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Old 01-29-2013, 08:45 AM
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Originally Posted by chiefneil View Post
Sounds like a fun project for somebody who's into that sort of thing. Keep us posted on the progress!

BTW, I'm kind of surprised it cost 15k. I would've thought much cheaper, but then you could probably part it out for that much I suppose.
I think that's the point. If the project doesn't prove fruitful, he's got a boat load of parts that he can sell on eBay to recover his costs from. He'll also have learned quite a bit of the involved work on restoring a flooded car. The exterior and engine was in good shape so there's a lot of pretty pricey exterior parts that a shop can use.

And a doctor working on cars is a cool thing. I have an Audi as well and a cardiac surgeon enthusiast in our local group does his own work (aftermarket parts install, oil changes, minor engine work) just because it's relaxing.
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