1975 'forrumla S'

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1975 'forrumla S'

Post by jelutz » Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:35 pm

Not mine.

Seems pricey to me.


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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by Old Colt » Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:16 am

Other than the seller not knowing his history that car looks very clean.
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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by torana68 » Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:47 am

tidy but that must be a new record price?
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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by Old Colt » Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:54 am

torana68 wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:47 am
tidy but that must be a new record price?
Curious if it gets that money, curious what Stephane's car, the one with my old 2.6 fetched. Keep in mind the exchange between CAD and USD is pretty big last I checked so that might not be that extreme.
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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by torana68 » Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:56 am

didnt notice it was in Canada ...
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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by jelutz » Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:40 pm

Old Colt wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:54 am
torana68 wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:47 am
tidy but that must be a new record price?
Curious if it gets that money, curious what Stephane's car, the one with my old 2.6 fetched. Keep in mind the exchange between CAD and USD is pretty big last I checked so that might not be that extreme.
I paid $3000.00 Canadian for Stephane's car. Thats around 3800 to 4000 us dollars. Needed nothing, though I am making some improvements.

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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by Old Colt » Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:56 pm

jelutz wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:40 pm
Old Colt wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:54 am
torana68 wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:47 am
tidy but that must be a new record price?
Curious if it gets that money, curious what Stephane's car, the one with my old 2.6 fetched. Keep in mind the exchange between CAD and USD is pretty big last I checked so that might not be that extreme.
I paid $3000.00 Canadian for Stephane's car. Thats around 3800 to 4000 us dollars. Needed nothing, though I am making some improvements.
That is fair money granted it had paper problems but we expect he could have solved them if he really tried.
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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by torana68 » Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:11 pm

How many Canook's are or were members ? them guys who drinks real beer, rules at hockey, invented both basketball and baseball .... . I did some time some of their Military, nice people eh.
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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by jelutz » Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:53 pm

torana68 wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:11 pm
How many Canook's are or were members ? them guys who drinks real beer, rules at hockey, invented both basketball and baseball .... . I did some time some of their Military, nice people eh.
I'm one. Don't know much 'bout basketball and baseball. Played a little hockey. I've passed expert level in beer drinking though.

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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by torana68 » Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:17 pm

newfie eh? pretty quiet over there? tried a fair bit of the Labatt Blue :)
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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by jelutz » Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:21 pm

Old Colt wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:56 pm
jelutz wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:40 pm
Old Colt wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:54 am

Curious if it gets that money, curious what Stephane's car, the one with my old 2.6 fetched. Keep in mind the exchange between CAD and USD is pretty big last I checked so that might not be that extreme.
I paid $3000.00 Canadian for Stephane's car. Thats around 3800 to 4000 us dollars. Needed nothing, though I am making some improvements.
That is fair money granted it had paper problems but we expect he could have solved them if he really tried.

Actually I got the backwards its more like $2250.00 us.

He did have it registered in Quebec but it was branded as totaled in an accident. It was' never totaled, of course, but he couldnt get that disignation removed. Its supposed to remain with the car forever. because of this designition it requires a full inspection to be registered for the street. Needs to be placed on a rack and measured for trueness, full inspection of frame, body, brakes, etc. We were under the impression this was required for any change in ownership, but when I contacted the local DMV they told me the full inspection was only required once, and could be done either in Canada or the U.S. Stephane must have had this done already to get it registered in Quebec. For those who are unaware, rules, and laws for Quebec sometime vary greatly with other parts of Canada, part of their unique french canadian culture. So even if it passed all the rules in Quebec it may or may not been elegible for the rest of Canada.
I did have to get the regular change of ownership inspection which the car passed, the shop in fact were blown away with the condition.
So after that I had no issues getting the car registered.

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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by jelutz » Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:32 pm

torana68 wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:17 pm
newfie eh? pretty quiet over there? tried a fair bit of the Labatt Blue :)
Ha, yeh. We are on a island, its pretty laid back. Mostly...Here in Newfoundland, most people are of Irish decent, the rest claim to be. So we have that too...
I'm more into Molson Canadian.

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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by Old Colt » Sat Mar 04, 2017 6:33 am

torana68 wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:11 pm
How many Canook's are or were members ? them guys who drinks real beer, rules at hockey, invented both basketball and baseball .... . I did some time some of their Military, nice people eh.
Been around 8 active members from up north of US, 3 are active now with this small group.
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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by airbats801 » Sat Mar 04, 2017 8:06 am

wonder if those are actual pics of the car

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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by Hyper_pak » Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:52 pm

If that is the car, it looks good to me. Only learned about Canadian Crickets from this site. And a Formula S! Never thought they would do that!

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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by TNcolt423 » Mon Mar 06, 2017 7:22 pm

When I hear of Crickets, I think of Plymouth Cricket/Hillman Avenger

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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by jelutz » Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:03 am

Canada got the Dodge Colt and Plymouth Cricket. Both the same Mitsubishi car from 1974-76. maybe also before and after, I'm not sure. Colt had rectangular front signal lights, Cricket had round. Colt had single bar tail lights, Cricket had two bar signal. This is a general way of identifying though I have seen Colts with Cricket grilles/tails and vise/versa.

Canadian Cricket had a more Australia, Europe, Asia look. Colt looked Americanized.

I don't remember any Canadian Hillman based Crickets but my knowledge is weak on early Colts/Crickets. Please correct me if I got it wrong.

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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by Raptorreed » Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:50 am

The crickets after 76 were Colt Lancer based. Adam (adam_ant on the old site) brought a green '78 4 door down from Alberta a few years ago.

This is after he 5spd swapped and replaced the 4g32.
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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by TNcolt423 » Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:52 am

A recent example of the avenger/cricket http://barnfinds.com/barn-cricket-1971- ... h-cricket/

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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by Hyper_pak » Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:48 pm

That barn find is like the Crickets I remember, Hillman, a british car, not like the colt.

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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by Team_Harco » Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:48 am

The US market Cricket was not a particularly good car. My father rallied one for 1971. It failed to finish almost every rally it ran. After fixing the many, weak links, he was able to make it survive, and win, the Press On Regardless Rally that year.

He promptly sold the car after that win. Its value would never get any higher.

As mentioned already, the Canadian market Cricket was actually the Dodge Colt (Galant). Those crazy Canucks have odd names for a lot of the cars we get here in the states.
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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by Hyper_pak » Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:59 pm

Pretty cool chapter and I enjoy reading about these cars.

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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by Mikeystoy » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:40 pm

Your dad is Scott Harvey?
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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by Team_Harco » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:33 am

Mikeystoy wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:40 pm
Your dad is Scott Harvey?
Yes - and so am I. Actually, so is my son.
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Re: 1975 'forrumla S'

Post by Mikeystoy » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:10 pm

There was some scuttlebut a long, long time ago abou you father wanting to buy my Cricket to recreate his rally car.
I never had any intention of selling it, but I did want to spend a day with him and hear his stories.
They really weren’t that bad of a car, my green one has nearly 500,000 miles on it. The gold one is over 150,000.
I think the biggest problem was the intake design causing the center cylinders to run lean
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