I Sold My Dream Car 5 Years Ago. Now I Found It ABANDONED (And I Bought It BACK!)

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  • Published: 24 November 2019
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    Today is a little emotional for me, because I just found my old dream car, a rare 1999 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR4, rotting away in a garage in Texas. Will it run? Can it be built? Have I lost my mind?
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Comments • 3 111

  • VRASPUS MAXIMUS
    VRASPUS MAXIMUS  2 hours back

    Am I high, or does his name literally mean comrade in Russian?

    • CouldBawake
      CouldBawake  10 hours back

      Abandoned not running in 2 years not much dust battery still good... totally believable

      • liluglydude
        liluglydude  24 hours back

        "Who is behind the camera? It's!"

        *Chevy Silverado ad plays*

        • Haseeb Khan
          Haseeb Khan  1 days back

          It's Not Just A Car! It's Tavarish Wick's Car!!

          • PolishHammer
            PolishHammer  1 days back

            you had me at wall of les pauls nice work

            • Rickey Kelly Jr
              Rickey Kelly Jr  1 days back

              To many commercials to be watchable.

              • Zach Powell
                Zach Powell  1 days back

                My first car was a 2001 ford ranger edge. Hated it at the time but man I miss that little red truck.

                • paarcher2000
                  paarcher2000  1 days back

                  Would be [email protected]

                  • Old Greggs Creamy baileys

                    This feels like the start of a computer game. Getting your old car back, taking it to a garage that doesn’t look like it’s been used in years. The story would be like you got sent to prison and now you’re finally out and it’s time to pick up where you left off... one race at a time.

                    • RDSGG
                      RDSGG  1 days back

                      4 years is nothing compared to my dad’s story. He had his dream car about 40 years ago and had to sell it. We serendipitously go on holiday 20 years later and at the motel reception, on the wall, is a photo of my dad’s car. The motel owner had just sold it to a girl so dad didn’t get to see it but the chances of finding its last owner by absolute chance, several hours from where he sold it, in a place we had never been before, before the internet was commonplace, is insane.

                      • Julio Aguilar
                        Julio Aguilar  2 days back

                        I moved from NC to Louisiana and I put my Tetris game in play cause I wasn’t gonna just sell my -200 hp brz ❤️❤️

                        • J W
                          J W  2 days back

                          What a total piece of shit

                          • Jas George
                            Jas George  2 days back

                            Always wanted at Mitsubishi VR4 GTO / 3000GT

                            • Nat K
                              Nat K  2 days back

                              I love me some delicious clickbait!

                              • Arctica Sabre
                                Arctica Sabre  2 days back

                                The thing that gets me about this is the gas station part. Like, he owned this car and forgot what side is for fill up?? After maybe a a few months to half a year with a car trips to the gas station isn't just auto-pilot, its muscle memory.

                                • Power Glove
                                  Power Glove  2 days back

                                  What rim's are those?

                                  • reimain
                                    reimain  2 days back

                                    https://www.cars.com/vehicledetail/detail/799463930/overview/?aff=atempest&utm_source=AutoTempest&utm_medium=TRP&utm_campaign=atempest


                                    Has an 08 MS3 stage 3 and blew a head gasket and wasnt able to replace the engine. Had to sell and get a new car. I'm hoping to find another MS3 to work on and bring back my old memories.

                                    • The Rhins Ranger
                                      The Rhins Ranger  3 days back

                                      Sitting In a nice garage by a nice house is not abandoned, neglected maybe but gotta get dem clicks, click, clickity click

                                      • Jim Scheuerman
                                        Jim Scheuerman  3 days back

                                        "VIN number..." Grr.........

                                        • Brandon Leech
                                          Brandon Leech  3 days back

                                          Oh cmon with that half assed wire repair job. Solder and shrink tube those.

                                          • Sera - Marie
                                            Sera - Marie  3 days back

                                            I've been trying to figure out what nationality he is....

                                            Now seeing that t-shirt sun tan I'm not sure if he is just white!

                                          • William Edward
                                            William Edward  3 days back

                                            I'm sure you probably know, and if you didn't then I'm sure you know now...but just a helpful tip for viewersas well...if you look at the gas gauge where the fuel symbol is, there's an arrow on one side of the symbol as well. This tells you which side the gas door is on. I know my mind was blown when I found out. Hopefully it does the same for someone else lol.

                                            • stian
                                              stian  4 days back

                                              not staged at all. "abondoned" place where the lights are on.not even a smidge of dust on the car. so shiny its been polished in the last 3 weaks

                                              • Greg Ginley
                                                Greg Ginley  4 days back

                                                The sequel to "Dude, where's my car?"

                                                • 0MindSwept0
                                                  0MindSwept0  4 days back

                                                  But..where’s the rest? 👀

                                                  • 0MindSwept0
                                                    0MindSwept0  4 days back

                                                    I hardly even called the first car I drove mine, it was a piece of crap and I hated it; The one I have now though, the first car I ever owned on my own, is darling and I hope I never have to part with him (yes him, Thomas is a good boy 🧡); there may be better ones out there (well, there definitely are..) but hes my buddy and I can’t decide what Im gonna do :x

                                                    • rocknroller1999
                                                      rocknroller1999  4 days back

                                                      THATS your dream car? Maybe it's time to dream a little bigger.. It's a nice car, no doubt. I would rock the hell out of that car, it's a beauty. But a dream car?

