Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Eastern Washington state (509)
I tend to agree with the rest of the guy's. $7000 is to high with the problems you've described. I would also be concerned about the cowl.... seems in most case's if the floor pans are in need of repair the cowl isn't far behind. I believe you may have been more then fair with a $5000 offer ..... You didn't mention any other "selling" point or anything special other than its a fastback? keep in mind a decent paint job w/ jambs etc could easily run you over $5000 and a grand for the floor pan install... each fix up "phase" costs approx. "X" amount of money. Wheather its paint/body work, motor/exhaust, suspension/brakes, Tires/wheels and interior. Each one of these "cost" area's you can save a "few" bucks by means of smart shopping, "do it yourself" or even the buddy factor.
But, the best most cost effective way not to bury yourself any more than you have to is to buy them "right" to begin with! That 2-3-4 grand you "over pay" in the beginning is more than all the "smart shopping" you could ever do... not to mention how many of the fix up "phase's" that money would pay for..
Ok..... I'll get off my soapbox now.... "G"
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