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Re: V8 5 speed SPARE US


Who cares.  I don't care about anyones personal preference on dogs or wether
they want a V8 or a 5 cylinder.  I so happen to prefer......oh yeah you all
would like that.  Wouldn't you?  No preference is better then the other.  It
is as it is called a preference.

Shayne, prepareing the flame shield.  

>>Granted, the S6 4.2 is arguably more car, but there is NOTHING between the 
>V8/5 and the S6 4.2/6
>in price or performance for me and my needs.<
>You hit the nail on the head.  For you and your needs.  That have something 
>that is perfect for you
>is great.  I have several hunting dogs, which I have
>spent many hours training and nashing teeth over.
>For me, the dogs are now perfect.  I would not sell
>either of them for $10,000, really.  What are they worth?  Well, 4-5 year 
>olds, broke to wing and shot,
>excellent in retrieve, pointing, backing, etc., in the 
>midwest, maybe $2,500-$3,000 MAX.  What I would
>take for them really has no effect on what the market
>would give me for them.  See?
>>Thus my indifference point on a sale is $30-35k depending upon the 
>D-mark/US$ at the moment<
>that is your prerogative, completely.  just understand that your 
>"indifference point" is unrealistic--so far as the market is concerned.
>>That's just the fact.  If you are not looking for that kind of performance 
>and build quality in a V8 package, then we aren't even in the same
>Look, the performance of my 89 200tq wagon surpasses, the performance I 
>have found with the several V8's I have driven.  I am not downing the V8
>in any manner.  Just stating facts.  Now, my car has 
>a market value.  Probably worth $5k to the dealer, *maybe* $8,000 max to 
>someone who must have
>what I have.  Would I take $8k?  No.  But what I would take is irrelevant 
>to market value, so long as
>I don't control the market.
>>Lot's of V8/5 owners think this way, not just me.<
>they seem to be a proud bunch, as they should be.
>>Were my car totalled, I would be screwed, which is why I keep careful 
>track of the prices of v8/5's independent of auto models and later 4.2 models.
>If that were the case, I would HOPE I can extract 17-18k from the insurance>
>For your sake, I hope so too.  Would be interesting
>to see what insurance has paid on a wrecked one.
>Saw one that needed a rear clip once, sold for around $4,500, as I recall.  
>Black, mid mileage.  Nice car.