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Discussion in 'Texas' started by Manny, Jun 16, 2004.

  1. Manny

    Manny Formula Junior

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  3. GhostRider

    GhostRider Formula Junior

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    Well, no matter how good a car looks on Ebay, I would NEVER buy a car sight-unseen. I know people who have done this, and it turned out ok, and I know other people who did this, and it turned out horrible. Other than that, it does look to be a car worth checking out BEFORE you bid on it.
     
  4. Speed Racerette

    Speed Racerette Formula 3

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    I agree with Matt. However, if you really want the car, you should at least hire a 3rd party to conduct a prepurchase inspection (i.e. auto appraisal group - I am pretty sure they have offices in Florida). It only costs about $350+.
     
  5. future328driver

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    I agree with Matt. What I would suggest is that you NOT bid in the car through auction, but instead contact the buyer outside the auction. YOu want to get a thorough PPI done before you purchase. I am sure that fellow F-Chatters in the Tampa area will know of a good PPI shop.

    Martin at Cavaillino Motors in Miami is a regular F-Chatter. He may be able to recommend a good shop fir the PPI.
     
  6. JimSchad

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    save your money dude. don't rush out and buy a car just because. trust me you do n't want to be a slave to a car payment or any payment. Be smart, be patient.
     
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