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Old 02-05-2006, 08:55 AM   #1
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Who never saw their car before buying it?

I was wondering who here bought their car "sight unseen"......I did. I went to the dealership trying to find it, and they told me they were cleaning it. I tried to see it, but it was in the detail bay. I saw it after all papers were signed, and it was legally "mine". MAN, was it worth it to wait......


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Old 02-05-2006, 09:34 AM   #2
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I saw mine from quite a distance while being unloaded from a truck. Bought it and didn't know it had Recaro seating or HID's until I accepted delivery
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Old 02-05-2006, 10:46 AM   #4
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id never do such a thing, no matter how new it is it could have blemishes and small scratches on the paint, when i bought my car i carfully went around the entire car multiple times to make sure everything was ok, of course i found a few marks that needed to be buffed out. Oh also the rear seat have a rip through it at the bottom towards the floor, it looked like someone was cutting of the plastic with an model knife and sliced through the fabric, so that had to be replaced and it was in a spot that would of got bigger over time. So you should really always check your car first before signing of the papers.
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Old 02-05-2006, 11:01 AM   #5
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I kinda did. I had hunted all over my region for "the" car, and couldn't find it at the real close by dealers. Then I saw one online about an hour away, and asked my local dealer if they'd Trade for it. They said no (??) so I got in my car, called the dealer and said "I want this car, I'll be there in 45 minutes". Got there and the salesman I talked to had its keys and I took it out and bought it.

So I did see it I guess, but I knew I was buying it anyway before I was even in its state.
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I 'kinda' did also. The dealership didn't have what I wanted on the lot so they had to do a search for it.
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I didn't seem my FoFo.. it was at another dealer... so all the papers were signed before they got it in...

I could have / should have checked it very carefully before taking posession.... it had 113 miles and a mark on the headliner... but I was too excited...

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saw mine - checked it inside and out - my dads always warned me about buying something without looking at it first and i didn't feel like gettin gipped
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I ordered my car, than I went to another car dealer to test drive one similiar to what I had just bought.
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After test driving several 2004 and 2005 SES Foci, we ordered my 2006 ST. I had seen the SAP kit on a ZX3 in the showroom, and heard the Audiophile system in a friends SVT. I have also driven several SVT's. So, when we ordered mine, i'm like what the hell, and told the salesman to up it to ST spec. I figured it could only be better than an SES. So i never saw the "exact" car I was gonna buy, but I saw some like it.
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