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#24821 of 26456 Re: Citroen SM [Mr_Shiftright]
Nov 14, 2012 (9:38 am)
That's about what I was thinking. The first thing that doesn't inspire confidence is the location of the photos. I'm not seeing anything there that makes me thing this car is garage-kept. As far as wear and tear, that makes a big difference in the frozen north. From the location the seller indicated on his post, I'd say that car cannot be more than a mile from my house as the crow (raven) flies, and I don't know many cabins with garages!
That said, it does have historical plates on it, which means he can't drive it much, so maybe that's irrelevant in terms of winter use.
Second, I wouldn't be surprised if that is the only running SM in the entire state, but that doesn't mean there is more than one person interested in owning one, either. I doubt he's going to have much of an audience for that car locally. He might get 8 (or 9, if folks are feeling spunky) if he sells it to an outside buyer through eBay. $16,500 means he really wants to keep it, but his wife is pressuring him.
Nov 14, 2012 (9:39 am)
shipping from Alaska to the lower 48 is pricey as well. And really who buys an SM on the blind?
Dec 04, 2012 (3:02 pm)
That Renault is definitely "so ugly it's cool." I've called a few dealers when you have to call for mileage. I've never been pleasantly surprised.
#24825 of 26456 Re: . [toomanyfumes]
Dec 04, 2012 (4:39 pm)
agreed about the Toyota. I am used to seeing "call for price" (a nice warning to not bother to call!) but have never seen call for miles!
I do like that car though. And yes Fin, that generation Camry (4 door also) came in a manual. Just a rare bird.
if the miles are not obscene, could be a good deal. I could live with it. Just missing the moonroof.
#24826 of 26456 Re: . [stickguy]
Dec 04, 2012 (5:52 pm)
I think I have even seen an 02+ Camry with a manual, but never a Solara. I bet that one is 200K or more, it's old enough now. I see a dent in the door too.
#24827 of 26456 Re: . [fintail]
Dec 05, 2012 (9:05 am)
I like that Renault
#24828 of 26456 Re: . [fintail]
Dec 05, 2012 (10:36 am)
If you click this link to a BAT comments page, there's a post near the bottom from "Bob in Seattle." Same "Bob" as the seller of the craigslist R16 maybe? Had to laugh at the last pic with Renault facing Bogart..."I'm shocked. Shocked to find that gambling is going on in here."
#24829 of 26456 Re: . [omarman]
Dec 05, 2012 (11:05 am)
Wow, good catch - has to be, as there can't be too many R16s owned by Bobs anywhere.
#24830 of 26456 Opinion from the experts
Dec 19, 2012 (9:19 am)
In another forum I frequent I am trying my best to talk someone out of a mistake.
They want to purchase an 82 Lincoln Mark VI Bill Blass. It has a reconstructed title, a hacked engine harness, doesn't currently run, needs tires (20 years old) and the interior needs help.
They are going to pay 1050 for it. I told them to move on and save up for something in better shape (naturally costing more money).
I posted this example Mark VI and am explaining that for $3500 you could never get the other one to this level.
I can't be wrong on this can I?
Here are the pics of the one he wants: