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Old 07-05-2004, 07:18 PM   #11
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Good luck.... hope you come back with it.
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Old 07-05-2004, 09:53 PM   #12
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Good luck TTAM .


Now we all just have to sit and wait for him to return with or without the car.
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Old 07-05-2004, 11:52 PM   #13
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Well, just got back from the bank, took out 4G cash, damned wallet wont close now, me and dad are going to head up there in an hour or so. Leaks are something ive delt with before, the trunk and spare tire compartment are something im gunna look at. We are going to have it pre purchase inspected too.
Cool. Also run a CarFax report on it. Not sure if the talk about leaks in the trunk and spare compartment cover this but: mine'* rotting through the outer wheel well/fender seams right over the center of the rear wheels. Look to see if anything'* bubbling through the paint back there.

Don't worry about the flaky electronics in the dash; we get rather good at rebuilding those around here. I'd be more concerned about the quality of whatever repairs it'* already had. (e.g. Do they say, "I just had the (whatever) replaced," or do they say, "Somethin' weird was makin' a funny noise so I just disconnected (whatever) 'cuz you really don't need it...") Good luck!
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Old 07-06-2004, 12:02 AM   #14
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It may be a bit hard to get a carfax report on it if he is driving there with cash in hand when he looks at it, hehe. Unless he can borrow a computer and has a carfax account.

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Old 07-06-2004, 01:14 AM   #15
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What a damned dissapointment. To think some people can't even advertise there vehicles correclty. We get there after 2 hours of driving, the guys son wasnt there yet to let us look at it. So, me and my dad looked the car over on the outside and through the windows. The exterior is MINT, the interior is MINT. It runs great, drives nice. ONE KICKER. Its advertised for 149,000 kms, when i got in the back seat while it was running i got a full view look at the odometer, it was compleat dejaview. 249,840kms. That almost made me snap right there. We took it out, me, my dad, and the kid. We tried to get it inspected at Canadian Tire, they were too packed, then right next door at Speedy was just closing. The car wouldn't start for us after that, the battery was dead, it just clicked. My aunts 86 Nissan Multi had no hope of starting it, so we ran across a small alley, and a guy from Mr. Lube boosted us with his Grand Prix. Very dissapointing day. VERY
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AIR SHOCKS!!! Check them for leaks.
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Old 07-06-2004, 01:20 AM   #17
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I should also add, i did not buy the car.
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I should also add, i did not buy the car.
thats alright,,, you'll have your day!!!
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Case of the Elusive Bonneville eh Matt?
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I should also add, i did not buy the car.
Wouldn't surprise me to find that your jump start was needed because the alternator had died and it was running on the battery all that time... which they had recharged the day before since they knew you'd be arriving.

Oh, well, better luck next time. I know sometimes I wish I had a car that bad, just for the satisfaction of fixing the stuff and seeing it get better (and eventually re-sold at a profit) as a result...
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