pierce for sale-patina........... in General Discussion Posted December 6, 2019 On 12/3/2019 at 1:21 PM, edinmass said: Let's put it this way........29 & 30 are very close in price and drivability with the 30 definitely a better driver. 1931 is a 25 - 35 percent price premium at minimum. 1932 the eight engines get smaller with introduction of the V-12, but they have a better transmission. Styling from 31 to 32 is completely different. With three different size eights, four different chassis lengths, two different steering boxes, three different carburetors.......there is just too much to cover in a short post. Also, the 31 & 32 cars are much rarer than the 29's and 30's. So here is my choice for all Pierce eights from 1929 to 1932. Twelves NOT included. 1- 1931 Series 42 2-1931 Series 41 3&4 - 1931 Series 43 or 1932 Series 54 5&6 - 1930 Series A and 1930 Series B 7&8 - 1929 Series 133 and Series 143 9 - 1930 Series C NOTE - All are great cars, and drive better than 90 percent of what was available in their day, the opinion is based on upgrades that make the car better drivers, easier to service, production and survival numbers, parts availability, ect. What have I owned as a perminant keeper in my garage, my "not for sale" cars............1931 Series 42 for 33 years, and a 1932 Series 54 for 12 years. I have owned countless others, but they were all accidental or flip cars that stayed for a short time..........except the all origional 1929 Series 133 that we had for four or five years....which we drove the wheels off, it took us that long to sell it, otherwise it would have been gone sooner. I would love to get a detailed breakdown about the eights and twelves throughout the years starting from 1929. You Pierce lovers have slowly convinced me this may be the way to go when I purchase a classic. Where can I find detailed year over year improvements and comments on drivability? I know it will take some time to write out and comment on in detail, but I know there are some of us who would love it!