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Old 16 Jan 2012, 07:06 pm
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Default PT CRUISER GT OR ROADRUNNER?

What is more fun for Cruising? & Cruise nites in your home town & why? MJB
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Old 16 Jan 2012, 08:31 pm
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What is more fun for Cruising? & Cruise nites in your home town & why? MJB

How can someone answer that question if they don't own a roadrunner? How can they possibly know what it's like to own a vintage muscle car if they never did and the most important question how can you compare the two? It's apples and oranges, two different animals.
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Old 16 Jan 2012, 08:41 pm
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Ok ,,(Sorry),Crewzin,,what gives you more personal satisfaction,,,your PT or your Vette? (Im just stiring the pot--- I feel the PT is or soon will be on the same page as vintage or classic..,,,,or fad car----a tad different than a Civic..)
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Kind of a hard question but here are pros and cons, note father has a 6bbl 69 Road Runner

PT GT

More available
More affordable
Better fuel economy
Can use as every day driver
More comfortable, think AC, PS, Disc Brakes etc
Parts Plentiful and cheap

Road Runner

Either very expensive to obtain
Or tons of work to restore
Not an every day driver unless your stupid
More novel when driving,
Classic, more attention if your in to that
Sucks gas
Runs like crap on todays fuel, think mixing leaded race gas
Parts PITA to get and or expensive
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I've been asked that a lot of times and my answer is always the same. Each has their own purpose and each gives me a feeling, but a different feeling. The PT attracts more attention (I think) because of the mods (flames, leg pipes, Caddy taillights, pin-striping) but the Vette...is a Vette. It's sort of loud (depends on your definition of loud), sort of stands out, because of the stripes. Depending on where I'm going, which car I take.
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Old 16 Jan 2012, 09:14 pm
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Thanks Crewzin,,,,,you know what I mean now ( have buddy bugging me to get another roadrunner like the old days,,( I laugh)( I tell him PT same fun -- just different era,,,,,......Id like to tub a PT---it would be even more Retro...... MJB

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Old 16 Jan 2012, 11:17 pm
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How can you compare the two. IMHO, only a PT enthusiast is excited when they see a cool PT.

Now when you see a Road Runner, that's a head turning like looking at a hot blonde. Everybody wants to see that V8 muscle car. I wish I had one.
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I've got a PT (obviously) and an S197 mustang, totally different to drive but love them both. Can't compare the two as others have said but wouldn't part with either.
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Old 17 Jan 2012, 10:08 am
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Just curious why the comparism was made between the pt and the road runner to start with? Are you thinking of buying a road runner? That is a really different comparism to make, like day and night. If you are thinking of buying one along with your pt, then that's great, I say go for it, why not own both...
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Old 17 Jan 2012, 03:27 pm
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I just picked a Chrysler Muscle car I had at one time...could have been a GTO Or Chevelle SS etc..... MY PT GT ran 14.76 @ 94mph & my Roadrunner ran 14.91 @ 96mph..similiar times..... as far as muscle--different eras ...I think the PT is more driver friendly and more refined MJB
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