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Someone tell me why this M-code brought just under $9K on eBay
#1
Usually the eBay sale prices for these things make sense, but I am having a very hard time trying to wrap my head around this one:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1971-Ford-Mustan...7675.l2557

I'm honestly stumped. What is it about this otherwise-identical-to-any-other-M-code car that makes it worth $8,950 - complete with rotted outer wheelhouses?

-Kurt

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#2
Quality rust is hard to find?
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#3
It's well optioned, has rare options, and the interior is in decent shape.

1973 Mach 1 Q code 351 4V, 9A paint, standard interior, 3.50 rear, C6 trans.
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Totalled;156880 Wrote:It's well optioned, has rare options, and the interior is in decent shape.

$8.9K for the additional bragging rights of a tilt wheel, rear window defrost, and the convenience lighting group?

Besides the rust, the driver's door has been fiddled with incorrectly, the aprons could be bowed due to the missing braces, and the cowl and floor pans are both huge question marks - to say the least.

It's an over-the-top premium for a car that would otherwise be valued in the $3-5k range on a good day, wouldn't you say? Sure, it looks decent at first glance, but it isn't even a 20 footer.

-Kurt

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#5
That's a lot rust for 9 grand. Someone going to spend a lot of money at the body shop and supply house to reslove all those rust issues.


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#6
There's a butt for every seat.

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#7
MotoArts;156888 Wrote:There's a butt for every seat.

Right up to that decisive point when the seat falls through the floorpan. whistling

-Kurt

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How to buy a '71-73 Mustang:
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#8
Seemed pretty close to me.

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Just cruising along minding our own business when BAM!!! The LAWS show up.
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#9
We can wait and see what the feedback is or maybe the buyer will sign up here and give us the details.
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#10
Is this additional evidence of mustang $$ temporarily rising due to the 50th Anniversary hype?
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