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Old 05-07-2012, 06:22 PM
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I am pretty sure that I looked at this one last year. It is located in Staten Island NY and it is totally misrepresented. It is behind a boarded up, vacant house with about fifty other clunkers. The guy selling it told me that he was driving it the day before. But, the car actually looked as though it hadn't run for quite some time. When I looked at it, he was asking over $3K. Trust me, I badly want one of these, but it is probably not worth more than $500. It is a real junker!

How is it possible that any complete ambulance could be worth less than crush price for that car?? This car is worth all of $1500 in just parts value, and I haven't even laid eyes on it!
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Old 05-07-2012, 11:14 PM
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How is it possible that any complete ambulance could be worth less than crush price for that car?? This car is worth all of $1500 in just parts value, and I haven't even laid eyes on it!
You know what, I agree with you. It is just that the guy misrepresented it's condition in many ways, he just irritated me. And for parts, it probably is worth $1500, but truthfully, it is much rougher than the pictures indicate.
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Thats a bad thing about pics, they can hide alot!! If it looks rough in a pic than it usally is twice as bad in person. As for parts, yes it is worth more in parts than crushed, but most people either do not have the room to part out a car, or want to mess with doing so, it may take along time and can be an eyesore.
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Old 05-08-2012, 11:15 AM
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1500 for the car and a grand to move it to were you could part it out. that's a lot of shrink to get you money back out. but 15 is not unreasonable for the car as it appears mostly completed. one would have to see what they were getting in to before deciding if it was worth it to them. defiantly a good parts car. but again getting 25 in a parts car may be a little more then one wants. but if I really wanted this model it would be worth looking at. especially if I had one more with a solid striped body to combine with . or I needed a title kind of thing.
you will get half that in the price of a rear bumper or a door. if I had 10 acres I might go into the buy up and junk cars business but I don't and I don't think I have enough time left to ever see my money back in them. but it would be fun. man get one apart and they take up a lot of room.
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Thats a bad thing about pics, they can hide alot!! If it looks rough in a pic than it usally is twice as bad in person. As for parts, yes it is worth more in parts than crushed, but most people either do not have the room to part out a car, or want to mess with doing so, it may take along time and can be an eyesore.
As rough as this car is, the house is worse! Abandoned houses with boarded over windows, now that is a real eye sore!
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