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Re: Ur-Q ... buyer's market or seller's market?

DFAUTOHAUS@aol.com wrote:

> FWIW, it seems as though these cars sank to their lowest about two years ago.
> Let's face it, by and large these cars are now being purchased as toy's and
> not usually for everyday use. therefore as the spendable income of the buyer
> varies so does they marketability of these cars.
> If one has a very nice TQC to sell, the right buyer is out there. If the car
> is edgy or has a story, it won't be easy.
> .02
> DF

I have my 83 for 6 years now and it has cost me about $10K. Even without paint it
took about $7K in parts and refinishing costs. I had to replace all underside and
under the hood hardware, clamps and rubber. Steering rack and all the hydraulics
were rebuilt or replaced. My car actually looks better underneeth. All the
subframes, struts, A arms were sandblasted, refinished in epoxy paint, rebushed
and reinstalled with new hardware. It is totally trouble free to drive and A/C
has been redone. The only upgrades were watercooled turbo and thick sway bars, SS
exhaust and gauges.

Today there is no way to sell it for profit. I don't think I can even get back
what I paid for parts.

Mike Z