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Old 10-03-2008, 02:05 AM   #1
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If you were to sell your car how much would you ask for it and why?
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I think I speak for most people on this site when I say:

"A lot more than it's worth simply because I don't really want to get rid of it."
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Old 10-03-2008, 02:11 AM   #3
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I owe like 10k on it, so I hope its worth more than that >.>;

Id never sell it though.
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Old 10-03-2008, 02:13 AM   #4
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well its probably pretty transparent that I am thinking of selling mine so i was trying to gauge what to ask.
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You could make a thread with pictures and a description so we could help you..
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Old 10-03-2008, 02:19 AM   #6
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I think I speak for most people on this site when I say:

"A lot more than it's worth simply because I don't really want to get rid of it."
+50000000. If I had to sell mine, id prolly part it out for best profit..
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Old 10-03-2008, 02:35 AM   #7
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Well I didnt know what the etiquite was here so I didnt. Pics to follow.
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Old 10-03-2008, 02:46 AM   #8
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Engine

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The car right after i kissed a light pole friday....

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the list..

1.8 Swap
Lightweight flywheel
ACT Extreme Clutch
Adjustable cam gears
LSD (From 97 M)
AVO Turbo Kit (T-28)
Enthuza 3" Exhaust
3" high flow cat
Short throw shifter
Link ECU
High flow fuel pump
Vishnu Dual feed fuel rail
RC 550 cc injectors
Greddy Type S Blow Off Valve
Ground control springs
Koni adjustable shocks
Flyin Miata Rear Upper shock mounts
JR front and read sway bars
Adjustable end links
shock tower brace
Cowl hood.
Hard Top
Manual boost controller.
Race Wheels are 15X7 TSW's
Street Wheels are 15X7 TSW's
Stock Daisies

I know I'm missing stuff here..
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Old 10-03-2008, 02:46 AM   #9
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id ask at least double what I got it for simply because I got it for a retardedly good price

your is nice though, even if im not a fan of the yellow
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I say without hardtop its worth in the 5-6k range, then a extra 600 to 1k for the hardtop depending on condition.
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strip it part it out.

Sell it as stock. You'll make tons more moneyies then.
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As is: 5.5-6k, parted out you could get more.

Well sorted car you have there.
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Old 10-03-2008, 04:17 AM   #13
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Am I the only one under the impression this thread was started to find out what everyone else though THEIR car was worth? I didn't pick up the part where he was trying to price out his car specifically but that definitely seems to be what he was looking for now.
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Kplafin, see:
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well its probably pretty transparent that I am thinking of selling mine so i was trying to gauge what to ask.
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Kplafin, see:
Son of a bitch....that's like the tenth time I've posted something today that was completely explained in a previous post....I need some sleep or something apparently....carry on.
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Modified cars have to be *flawless* in order to fetch big bucks. I would probably ask $10k for my car if I were to ever sell it, after I fixed the following:
-PDR driver's fender, new front/rear bumper skins, repaint hood/fenders/nose/hardtop
-new gauge hood
-new exhaust tip
-full detail

Probably $14k if I were to part out. I have more than that into it and I will probably never sell.
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"A lot more than it's worth simply because I don't really want to get rid of it."
+1

It would take a special car to kick the Miata out of my garage.
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I dont want to sell it but I am in a bind and need the money. I am paying for a house I dont live in....
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Mine is for sale in the Classifieds right now at $5500. Your parts "extensiveness" is about the same as mine, but it looks like you spent some more money.

The economy is in the ******* right now and winter is coming up fast... I haven't had a single hint of interest.

I'll probably end up shipping mine back to San Diego when I move there in December and parting the turbo stuff, keeping the swappable pieces for my NB build, and selling the OEM stuff to a guy who specializes in Miata parting there.

Your best bet for maximum return is to part it. I've learned one valuable lesson during the 2 years I've been building my '93... don't ever throw away any stock pieces you remove. Store and keep to return to stock. I wish I had.
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I would love to have the time and space to do it but I am in an apt now and dont really have access to a garage like my house.
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