Even though I'm halfway thru the game at this point, I actually started a new game just so I could have a savegame right at that spot.
Actually, the game nearly tops itself when I realize that, while wandering the streets of San Fierro (San Francisco) I can hop into a 1970s Mustang look-alike, get it painted a nice shade of green at the chop shop, and have an awesome Bullitt chase scene for no reason around the hilly streets. But I wonder, I just hope beyond hope, that I've beaten the game to the punch in this instance. I hope that soon enough, there'll be an actual chase mission to run, and that the game will helpfully provide me with another green Mustang look-alike.
It's just that awesome.