Z26 lawn ornament

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Z26 lawn ornament

Postby ifixalot » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:56 pm

In Wisconsin, over the past ten or so years, I always see this poor Beretta sitting in somebody's front drive.
I wonder if it's worth saving? Maybe someday I'll stop and ask and take a look see.
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Re: Z26 lawn ornament

Postby heavywoody » Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:12 pm

It's Cayenne Red! Worth saving if it's not rusted to crap!


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Re: Z26 lawn ornament

Postby Pdog62279@gmail.com » Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:04 pm

I bought my two stage blue Beretta in Ohio last year, the rocker panels were rusted but I had them fixed, not too difficult. Other than mine, I saw a Beretta 2 years ago with a lot of rust :(



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Re: Z26 lawn ornament

Postby Rettax3 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:40 am

Found this one online the other day as a parting-out. He finally put a price on the whole car ($300!). Too bad, I just don't have time or cash for this. :cry:
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1989 SuperCharged 3800 Srs-II (First)Six-Speed GTU
1990 Turbo 3.4 5-Speed T-Type
1990 4.0L 4-Cam 32-Valve V-8 5-Speed Indy GTi (Project)
1990 Stock(!) 3.1 MPFI Auto Indy
1995 LA1/L82 4T60E Z-26
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Re: Z26 lawn ornament

Postby themixer » Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:49 am

BUY ALL THE BERETTAs!!!



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Re: Z26 lawn ornament

Postby Rettax3 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:47 pm

Hey, I've done my share, I have six of 'em here! And only one of them was fully running/driving when I bought them too, the others were saved from a certain or probable trip to the scrapper.


1989 SuperCharged 3800 Srs-II (First)Six-Speed GTU
1990 Turbo 3.4 5-Speed T-Type
1990 4.0L 4-Cam 32-Valve V-8 5-Speed Indy GTi (Project)
1990 Stock(!) 3.1 MPFI Auto Indy
1995 LA1/L82 4T60E Z-26
1995 3.4 DOHC Turbo 5-Speed Z-26

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Re: Z26 lawn ornament

Postby aurolio » Fri May 04, 2018 1:41 am

Rettax3 wrote:Found this one online the other day as a parting-out. He finally put a price on the whole car ($300!). Too bad, I just don't have time or cash for this. :cry:
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Nice. It can be a cool project. Hope someone will restore it to its former glory.



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Re: Z26 lawn ornament

Postby Rettax3 » Fri May 04, 2018 12:30 pm

aurolio wrote:
Rettax3 wrote:Found this one online the other day as a parting-out. He finally put a price on the whole car ($300!). Too bad, I just don't have time or cash for this. :cry:


Nice. It can be a cool project. Hope someone will restore it to its former glory.

I wish that would happen too. But I doubt it. The guy I bought my second Black Rose Metallic Z-26 from recently said that he was afraid it was going to go to the scrapper, because NO ONE else had shown any interest in it. The car was 100% original, 99.8% rust-free (minor surface rust under the battery-tray is all that is there, even the bolts on the exhaust weren't rusted and came free for me), newish tires and super-clean inside (both the engine-bay and cabin had been detailed before the engine went bad). It even came with a good set of FACTORY service-manuals -the dictionary-sized ones that offer transmission fluid flow-charts in color, show where the spot-welds are for quarter-panel replacement, have trouble-shooting charts and ACCURATE wiring diagrams, even hardware specifications. :good:

This Raspberry one looks like it sat in a swamp for several months and the guy said the interior is trash. Sadly, that is probably where it is going because hardly anyone cares. :(

ifixalot, have you gone up and talked to the owner yet? Summer is coming... :beer:


1989 SuperCharged 3800 Srs-II (First)Six-Speed GTU
1990 Turbo 3.4 5-Speed T-Type
1990 4.0L 4-Cam 32-Valve V-8 5-Speed Indy GTi (Project)
1990 Stock(!) 3.1 MPFI Auto Indy
1995 LA1/L82 4T60E Z-26
1995 3.4 DOHC Turbo 5-Speed Z-26


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