New owner reached out after trading my old car in

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Re: New owner reached out after trading my old car in

Post by Black-Out » Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:49 pm

5chn3ll wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 10:20 am
That's awesome. I wish I'd been able to track down my 996's past owner - I would buy that man/woman a beer for the IDP plenum alone.
If I could meet the previous owner of my car I'd punch em in the face for pointlessly rigging aftermarket security systems and cheezy assed L.E.D. tail lamps into mine.....course he did save me a few bucks by doing it sooooooooo.....
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Re: New owner reached out after trading my old car in

Post by b3freak » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:32 am

Black-Out wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:49 pm
5chn3ll wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 10:20 am
That's awesome. I wish I'd been able to track down my 996's past owner - I would buy that man/woman a beer for the IDP plenum alone.
If I could meet the previous owner of my car I'd punch em in the face for pointlessly rigging aftermarket security systems and cheezy assed L.E.D. tail lamps into mine.....course he did save me a few bucks by doing it sooooooooo.....
You should read my original "renovation" thread and all the glued parts that I had to replace. I did have thoughts of beating the previous owner with a rubber hose. It has cost me a lot of money undoing what the PO rigged. I mean how in the world glues parts together on a Porsche? Sick, lazy people.
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Re: New owner reached out after trading my old car in

Post by gnat » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:37 am

b3freak wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:32 am
You should read my original "renovation" thread and all the glued parts that I had to replace. I did have thoughts of beating the previous owner with a rubber hose. It has cost me a lot of money undoing what the PO rigged. I mean how in the world glues parts together on a Porsche? Sick, lazy people.
Don't make me start talking about my last e30 where a hole in the passenger foot well was patched with masking tape! :shock:

I'll never buy another fucking Jersey car in my life! :evil:

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Re: New owner reached out after trading my old car in

Post by FRUNKenstein » Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:38 am

gnat wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:37 am
Don't make me start talking about my last e30 where a hole in the passenger foot well was patched with masking tape! :shock:

I'll never buy another fucking Jersey car in my life! :evil:
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Yeah, who the f*ck uses masking tape? That application clearly calls for duct tape.

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Re: New owner reached out after trading my old car in

Post by 5chn3ll » Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:36 am

In the business, we call those MaxAttacks. Usually happens after some poor sucker has his cracked block or d-chunk misdiagnosed as a blown head gasket or oil cooler. They patch it up just good enoug*

*looks around in a daze*

Wow, what was that all about? It's like I was possessed for a moment...

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Re: New owner reached out after trading my old car in

Post by 808Bill » Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:54 am

FRUNKenstein wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:41 pm
I've been on both sides of this, and it has always turned out well. Just car guys helping one another out by sharing info on a particular car.

I do recall one incident involving a 996 where it didn't. Spectacularly didn't. Which is ultimately how we all ended up here.
Poor Opie, I wonder if he ever got his car fixed... :lol:

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Re: New owner reached out after trading my old car in

Post by Black-Out » Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:11 pm

gnat wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:37 am
b3freak wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:32 am
You should read my original "renovation" thread and all the glued parts that I had to replace. I did have thoughts of beating the previous owner with a rubber hose. It has cost me a lot of money undoing what the PO rigged. I mean how in the world glues parts together on a Porsche? Sick, lazy people.
Don't make me start talking about my last e30 where a hole in the passenger foot well was patched with masking tape! :shock:

I'll never buy another fucking Jersey car in my life! :evil:

Oh HELLLLLLL NAW!!!! :o
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