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RE: let's make a deal-'88 5kt
I would certainly try a lowball, say $400. Of course, try not to be too
anxious and a few comments such as "boy, this is going to take a lot of
work" might help. Just remember, that he is not actually out of pocket
for the storage charges so that shouldn't even enter the equation...
180 Yorston St
Williams Lake, BC, V2G 3Z1
'86 5KTQ stock (if you don't know what it means, you aren't in the club)
>From: William P. Magliocco[SMTP:email@example.com]
>Sent: November 3, 1999 1:29 PM
>Subject: let's make a deal-'88 5kt
>No, I'm not selling the car-I'm thinking of buying it.
>It has been sitting in front of a tranny shop for about a month, with
>177k on the clock, average condx. that I can determine thus far.
>Shop says it needs a rebuild, pinion reamed, inside cooked etc. Also needs
>both front drive shafts, so he says. All this stuff is out of the car.
>With storage charges ($25/day) , he says that it would take $1900 to bring
>it out of hock. And I think that he is tired of looking at it.
>I told him the driveshafts can be had for $100 each at Autozone (w/lifetime
>He does not have the title yet, but I suspect the owner will be
>"abandoning" the car due to the time lapse. I'm told I'm the first person
>to ask about the car.
>Any ideas gents...I'm thinking that I should be able to get him down quite
>a bit on the price if I supply the driveshafts, or if we just let time take