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Old 04-13-2012, 09:50 PM
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Originally Posted by bagodonuts68 View Post
I still am interested in hearing a ball-park figure for what the car could net from parting out. thanks

Realistically parting a car out sucks unless you have a lot of extra time. Realistically nobody wants a lot of worn interior items, so it can take 6 months - 2 years to get rid of everything. You live in North Dakota so likely with fewer people unless you'll have to ship big parts, which takes a lot of time too. I would either find someone who will buy it as is, or rebuild the tranny. It sounds like you have done a lot of preventative maintenance (subframe bushings --not many have gotten to this) so I would consider keeping the car. It's been sitting for months it sounds like, so I would perhaps put an ad up and see what people will offer + cost of replacement car vs. tranny rebuild.

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