I get the impression that this guy isn't a salesman :-)
After that fine buildup, I expected a price closer to $500.
>Subject: Bugeye FS in CT
>I saw this ad on TraderOnLine and HAD to post it to the list. This is what
>happens when you don't know what you are getting into!
>1959 AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE, you wanna project? here's your project! I have the
>original 948 engine, AND A SPARE, being put back together a.u.r.t. the car
>looks like it would be comfortable if it had seats, there is a hole in the
>floor which makes it easy to stand up no problem seeing through the
>windsheild, THERE IS NONE. oh there will be hours of fun laughing through
>your tears restoring this car who's licence plate should be SHTBOX. I guess
>the spareparts (most of which are chewed up gears and other incompatable
>parts) will be a joy to finally get out of my garage. my guess would be that
>RESTORATION WILL COST ABOUT $7000 for decent condition (ie drivable) and
>upwards of $20,000 for making it "perfect". if you buy my car I wish you (and
>your children and childrens' children) the best of luck, you WILL need it.
>color: antique white and primer with a rust undertone $2,011.00, (203)
>Location: Westport, CT
>I wish him a lot of luck selling it, but he really shouldn't sugar coat the
>project like that!
>SCCA Philly Region Rally Steward
>'92 Mitsubishi Expo LRV Sport