Nice Price Or Crack PipeIs this used car a good deal? You decide!  

The Stray Cats brought Rockabilly to a whole new generation of honky-tonkers and poodleskirters. Now, Nice Price or Crack Pipe brings you a Thunderbird that wants to do the same thing for their cars.

By the early nineties, the Thunderbird had reached a pinnacle of its modern-age renaissance. The supercharged, 210 bhp V6 represented the first mechanically-pressurized factory T-birds since the rare 1957 "F" bird. The IRS was a first for the marque, and the BMW 6 series-inspired body was one of the most attractive models in the Blue Oval's line up. All in all, it was quite an achievement, and these cars have a strong following even to this day.

But some people can't leave well enough alone. While a stock Thunderbird doesn't usually catch your eye in the driveway and say to you Hey daddy-o! You know what I need? A set of Moon discs. And that Kim Kardashian has got me feeling really inadequate in the butt department, you think you could do something about that? Also, I was watching that movie - Grease - the other night, and I just gotta' get me some of that fifties bling.

That doesn't happen all that often, but apparently, for one lucky T-bird owner, his car did cry out for just such treatment. He may have awakened just long enough from his obviously Ambien-fueled modification marathon to realize just what he had done, and has now thrown the result up on Craigslist for all the world to see, and for one lucky, like-minded, soul to buy- for $20,000.

One would hope there isn't an airbag lurking under that natty red and black padded steering wheel cover, because if there is, it could result in an Alien-birth moment upon deployment. But not to fear, you'd get tea bagged by the fuzzy dice first.


So what do you think of $20,000 for a one of a kind (and there is probably pending legislation to keep it that way) Thunderbird SC with a DA haircut, cuffed dungarees, and a pack of Lucky Strikes rolled up in the sleeve of its white tee-shirt - is that a Price that is Nice? Or is the mere existence of this Fordstrocity evidence of copious quantities of the Crack?

You decide!


Hudson Valley Craigslist or go here if the ad disappears. Hat tip to me_grimlok!