Originally Posted by fudge
I don't see many 40 year old cars at all.
I have one in my garage, and 2 more on their way over from Seattle. Plus, my folks have a few, and my last Falcon daily driver was 40 years old. Hell, look on Ebay, and you'll see LOTS of cheap domestics still going strong 40-50 years later (separate from teh musclecars). How many Japanese cars from the '60s, 70s, and early '80s do you see? Most of them have rusted into oblivion.
Unless you're in California or southern Oregon, where the climate keeps many of them around...
The point is, again, it's how you care for the car that matters, not where it comes from.