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Postby patricia » Sun Jan 31, 2021 5:46 pm

Hi,

I am in central NC. My husband (bil hays) was an enthusiast and used to post here some years ago. He very sadly died. He had three CRXs that I think I will be able to sell locally.

My problem is that I've been trying to clear out the basement. There are a number of CRX parts down there that I have no idea what to do with. I don't know what they are, aside from that I can identify a muffler and a couple of car seats. Goodwill does not want any of it for sure.

Any advice is welcome.

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Re: Looking for advice about selling or giving away parts

Postby Baker » Mon Feb 01, 2021 11:39 am

patricia wrote:Hi,

I am in central NC. My husband (bil hays) was an enthusiast and used to post here some years ago. He very sadly died.


Very sorry to hear of another members passing.



patricia wrote:My problem is that I've been trying to clear out the basement. There are a number of CRX parts down there that I have no idea what to do with. I don't know what they are, aside from that I can identify a muffler and a couple of car seats. Goodwill does not want any of it for sure.


If you can hold out, DO NOT send them to the junk yard.
I would list them on CL (if people still use that, or FB marketplace, the Crx Owners Worldwide FB group, but list it as a whole lot, buyer must take all.
Hopefully a member more local to you will see this, contact you, bring a truck and trailer, take those parts off your hands, and put them to good use.
You could also mention that you have extra parts that you would sell along with the cars?

I recall bil on here from years ago, a wealth of knowledge and great to converse with.

Hopefully this helps give you some ideas.
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Postby JMZ401 » Mon Feb 01, 2021 5:12 pm

Hi Patricia-

Very sorry for your loss. I'm sure he's proud of your approach to this task. I often wonder what my wife would do upon my passing.

I have a fellow enthusiast in your area that I've reached out too. Maybe he can offer some assistance. I've also sent you a private message with my contact number. Feel free to give me a call.



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Re: Looking for advice about selling or giving away parts

Postby patricia » Thu Feb 04, 2021 10:29 pm

You could also mention that you have extra parts that you would sell along with the cars?

That's a good idea. I've thought about that too. It might make sense to give them to somebody who showed up with a trailer to haul off a car.

I recall bil on here from years ago, a wealth of knowledge and great to converse with.


Thank you so much for the kind words. It's good to hear from someone who knew him. He was the bomb. I can hardly see straight without him.
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Re: Looking for advice about selling or giving away parts

Postby Robb » Sun Feb 07, 2021 8:26 pm

Sorry about your loss.

List them parts on local classifieds or better ebay !
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Postby Baker » Mon Feb 08, 2021 9:22 am

Robb wrote:Sorry about your loss.

List them parts on local classifieds or better ebay !


I would bypass eBay, especially if you want to avoid seller fees and the new way they pay sellers.
I would stick with the forum classifieds or FB marketplace.
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Postby patricia » Mon Feb 15, 2021 8:54 pm

Someone asked me to get him some pics, but I've lost his cell number. Plenty of pics are at this link.

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/ ... sp=sharing
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Postby bambbrose » Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:42 pm

Sorry to hear of your loss!

I would post it all up as a lot on the local facebook marketplace and craigslist for a discount.
You have a few parts worth some money in there, but a lot of it is not valuable. I think a fair asking for it all might be around $400 or so. An enthusiast will come grab it all from you, I would if I was local!
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Re: Looking for advice about selling or giving away parts

Postby patricia » Tue Feb 16, 2021 10:03 pm

bambbrose wrote:Sorry to hear of your loss!

I would post it all up as a lot on the local facebook marketplace and craigslist for a discount.
You have a few parts worth some money in there, but a lot of it is not valuable. I think a fair asking for it all might be around $400 or so. An enthusiast will come grab it all from you, I would if I was local!


I'm actually glad there isn't anything valuable in there. I am absolved of caring about it. :)

Maybe not much, but surely the three cars are worth *something?* If not, it will be easier to get rid of them I guess. Bil paid $3K for just one of them in 2007, though it was (barely) running at the time.
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Re: Looking for advice about selling or giving away parts

Postby Krix » Fri Mar 05, 2021 1:40 pm

patricia wrote:Hi,

I am in central NC. My husband (bil hays) was an enthusiast and used to post here some years ago. He very sadly died. He had three CRXs that I think I will be able to sell locally.

My problem is that I've been trying to clear out the basement. There are a number of CRX parts down there that I have no idea what to do with. I don't know what they are, aside from that I can identify a muffler and a couple of car seats. Goodwill does not want any of it for sure.

Any advice is welcome.

Patricia


I'm so sorry to hear about this. I met Bil once, a few of us came to your house probably 10 years ago or more. He was an awesome guy and we had some fantastic BBQ from what I remember. I'll PM you my number, I'd be interested in a lot of the parts you have. Might be able to get one of the cars out of your way too.
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Postby Angry » Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:49 pm

Sorry to hear about Bil, me and Farva came down for a bbq at some point.
I also met Bil at some point and traded/gave/sold? him a sunroof panel, I think for a waffle house meal
I remember good conversation and his green VW.

Good luck with the parts and cars. I think remember the conversation about the seats in the red 88si.
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Re: Looking for advice about selling or giving away parts

Postby crxgator » Wed May 26, 2021 11:43 am

Oh man, I am sorry to hear of his passing. I was at one of his BBQs a long time ago. I'm in Clayton, and if you need help with selling the items, I could help you with pictures and listings. You guys were outside of Raleigh, right?
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Re: Looking for advice about selling or giving away parts

Postby peterr991 » Wed Jun 23, 2021 5:55 am

List them parts on local classifieds or better ebay !
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Re: Looking for advice about selling or giving away parts

Postby crxgator » Wed Jun 23, 2021 9:15 am

I spoke with her the other week. She gave them away to someone. I haven't seen any of the parts for sale on any site as I could use a few items.
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