[ROVERNET - UK] Canadian Gold?
peter at king-co.com
Mon Mar 13 02:57:51 GMT 2006
It's true, the price only sounds high to the uninitiated. Whether
you count your investment in cash or in hours, the price of a
complete restoration makes that sound reasonable...
On Mar 12, 2006, at 9:46 PM, Eric Russell wrote:
> --- peter king <peter at king-co.com> wrote:
>> I saw this on line today, in case anyone in N.A. is
>> looking for a
>> MK III sedan....
> I agree. That's a lot of money.
> However, I paid $2500.00 for a new paint job on my
> 1969 2000 TC (I did all the masking, there were no
> trim parts attached, and I did all the reassembly.).
> A club friend paid $5000.00 for a new (leather where
> appropriate) interior on his immaculate P4.
> I guess the asking price for that P5 is closer to the
> replacement cost than the buyers' preference of a few
> thousand dollars.
> I have "agreed value" insurance on my P6 for
> $15,000.00 That's what I figured it would cost to
> replace the car in a total loss. I *know* the
> painting price is much higher than 5 years ago. I
> would still have to do much of the preparation work.
> I'd have to search for the best parts I could find and
> the *inventory* is dwindling.
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