[V8] A new price record for a stock '90?
indischrot at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 10:59:42 PDT 2008
All "issues" with the car aside, even in great condition.... that's a
lot of money to spend on a car that old...
...but, then again, it's only "worth" what someone will pay for it. And
if it's what Roger wants, and it's worth it to him, then that's how much
the car should go for. :) Now, I just need to find someone who makes
it worth it to ME with all these baseball cards........
Ed Kellock wrote:
>Actually the listing does mention the TB. It specifically states the
>seller "does NOT know" if the timing has been done or not.
>I agree with Ingo. I almost responded last night. For anyone who's
>familiar with this car, those 4 issues (save the body scrape) are
>minor, probably all easy fixes. Not necessarily, but even if not,
>nothing that, for the right buyer, of a low mile seemingly very clean
>example, wouldn't be worth fixing, regardless.
>Roger will probably treat this car to a thorough mechanical renovation
>as he has everything else in the past. The most important aspect to
>him is the physical condition. In this case, that is very good. He
>does not expect to be able to DIY the mechanicals. Reconditioning
>cosmetics is much more difficult, expensive, and far less effective
>than mechanical recondition.
>On 4/23/08, Enzeder <enzeder at comcast.net> wrote:
>>I'm not saying it's not a nice car - it may very well be. I'd be
>>worried about anything rubber or plastic. The listing doesn't mention the TB.
>>If it is Roger's new car, I hope he had the opportunity to look it
>>over before bidding, and I hope it is as nice as it looks. I don't
>>think I'd bid that high sight unseen for a car that old.
>>One serious plus is that the seller has excellent feedback for an auto dealer.
>>At 07:39 AM 4/23/2008, Ingo Rautenberg wrote:
>>>That's Rogers new car, I believe. Those are niggling issues, too. A
>>>rust-free almost pristine, low mileage example can be worth that to
>>>the right buyer.
>>>From: Enzeder <enzeder at comcast.net>
>>>Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 00:22:30
>>>To:<v8 at audifans.com>
>>>Subject: [V8] A new price record for a stock '90?
>>>I watched in amazement as this went down on eBay: http://tinyurl.com/6622vy.
>>>Almost $5500 for a stock '90 V8.
>>>Granted, it has super low mileage (62k), but it's still an 18 year
>>>old car with issues.
>>>Especially considering the errors in the listing:
>>>3yr car - it was 4 in the US and more elsewhere
>>>16 years old
>>>S6 and A8 introduced in '92
>>>There's a little creative license going on here and I wonder what
>>>else is "creative".
>>>And the issues listed:
>>>light scrape on the right rear wheel opening/lip
>>>power windows(left rear is inop)
>>>heated seats(they don't get hot)
>>>"Anti-Lock Off" light stays on all of the time
>>>Cruise Control(does not work)
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