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Old 03-26-2012, 07:35 PM   #1
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Built in 2004 and driven a little over 12000 miles. Enjoyed it and now its time to move on.
Powdercoated Newman frame, with 1990 C4 suspension, C5 front brakes,VB&P adjustable front spring, 2002 LS1 w/T56 six speed, 2 1/2" stainless exhaust, Dana 36 w/3.54 gears, DeWitts radiator, Cen Tech fan controller, Hot Rod Air, "Specialty Power" windows, "Specialty Power" wipers, Leather seats, Dynamat, Alpine AM/FM/XM/CD w/MB Quart speakers, VDO instruments, Cloth top. Much more.... Asking $115,000
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Old 03-26-2012, 07:52 PM   #2
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WOW! WOW!
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Old 03-26-2012, 10:11 PM   #4
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I want it! Now! Nice car. Just about my dreamcar! Very Very nice.:y esnod:
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Old 03-27-2012, 08:24 AM   #5
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Very nice
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Old 03-30-2012, 06:33 PM   #6
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Very nice,

I am at the begining of a restro on a 61, could share some info on where you located the emc, and what did you do to upgrade the guages, any information would be greatly appriciated.

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Old 03-30-2012, 08:56 PM   #7
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Computer on this car is located in the trunk, using a Detail Zone panel.
With the exception of the Speedo the instruments are VDO in slightly enlarged stock openings. The stock speedo is is operated by using an Abbott Xbox that converts the electronic signal to mechanical.
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Old 03-31-2012, 08:32 AM   #8
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Offers anyone??? It is just an asking price. I'm serious about selling and won't be insulted by any reasonable offer. I'm only twenty minutes from the Albany NY airport if anyone wants to look
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WOW! WOW!
To that I'd like to add

Click the image to open in full size.

That's pretty close to my dream corvette, right there.

Off to buy lottery ticket...
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I think its about twice the price you will get for it. Would it take $100k to redo it? maybe, but it doubt anybody would drop $100k for a 61 that's not original. Don't get me wrong, its nice and my style, $40-$50k is where I would be.. And this is coming form a guy with a $90k C5.

Anyone buying this is NOT going to "redo" it . I will take ALL the 50K restos like this you can send my way.
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I would take 2 at 50k Gorgeous car just needs the right buyer.
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Awesome! That's one of the best looking resto's that I've seen and exactly what I've been dreaming about for years.
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I think its about twice the price you will get for it. Would it take $100k to redo it? maybe, but it doubt anybody would drop $100k for a 61 that's not original. Don't get me wrong, its nice and my style, $40-$50k is where I would be.. And this is coming form a guy with a $90k C5.
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I think its about twice the price you will get for it. Would it take $100k to redo it? maybe, but it doubt anybody would drop $100k for a 61 that's not original. Don't get me wrong, its nice and my style, $40-$50k is where I would be.. And this is coming form a guy with a $90k C5.
You clearly are completely unfamiliar with the C1-C2 restomod market.

Or the regular C1-C2 market for that matter.
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Old 04-01-2012, 07:54 PM   #15
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Anyone buying this is NOT going to "redo" it . I will take ALL the 50K restos like this you can send my way.
when i say to redo it, i mean, build it again or one like it. Not to redo the car again.
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The criticisms of the price of this car as well as the back and forth arguments about the market and personal stuff is over.

If you would like to start a completely separate thread to argue about prices in general, the market, restomods or anything else that suits you, please feel free.

However, further distractions from the OP selling his car will result in people having more time to enjoy this fine weather away from their computers.

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Old 04-02-2012, 08:16 AM   #17
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clean doesnt even come close to discribing this beauty. This is one of the best I have seen. That Fuelie emblem caught my eye first off.
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Old 04-02-2012, 06:02 PM   #18
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Very nicely done!!!! Good luck on your sale. Shouldn't have any problems at that money.

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Thanks to all for the kind and positive comments!
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Old 04-03-2012, 09:36 AM   #20
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There is no such thing as a $50k resto, I know because I bought one. By the time the car is finished properly, it will be north of $100k. Take any resto and compare it with a parts catalog, and you will quickly see why they cost what they do.

This is a really beautiful piece of C1 art, good luck with the sale!
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