Greetings and Salutations!
This is my first post so I apologize if I "sound kind of new". I have always wanted a prewar touring car, I felt in love with them around twelve years ago, and I decided to get one. I do not have a high income so I have a budget in mind: Over the past four years I have been saving up $3,000 for a pre 1929 touring car (my dream). I have been scavenging the internet on sites such as Craigslist, Hemmings classifieds, and car from uk. (I am not from the UK, I live in Pennsylvania.) I just want a touring car (not coupe) that is complete (not looking for a particular model), has paperwork, the interior is in alright condition, and runs "well enough" to drive and stop. I don't care if the paint is falling off or if the car is in need of restoration, as I acknowledge it is near impossible to get a touring car for under $3,000 in pristine condition. I have a team of friends that work in a classic car restoration shop and I have worked on their cars before. They would be happy to help me get a rusty touring car in great condition as long as it is running. I decided it was time to post a topic in a forum, rather than search around craigslist as I cannot find anything suitable. I have contacted around 200 people now, and half of them don't even bother to reply back via text, email, or call. The others seemed very shady with what they were offering. All the touring automobiles with paperwork were just in such a horrible state that I could not restore without spending an unimaginable time restoring. (They were in complete parts, covered in 100% rust, the interiors were beyond ruin, and I would have to buy many spare parts.) I would like to stay under $3,000 as I would still need extra money in order to restore the car, but I simply can't go above $3,000. I want to but I just don't have the money.
Thank you so much for reading this, and I hope to hear your comments soon with perhaps some offers!