Bryan's find SOLD on L.A. CL!

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Bryan's find SOLD on L.A. CL!

Post by ARCHINSTL » Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:15 pm

T4WD augury?
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Re: Bryan's find SOLD on L.A. CL!

Post by splatterdog » Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:25 am

Jay Traugott is off quite a bit. 3k new? I don't think so. An 85 with everything but a sunroof is almost 12k new as shown by my 85's original receipt.

Most of the low mileage ebay beauties have also gone for 10-14k. Bryan's might have been at the top of that heap for minty garage queens. I wonder how many more are out there?

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Re: Bryan's find SOLD on L.A. CL!

Post by LowBuckCanuck » Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:07 pm

Tercels were pretty expensive. I did some googling and inflation converter-ing and to buy a 4wd tercel in today's money would set you back around $25-$30K.

A brand new car for $12K isn't that bad with a bit of perspective.

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Re: Bryan's find SOLD on L.A. CL!

Post by keith » Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:41 am

I'm guessing that the estate sold it for $3k, the buyer made quite a bit of profit.

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