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Old 04-21-2018, 07:16 PM
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Old fart down the street just offered me $12k.
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Old 04-21-2018, 07:41 PM
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Take 7 and be happy! Take 12k and tell hte story of how you once hit the lotto!!!

Congrats lotto stud.
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Old 04-21-2018, 07:44 PM
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Take it and buy something nicer, rarer, newer, more interesting and/or more challenging. Some times you just can't escape being given too much money for an automobile. It has happened to me twice, once a Mustang LX and found a (much) nicer Camaro and again on an '84 Corvette and found a '96 CE/LT4.
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Take 7 and be happy! Take 12k and tell hte story of how you once hit the lotto!!!

Congrats lotto stud.
For a stock car in excellent condition, it is a big win.
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Take 7 and be happy! Take 12k and tell hte story of how you once hit the lotto!!!

Congrats lotto stud.
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Old 04-22-2018, 08:55 AM
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This year I could go up to $15k once it's sold. Maybe a mint LT-4 or 2003/04 C5 or 05/ 06 C6 ?


I'm torn about selling, but know I'll never get an offer like this again.
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Old 04-22-2018, 08:59 AM
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For a stock car in excellent condition, it is a big win.

I've got about $11k into it. Seems like it one thing after another. I guess 26 years old is taking it's toll.
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Old 04-22-2018, 09:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Cool Runnings View Post
I've got about $11k into it. Seems like it one thing after another. I guess 26 years old is taking it's toll.
I have more than that into the car but like everything else if you use it more, it isn't fair to say that the item is worth what you paid for it. New motor costs $10k,10 years later ,it isn't worth $10k anymore Deprecated is the way I look at it
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Old 04-22-2018, 09:15 AM
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I have more than that into the car but like everything else if you use it more, it isn't fair to say that the item is worth what you paid for it. New motor costs $10k,10 years later ,it isn't worth $10k anymore Deprecated is the way I look at it

May have an opportunity to look at a 94 doug rippe 383 6M with coil-overs and wilwood brakes with 29,000 miles. Not sure if it's been beat to death?
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Originally Posted by Cool Runnings View Post
Old fart down the street just offered me $12k.
Then you might as well sell your house and move too, I wouldn't want to see my beloved car in my neighbors driveway...
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Old 04-22-2018, 10:15 AM
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Then you might as well sell your house and move too, I wouldn't want to see my beloved car in my neighbors driveway...


Yes, I am torn. She's a nice example of a loaded 92. 57,000 miles, everything works, bose gold, FX3, G44, sport seats and the glass targa option.
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Old 04-22-2018, 10:30 AM
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Originally Posted by pologreen1 View Post
Take 7 and be happy! Take 12k and tell hte story of how you once hit the lotto!!!

Congrats lotto stud.
LMAO! & Yes take the 12k
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Originally Posted by Cool Runnings View Post
Yes, I am torn. She's a nice example of a loaded 92. 57,000 miles, everything works, bose gold, FX3, G44, sport seats and the glass targa option.
How much would it really bother you if you were driving something that you wanted even more than what you had? You're going to get more than your money back. Unfortunately it's probably a one shot opportunity.
Decisions.....decisions......good luck with what ever you decide.

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This year I could go up to $15k once it's sold. Maybe a mint LT-4 or 2003/04 C5 or 05/ 06 C6 ?


I'm torn about selling, but know I'll never get an offer like this again.

15k is c5 z06 money if you look around
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15k is c5 z06 money if you look around


I've heard, best to get either a 03 or 04 and stay away from the early C5's.
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sell it plus u still get to see it.
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Originally Posted by pologreen1 View Post
15k is c5 z06 money if you look around
Bought my C5Z last August, no way can you buy one for 15k. Maybe one with over 100k miles and with an accident on a Carfax. But yeah stepping up to a C5Z, especially an 02+ is beyond worth it.
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Old 04-22-2018, 01:42 PM
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You should for sure take that
then start looking for another Vette. Half the fun is looking
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Originally Posted by Lingenfelter View Post
Bought my C5Z last August, no way can you buy one for 15k. Maybe one with over 100k miles and with an accident on a Carfax. But yeah stepping up to a C5Z, especially an 02+ is beyond worth it.
100k isn't the same as it was back in the 80s or so it seems to be these days I have 480k on my 99 W210

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