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Early "FLAT" Hood

Postby vespistiSF on Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:27 am

I have a rust free flat hood I'd like to sell. In excellent shape. I am in the SF Bay Area, I'm asking $350 or best. Local Pick Up only.
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Re: Early "FLAT" Hood

Postby deftone on Fri Sep 14, 2012 3:25 am

Is that what they are worth? Maybe I should break my '69 project :lol:
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Re: Early "FLAT" Hood

Postby spiderrey on Fri Sep 14, 2012 6:21 am

Break meaning part out? I feel early cars need to be saved when ever possible.
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Re: Early "FLAT" Hood

Postby vespistiSF on Fri Sep 14, 2012 11:29 am

There's one one eBay right now for $736
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Re: Early "FLAT" Hood

Postby bradartigue on Fri Sep 14, 2012 5:29 pm

vespistiSF wrote:There's one one eBay right now for $736


They were $800 when you could buy them new. That was...around 1986 the last time you could find one. So $376 for a good used one is a steal.
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Re: Early "FLAT" Hood

Postby spiderrey on Fri Sep 14, 2012 6:51 pm

Very hard to come by. I have 4. ive modified 2.
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Re: Early "FLAT" Hood

Postby deftone on Sat Sep 15, 2012 2:20 am

spiderrey wrote:Break meaning part out? I feel early cars need to be saved when ever possible.


yup, I was meaning part out.... Im a British Expat, back in the UK we would say we were breaking the car, instead of saying we are parting it out like here.
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Re: Early "FLAT" Hood

Postby dom on Sat Sep 15, 2012 5:17 pm

I have one to sell and i would have to give it away. There is little demand for early hoods or other parts from early cars.
You would have to find someone who restoring an early spider to original and they are few and far between.
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Re: Early "FLAT" Hood

Postby vandor on Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:16 pm

I sold a very solid one that just had a tiny dent on the very front for $325 a few months ago. The buyer was very happy to have found a good one.
They are around, but most are dented and/or stress cracked. It is hard to find a good one.
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Re: Early "FLAT" Hood

Postby FiatBen on Sun Sep 16, 2012 11:08 pm

dom wrote:I have one to sell and i would have to give it away. There is little demand for early hoods or other parts from early cars.
You would have to find someone who restoring an early spider to original and they are few and far between.

Where are you located? I can't imagine it would be hard to sell. Hard to ship? Yeah, but not hard to find someone looking for one.
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Re: Early "FLAT" Hood

Postby dom on Mon Sep 17, 2012 8:25 pm

I am in the toronto canada area. I spoke to a guy who has been parting spiders for a long time. He said 10 yrs ago parts sold, there was a demand but not anymore. I see people listing parts, they strip a car and ask 300 a hood etc., then 200 then next fall or spring 125. For every one restoration there seems to be 5 cars being parted out. Iguess it depends on the area. I could not sell a good door or hood for $50 locally. Kids these days don't know how to turn a screw driver if they grew up in a big city. How many people on this forum are under 40?
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Re: Early "FLAT" Hood

Postby fiat218 on Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:37 pm

vespistiSF wrote:I have a rust free flat hood I'd like to sell. In excellent shape. I am in the SF Bay Area, I'm asking $350 or best. Local Pick Up only.

I threw mine out, no one wanted it
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Re: Early "FLAT" Hood

Postby spiderrey on Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:06 pm

Threw out a good flat hood,. Thats just nuts. I realize the frustration of having an item that dosent sell, but....................
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Re: Early "FLAT" Hood

Postby FiatBen on Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:20 pm

spiderrey wrote:Threw out a good flat hood,. Thats just nuts. I realize the frustration of having an item that dosent sell, but....................


You can always use them for decoration:
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Re: Early "FLAT" Hood

Postby fiat218 on Tue Sep 18, 2012 4:57 am

FiatBen wrote:
spiderrey wrote:Threw out a good flat hood,. Thats just nuts. I realize the frustration of having an item that dosent sell, but....................


You can always use them for decoration:
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If your a hillbilly yes, lol looks great. :lol:
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