sell or part out my cobra?

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  1. ster302

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    A few of you know I bought a high mile 95 cobra last year and I've been driving about every other weekend but I really want to finish my turbo project and I would use the money from the cobra to do that. So as the title states, should I sell or part? It almost has 200k on it odometer because it had the wrong speedo gear in it for 5 plus years but that's a strike against it when selling(it's the reason I got it cheap) but everything works except the Mach audio. its rust free because it's from CA but the paint is a little rough and has been neglected, I'd say she's a "10 foot" car and I'm picky. What's a good cobra pushrods engine and T5 worth these days? Or roller it's self?
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    You will get way more money parting it out; if you have the time and patience for it!
     
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    $3k sold solid, maybe $3.5k if parted. I'd say sell as roller.

    But keep in mind that's pricing around ky. May be completely different around where you live.


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    Like they said, you'd probably get more money from parting out. I would guess that it will take a bit longer to sell everything and reach that point though. If you can sell it and get your price relatively quickly, it's worth considering over parting out.
     
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    Knowing I would have to get around $4500 to make up for the additional parts that I put on this car that came off my project, I'm going to start parting it out soon. I'll be starting a for sale thread soon after I figure out some prices and what I need to keep for my project. The only problem I have is how stripped down can I go before it becomes to hard to sell as a roller?


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    Bummer. Parting rare(r) cars sucks. One more off the road.

    But, I guess parts will save a few more. I'm on both sides of the fence, but when the car becomes more valuable in parts then as a whole is when a lot of cars are lost. A lot of 4 eye and aero Foxes including SVOs shared that fate.
     
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    Not really sure it will bring more parted out.. everything is the same as the gt minus the intake, heads, airbag, wing and lil stuff. .if you were in texas i would consider getting it minus drivetrain..
     
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    Time for an update. I found some stock parts for real cheap, Including wheels with tires for $200 off CL and took off the stuff I wanted and sold the car in 11 hours!!!. I Couldn't freak'n believe it, 7 people responded in the first 4 hours but the 5th guy to text me wanted to see it that night. I was real honest with him on why I was selling the car, he drove it and of course low balled the s*** out of me and that's when I told him he was not the only person interested. Ended up getting $3k and felt good about because it sounds like the kid is going to take care of it and not "ruin" it.
     
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    I think time wise, it would be better sold as is....but, you might a hair more parting it out. But who has time/patience for all that?
     
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    Space was also a factor for me, I have none. So selling in the end made more sense.
     
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    Good choice