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Old 08-01-2013, 10:22 PM   #1
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Default salvage title-fixed shelby gt500 760whp

a guy i know got a repaired Shelby gt 500 white with blue strip brand new paint, 12,000 km 2008, mod are: blower ford racing tvs , pulley/damper, throttle body cobra jet , cold air jlt carbone , elbow vmp , tuner sct tune vmp , headers bassani 1 3/4 to 1 7/8 , coil spring cobra jet , intercooler afco dual fan with pump mezier billet , control arm steeda , short shifter , clutch mcload rxt, shaker 1000. a zex nos sytem installed but never used, the exhaust are jba Shelby 3inch, hes asking 34000 firm.. imcurrently running a 2012 300c 5.7 with all the interior options possible, but this car is slow, and i kind of dont care anymore for the luxuary interior it has, im hunger for some more power, Id need to sell my car around 26-27k and take a jump with another couple grand to get it, but it a smash-repaired, and it a 2008..i know the car cost him like 45k this years with all the installations he made cuz he did it at my uncle's shop. what you guys think this is Worth?
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Old 08-01-2013, 10:28 PM   #2
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I would never buy a salvaged title car ... But that's just me
I guess the price is in the right ballpark if it didn't have the salvaged title
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Old 08-01-2013, 10:33 PM   #3
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yeah it scare alot of people when it come to tell them it a salvage title, id probably be never able to sell it once I buy it lol, but man, would it be a blast to drive such a beast.
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Old 08-01-2013, 10:50 PM   #4
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Depends on why it was salvaged in the first place. Most likely from an accident. Find out more information.
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Old 08-01-2013, 11:17 PM   #5
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yah they buy salvage mustang and fix them, my uncle do so, hes been in that business since like 20 years. He just finished repairing a 2013 red hardtop Shelby with white stripe, he asking 52k..believe or not, when he bought it, it came on the truck with winter tire on it. lol
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Old 08-02-2013, 12:54 PM   #6
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If its coming out of your uncle's shop, then maybe you can get a deal. Me personally, I'd never buy a salvage title unless the car had been untouched and I was doing the work myself or I was watching every stage.
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Old 08-02-2013, 02:47 PM   #7
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Honestly ive never heard or seen any problem with any car they fixed, it seem like in the usa rebuilding car isnt any fair commun, it is really not the fact that it is a smash that scar me, it just the resale value and if the price is fair and of course i wouldnt want to run around too much problem with 750whp? Im guessing they can support this kind of power with not too much headache plus 12,000kms is low mileage!, in fact id need to keep the car for a couple years as a toy if i get it, they just finished a 5.0 boss 2012 with 3400km, it look brand new. Anyway i think i wont be able to sell my 300 at this time
Of the year, so ill see..
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Old 08-05-2013, 12:08 AM   #8
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No way a salvaged 08 is worth 34,000. I just bought a 2008 with 4,000 miles on it for around that much. If you want one loaded with aftermarket parts there are guys selling them between 28-33k. Check out http://www.svtperformance.com/forums...-buy-sell-280/

Here is a specific example of a 700+ HP car for $32.500 with only $21,000 miles on it.
http://www.svtperformance.com/forums...l-whipple.html
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Old 08-05-2013, 12:17 AM   #9
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He's asking $33,999 too much if i was going to buy it. Salvage or "rebuilt" title vehicles are a big no-no for me.
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id pass better deals to be had.
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