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Does anyone know of this car on eBay?

Discussion in '348/355' started by ferone, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. ferone

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    That seems really cheap 57k for a buy it now price. He is leaving an easy 10k on the table even selling at 67k in today's market.

    Seems like a deal if it is a decent car. Good luck.
     
  4. eight8toy

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    I was watching that one too. It was just on ebay auction with no reserve but guess the high bidder backed out.

    The rear challenge grill looks like it's a solid piece of plastic and not perforated.
     
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    Yet there it sits unsold at $57. A red/tan 95B with decently low miles. Either something glaring pops up when you look at the car or todays market isn’t exactly what you think. You might see plenty of high asking prices out there, it doesn’t mean anyone is paying that.
     
  7. Dave rocks

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    The car has a mileage discrepancy on the Carfax. I suspect the OD has been replaced and the car is a 60-70K mile car.
     
  8. ferone

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    That explains everything. Thank you.
     
  9. 4rePhill

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    That's because it's not a challenge grill - It's the standard rear panel painted black instead of being colour coded.
     
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    It's hard to tell if the car has been de-sticky-ed. Have they just applied ArmorAll to everything?

    The leather looks good in some areas (seat bolsters), but not in others (seat thigh support, handbrake shroud).
     
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    It's not. Needs refinishing
     
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    Editorial.... I would not buy any of these cars without compression and leak down at a minimum. Old saying no one sells a car because it runs too good. When I was shopping I tracked down previous owners of a few cars and talked to them some were 2-3 owners ago. Some were burning a qt of oil every 800 miles when they sold it, some had electrical gremlins, some were bought at auction 5 sometimes 8 years ago had NO registration for 5 years meaning and was bought at it was likely driven with dealer plates and speedo disconnected as mileage did not change for 5-8 years, the record of who bought it way back when was not the place selling it now, the list goes on and on. As a general rule I steer clear of cars with auction history right wrong or otherwise.

    Not sure this cars history but if anyone get it hope it works out, could be awesome who knows. Someone gets a great deal on a great car every now and then no doubt. 30K I'd chance it, retail or just under retail, a "good deal" no way.... Unless you can go out there, and have it checked before bidding of course then its gtg.

    Optimal strategy is to buy from a private sale or forum member and have it checked out.
     
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