Is every one trying to sell there vans....

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Is every one trying to sell there vans....

Post by Rocket Ron » Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:06 pm

Is it me or are there loads of vans for sale on various sites I've looked lately, Samba seems to hold quite a lot from England as does Car and classic, every where you look a bus is for sale, is the change happening or are the times a changing.
This has been talked about for many years but to me there does seem to be a glut of vans hoping to get what they ask and what they ask is a lot of money in some cases, I know people drift away, some like me, sold and found other vans to camp in, may be it's old age or time to recoup the investment or just a change of personal situations, would like comment ........
As a foot note, with all the buses available, it might make good sense to buy a bus done rather than go down the expensive and very often dangerous route of getting one restored, especially for the virgins out there.......
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Re: Is every one trying to sell there vans....

Post by flatbeat » Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:30 pm

You need to check out the dates/reg numbers Ron....lots of Brazilian buses flooding in. TheSamba’s even got a page dedicated to Brazilians now cos so many hitting the States. I feel sorry for the novice wannabe...
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Re: Is every one trying to sell there vans....

Post by Rocket Ron » Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:12 pm

Hi Nigel, I ask because Buz has his Barndoor on Samba.....price..£225,000..........you read that right.
They seem to be everywhere...
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Post by vwJim » Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:31 pm

A fool and their money are easily parted, or something along those lines.

Lots of high value crap / over priced shiney... "selling the dream" to newbies.
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Re: Is every one trying to sell there vans....

Post by Rocket Ron » Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:45 am

Ok guys, let me say I'm not commenting on individual sales and worth it or not, just the volume, I guess with the die hards the Splitty is there ideal vehicle, and then on the other hand, values have reached a point where they could be out of reach for those desperate to have one if funds are limited.
Prices go up and prices go down, I remember a few years ago now when I had a Cooper S and missed the boat when prices were crazy, then thought I'd done well when sold it for £4,500, that same car today in mint condition is £60,000.... if it sells.
Look at Porsches.....up one year, below par ever since..
BTW it's the same with bays...........
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Re: Is every one trying to sell there vans....

Post by buzz » Tue May 07, 2019 12:25 pm

So Ron..... your not going to comment on individual sale........
Rocket Ron wrote:
Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:12 pm
Hi Nigel, I ask because Buz has his Barndoor on Samba.....price..£225,000..........you read that right.
They seem to be everywhere...
Ron
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