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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Tad Contine, Dec 2, 2016.

  1. Tad Contine

    Tad Contine Member

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    Hi,
    New member here. Figured this is the best place for advise as I am looking to buy a 89' TTA. I currently own an original 67' Camaro RS and want to pick another collectible.
    I know miles and condition can fluctuate quite a bit on a price.
    What would be a good price to pay for say a 20k mile TTA in very good condition vs a 70k mile TTA in good condition.
    I just don't want to over pay. I hope and fell the value of these cars will increase.
    Thanks in advance for any advise

    Tad
     
  2. instro84

    instro84 Active Member

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    mine was at 86k when i bought it with everything working but AC but it did include parts to get AC working very clean inside and out i paid 14K.
     
  3. robert lee

    robert lee Gold Member

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    It all depends, me personally i would take a 80k one owner over a 7-8 owner 10k mile car.. i learned the hard way and it wasn't cheap... don't worry so much about price or miles, the history is the value.
     
  4. Tad Contine

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    Thanks for the advise!
     
  5. kymmee

    kymmee Silver Member

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    These cars are always for sale on ebay. May not be the best place to buy, but you can get a good idea of the pricing trends. Seems like the low mile ones have had more owners, passed from collector to collector and do not get driven. If your intentions are to enjoy the car, buy one with some miles that was driven regularly and you should have less issues to deal with in the beginning. I bought mine 6 yrs ago with 51k, everything had been re done, including paint, emblems, seals, front seats, rear spoiler, etc. The only thing that did not work was A/C. I never got that fixed. Has 53k now and has been a great car. Gets driven about 300 miles a season.
     
  6. robert lee

    robert lee Gold Member

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    And i'm not saying that a lot of owners disqualifies one as long as the last owner knows what he's doing.. which rules out most dealers.
     
  7. kidsixpack

    kidsixpack Well-Known Member

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    Mileage was a big concern for me as well. I wanted low miles but not so low that I could not drive it. I looked at six cars before I bought my TA. I went for the middle of the road mileage so I wouldn't mind driving it. Is it a trace on her history as well. I bought my car from the son of the original owner. Bought my car in 09 I have put over 8000 miles on it.
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  8. kwiktsi

    kwiktsi Well-Known Member

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    Lol- I bought my car in February, pulled the motor stripped most of the body for paint, replaced the quarter, got it painted, etc and just started driving it about 2 months ago and I've already got about 1500 on the new motor haha. 8k since 09, you have some restraint :). I have a 2012 45th anniversary SS that is so nice to drive in comparison but I still try to daily the TA whenever I get the opportunity :D
     
  9. kidsixpack

    kidsixpack Well-Known Member

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    My car time is divided between 3 cars.
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  10. kidsixpack

    kidsixpack Well-Known Member

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    IMG_3661.JPG I did the math and it's 9,000 miles.
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  11. kwiktsi

    kwiktsi Well-Known Member

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    Nice! I was just messing with you, not being serious at all :). I have been driving the hell out of mine though, but it started as a 116k beat up pos. I don't feel guilty about driving it lol.
     
  12. Tad Contine

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    Thanks everyone
    I just bought a 20th TTA
    Should be here in a couple weeks!
    Any sites you guys can recommend if I need interior or exterior parts in the future?
     
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  13. kidsixpack

    kidsixpack Well-Known Member

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    Congrats! Check this site out thoroughly for opinions on parts. A lot of great leads!
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