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« Reply #15 on: June 10, 2012, 19:16:23 »
That is the Midnight Blue car I mentioned that was sold by Fast Lane in Missouri. If he gets his price he will make a nice profit. It is modified from stock specification more than I thought.  Makes me feel that the price I paid is in line with what I have seen advertised in the U.S.  Considering my car is CA smog legal (saving me a huge hassle) and I have all of the history back to correspondence with the factory for ordering the car, importation paperwork and entire service history, I feel the price I paid is a good one and an indicator of current fair market value here in the U.S.  Based on the remarks of the Club Cobra members perhaps they are not up to speed on the uniqueness and rarity of a real AC car.

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« Reply #16 on: June 10, 2012, 19:22:49 »
$80k seems to be the going price for Mk IVs in the States. The Club Cobra comment that the car is worth less than half the advertised price is laughable. As matter of interest, did you find out how much Redline wanted for their red LHD Mk IV? I'm sure it would be a lot more than $80k!

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« Reply #17 on: June 10, 2012, 21:00:15 »
Thanks for the link to the midnight blue car, my friend was already dealing with the seller ... He kept the car for a very short period ! But the car is very interesting, as it has some of the mods he wanted, and yes the seller may make a nice profit, but if it is the price you're prepared to pay for, who cares [;)] ?
   
   More important, BBK, did you see this car "in flesh" when it was for sale by fastlane ?

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« Reply #18 on: June 10, 2012, 21:00:52 »
I think $80,000 is about right. I did not check on the Redline car as I found the Cammisa car around the same time as your mention of the Redline one. I bet that car is a lot more than cars here in the States.

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« Reply #19 on: June 10, 2012, 21:12:02 »
FF, I agree that if he makes a nice profit more power to him. He sees the true value to the car. No, I did not see the blue car.....just the photos. If the photos of that car are an indication of the condition, then it is a great car. My AK 1216 looks similarly nice in the pictures that Cammisa had on their site.  However, one can never quite tell without seeing the car in person.  If your friend wishes to purchase it, he should get a PPI from a reputable local shop in the area.  Perhaps the seller can advise where locally in Texas he can have it investigated.  Also, in spending that sum of money he should fly to Texas to drive it and see it in the flesh before committing to a purchase.

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« Reply #20 on: June 11, 2012, 02:02:19 »
BBK welcome aboard ... seems my car ak1234 is almost the exact same car BRG / Saddle Interior ... with exception of a few details .... best of luck.
   
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« Reply #21 on: June 11, 2012, 04:16:38 »
Thank you!

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« Reply #22 on: June 11, 2012, 22:00:57 »
Sale pending on AK1066 [;)] ! And it seems that an ACOC member (marklotus) has also sold his (red) MKIV  ... Cars don't last for long on sale those days !

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« Reply #23 on: June 11, 2012, 22:56:37 »
It will be interesting also to see how much AK 1164 sold for at the Dingman Auction:
   
   http://www.rmauctions.com/FeatureCars.cfm?SaleCode=DM12&CarID=r147

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« Reply #24 on: June 11, 2012, 23:34:56 »
http://www.rmauctions.com/CarDetails.cfm?SaleCode=DM12&CarID=r147&Currency=USD
   
   Looks like you made out like a bandit, compared to this one!!!
   
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« Reply #25 on: June 11, 2012, 23:44:08 »
With due respect, I wonder what the Club Cobra forum members will say about the price of the Dingman car[:D]

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« Reply #26 on: June 12, 2012, 00:02:18 »
Yes!  I feel very good about my purchase, especially now!  My car is the same color though with tan interior and not modified like the Dingman car.
   
   Meant to mention that my car also has the side curtains, convertible top and bows, tonneau cover and the sun visors (though not currently installed).

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« Reply #27 on: June 12, 2012, 00:52:53 »
I'm going to Monterey this year. Considering going to the dinner in Pacific Grove. Maybe I get to see your car?
   
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« Reply #28 on: June 12, 2012, 01:07:06 »
Gus, that would be great.  Would love to show you the car.  I have an email inquiry into the gentleman who is organizing that dinner and hoping to hear from him and being able to attend that event.

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« Reply #29 on: June 12, 2012, 03:10:25 »
Gus, do you also have an AC?  If so, I look forward to seeing your car too..