I've been lurking around here for a bit and this is my first post. I'm looking to acquire a Speedster to drive come Spring time (Why? Read on). There are currently two cars I am interested in and the are both listed here. I like Alan's old #43, but it is out of state and I live in California. I’m talking to the CA DMV/AAA to see what hoops I need to jump through to register a private, non-resident replica. Theron’s car is local (and is very nice), but the #43 car has an outlaw aspect to it which I prefer - it reminds me of Chuck Olenyk’s speedster. I’m willing to look at other available Speedster candidates in case I’m unable to move forward with the two cars posted for sale here. If anyone has a lead, please feel free to IM me. I can go swing or IRS.
I have a spare 2276 with Weber 44 IDFs, WebCam 86b (105 LC), 9.4:1, 42/37.5 heads, 1.25 ratio rockers, dual springs, etc….ready to go, so I really do not need an engine. But, I can certainly make room for Jim’s old 2332. I also have a set of flat 5.5" x 15" and 6" x 15" deep Fuchs.
More about me. I’m a metastatic stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer (PC) survivor. This April, will be my five year anniversary since I was diagnosed. At the time of diagnosis, the five-year PC survival rate was only 6%. I’ve had to battle this terminal disease 2X now because it came back in late 2016 and I underwent a second surgery in 2017 - the first surgery was in 2014. I’m currently in remission and now I'm a 1 % percenter so to speak. I live in sunny San Diego. A Speedster by Spring will give me joy.