Guys and gals: As I calculate it here is the initial cost of my first Camaro. Please feel free to let me know if I forgot anything. I'm sure there is a lot more to come
Cost of car $XX,XXX, Independent appraisal $500; Closed hauler transportation of car from Nevada to NY $1,900;
Additional clean up work, engine detailing, mechanical repair, SS stripe, etc $6,000; Insurance registration taxes $1,500; Garage restoration, insulation,dry wall, paint $1,200; Black and white checkerboard garage floor (next year) $1,600; Expand garage for more cars in future $10,000; Car detailing supplies, Cali duster Large and mini etc $80; Car club dues show entrance fees etc $90; CBTN, AIM, and other books $100; Couples therapy for wife feeling abandoned 30 hrs @$150/hr $4,500; Individual therapy for feeling inadequate when on Camaros.org Forum 10 hrs @ $125/hr $1,250; New first gen Firebird for wife so we can both drive to shows $15,000;
Dues for 12 step meeting for Camaro addicts, $1 per meeting x 90 meetings in 90 days $90.
Pulling really sweet 68 L78 RS SS into my own garage for the first time while 11 year old step son looks on in wonder-Priceless