Buying cars online

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  1. drinkdran0

    drinkdran0 New Member

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    Hey guys... I've never purchased a car online. How is it guaranteed to be safe? This one guy is selling a 04' 350z for 9k. I mean, that deal is too good to be true. One problem, the car is located in Athens, Greece. he says he'll ship it for free. I mean, it just sounds too good right. I checked the carfax report and everything is perfect. But how do you guarantee this kind of situation? He could've just given a random VIN number. Please let me know your take on this. thanks
     
  2. edrox

    edrox A good man, and thorough

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    Run Forest Run!

    Send him that $9k and it is the last you will evre hear from him. Guar-an-damn-teed.

    If it sounds too good to be true - it probably is.
     
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    how about an eskrwo service?
     
  5. Y2kAccord

    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    If it sounds too good to be true it probably is

    Common sense 9k for a 25k car... and its in another country... :noes:
     
  6. edrox

    edrox A good man, and thorough

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    its "escrow". And either way - you are about to get burned. For a lot? or for a little? Burnt is burnt.

    Hey - this was not some exiled Nigerian prince, looking for help laundering money, was it?

    How did you come to find out about this "deal"?
     
  7. {WBK}Blood_Lust

    {WBK}Blood_Lust New Member

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    were you ever actually considering this?

    you had to know that's a scam


    well, either way,,,,just don't do it,,,,,,don't even think about doing it,,,,,unless of course you just want to throw 9 grand out the window.
     
  8. Y2kAccord

    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    I think the bottom line is if you didnt pick up this as a scam you shouldnt be shopping online
     
  9. Ralli

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    buying a car online is difficult, especially if you havent seen it. I made the big mistake of buying a car online, and then when I got it,it was a heap of shit.:eek3: so just be careful. :bigthumb:
     
  10. aww nigga

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    I bought a car online, just flew down to Maryland and drove it back up to Rochester.

    Don't be a tard though, if it sounds too good to be true, it is.
     
  11. HyTymez

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    dude, thats a freakn scam! I hope you didnt send him any cash. That scams been around for awhile. Never EVER buy a car that you cant see, or deal with the seller in person. I bet he asked you for a 5k refundable deposit via wire transfer or western union to show how serious you are right? Hes just gonna run off with your money. If it sounds too good to be true...than it is. DONT DO IT!!
     
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    damn this post is 3 weeks old...well...i hope he didnt do it.
     
  13. CalSpeedRacer

    CalSpeedRacer i lurk

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    maybe he got darwin'd
     

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