How You Can Save $ Owning an Amphicar

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  1. Amphipoda@yahoo.com
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    How You Can Save $ Owning an Amphicar

    Initial cost of Amphi.........$20,000
    Automobile License fee.........$1,000
    Boat License fee..................$10
    Amphicar back-up bilge pump.......$50
    Life vests, floatation devices....$60
    Replace Convertible top (twice)..$240
    Front end alignment..............$100
    Radial white wall tires (4)......$300
    New Shocks (4)...................$400
    Another front end alignment......$100
    Replacement for torn new top.....$120
    Anger management therapy session.$280
    Life time supply of Amsoil stuff.$300
    Fancy tools for draining tranny...$80
    Oil spill containment kit.........$20
    New front end tie rods...........$200
    Another front end alignment......$100
    Tank of premium gasoline..........$20
    Bottle of lead additive............$5
    Boat launch permit.................$5
    Bakelite pulley wheel.............$80
    Bilge water contamination fine...$100
    Anger management therapy session.$280
    Complete rebuild of rear axles..$2400
    Marriage counselor session.......$100
    Boat launch permit.................$5
    Another Bakelite pulley wheel.....$80
    Waterfowl endangerment fine......$200
    Anger management therapy session.$280
    Divorce settlement...........$257,000

    Total first year's costs.....$284,235

    Savings vs conventional boat..-$3,100

    Net Cost - Amphi's 1st Year..$281,135

    Feeling you get floating in Amphi - PRICELESS

    Amphipoda
    `64 Turquoise
    San Diego
     
  2. Bill Connelly
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    At last! THIS is the one I will keep on file for those "How much do they
    cost?" emails that I'm always getting... ~Bilgemaster



    > How You Can Save $ Owning an Amphicar
    >
    > Initial cost of Amphi.........$20,000
    > Automobile License fee.........$1,000
    > Boat License fee..................$10
    > Amphicar back-up bilge pump.......$50
    > Life vests, floatation devices....$60
    > Replace Convertible top (twice)..$240
    > Front end alignment..............$100
    > Radial white wall tires (4)......$300
    > New Shocks (4)...................$400
    > Another front end alignment......$100
    > Replacement for torn new top.....$120
    > Anger management therapy session.$280
    > Life time supply of Amsoil stuff.$300
    > Fancy tools for draining tranny...$80
    > Oil spill containment kit.........$20
    > New front end tie rods...........$200
    > Another front end alignment......$100
    > Tank of premium gasoline..........$20
    > Bottle of lead additive............$5
    > Boat launch permit.................$5
    > Bakelite pulley wheel.............$80
    > Bilge water contamination fine...$100
    > Anger management therapy session.$280
    > Complete rebuild of rear axles..$2400
    > Marriage counselor session.......$100
    > Boat launch permit.................$5
    > Another Bakelite pulley wheel.....$80
    > Waterfowl endangerment fine......$200
    > Anger management therapy session.$280
    > Divorce settlement...........$257,000
    >
    > Total first year's costs.....$284,235
    >
    > Savings vs conventional boat..-$3,100
    >
    > Net Cost - Amphi's 1st Year..$281,135
    >
    > Feeling you get floating in Amphi - PRICELESS
    >
    > Amphipoda
    > `64 Turquoise
    > San Diego
    >
     
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