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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueNova View Post
    Oh Peter!!

    However, thanks for the tip. I've just been stuffing all my receipts and invoices into a folder with the thought that one day I'll maybe add it all up? .... I don't think I'll bother now!

    Still, your engine looks first class!

    Alistair

    Yeah, just thinking the same thing ...

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    I've been keeping an accurate record of my build costs and it's now standing at £4582 but my starting point was a car that only cost me £500, (however, that was back in 2007). Spread over more than 10 years it's not a lot of expense hence no divorce proceedings as yet...

    My original build back in the 80's came to just over £4000 but the basic Kit was £1840
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    That's not to bad Phil, at least that's for the whole build, what I posted was just the engine, so it's plus 1600 for the basic kit gawd knows what for intirior and a 1303 gear box, plus wheels and tyres, suspension and steering. I need to lie down.

    At least I can say that with only door cards and A post rims being the major stuff to do there isn't muh to spend now, don't have it anyway.



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    Didn't you say you have relatives here in the States? When we get our overseas shipping company settled in, send the car over and move in with the relatives. Keep the place in Spain as your main residence. I think you can be here 10 months before you have to "return home", then 4 before you can come back to the States.

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    Quote Originally Posted by letterman7 View Post
    Didn't you say you have relatives here in the States? When we get our overseas shipping company settled in, send the car over and move in with the relatives. Keep the place in Spain as your main residence. I think you can be here 10 months before you have to "return home", then 4 before you can come back to the States.
    It was a though and my Bro' in Alabama was up for it but 'er in doors will not leave this area due to her son and grandson being here. I will plod on and see what I can do next year. work has diried up so slowly is it. Running about trying to earn 30 or 40 bucks here and there really not worth it.



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