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IF You Buy a car ,,, cry!!! to the salesman

kdoug007
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IF You Buy a car ,,, cry!!! to the salesman

saw a  lovely  car  today £1295,,  great  condition ,  service  history etc..
 so i  said to the  sales  guy  ok ,,  will you take £1100,,
 he  said  No  No No  i cant  do that,,,
 so i  said plzzzzz  plzzzzzz  and started to get emotional,,
 then he  said  oh  dam ok then "
 yippie  !!!
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Re: IF You Buy a car ,,, cry!!! to the salesman

I usually reserve the crying to after I've bought the car. Smiley
kdoug007
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Re: IF You Buy a car ,,, cry!!! to the salesman

you mean  drive it home and  find the  exhaust  fallen off
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Re: IF You Buy a car ,,, cry!!! to the salesman

Funnily enough the exhaust did fall off one car.
kdoug007
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Re: IF You Buy a car ,,, cry!!! to the salesman

im getting  bad thoughts now!!
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Re: IF You Buy a car ,,, cry!!! to the salesman

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Funnily enough the exhaust did fall off one car.

Pluscom could lend you some of his recycled cable ties Wink
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Re: IF You Buy a car ,,, cry!!! to the salesman

I suspect 'billnotben' likes having a car that sounds like him -  "flobba dobba dobTongue
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Re: IF You Buy a car ,,, cry!!! to the salesman

No it went brumm brumm because it came from Birmingham. Smiley
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Re: IF You Buy a car ,,, cry!!! to the salesman

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Funnily enough the exhaust did fall off one car.

Pluscom could lend you some of his recycled cable ties Wink

They would melt.... of course.
In the past, when I was poor, I would use metal coat hangers to secure Exhausts on cars.
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Re: IF You Buy a car ,,, cry!!! to the salesman

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No it went brumm brumm because it came from Birmingham. Smiley


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Re: IF You Buy a car ,,, cry!!! to the salesman

and Jaguars that go Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
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kdoug007
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Re: IF You Buy a car ,,, cry!!! to the salesman

well i did  look at  a  house and leant  on the bathroom sink  very  gently.. and it fell apart!!
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Re: IF You Buy a car ,,, cry!!! to the salesman

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Quote from: billnotben
Funnily enough the exhaust did fall off one car.

Pluscom could lend you some of his recycled cable ties Wink

They would melt.... of course.
In the past, when I was poor, I would use metal coat hangers to secure Exhausts on cars.

Heh never thought of coat hangers! I remember using some metal cable ties a few years back lol.
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and Jaguars that go Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

That man is guilty of having a son who wrecks all once good TV shows.
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Re: IF You Buy a car ,,, cry!!! to the salesman

I once bought an A60 van for £75 so I expected some problems:

  • No radiator thermostat - to prevent water boiling; thus hiding cracks in cylinder head

  • Good rubber floor mats - hiding rust holes in passenger side floor wells

  • Fractured metal fuel pipe -  temporary bodge repair with rubber hose (like bunsen burner tube) which rotted within 3 weeks


It cost me £35 to have a secondhand cylinder head planed, a new head gasket, some fibreglass for the footwell, £5 for a couple of jubilee clips and a foot of proper petrol hose. 
The van lasted for another 3 years.  Maybe I should have cried to bring the price down to £50.
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Re: IF You Buy a car ,,, cry!!! to the salesman

A Megané I bought didn't seem to be getting up to temperature so I bought a new thermostat.
When I removed the old one all I found was the outer ring of the stat, the rest had been cut away so in effect it didn't have one.
I've no idea why anyone would do that as without the entire thermostat the aluminium housing would still seal on the gasket. Undecided
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