After having kids, and also having to compete with a gazillion SUVs on the CA highways in my little Brat, I went the route of just letting her be a garage-filler for the most part. I only drive her occasionally around town, or to camping adventures on a road that's 55mph, or up into the hills on fire roads behind our house. For the most part, she's just a pretty garage ornament. Yep. Kids change priorities.... but they love riding in the back!
Well, I am not sure my Son will get the chance as he is 6 months old. It was an ambitious project for the non-kid guy in me. I thought about giving it to my Brother but he has kids as well.
In the end I am seeing the need for a boat anyway. The Wife is really hinting at that lately and I think it is time I oblige her wants as well. Trying to be less selfish I guess....
When it comes down to it all that remains is:
Rest of the body prep.
Brakes need a once over.
Might need a cv or bearing in the front.
I am debating if fixing these things is worth it or just throwing her on Craigslist.