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« Reply #40 on: September 12, 2020, 05:13:32 PM »
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Monthly  update absolutely nothing in my price range Cry
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« Reply #41 on: September 12, 2020, 07:25:32 PM »
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$20k seems to be the baseline now as most drivers have had money spent on them to get them roadworthy. Anything cheaper generally needs work to be a driver, has substantial rust, or is an abandoned project.


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« Reply #42 on: September 12, 2020, 10:26:14 PM »
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$20k seems to be the baseline now as most drivers have had money spent on them to get them roadworthy. Anything cheaper generally needs work to be a driver, has substantial rust, or is an abandoned project.


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There are plenty of those around the $10k mark.
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« Reply #43 on: September 13, 2020, 07:47:47 AM »
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Rio ..I guess you have to weigh up ,if you have the facilities and expertise to do a resto ,then there is the challenge of the project and the satisfaction of completion of something you have done yourself ,generally a lot of help and outsourcing ,or alternatively you buy a road going car and maintain it ..the dollars soon add up ..for what it is worth to help you, in round figures ,I paid $12k for my car road going ,spent around $20k on it , it is insured for $40k , NRMA would insure it up to $60k they want to inspect the car if I want to go over that..they suggested I cover it for the $40k after I sent them images ,so that is what value they are prepared to put on a FC Special Sedan in 2020 ..That is what I believe is a true " agreed value policy " ,most comprehensive policys just change on renewal and the policy holder doesn't agree to anything,they just refer to the " little red book " ie Glasses Guide ...to get there value ..Vern
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« Reply #44 on: September 13, 2020, 09:43:06 AM »
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My ute project I was lucky to get for $3k. Add to that $10k in receipts and three years of weekend, after work and holidays. Upholstery is the only thing Iíve farmed out and Iíve spent zero on the drive train and suspension.


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« Reply #45 on: September 15, 2020, 10:42:54 AM »
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Rio,
Vern is right.

At your price range and even at $20k, you may be just paying to inherit huge problems.

My 1 owner FC will be available when I finish doing what Iím doing to it.

Just jump in, drive and enjoy and put a car cover on it.
Ric.
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