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Old 06-28-2016, 03:45 PM   #1061
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Whats the lowest he would take?
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Old 06-28-2016, 03:46 PM   #1062
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$2400 seems legit
cause we're bro'z
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Old 06-28-2016, 04:02 PM   #1063
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Nice car but damn that's a lot of money.
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Old 06-28-2016, 04:06 PM   #1064
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Oh yeah I'd never pay that, but it's such a gorgeous car. Almost to the tee of what I'd do if I had one of those.

but for 5k more you can haz a c6z so bleh
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Old 06-28-2016, 04:10 PM   #1065
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I don't mind the CL flakes. You just learn not to go out of your way if the person seems a bit flakey. If you want to meet in a public, well-lit place no further than 10 minutes from my house sometime within the next day, that's great. If you want me to hold it for two weeks, or drive 45 minutes round trip to meet you, or if you stop responding to texts/emails on the day we're supposed to meet, then I'm bailing on you and I won't feel bad about it. If you ask me for my best price, I will refer you to the listed price in the ad. If you make an offer for less than 75% of the listed price, I'll politely respond "No, thanks" but I will not bother countering. If you attempt to tell me why my item isn't worth what I'm asking and that you can get it cheaper elsewhere, I will tell you that it sounds like a great deal and enthusiastically encourage you to purchase it at the cheaper price available to you.

I do grow weary of all the offers to trade for dirtbikes that need a little work.
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Old 06-28-2016, 04:19 PM   #1066
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Or jetski trades, can't forget the jetskis
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Old 06-28-2016, 04:23 PM   #1067
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I always find it humorous when a seller tries to convince people that his item is rare and valuable:

Up for sale is my very rare 1978 Puma GTE Coupe.
If your not familiar with Pumas, here's a quick background. They were Brazilian factory made sports cars that utilized VW Karmann Ghia running gear (and at some point they also used chevy running gear as well) These were not allowed in the US at the time due to some fed regulations but they were imported into Canada and thats were this one came from. Some thought that these were simply kit cars or replica cars but in fact they were factory built in Brazil. These were kind of like a Brazilian Miata. Some cars were imported into the US and to get around the regulation they were shipped in without certain components and the buyer would put these parts on.
This car is Yellow with black interior with some yellow trim. Very comfortable car to drive with it's reclining seats.
It has brand new rims and tires (less than 500 miles on them), the body is in great shape and shows very well. There are a couple paint touch up spots but nothing major. Interior is in very good condition as well. Has new am-fm-cd-usb stereo, all electrical items work except for the tach. (simple fix)
The car runs and drives very well.
The engine is a peppy 1835cc VW 4 cylinder with Porsche cooling fan shroud, G040 Heads, Roller rocker arms, Petronics pointless ignition, Monza exhaust. 4 speed with short shift kit.
The car itself shows 99770 kilometers (about 60,000 miles)
This is a very unique car for both driving and showing. Sort of looks like a little Ferarri Dino.
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Old 06-28-2016, 05:38 PM   #1068
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so, it has literally........the worst parts from the worst cars

very rare indeed
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Old 06-28-2016, 05:57 PM   #1069
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To be fair, the stock front brakes on the Ghia were less awful than the stock front brakes on the Beetle.

Same torsion-beam suspension, though. But at least they had ball-joints in '78. (Prior to '66, VWs didn't use ball-joints. I **** you knot.)
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Old 06-28-2016, 06:09 PM   #1070
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If you attempt to tell me why my item isn't worth what I'm asking and that you can get it cheaper elsewhere, I will tell you that it sounds like a great deal and enthusiastically encourage you to purchase it at the cheaper price available to you.
Lol, I've done this multiple times. I was selling a k20a2 engine and a guy was complaining to me about my price ($900), said he could get a local k24a2 with lower miles for $1100. I told him "$1100 for that engine in that condition sounds like a great deal, if I were you I'd try to get that". A week later he was at my house buying my engine...?
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Old 06-28-2016, 06:16 PM   #1071
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Oh yeah I'd never pay that, but it's such a gorgeous car. Almost to the tee of what I'd do if I had one of those.

but for 5k more you can haz a c6z so bleh
I wonder if it at least comes with a smog certificate. It could be worth it if it actually passes CARB.
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Old 06-28-2016, 09:49 PM   #1072
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"What's your lowest price?" - people on Craigslist.
My boilerplate response: "Don't ask my to bid against myself. That's the laziest form of negotiation. My price is posted, pretend you have a backbone and make me an offer."

