: Top 10 collectible



LashCTS
10-16-11, 07:50 PM
Interesting, according to article listed below the V makes Hagerty's list of top 10 Collectibles of past decade

"# 5. 2004 Cadillac CTS-V - This is the Cadillac for the Corvette enthusiast who has to haul around kids and their gear. After decades of Cadillac catering exclusively to the to those buying their last or second to last cars, the new CTS-V with its 400 horsepower Z06 Corvette engine will surely earn the respect of car collectors down the road as the most memorable Caddy from this past decade."

http://www.autoinsane.com/2010/01/07/news/lifestyle/mckeel-hagerty-lists-top-10-collectibles-of-past-decade/

Twitch
10-17-11, 10:23 AM
Nice!
If all goes well, I'm gonna hold on to mine. :cool2:

mberisha
10-17-11, 10:36 AM
Some good competition......

Faber
10-17-11, 01:30 PM
Given the replacement of the diff by many, wonder if having an original "numbers matching" diff 10+ yrs from now will have any extra bang for the buck for collectors...

repenttokyo
10-18-11, 04:03 PM
wtf is up with #1 on the list being an M Roadster, but the picture is of an M Coupe? Even more WTF that the rare, S54 2001 version of the car isn't the one discussed.

MO POWA!
10-18-11, 06:16 PM
i would imagine the 2003 cobra also being highly sought after in a few decades.

lollygagger8
10-19-11, 10:30 AM
2004 FTW!

I bet the ones with upgraded diffs will be slightly more sought after :2thumbs:

thebigjimsho
10-20-11, 07:05 PM
It's what I've believed from day 1...

Twitch
10-21-11, 09:32 AM
2004 FTW!

I bet the ones with upgraded diffs will be slightly more sought after :2thumbs:

Nu uhh :thepan:

Faber
10-24-11, 07:06 PM
2004 FTW!

I bet the ones with upgraded diffs will be slightly more sought after :2thumbs:

I could imagine an enthusiast who enjoys driving it would see it as more sought after, but for a purist and/or collector, upgrades generally will devalue it in their minds as you've moved away from the originality...

repenttokyo
10-25-11, 11:40 AM
i don;t think factory upgrades ever detract from the value of a car.

Twitch
10-25-11, 03:16 PM
This particular case we're talking about changing a lot of parts in the rear end with aftermarket.
I still believe the car would be more desirable if it came as it was sold that current model year. Especially since so few 04/05s still have the original diff.

I wonder if the Maggie will ever come off :rolleyes:

repenttokyo
10-26-11, 12:59 AM
i thought he was talking about 2004 cars with Gen IV rear ends.

lollygagger8
10-27-11, 10:31 AM
I'll never sell it so I guess it's a mute point :)

thebigjimsho
10-28-11, 11:01 PM
moot.

Twitch
10-29-11, 01:41 AM
I'll never sell it so I guess it's a mute point :)


moot.
:histeric:

Don't worry lolly, Big Jim's just mad he doesn't have a collectors Gen V

thebigjimsho
10-29-11, 01:49 AM
Wrong. I do...

Twitch
10-29-11, 02:59 AM
Dude, your like, on your third diff.
That's the small tent at Barrett :thehand:

Aurora40
10-29-11, 10:21 AM
moot.

It's like a cow's opinion...

lollygagger8
10-31-11, 01:14 PM
moot.

I will smash your face into a car windshield and take Mrs. Bigjim out for a NICE seafood dinner, and NEVER call her again!

RippyPartsDept
10-31-11, 01:49 PM
all the first gen V's take the same replacement diff ... as the diff design improved the new vehicles had the newer part installed at the factory

if a 2004 has a new diff in it it's not an upgrade ... it's a service part replacement

no, the car no longer has factory original parts, but they are factory service parts - but at the same time that service part is technically an upgraded design

JimmyH
10-31-11, 07:14 PM
There is no Mrs. Bigjim. He took her for a drive, scared the crap out of her, and she ran away.

thebigjimsho
11-06-11, 07:54 PM
damn straight