                                                      • Norm Caissie
                                                        Norm Caissie  4 days back

                                                        LOL your gas light icon points to the side you fill up on. Car guy should know that.

                                                        • Jujubeans Terens
                                                          Jujubeans Terens  4 days back

                                                          https://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336658105&customid=&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=264575871804
                                                          This would be the car I would buy if I wasn’t 19 and broke

                                                          • Raw and Uncensored
                                                            Raw and Uncensored  4 days back

                                                            My 1st car was a 98' Crown Vic LX that I blew the engine out of, sucked cuz I loved it. My 2nd was a 2011 Mazda 3i, loved it. My 3rd was a 2016 Fiesta SE, hated it. And now I have a Kia Stinger GT, love it, will never sell it. It's like a modern 3000GT which I listed after as a child.

                                                            • TeeJays Fantastic!
                                                              TeeJays Fantastic!  4 days back

                                                              What do you do to got from a 3000gt to supercars in 5 years?!

                                                              • Derek Crews
                                                                Derek Crews  4 days back

                                                                I don't care what anyone says...i think this dude is a liar and fronts on every aspect of this show.. He's always finding some kind of way to not actually be seen on camera fixing anything really at all... Also all the videos say I'm rebuilding this rebuilding that and all that gets done is them tearing stuff apart and then abandoning the project. Basically I thibk he's a poser and king of clickbait.. I def dont like haters or hateing on people and tried to not hate on this dude but I can't ignore it.

                                                                • captain supermaket
                                                                  captain supermaket  4 days back

                                                                  i still own the only car i have ever owned my 1971 beetle

                                                                  • Just Ken
                                                                    Just Ken  4 days back

                                                                    I didn't know Tavarish is guitarish. Cool, I wanna hear you play. Nice gear.

                                                                    • rudeminnesotan
                                                                      rudeminnesotan  5 days back

                                                                      You bet us to go find our cars.
                                                                      So I tried to find a 1988 Chevy Silverado suburban and got no results lol

                                                                      • Benvolio28
                                                                        Benvolio28  5 days back

                                                                        For as old as that car is, it still has such a great look to it. I always wanted a 3000 GT!

                                                                        • jmansfloortom
                                                                          jmansfloortom  5 days back

                                                                          This makes me want to hunt down my first car however I’m sure it’s been it been melted down and made into laundry machines now. Glad you got it back, keep it forever.

                                                                          • Ajingtec
                                                                            Ajingtec  5 days back

                                                                            I’ve been trying to find my dad’s old 2007 Toyota Camry SE with a v6. I have the vin number and pictures of the car when we still owned it. We are the original owners and had the car for 7 years. It holds a lot of good memories even tho it’s not really anything special. Traded it in for a 14 Toyota Avalon back in 2014 and the past year or so I’ve been trying to track it down but no luck at all.

                                                                            • FGGG Bits
                                                                              FGGG Bits  5 days back

                                                                              2000gt fell in love with it when saw it in NFS underground 2

                                                                              • 213blackheart
                                                                                213blackheart  5 days back

                                                                                Buying back your old expensive car... Yea try growing up poor and buying back a one ounce bar of silver or gold pice... life changing moment!

                                                                                • Jake Mcewen
                                                                                  Jake Mcewen  5 days back

                                                                                  It's like watching someone be reunited with a long lost dog.

                                                                                  • ZZaction
                                                                                    ZZaction  5 days back

                                                                                    my grandfather wanted to buy his 2 dream cars, an audi tt and a 3000gt, he bought a tt, but before he found a 3k that he liked, he passed away. i guess he passed down his taste in cars to me, because theyre both my favorite cars too.

                                                                                    • David Price
                                                                                      David Price  5 days back

                                                                                      I had a 68 Plymouth Valiant. It looked like it came out of the Showroom and i know it was nothing much. I got rid of it cause at the time i didnt know much about cars. I guess that would be my dream car cause i really would try to get another.

                                                                                      • Joel Calderon
                                                                                        Joel Calderon  5 days back

                                                                                        It's cool you found your old car but that click bait tho...

                                                                                        • bobbg
                                                                                          bobbg  5 days back

                                                                                          You drove that back home after you picked it up. 5 years used tires, out of safe date rage 6 to 8 years, I hope you didnt race it and your lucky you didnt blow out a side wall. I'd have brought it back on a trailer. Then when I had it in my shop gone over every inch of it changed oil, gas. And all other fulids.
                                                                                          Tune up touch up ex...

                                                                                          2 year old gas. No thanks.

                                                                                          • bobbg
                                                                                            bobbg  5 days back

                                                                                            I have the Supra that was designed after. 7mgte 88 turbo targa. I've driven the VR4 a few times it was a serious car. I got to drive a brand new one and yank out the stock sound system and put much better stuff in it.
                                                                                            Yes the VR4 is a collector's car. Fast fun to drive did I say fast?
                                                                                            The first one version of that car was the stealth sould under dodges name plate. The VR4 took that a step futher.
                                                                                            I worked on the Stelth brand new also.

                                                                                            • ADVENTURE Xperience
                                                                                              ADVENTURE Xperience  6 days back

                                                                                              Look on the dash for the gas door location

                                                                                              • Kielov Pyriel
                                                                                                Kielov Pyriel  6 days back

                                                                                                Your dream car is a 3000GT? That's a bit of a low bar isn't it?