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70proof

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4,003 posts

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Does anyone have or know anyone with a running muira. A little while back I had an op, and to thank the surgeon, whose dream car is a muira, I thought I'd try and fix him up a dream ride. We'd drive to you, and as a token of my appreciation, I'd take us all out to lunch.

andrew

6,651 posts

72 months

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yhm smile

70proof

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4,003 posts

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Yes, though standing in a field in the cold mist, cheering the boy on! May have to run the line, so will then be offline and offside!

z4chris99

6,994 posts

59 months

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there is one at landmark cars. looks lovely

crostonian

1,534 posts

52 months

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hate to be a pedant but Miura please not Muira
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POORCARDEALER

6,585 posts

121 months

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Anyone on here own one?

TomN94

2,401 posts

38 months

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I know of someone, so if you want to fire a PM my way, I'll speak to them for you smile

70proof

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4,003 posts

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gosh, so much time away offline! andrew and tom, thanks, and you have mail.... wink

bertie

6,095 posts

164 months

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Slightly OT but related, what are Miuras going for these days?

TomN94

2,401 posts

38 months

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YHM biggrin

coyft

3,338 posts

91 months

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bertie said:
Slightly OT but related, what are Miuras going for these days?
Estimate for this one is £320-360 + buyers premium.

http://www.rmauctions.com/FeatureCars.cfm?SaleCode...

70proof

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4,003 posts

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TomN94 said:
YHM biggrin
sorry, like my sleep!!! did you get my PM?

bertie

6,095 posts

164 months

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coyft said:
bertie said:
Slightly OT but related, what are Miuras going for these days?
Estimate for this one is £320-360 + buyers premium.

http://www.rmauctions.com/FeatureCars.cfm?SaleCode...
So kind of F40 money, now there's a dilemma!!!

AndrewD

5,006 posts

164 months

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bertie said:
coyft said:
bertie said:
Slightly OT but related, what are Miuras going for these days?
Estimate for this one is £320-360 + buyers premium.

http://www.rmauctions.com/FeatureCars.cfm?SaleCode...
So kind of F40 money, now there's a dilemma!!!
I suspect they cost a lot more than an F40 to run. Pretty cars though

Cheib

8,380 posts

55 months

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I know someone who has one.....bought it seven or eight years ago for an awful lot less than they cost now! Spent 70% of what the car cost him on getting the gearbox fixed recently...

He's pretty busy travelling a lot for work and has a young family so not sure he's the best candidate for this to be honest. If you get nowhere drop me a PM and I'll ask.


TomN94

2,401 posts

38 months

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70proof said:
sorry, like my sleep!!! did you get my PM?
The reply to mine? I did...if there was another, no..

bertie

6,095 posts

164 months

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AndrewD said:
bertie said:
coyft said:
bertie said:
Slightly OT but related, what are Miuras going for these days?
Estimate for this one is £320-360 + buyers premium.

http://www.rmauctions.com/FeatureCars.cfm?SaleCode...
So kind of F40 money, now there's a dilemma!!!
I suspect they cost a lot more than an F40 to run. Pretty cars though
Really? How so?

POORCARDEALER

6,585 posts

121 months

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Could have bought a lovely RHD SV in 1986 for 50k,..

Cheib

8,380 posts

55 months

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bertie said:
AndrewD said:
bertie said:
coyft said:
bertie said:
Slightly OT but related, what are Miuras going for these days?
Estimate for this one is £320-360 + buyers premium.

http://www.rmauctions.com/FeatureCars.cfm?SaleCode...
So kind of F40 money, now there's a dilemma!!!
I suspect they cost a lot more than an F40 to run. Pretty cars though
Really? How so?
Well parts have to be manufactured to order. When my mate's one had a gearbox issue the factory had to make the parts.

I suspect they are more expensive to run than an F40 but cheaper to run than a Ferrari of similar vintage. When you look at how much Ferrari's cost of similar status it makes a Muira look "cheap" IMHO given it's acknowledged as being one of the best designs ever.
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