On Friday, October 14, 2016 at 3:02:34 PM UTC-4, Meanie wrote:
IDK where you looked, but according to Kelly BB, I agree he got screwed
big time. KBB has it at $3700 to $5000 for trade-in, ~$5600 for a
private sale, if it's in good condition, which I think his easily met.
Even in fair condition, which would mean that it needs mechanical work,
some body work, has some rust, etc, it would be $3200 to $4400 for trade,
$5,000 for private sale. The only thing wrong with his was it probably
needs a cat converter and the interior needs a good shampooing.
I don't think he bought on a whim really. He's always been risk adverse
and he was just so worried about the check engine light and getting it
through inspection. It's kind of funny really. He thinks he got one
over on the dealer, by taking the car in during one of the periods when
the engine light for the cat converter is not on. Meanwhile the reality
is the dealer screwed him instead.
This site says ~ $ 4.000. Canadian wholesale.
Convert to USA dollars and subtract something for
the check-engine and cat. conv. issues ...
Most dealerships would send this car directly to the auction -
- they were offering what they thought they would get ?
In alt.home.repair, on Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:50:18 -0700 (PDT), trader_4
I didnt' see that coming. I thought you'd say he bought a new cat.
Is that all! Good to know.
38 years ago a friend asked me what kind of tv to buy. I said I didn't
know TVs but get one with electronic tuning, not mechanical. Those were
just coming out then.
For years I thought they ignored my advice, but now I'm wondering:
There was a knob to turn to change channles and there were detents, but
the knob turned really easily, much easier than any other tv with
mechanical tuning. Was it still mechanical or might it have been
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