Valuing a 550 Spyder replica

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Valuing a 550 Spyder replica

Postby Sprockett » Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:58 am

Whether Beck, Vintage, or Thunder Ranch, I’ve seen a pretty large range of asking and sale prices out there but don’t always understand what drives value in these cars. Early/new build? Color? Disc brakes? Engine size seems clear.

What dictates the value of these cars to you?
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Re: Valuing a 550 Spyder replica

Postby danstern » Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:10 pm

Details like wide five wheels, seats, sorting of the suspension, reliability, carbs and shifter, dash instruments, external oil cooler, etc.
I prefer Vintage but that's clearly just a personal preference.
As an example, if you decide on a car with 4 bolt wheels and decide later you want 5, it gets expensive.
Also some of us have updated to the new nicer rear clam. That's very expensive but results in a much prettier car.
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