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Old 09-22-2020, 10:24am   #1
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I'm not sure if this guy was being snarky or not.
He wrote my wife asking if we had any classic Mustangs for sale. We don't currently, but I have a '70 Boss that I'm not doing anything with. It has presentable paint and interior, but is missing all of its original Boss parts. It currently has a pumped up 351 Cleveland and a top loader. We offered to him for $40k. He asked a bunch of questions and then finally came back with this:
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Dennis,

Iíve been going through the numbers on the Boss and I wanted to bring it up to you.

Youíre asking $40,000 and Iíve been looking at current values of Boss stuff.

Iíve come up with between $20,000 and $30,000 in parts cost, depending if I do full concourse (smog etc) or not. The motor fully done could be almost $15,000 with carb, distributor, fuel pump etc.

Given those costs, I donít feel Iím in a position to offer $40,000.

$40,000 +
$30,000 =
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I realize $30,000 is a high number. But $70,000 invested in a non numbers matching Boss, does make good financial sense. Plus, I have to ship (open) it to Maryland for at least $2,000.

I realize that I havenít even looked at the rest of the car. But, Iím going on your word that it is mint. It looks real nice.

With all that said, if you have wiggle room, but Iíll leave that up to you.

Iím not trying to be difficult, just want be upfront.

Thanks
Kevin
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Well technically, the car wasn't for sale. Kim just asked me what it would take for me to sell the car. I understand if you're not interested at that price.
Thanks,
Dennis
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Dennis,

Sorry, I thought you were selling the car. Yeah, youíre right 40k is too high for me.

Thanks showing me, your beautiful car.
Kevin
I left it at that.
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I'm not sure if this guy was being snarky or not.
He wrote my wife asking if we had any classic Mustangs for sale. We don't currently, but I have a '70 Boss that I'm not doing anything with. It has presentable paint and interior, but is missing all of its original Boss parts. It currently has a pumped up 351 Cleveland and a top loader. We offered to him for $40k. He asked a bunch of questions and then finally came back with this:

So, I responded with:

and he came back with:

I left it at that.
I don't think so.
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How can you be a dick? You drive a Rustang...how can you be a dick when you don't have any balls?



That my friend is how one is a dick

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How can you be a dick? You drive a Rustang...how can you be a dick when you don't have any balls?



That my friend is how one is a dick

Was that you Kevin?
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I agree with him you want too much. I agree with you that you weren't really selling it. Talking with a few members here they think you already are a dick. I just thought i'd let you know. I hope this helps.
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You were cordial. I want to know how angry Andy would have responded.
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Was that you Kevin?
No, that other Kevin doesn't have cool dreads like me
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Where have you been IB4TLheim?
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I think you're being a whiny little bitch cause he didn't jump at the chance to buy an overpriced rustang just cause you owned it.
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Where have you been IB4TLheim?
Working a lot and not posting much online.....

That being said, even though I don't post often the other place banned me today. **** 'em.

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I think you're being a whiny little bitch cause he didn't jump at the chance to buy an overpriced rustang just cause you owned it.
Now we're cooking with gas
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Working a lot and not posting much online.....

That being said, even though I don't post often the other place banned me today. **** 'em.

Seriously? Was it Lockrod? How did that happen?
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I think you're a dick, but for completely different reasons.

Hope that helps.




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Seriously? Was it Lockrod? How did that happen?
VetteBuyer6369

They deleted my avatar of President Trump and deleted my location "Trump Nation"

I mentioned their censorship in the MNF thread and they banned me.
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Dude..... you were a dick long before you sent the reply.

Hope this helps
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They deleted my avatar of President Trump and deleted my location "Trump Nation"

I mentioned their censorship in the MNF thread and they banned me.
perma?
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I agree with him you want too much. I agree with you that you weren't really selling it. Talking with a few members here they think you already are a dick. I just thought i'd let you know. I hope this helps.
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I think you're a dick, but for completely different reasons.

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Dude..... you were a dick long before you sent the reply.

Hope this helps
I like all of you guys too.
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Only men get perma banned.
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I think you're a dick, but for completely different reasons.

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Dude..... you were a dick long before you sent the reply.

Hope this helps
How original.
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perma?
30 for now.....

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Only men get perma banned.
I'll probably become a man in 31 days
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