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Discussion in 'Motorized Vehicles' started by CanadianDude, Jun 25, 2009.

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  1. Shyster1

    Shyster1 Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    Yup, and some of those people are going to be idiots who don't know the real value of a dollar, or a car - and will overpay, why would you want the OP to be one of those idiots?
     
  2. Sodium

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    thats why i said he should offer no more than 5k........
    can you not understand english?
     
  3. Shyster1

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    I didn't realize this was the introspection thread; sorry for intruding.
     
  4. CanadianDude

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    I tried to get more info on the car before the auction, but nobody at the auction could give me a straight answer on its history. Thus I didn't know if it was in any accidents, who owned it, any maintenance history, or how it ended up here in the auction. I inspected the car, it was clean inside and out, ran smoothly, but I couldn't drive it. It had a clean title too.

    I was ready to spend about $8000 CAN on it because I think that'd be worth it. I also have a close friend who is a mechanic who could probably have kept it running for at least another 4-6 years.

    I was outbid, however, and it sold for $9500 CAN.
     
  5. Colton

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    I would have held off buying it also. ;) With no info like that, somebody would be taking a MAJOR risk on what the vehicle has been through.

    I'm sure there are plenty more cars out there to be bought! :)
     
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    I agree with Colton, you made the right decision - as the saying goes, a fool and his money are soon parted - congratulations on not being a fool!
     
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    Perhaps Im a fool to laptops because I buy them quite often!
     
  8. Colton

    Colton Also Proudly American

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    It's ok to spoil yourself. :D

    Just not too often... ;)
     
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