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post #31 of 35 (permalink) Old 09-10-2019, 12:09 PM
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At the time of the original post several years ago, csx3015 had fetched the highest price and it was an automatic. Since then, csx2000 has been sold for a higher price and it was a manual.

That being said, my MKII was an automatic and the insurance company valued it at $42,000 at the time it was wrecked.(way more than it cost me) It was nothing special, daily driver painted by me in my garage. But it was MY car, built the way I wanted it and future resale value was not something I was concerned about. I had no intention of ever selling it.

In the end, its your car, build it the way that will work for you.


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Manual transmission CSX 2000 sold for 12.5M + fees
Automatic transmission CSX 3015 sold for 5M + fees.

So there you go, proof positive that a manual transmission will bring more

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post #33 of 35 (permalink) Old 09-10-2019, 06:40 PM
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Ok, but that's not an intellectually honest statement. While you may be right that the Super Snake was an automatic...there's a reason it sold for such a price, in spite, of the automatic. How many Super Snake's were built? Maybe 2!

This vehicle has absolutely no bearing whatsoever in the conversation we're having.
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Manual transmission CSX 2000 sold for 12.5M + fees
Automatic transmission CSX 3015 sold for 5M + fees.

So there you go, proof positive that a manual transmission will bring more

Jeff
I mean, if we're bringing the Super Snake into the equation...this might as well be just as relevant and serve as "proof".
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Go for it......

I am going to tell you build a great AOD ,I broke 4 of them ,harden gears and AODE drum and a silver fox reworked valve body to lock out OD maualy ,It was fast ,engine 347,with 3.27 rearend and had a trans cooler ,blew it up in Cali and towed her home. but for just cruzin ,put in D and go ....I say go for it ,but keep everything ,it's pretty straight forward ,it you can build a cobra this a cake walk ,by the way mine is a MK2 ,I cut the center tube out to remove transmission without taking engine out ,so much easier working on it...I DO LIKE WHITE CARS....
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