Very good Peter, did you once work in Real Estate?
----- Original Message -----
From "Peter C." <nosimport at mailbag.com>
To: <Ajhsys@aol.com>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 27, 2000 3:01 PM
Subject: Re: Bugeye FS in CT
> Ah, truth in advertising.
> This is how the same car is usually advertised.....
> 1959 Austin Healey Sprite. All original unrestored, perfect for concours
> restoration. Original engine with spare. Needs seats, recovered and
> windshield renewed. Usual small areas of rust. Too many spares to list. 2
> tone paint. A good, fun project that will bring you joy. Offered for sale
> at a tenth of its restoration value! $2,011.00
> In my experience.
> Peter C
> At 03:54 PM 7/27/2000, Ajhsys@aol.com wrote:
> >I saw this ad on TraderOnLine and HAD to post it to the list. This is
> >happens when you don't know what you are getting into!
> >1959 AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE, you wanna project? here's your project! I have
> >original 948 engine, AND A SPARE, being put back together a.u.r.t. the
> >looks like it would be comfortable if it had seats, there is a hole in
> >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
> >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
> >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
> >your children and childrens' children) the best of luck, you WILL need
> >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
> >project like that!
> >Allen Hefner
> >SCCA Philly Region Rally Steward
> >'77 Midget
> >'92 Mitsubishi Expo LRV Sport