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Old 10-23-2012, 08:32 AM   #91031
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Never really understood this logic. There's many reasons the clutch could need replacing other than hard driving.

Also that seems extremely cheap for the minimal issues he has listed. Wonder if the pan cracked/broke and dumped all the oil causing engine failure. I'd replace the pan in his driveway and request it to be fired up before striking a deal. Or haggle a bit and get it for less so you can make your $ back incase the engine isn't any good.
Ditto.

Co-worker bought a GTI brand new in 03, 30k miles after buying it needed a new clutch. VWOA replaced the clutch for free under warranty and he has now gone 100k miles on the clutch they replaced his original one with.

I was thinking some JBWeld qik and fill it back up with oil in the driveway to start it up.
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Old 10-23-2012, 08:32 AM   #91032
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Also ryan said he hears that cars been in a front end accident
At $1500 I wouldn't care, as long as it was repaired correctly and goes straight down the road.
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Old 10-23-2012, 08:35 AM   #91033
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I was thinking some JBWeld qik and fill it back up with oil in the driveway to start it up.
Yeah anything so you can fire it up. At $1500 with a dead engine you're really pushing your luck on getting your money back out of it for parts. I mean I don't doubt you could, but it might take a while.
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Old 10-23-2012, 08:39 AM   #91034
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Ditto.

Co-worker bought a GTI brand new in 03, 30k miles after buying it needed a new clutch. VWOA replaced the clutch for free under warranty and he has now gone 100k miles on the clutch they replaced his original one with.

I was thinking some JBWeld qik and fill it back up with oil in the driveway to start it up.
This, it might still leak, but should hold oil long enough to hear it run.
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Old 10-23-2012, 08:40 AM   #91035
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At $1500 I wouldn't care, as long as it was repaired correctly and goes straight down the road.
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Yeah anything so you can fire it up. At $1500 with a dead engine you're really pushing your luck on getting your money back out of it for parts. I mean I don't doubt you could, but it might take a while.
Exactly to both points.

Mostly I'd just want it for a straight shell. if the motor was good I figured it'd be easier to re-coop more of the purchase price.
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Old 10-23-2012, 08:45 AM   #91036
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Klod, text me about things and stuff.
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Old 10-23-2012, 09:02 AM   #91037
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Front end was half ass fixed supposedly

If that's the same car
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you guys will rock the pink stickers?
i'll buy 'em if you'll rock 'em
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Old 10-23-2012, 09:38 AM   #91039
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Hmmmmmmmm

Aku.......are you thinking what I'm thinking?


Kevin, fire up the welder and prepare the garage!
Haha. Yes! I can't even drop half atm though :(
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