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    I've relisted it, I did receive some very "interesting" comments on the eBay auction though......

    tORMENtOR is correct, most of the bidders were in fact dealers.

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    Car is currently still available.

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    Those TRX's are the originals based on the staggered "winter treads"...as I don't believe those were ever reproduced, just the standard treads by Coker these days. I can't recall if all the cars got them back in '83 or just the cars destined for the north? My '83 GT that I resurrected several years ago was delivered to Chicago and had the same tires.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sowaxeman View Post
    Those TRX's are the originals based on the staggered "winter treads"...as I don't believe those were ever reproduced, just the standard treads by Coker these days. I can't recall if all the cars got them back in '83 or just the cars destined for the north? My '83 GT that I resurrected several years ago was delivered to Chicago and had the same tires.
    My 83 GT that was sold new in New Jersey came with the staggered tread design.

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    I think most over value their car, but I think your asking price for what you are selling is incredibly fair. It’s a shame that 4 eyed cars and more so convertibles don’t get the love that the aero cars get.

    Very nice car and you will ultimately find the right buyer!
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    Quote Originally Posted by sowaxeman View Post
    Those TRX's are the originals based on the staggered "winter treads"...as I don't believe those were ever reproduced, just the standard treads by Coker these days. I can't recall if all the cars got them back in '83 or just the cars destined for the north? My '83 GT that I resurrected several years ago was delivered to Chicago and had the same tires.
    I'm pretty sure these are the factory installed tires and they still have the balance dots on the sidewalls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slomont View Post
    I think most over value their car, but I think your asking price for what you are selling is incredibly fair. It’s a shame that 4 eyed cars and more so convertibles don’t get the love that the aero cars get.

    Very nice car and you will ultimately find the right buyer!
    Thank you, I've lowered the price to $10,500 and will give it a couple more weeks before it goes under the knife.

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    First '83 convertible Black with Red cloth I've seen, which makes sense. According to Marti, only 47 were built in this trim configuation Don't give up selling until you've tried Hemmings Motor News. I've sold a number of cars through Hemmings over the years. GLWS

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    It is so beautiful. Would love to buy it for my wife but way short on funds. There are better ones to cut up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bryan Knebworth View Post
    First '83 convertible Black with Red cloth I've seen, which makes sense. According to Marti, only 47 were built in this trim configuation Don't give up selling until you've tried Hemmings Motor News. I've sold a number of cars through Hemmings over the years. GLWS
    Thanks for the tip, I hadn't considered Hemmings. I believe the 47 Black/Red cloth number may be for all 1983 convertible models, I'm still waiting on the Marti personalized report to see how many Black/Red cloth GT's were made.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mudgepondexpress View Post
    It is so beautiful. Would love to buy it for my wife but way short on funds. There are better ones to cut up.
    Thank you!! If there are better ones out there I haven't found one as of yet.

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    47 is 1C/FD for 1983 convertible. All convertibles, not just GT.

    There were two different red cloth trims...F and H. I haven't seen any GT convertible with H yet.
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    You won't get a complete number of 1C/FD GT convertible made because the transmission breakdown comes first and there were two different transmissions as well.
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    Car consignment may also be a good option for this. You tell them what you want and they handle all the rest. Yes there are fees but they usually have world-wide reach and if you want top dollar they are not a bad option because they can provide financing as well. The problem with this for a lot of people may be that it is actually too nice to drive. So you're paying $10K for a museum piece you can't drive. I totally understand your thoughts about modifying it. People that say it's too nice to cut up are not offering any $$$$. Do what you want with it. I bet Street Side Classics would list that for $17,500 or more probably. Listing and selling are two different things but I've yet to see any large car consignment places go out of business so somebody is buying something. Good Luck!
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    Quote Originally Posted by WideRS View Post
    Thank you, I've lowered the price to $10,500 and will give it a couple more weeks before it goes under the knife.
    Sending you a PM now - I'm very interested
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    Quote Originally Posted by biz jet tech View Post
    Sending you a PM now - I'm very interested
    I hope you buy it! Can't believe anybody else hasn't jumped already.

    Im in love with this car, and would seriously buy it, but I'm in Mexico and importing a car from the US has become a total PITA in the last couple years...

    Why are convertibles "less valuable"? I understand that for people who want the car for racing or modifying them it is not attractive (they flex like crazy, I have 2) but for regular collectors who want a show car I find them extremely attractive, and as valuable as any of the other two bodies.

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    You also should try Mecum Auctions. They sold a bunch of almost-new low mileage cars I believe, $18K or $20. If nothing else some guy/gal would buy it for their kid. Yours is a bargain at $12,500. Funny thing though how prices come back around - I bought my 85 GT Convertible red/black for $11,250 in 1986!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dogster View Post
    You also should try Mecum Auctions. They sold a bunch of almost-new low mileage cars I believe, $18K or $20. If nothing else some guy/gal would buy it for their kid. Yours is a bargain at $12,500. Funny thing though how prices come back around - I bought my 85 GT Convertible red/black for $11,250 in 1986!
    It should be even more of a bargain since the price is $10,500........I'm not going to go through all the hassle associated with an auction like Mecum and the like, if it sells it sells, if it don't then there will be a build thread.

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    Received the Marti statistical report.
    Bought 84 GT convt roller, I would like this one to go, make a reasonable offer.
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    Very cool ! I don't understand the lack of a sale? At that price it is a steal. imo Good luck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave9052 View Post
    Very cool ! I don't understand the lack of a sale? At that price it is a steal. imo Good luck!
    Actually it "sold" twice, but they both apparently suffered from some sort of sudden onset amnesia which impaired their ability to complete the sale.
    I feel that it is very reasonably priced as compared to other similar ones that are currently on the market.

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