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Old 08-01-2003, 07:03 PM   #1
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I found this 92 Bonneville for same on eBay from NY.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...tem=2426185547
A few of the pics were robbed from this 94 on Cardomain from MA.
http://www.cardomain.com/member_page...c%20Bonneville

Could that be called false advertising?
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Hmmm...well, Pontiac1983 is a member here..so he may want to show up and post up to make sense of things.

Interesting find
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PM him quick!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Are these pics registered trademarks?
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Done...this is a concern, unless its him selling the car
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Yep, thats DEFINETLY isn't his car. I thought it might have been a misprint but looking inside the interior of the car, thats not Pontiac1983'*.
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Notify Ebay immediatly! I would but i can't think of my username/password for the love of anything..
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I am searching like this is my car, and I am starting to see some simularities here. Only 2 to be exact. The first pic and the its another pic driver side inside. Those are the only two I see. Other than that, the milage and the dash is different. I can't tell by the plates to pinpoint location. I need to become a detective, LOL!!
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SEnd them both links and say that that is a members car here. They'll pull it, there is no way this guy has the exact same garage/driveway as him and same mods. I mean seriously..
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Wow that is kinda odd, unless of course it is him selling the car... because to me they look identical.
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Wow that is kinda odd, unless of course it is him selling the car... because to me they look identical.
Okay, the lead image in the eBay ad is obviously a copy of pontiac1983'* from his cardomain.com page. (Unfortunately the seller pulled his own copy of the image; if he was just pointing to pontaic1983'* original file, then all pontiac1983 would have to do is rename his image on his website, and *poof* -- the eBay listing image goes up in smoke.)

The rest of the eBay images appear to be of the actual car for sale, or at least not pontiac1983'* car, and are sufficiently detailed (e.g. mileage showing, interior shots, datestamp in the corner of the image, etc.) that any buyer would know if they weren't taking delivery of the same car they had been bidding on. The eBay shots show a factory stereo, aftermarket walnut dash trim, different steering wheel, and wear and tear not shown in pontiac1983'* photos on his own webpage.

Bottom line: I think the eBay seller snagged the lead image off of pontiac1983'* listing because he thought it looked cool as an attention-getter for his own ad. Boneheaded, but that'* all. pontiac1983 should notify eBay about it.
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