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floyd111

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My dream 6.9
« on: 27 January 2020, 11:04 PM »

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Re: My dream 6.9
« Reply #1 on: 28 January 2020, 01:53 AM »
I remember seeing this car in the STAR in the early 1990's.  I never saw it in person though.  It's sad to see all of these nice examples end up in Europe.  I find it really hard to believe that even in Europe it sold for 70,000 Euros.  I looked at the rest of what they are selling and have sold. ......I'm not impressed.  I see a lot of cheap and incorrect restorations having been done, and a lot of short cuts taken.  I guess there is a buyer for everything regardless of condition. 
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Re: My dream 6.9
« Reply #2 on: 28 January 2020, 08:15 AM »
No chin spoiler, I'm out ;D!
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Re: My dream 6.9
« Reply #3 on: 28 January 2020, 11:43 AM »
No chin spoiler, I'm out ;D!

Really, for that much and it's missing?  It is a lovely car!
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Re: My dream 6.9
« Reply #4 on: 28 January 2020, 04:57 PM »
Good catch!

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Re: My dream 6.9
« Reply #5 on: 28 January 2020, 07:02 PM »
nice looking car,
also doesn't have headlight wipers?  in Australia they were standard, was this not the case in Europe on 6.9s?
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Wolfgang Germany

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Re: My dream 6.9
« Reply #6 on: 28 January 2020, 11:43 PM »
Yes it was standard in Europe, but this car appears to be an export version for the North American market. Look at the speedometer.

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Re: My dream 6.9
« Reply #7 on: 28 January 2020, 11:54 PM »
You can also recognize it by the type plate on the B-pillar, the button of the parking brake and the warning light "fasten seatbelts".

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Re: My dream 6.9
« Reply #8 on: 15 February 2020, 08:29 AM »
The more examples like this that I see the better it makes me feel about my car.  Especially since I got my hands on a chin spoiler.  ;D 
(Provided I ever get it put back together....)
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Before that:  1966 230S, 1964 220SE coupe, 1977 Carrera 3.0