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Old 05-20-2005, 08:25 PM
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This has to be the cleanest 89 5 Spd on the market... A bit too pricey for me..
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...550589721&rd=1
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Old 05-20-2005, 08:40 PM
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Y'know, if I just sold a kidney and maybe a few other major organs, that Buy it Now would be pretty tempting...

I bought my 928 almost five years ago now, the last two of which I've spent living an ocean away from it. I move back to the US in just under two weeks, and I can't wait to get behind the wheel again!

Somehow, the rental Fiat Puntos aren't quite doing it for me anymore...
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Old 05-20-2005, 08:59 PM
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This car has been up on the block before. Same seller too I think. It is indeed very nice.
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Old 05-20-2005, 09:14 PM
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It's been owned by a dealer for a long time. The inspection sticker is from 1993.
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Old 05-20-2005, 09:19 PM
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The auction ended at a high bid of $31,000 the last time it was listed, and of course, didn't trip the reserve.
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Old 05-20-2005, 09:32 PM
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This guy's running anonymous auctions. I'll eat my hat if there isn't some shill bidding going on.
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Old 05-20-2005, 09:34 PM
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Harumph. Amazing how much Armor-All is on that car. Like somebody wearing too much makeup and too much perfume... what's being concealed?
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Old 05-20-2005, 10:05 PM
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If it smells like cologne, leave it alone...
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This IS an awesome example, makes me drool... But while I don't share his optimism regarding the selling price, I have to admire the attitude. Why give it away for cheap? Maybe someone bids up to $35k - which is still a good selling price - and they can make a deal after the auction has closed? Who knows... But it will find a new home! eventually, and I hope it'll be a good one.
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Yeah, it's been for sale before with a good ending price. I don't understand his reasoning. I mean $31,000 for an '89 is great.
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Old 05-21-2005, 12:14 AM
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That really does look from the pictures to be a prime example. I've had from time-to-time a hankering for an '89 S4 5-Speed to compliment the '89 GT. But, I'd want one to drive! And every mile driven on this one would cost at least a dollar. Seems to me the seller is looking for a collector and pricing the car for collectors only. Not drivers.
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Yeah, he should have sold it to the guy offering the 31 Gs.

In fact, I think I'll sell my 928 right now to the guy who offered me $250 grand.

There. I just sold my low-mileage GT to myself.



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Yeah, it's been for sale before with a good ending price. I don't understand his reasoning. I mean $31,000 for an '89 is great.
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Old 05-21-2005, 01:08 AM
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Originally Posted by worf928
Seems to me the seller is looking for a collector and pricing the car for collectors only. Not drivers.
Very good point! That's probably how the market is going to split in the future - you either have a super perfect one that brings a high collector price (providing you find a collector for it), or you have something "below" that will be a lot less.

And I agree that this is not a car you'd dare to drive... So nice that it's too nice to subject to the forces and risks of the road...


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In fact, I think I'll sell my 928 right now to the guy who offered me $250 grand.

There. I just sold my low-mileage GT to myself.
Have you given yourself $250k also?
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Old 05-21-2005, 01:30 AM
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Our 1989GT was in better shape. The door panel inserts and rear seats show some problems with this car. Nice but not that nice.

Just my opinion.
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Old 05-21-2005, 11:31 AM
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Have you given yourself $250k also?
No, but my credit's good, and I'll lease the car back to myself and show a profit.
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