Remember that “restoration project” that’s been sitting in the dirt since ’94? That’s a racecar, fool! Fulfill its destiny.
Craigslist (and Facebook Marketplace, etc.) prices are weirdly flexible when there’s a real human offering real money to haul something away…. In other words, that $1500 car is often $500 if you show up with cash and a trailer. And don’t forget you can sell things you don’t need, like interior stuff, and recoup that money into your budget.
That old cop car that can’t be used by normal humans because of “the incident” in the back seat? Lemons racer.