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    Default Is it me or is second hand getting expensive?

    Wow. Just looked at it again. Reserve reached at $121 big ones.

    I like how in the description it says:

    . Exterior: Some paint loss and small rust spots

    And under features

    . Power steering

    First bid $9
    Fourth bid $2,009
    Fifth bid is where things departed from reality $73,009

    Interestingly that guy has not bid again.

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    hi

    barn rust factory = place of storage ... then some rip-off merchant found it .....the rest is will/ be history

    Respray only and pity the next owner if there is no proof of repair ,,, then ,, rust breaking out every where


    badly damaged body ,,well worn/deteriorated int.ext..... engine bay in poor cond . .. missing parts..... Non Group A == very low price ???? Group A = not more than 20,000$

    At 100,000$ Alot better cars on the market than this easily .!!!!!!

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    I just looked through the latest Shannons auction results emailed to me.

    A 1974 Datsun 1200 ute went for $17 000 , a 1977 Honda Accord went for $36 250 , an 63 EH Special sedan only managed a miserable $21 500 but a 64 EH premier almost tripled that at $63 500 as some examples.

    WTF is wrong with these people and what am I missing with these old rego plates, many of them selling in the hundred and two hundred thousands?

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    White collar types looking for investments. Some kind of aura around old cars value at the moment. Nostalgia has taken hold in modern society psyche increasing the value, ne price of all things old, even what was junk only a few years ago.

    1977 Honda Accord 36 big ones, give me a break!

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    It is a manual coupe though , hopefully this will post ok, check out some of these prices. The HQ GTS Coupe "350 enhanced" price will make you happy for yours.


    https://www.shannons.com.au/auctions...:20200801:2944
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    hi
    IT`s only worth money like that if its all numbers matching .Oh yea rust free, it`s not. Many a factory part missing ,not even an attempt to restore this vehicle has been done . A true slapper . Lack of effort is thru out .
    HJ onwards centre console
    Exhaust needs the ass eng pipes / muff hangers/ t pipes all have issues
    engine sump real quality work
    trans crossmember not for a stocker
    rear swaybar only work if the front end has aggressive turn in
    tail shaft loop really
    No effort for engine bay
    belt buckles/ belts not period

    All repairable

    Oh yea Monaro the differences are trim / engine brand beyond that nothing Only slightly special .

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    Quote Originally Posted by JaseQ314 View Post
    It is a manual coupe though , hopefully this will post ok, check out some of these prices. The HQ GTS Coupe "350 enhanced" price will make you happy for yours.


    https://www.shannons.com.au/auctions...:20200801:2944
    The 1964 Premier EH 20 grand more than a 1982 Lotus Esprit

    People are always telling me my Coupe is worth 50, 60, 80k but I still canít fathom it.


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    Mate bought a pretty rare 1930s Rolls Royce for investment, paid 250K for it. Sounding a bit cheap compared to some of the above prices...

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    Hi
    Proof of body dipping and rotisserie rebuild required and should be demanded by all serious car enthusiasts . Many including the Monaro needs a rebuild done properly . A rusty car stays a rusty car unless done properly or 5 more tins of bog LOL.

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