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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.