Date: Sun, 9 Feb 2003 17:45:31 +0000 (UTC) From: "SimonJ" <Menopsam.net> Subject: Re: If it were me, and I wanted the car at a Fair Market Value price
> I'd try to find out who the insurance company was and negotiate with > them. If they sell the car at auction, they pay someone to prep it, > transport it, an aution fee, etc... > > They'll know what they're likely to get for it. But if they insist on > dumping it, find out where the sale will be held and locate a > wholesaler that can buy it for you. I bought my '99 from a whalesaler > through ebay. The buyer gave me his card and told me if I wanted > another car someday to call him. That can be risky when the car is > obtained sight unseen. But in your case, you know the car. Find a > wholesaler, tell him what you'll pay, or offer hin a buyers fee over a > wholesale price you're willing to pay, and see if he can get it for > you. For him, it's a quick deal, and $ in his pocket if he doesn't > have to sell it somewhere else. You may actually get the same car at > dealer cost. > Sorry, but does that ramble actually pertain to anything on this newsgroup?