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Old 02-28-2013, 07:59 PM   #11
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Way overpriced.
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Old 03-03-2013, 01:44 AM   #12
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swansong, Viperthreat, I totally agree with you guys. The sellers have cut contact with me thus far. I am guessing they didn't take my thoughts on the car and price kindly. I would have just insulted them with an offer anyways. Ill just keep my eyes open for a better one.

Thank you guys for your time and thoughts on my issue.
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Old 03-03-2013, 12:16 PM   #13
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Well the new bumper and new headlights signify more than a normal "bumper replacement" from a wreck. My 2004 with 2.3 and auto with 116K was issued a salvage title after a front end crash. We replaced the front bumper, headlights, headlight/header panel, hood, grill and one fender and the driver seatbelt locked up and had to be replaced, no air bags deployed. Zero front sub-frame damage. No suspension damage, it was all cosmetic. So just to say it was issued salvage because a flimsy plastic bumper cover is BS, the fact they stopped talking to you is a red flag, Keep looking!! Goodluck!
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The best advice I can give you is to take your time when your looking for a car. If you feel you should pass up, such as on a car like this, then do it. A car in better condition and for a better price will come along if you take your time!
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:52 PM   #15
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Hey guys,

Well, just got an email from the lady (a week later). She seemed pretty upset because of the last email I sent her with my concern with the damage/salvage title. She said that I was asking questions that were "picking apart" the car. She claimed that the car ran well, never had a problem with it mechanically, and that she told me all her knowledge about the car she obtained from the last owner who "didn't speak good english". She said she trusted the man's "story" and that I seemed "not really interested".
Good thing I did not waste a 2 hour drive and gas to check this out.
And the search moves on....

Tarmac, I definitely agree with you that I shouldn't risk it, but the lady thinks its not a bad idea... Also, let me know if you ever come across a decent SVT for sale in our area.

Thanks for all the help guys.
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