I have yet to receive a response when I've sent that out, and I believe I'm better off for it.
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Old 06-29-2016, 01:37 AM   #1073
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After going back through my old posts in this thread, I think the last car I posted about is actually a second shitty drift sploder.
Here is the last post I made about it.
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I feel like I am destined to chronicle this things miserable existence:
94 built widebody miata - $6500
94 built widebody miata

Looking to trade or sell my miata
Looking for swapped s13 coupe swapped s14 a nice bobber and cash or ae86




Here is a list of mods

Supension.
Brand new Nnr coilovers
Brand new gsp sway bars
Brand new adjustable upper control arms

Interior
Quilted shaved door panels
Sparco seats
Prosport boost guage
Prosport oil pres guage
Prosport coolant temp guage
Innovate lc-1 wideband
Everything else is pretty much gutted out of the car.

Exterior
Stubby drivers mirror
Shaved pass mirror
Shaved gas door
Fill gas in through the trunk
6 point bolt in auto power cage with door bars and padding
Trunk vent
Ak rear flares 50mm
Ak gt aero front fenders 40mm
Ak 4inch nascar style rear spoiler
S2000 push to start
Nrg white steering
Nrg qr
Nrg short hub
Spec Aluminum shifter bushing

Engine
99 bp4w 1.8
Eagle rods
Wisco oe pistons
Supertech rings
Acl race bearings main/rod
.030 head shave
10.5:1 compression
Supertech valve seals
Supertech titianium valves
Supertech valve springs
New oem valve guides
Bp5a intake cam
Ported head
Semi polish
Gasket matched head
Arp head studs
Cometic headgasket
Fidanza cam gears
Gates Kevlar timing belt
Billet oil pump gears
Oil sandwich
Fm stage two clutch
Machined flywheel
Aftermarket headers
Rpm switch to run vics manifold
Engine torque dampener
Mazdaspeed engine mounts
Egr delete
Powder coated valve cover.

Everything on and in the motor brand new .

Wheels
Work cr01
Front
15x10 et -28
225/45 nitto nt01
Rear
15x12 et-3
225/50 kumho escta
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Old 06-30-2016, 08:25 PM   #1074
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Big *** Beige Antec Custom Computer Case

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Selling an ancient massive beige Antec SX1030B case. This thing is ******* massive, and might be a fun project for anyone looking to build a sleeper rig.
And this thing is HEAVY. I'm not talking about my crazy ex I met in South Africa while drunk and feelin the heat, I'm talking tank-level steel here. I'd put this thing between myself and the thin wall between my angry alcoholic gun-lovin neighbors and trust it to stop the .22 shells that occasionally punch through because Ol' Ted was caught coming home late from the bar again. Goddammit, Ted.

AND, THIS THING HAS FAN MOUNTS. Dude, remember the Intel P4? Remember how ****** hot that piece of sexy got? Well, Antec solved that problem long ago, and the solution was thick steel to conduct heat better, and a metric **** ton of fans. I'm talking at least 5 fan mounts, and that's just what I saw glancing around. There might even be some aging gnomes in there waving egyptian eucalyptus leaves to gently waft the heat away from ur sleepin beauty of an Intel i7 6950x (10 ****** cores baby, can you believe that ****?!)

Also, don't you hate modern cases where you can't fit the goddamn boardmother in there? Antec solved that bullshit too. Other manufacturers put in removable trays behind the web of wires and hardware. Antec was like hell no, make it bigger. And that's what they did. PLENTY of room to move around in there. I'm talking elbows for those stubborn-*** DIMMs, and hell, you could probably build that sleeper rig in there, and then pack in my friend's mom too, and STILL have room to keep your Eskimo takeout warm.

Anyway, cleaning out my computer closet and need to get rid of this thing as it's just taking up space. If you see this ad still up, I still got it.




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Old 06-30-2016, 08:30 PM   #1075
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I used to have that exact same case. It was my first ATX build.

It's every bit as massive as the seller makes it sound.
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Old 06-30-2016, 08:42 PM   #1076
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Same here- I had nearly the same antec case for my first computer. I remember the computer being incredibly heavy.
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It was my first case as well. Got to love that sharkyextreme advice circa 2000.

In my poorly defined sense of permanence, a huge overbuilt case was necessary for that upgrade as you go mentality. That disappeared as soon as the next wave of aluminum cases came out. This case would crush your fingers if you were not careful, and transporting it back and forth to college was a nightmare. I gave it away on the street a couple years ago.
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Old 07-01-2016, 01:17 PM   #1078
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I think I threw one of those out last year in my annual make room for other useless **** days.
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Old 07-01-2016, 08:40 PM   #1079
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https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/5593320612.html


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Old 07-01-2016, 08:44 PM   #1080
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Call and ask if it comes with all the stock parts, including the fenders, so you can fix it and not drive around looking like a tool.

I don't understand how cars like that are road legal.
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