I know...I find it hard to believe too. My first response was that it would
be very hard to spend $100,000 to restore a TR3 if you tried to. It's
probably a story that's grown locally as it got told. But then, as I thought
more about it...I guess it is possible...a restorer or more without any
conscience, and an owner with too much money to toss around, Who know???
----- Original Message -----
From: Mark Gendron <email@example.com>
To: Ken and Elizabeth <BethKen@erols.com>; Fred Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
Sent: Wednesday, August 16, 2000 11:09 AM
Subject: RE: cars value
> No. . .you are joking, aren't you? Please tell me you're joking. How is it
> even POSSIBLE to spend so much on a TR3?
> A professional restorer quoted me $20k to completely finish my TR2, and I
> just about choked. I started thinking about the neat garage remodel and
> the equipment I could buy for just HALF that amount. . .
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ken and Elizabeth
> Sent: Monday, August 14, 2000 4:01 PM
> To: Fred Thomas; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: cars value
> Supposedly, a guy who had a TR3 down at Bowie had paid others about
> $100,000 to restore this car to a level never attained by Triumph.