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And why I have pretty much refrained from posting. Neil may have made a mistake, or he may be the victim of someone else's well executed and devious plan. Either way, my position is to let him vent publicly and to lick any wounds in private.
Buying a car remotely is a high risk venture. Previously I only feared receiving a car that was far below advertised quality. Now I know that I may never receive the vehicle!
Last year I got burned on an eBay purchase of a plastic gas tank for the B&S engine on my lawn mower. I needed (and purchased!) the half-donut shaped tank that wraps around the flywheel on walk behind mower engines. Instead, I received a large rectangular tank that is used on commercial mowers.
Seller would not acknowledge his mistake or false ad. Would only accept the tank back if I paid for shipping and a re-stocking fee. I found the right tank locally (for less money) and sold the wrong tank - almost making a profit.
I learned my lesson on a $30 item and now realize how lucky I was.
->Posting last edited on Sat, 22 Apr 2017 06:10:42.
2008 9-5 Aero Sedan
2006 9-3SC 2.0T
2000 Viggen Convertible
2000 9-5lpt Sedan, sold at 318K miles
Posts in this Thread:
- i was ripped off on e-bay beware dont buy a car there!, neil dale , Wed, 19 Apr 2017 01:07:291
- eBay and Bullion Coins, EGD , Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:13:13
- My Resolved Case Info..., Scott Paterson , Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:08:21
- Who buys from seller who joined ebay THE VERY DAY HE POSTED CAR?, thatbobguy , Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:28:45
- You only posted yesterday, perhaps he is refunding, MI-Roger , Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:06:021
- Interstate fraud is a felony. Pursue him with a lawyer, Used 2 B Chaz, Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:59:27
- That seller had zero feedback! What did you expect?, dmz789qqq, Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:43:45
- saabnet.com/tsn/class/9-3.html...'Nuff said! n/m, Used 2 B Chaz, Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:30:04
- How did you pay for this transaction?, Bill Homer, Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:24:33
- Re: i was ripped off on e-bay beware dont buy a car there!, Tom G , Wed, 19 Apr 2017 06:23:191
- Re: i was ripped off on e-bay beware dont buy a car there!, stopsaabn , Wed, 19 Apr 2017 03:47:112
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