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After 4 long years, I was finally reunited with my Pantera about an hour ago.  She is so beautiful!  And though there are a few little things that still need sorting, the cat has come home.  Sunday, she goes to French/Italian Car Show in Van Nuys, and then I'll take her back next week for the last few little details.  Just happy to see her home again.

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Took the old cat to Supercar Sunday, this weekend, and finally took a few pictures of the interior.  The car attracted quite a bit of attention and was parked next to a Lambo and a McLaren.  Most people were startled by the noise when I left.  It is very loud.  When I got home, forum member Riley, who it turns out lives less than five minutes from me and who is thinking about adding a Pantera to his arsenal, came by the house to take my car out for a ride just to see what it's like.  He has a beautiful black C-7 Corvette Gran Sport (I believe) with beautiful wheels.  Handed him the keys and told him to take it for a spin.  He told me he dreamt about the sound, it made such an indelible impression.  I'm sure it won't be long before he joins up.DSCF8887 [800x600)DSCF8871 [800x600)DSCF8873 [800x600)DSCF8866 [800x600)


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Beautiful looking resto.  I am glad you finally have it back. 

I must say though, IMHO...  I think you are missing a critical Tjaarda styling detail with body colored gills.  The black was a statement - it's something you notice from 300 yards away...

Anyway - my $.02. 

Enjoy your car, and good for you for showing it off.  It's a great example of the marque.



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