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When you say the paint is 6.5-7, what exactly does that mean? My experience with non-Pelican-type buyers is that they'll hammer you over cosmetics, but don't really care about mechanicals. I had my 72 up for sale a while back (thank god it didn't sell!) and the responses I got from auto trader, kijiji, etc. all only cared about the cosmetics. Very few people asked about the engine, transmission, etc.

But the opposite is true of people buying here, from what I've seen - they're realistic about cosmetics, but really care about things like structural rust, an engine rebuild, new clutch, etc.

edit: my point is that, if you're selling to enthusiasts, $15-ish firm, if you're selling through auto trader to someone who wants a "porsh", $20k as, bargain to 18-19.
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