BaT Tool Kit

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  1. Smiles

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  3. energy88

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    I wonder why people sell cars without the tool kit, owners manual, 2nd set of keys, etc. that were obviously in their possession when they owned the car?
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  4. turbo-joe

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    but only when they got the car new from the dealer
  5. energy88

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    My point exactly. Some owner in the chain was the #*&@! that separated the item!
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  6. 375+

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    Books and tools frequently disappear when a car is being serviced or detailed. Many dealers in the secondary market lift the manual sets and toolkits (even the spare tire) from every car that passes through their hands.
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  8. Auraraptor

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    Damn there is the 10mm/11mm wrench I need! o_O

    Also, love that the current bid is $512, ha!
  9. dwhite

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    I thought Newman said BBi pliers are blue handle, but I'm not sure. Why would a BBi tool roll have a carb adjustment tool.

    I had tools disappear, I'm quite certain, after a major at a Ferrari authorized dealer. Did not notice until a year later.
  10. carguyjohn350

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    When I was in college I worked for a Ford dealer for a while. Nearly every car we took in trade had at least 2 keys and sometimes 3. The used car managers always chucked all but one key in the trash. They had no interest in keeping up with spares, and if it was a Ford product then throwing away the keys was a way to generate a key sale when the car sold again.

    Always bugged the hell out of me.
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  11. ag512bbi

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    I'm one of these people that end up selling a car in the past and find items that belong to the car, years later.
    My reason is: when I get a car, I usually take the items out for what ever reason. Service, Space, Detailing, Tires... Usually procrastination is the reason for them not going back.
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  13. rovexienus

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    The toolkit appears to be missing its zipped toolkit bag (of the same colour as the seats of the car). Will this bag come up on the next BaT bid?
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