you wonder just how much off-road is currently packed on the car and in each of its nooks and crannies.
With the Swampers, the ‘Jimaro' has an asking price of $4,000, and after all, what would be the point of this beast without those monster meats? What do you think, is that a fair price this all in family affair? Or, is that a price that should send this Camaro back to the bog?
H/T to Aaron for the hookup!
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