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70proof

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5,190 posts

60 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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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

7,932 posts

97 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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yhm smile

70proof

Original Poster:

5,190 posts

60 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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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

8,194 posts

84 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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there is one at landmark cars. looks lovely

crostonian

2,370 posts

77 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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hate to be a pedant but Miura please not Muira
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POORCARDEALER

7,565 posts

146 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Anyone on here own one?

TomN94

2,401 posts

63 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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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

Original Poster:

5,190 posts

60 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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gosh, so much time away offline! andrew and tom, thanks, and you have mail.... wink

bertie

7,176 posts

189 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Slightly OT but related, what are Miuras going for these days?

TomN94

2,401 posts

63 months

Tuesday 9th October 2012
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YHM biggrin

coyft

3,605 posts

116 months

Tuesday 9th October 2012
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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

Original Poster:

5,190 posts

60 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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TomN94 said:
YHM biggrin
sorry, like my sleep!!! did you get my PM?

bertie

7,176 posts

189 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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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

5,947 posts

189 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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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

10,533 posts

80 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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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

63 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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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

7,176 posts

189 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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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

7,565 posts

146 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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Could have bought a lovely RHD SV in 1986 for 50k,..

Cheib

10,533 posts

80 months

Saturday 13th October 2012
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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.