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Old 03-09-2008, 01:00 PM   #11
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Yes my point exactly. I know he won't appreciate this car for what it is so that'* why I'm just going to give him back what he put into it plus a little extra cause, well, cause I'm his Dad.

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Victor has personally spent about $1,200 on the stereo and half of the front windshield so my plan is to give him $2,400. and he can get what ever he wants and that'* it the rest is all up to him.
Chynna will get $1,500 for her to get a little beater and that leaves $1,000 for me
The guy trying talking me down in price but I held firm. He agreed to the $4900 and is supposed to be here tomorrow to strike the deal. I told him he better be bringing a certified check after he said he would pay with brand new $100 bills.......there are too many counterfeit ones floating around.
All you have to do is hold it up and look for the strip inside the bill.
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Old 03-09-2008, 06:35 PM   #12
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I linked him to this thread and it was an easy sell.

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hey u drive a hard bargain for a canuck lol but i appreciate your honesty and understand you put in alot of work and time into it so i will offer u 4900 even though it kills me i hope its a great deal in order for me to help you u gotta help me write the car off to me as a gift so i dont pay the darn taxes on it so its kinda of a win-win situation for both of us i hope we could come to terms my canuck brotha lol email me back a.*.a.p ps it would be great if i could see those reciepts and if i was gonna come down there i would most likely bring cash all brand new 100 dollar bills or a cheque if you perfer thanks god bless
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It won't kill you once you get behind the wheel after paying so little for this car. LOL
In a way I'm sad you accepted cause I did want more for it and will miss my Black Betty :(

Yes, I have all the receipts in a very large envelop.

While I did say I would accept cash, brand new $100 bills make me a little concerned in light of all the counterfeit ones circulating recently, I'm sure you can understand that my canuk brotha
So Please bring a bank certified check. I will not accept a personal check.

Yes, I will write the car off to you for say $500. I've dealt with transferring ownership and car sales a few times and they are wise to that trick. That will only cost you $35. a savings of over $300 which should pay for your trip here
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I linked him to this thread and it was an easy sell.

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hey u drive a hard bargain for a canuck lol but i appreciate your honesty and understand you put in alot of work and time into it so i will offer u 4900 even though it kills me i hope its a great deal in order for me to help you u gotta help me write the car off to me as a gift so i dont pay the darn taxes on it so its kinda of a win-win situation for both of us i hope we could come to terms my canuck brotha lol email me back a.*.a.p ps it would be great if i could see those reciepts and if i was gonna come down there i would most likely bring cash all brand new 100 dollar bills or a cheque if you perfer thanks god bless
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It won't kill you once you get behind the wheel after paying so little for this car. LOL
In a way I'm sad you accepted cause I did want more for it and will miss my Black Betty :(

Yes, I have all the receipts in a very large envelop.

While I did say I would accept cash, brand new $100 bills make me a little concerned in light of all the counterfeit ones circulating recently, I'm sure you can understand that my canuk brotha
So Please bring a bank certified check. I will not accept a personal check.

Yes, I will write the car off to you for say $500. I've dealt with transferring ownership and car sales a few times and they are wise to that trick. That will only cost you $35. a savings of over $300 which should pay for your trip here
Seriously this has the makings of a scam. I would avoid dealing with this person.
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Hmmmm so how would I know if the Certified Check is counterfeit

He'* coming over next Saturday now. Couldn't make it today......god bless
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OH NO

So I'm driving Black Betty a lot this last few days to burn down a full tank of fuel and BE DAMNED if it hasn't just started to develop an annoying lifter tap that increases in sound with rpm.

I whipped off the drivers side valve cover to inspect for the obvious but everything is tight and clean.
I can only suspect a collapsed lifter.

What a time for this to happen.

Now, should I tell the propective buyer before he comes up with his Certified cheque........and risk him bringing the price down......I did say, as is, but I did say that there was nothing mechanically wrong with it

Need some feedback on this one guys.
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I thought you sent him a link to this thread?
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Again this guy sounds fishy. I would not worry too much about him and more about your car.
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I just copied and pasted the thread.....with a little bit of doctoring
I knew he would have to join to be able to view lounge posts.

So I suppose I should start posting over in the mechanical forum to try and resolve the tapping sound problem.
It sure has a lot of power all across the rpm range though.
.....and the exhaust also sounds unusually louder than normal, as if normal was anywhere near normal.
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This works for lifter tap but not the kinda thing you would do if were to keep it.

Add a half liter of ATF to the crank case, start the engine wait a few minutes for it to clear if it doesn't pour a half liter of Kerosene in the crank case. Give a few minutes then change the oil.
The atf is a detergent and the kerosene rinses it out, works for sticky lifters.
Did this trick to a truck I traded off, last 100 miles I drove it, it was as quite as a mouse
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Keep the car, hide the keys, and tell him to buy his own car.
100% in agreement here. Kids never learn to appreciate anything if it'* given to them.
My impala was given to me.. I'm 18.. I paid half the payments when I had a job.. I haven't had a job so it'* basically being given to me. I appreciate it wholesomely.
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