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Whats its worth??

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by lilredfalcon, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. lilredfalcon
    Joined: Feb 24, 2012
    Posts: 2


    A 1962 Ford Thunderbird. Been in a barn since 1991. Around 92000 orig miles. original owner car. Want to sell. Any ideas how much this car is worth?

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  2. big creep
    Joined: Feb 5, 2008
    Posts: 2,945

    big creep

    whatever someone is willing to pay for it. check classic kelly blue book, it should give you a number to start at.
  3. Most of those I see are pretty rusty.
    You don't say if it runs or not.

    Probably a grand to me. maybe more for someone else.
  4. el Scotto
    Joined: Mar 3, 2004
    Posts: 4,434

    el Scotto
    from Tracy, CA

    I'll give you a ham sandwich with sauerkraut and mustard on marbled rye, a baggy of Funyuns, and a Diet Dr Pepper.

    The pickle will come at extra cost.

  5. rats28
    Joined: Sep 3, 2008
    Posts: 582

    from Louisiana

    It least 75.00
  6. cederholm
    Joined: May 6, 2006
    Posts: 1,621


    mmmm... funyuns!:rolleyes:
  7. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
    Posts: 18,082

    from California

  8. 1946chevytruck
    Joined: Feb 9, 2008
    Posts: 717

    from london ,ky

  9. 117harv
    Joined: Nov 12, 2009
    Posts: 6,590



    I agree with PNB, abit more if it's a good runner.
  10. deto
    Joined: Jun 26, 2010
    Posts: 2,620


  11. 1928chevycoupe
    Joined: Jun 4, 2012
    Posts: 217


    between $500 - $5000 depending on amount of rust and condition of drivetrain (and ability to get it to where the right buyer lives)

    .....interior looks good.....nice car by the way!
  12. BIGB0SS E.D.D.
    Joined: Jun 12, 2011
    Posts: 44

    BIGB0SS E.D.D.
    from Oklahoma

    Send it to an action a survivor car can be worth a pretty penny, but it has to run and have no rust.
  13. manyolcars
    Joined: Mar 30, 2001
    Posts: 8,481


    its another new guy with the worlds stupidest question. If you sell it to me for $10 is that what its worth? If I am stupid enough to pay you $50000 for it, is that what its worth?
  14. Nads
    Joined: Mar 5, 2001
    Posts: 11,634

    from Hypocrisy

    It never ends, the stupidity

    BTW, how ya doing?
  15. fordpatina
    Joined: May 12, 2012
    Posts: 1,270


    you can check prices on ebay
  16. manyolcars
    Joined: Mar 30, 2001
    Posts: 8,481


    oh lookie, its NADS! when are ya gonna come see me? :)
  17. Nads
    Joined: Mar 5, 2001
    Posts: 11,634

    from Hypocrisy

    One of these days, before I die.
  18. rats28
    Joined: Sep 3, 2008
    Posts: 582

    from Louisiana

    Send it to me sign title over and I'll do some research on it
  19. flynbrian48
    Joined: Mar 10, 2008
    Posts: 7,168


    Shitty pictures of a car by a guy to lazy to either:

    a) do even the simplest bit of research as to the value

    b) to even drag the carcass outside in the sun, rinse of the pigeon shit and dirt to take a photo.

    I paid 200 bucks for my '59 'Bird. That should be enough.
  20. BigPerm365
    Joined: Jan 8, 2012
    Posts: 47


    No run since '91..minimum rust...mebee $500-1500. A couple restos went for fair money @ Barret-Jackson last week. Lotta chrome too...? Better be in great shape.
  21. Jon SSS
    Joined: Jan 29, 2009
    Posts: 425

    Jon SSS

    After lookin' it over, the car seems pretty clean. I'm sure an afternoon of detailing will make it look killer. The interior seems really nice. Wash off the mold and shampoo the carpets, buff and wax the the paint. Should be worth a good $2500-3500 if no rust. Just my two cents.
  22. oman
    Joined: Jul 24, 2010
    Posts: 5


    It depends on what you want to do with the car, if you want a show car you need to think about how fast all the chrome peices add up and they do. I am restoring one now its a landau model like this one, if the trim is in good shape get it the motors come a dime a dozen. I bought mine for 2000 and yours looks to be in better shape than mine.
  23. 40FordGuy
    Joined: Mar 24, 2008
    Posts: 2,907


    Nice interior,...doesn't appear to have much rust,...I'd offer $2 k for it. Does it run? or, at least, crank?

  24. brad chevy
    Joined: Nov 22, 2009
    Posts: 2,627

    brad chevy

    If you are planning on making it a project to keep and drive $2000. If you are thinking about buying it for resale,move on cause even nice drivers don't bring much,if you can get rid of them.
  25. psycho sean
    Joined: Aug 9, 2012
    Posts: 71

    psycho sean

    Its worth only what the next guy is willing to pay. If you find someone who's willing to shell out a few gs take it if your good with 500 you should have no problem selling unless the frame is rotten. A good title is a must in some states ( like Ohio) but remember this there is a buyer for everything and a sucker around every corner. Psycho sean
  26. just sold a t-bird, solid car, no dents, no rot,couple rust bubbles, good chrome, lot's of motor goodies, new battery, alt, carb rebuild, new brakes, master cylinders, rebuilt tranny, new carpet. ran well, drove well, reliable- $4500 buyer drove it 300 miles home with no tools, supplies, or mechanical knowledge. hope this helps in your comparison.
  27. falconsprint63
    Joined: May 17, 2007
    Posts: 2,359

    from Mayberry

    you musta crossed paths with my buddy Jonathan at some point. his ideal meal is funyuns and dr. pepper.

    if it's running and solid I say worth about $3500-5 in these parts. If flipping it i'd plan less than the low end.

  28. ..........Better to send it to an auction.:rolleyes:

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