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Old 11-30-2007, 08:56 PM   #1
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Found this SVT in Classifieds (PIC). Advice please

So as the title says, i found a 2003 sonic blue SVTF in my local online classifieds.
the good:
-SVT's are rare here and this one has 16,000 miles.

the bad:
-the ad says "european version with 185 hp, 6-speed and limited slip diff."

Now, you know that statement is 75% crap, so that seems weird to me.
I'm going to call tomorrow and ask for price, which isn't listed on the ad either. I'm not sure if it is at a lot or is a private sale. Another thing that caught my attention is that it has a ZX3 front grill . It says it's never been in an accident. I might check it out tomorrow.
Anyways, just running it by FF... what do you guys think?
here's teh pic......



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they seem like they have no idea what they have...so check it out in person and if it seems solid...then talk them down and tell them how much hp it really has.....and its not an EAP HAHAH

how much they asking???
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That seems very shady. Be careful. Make sure you run a Carfax and an Oasis report on it.
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the ad doesn't say. what it does say is it pays 225.. which is incredibly low for a car payment here on the island..
ohh, and i don't think EAP's ever made it to the island.. i've only ever seen or known of about 10 svtf's, and i've never seen a zx5 svt here
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Old 11-30-2007, 09:10 PM   #5
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i definitely need to run a carfax. it seems fishy, but it could also be that the person selling it is a typical car salesman/ car owner.. completely clueless as to what they have.
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i definitely need to run a carfax. it seems fishy, but it could also be that the person selling it is a typical car salesman/ car owner.. completely clueless as to what they have.

thats what im thinking.....you know more about the car...so u can probally talk him down
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i'll call him early tomorrow morning.. for all i know, he wants 14grand for it.
i'f i do check it out and it looks good, how do i know if it's really never been in a crash before i get the carfax? anything to look for in that sense?
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it has the SVT honeycomb front grill.
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it has the SVT honeycomb front grill.
the top grill looks like a ZX3 grill to me.. that's the only pic in the classified
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i tried to zoom in on my computer but it was too blurry for me to tell, it looks like the svt grille but it could also be the zetec one. you'll just have to see it in person
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