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Old 11-05-2010, 09:50 AM
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Mein Auto: E30 S52 / S52 M roady
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Originally Posted by fcsteve View Post
Craigslist is the crappiest place to try and sell stuff anymore.

i listed 3 plastic bumpers and a fAacelift valence FS.

i had 1 guy ask me if id change his timing belt and how much it would cost. had another try and get me to lower the price $40-50 because he has to drive here from lancaster, AND he wanted me to install it for free. and finally today i recieve an email asking about early model parts.

do people not know how to read ? i didnt list e30 mechanic services FS, its not my responsibility to cover your insanely high estimated gas cost or my responsibility to install it for free. and finally if i had otrher bumpers/parts from an early car that i wanted to sell dont you think they'd be in my listing with all the other bumpers ?

While I may not like you I can agree with the philosophy, Craigslisters are all from the Darby slums and try any tactic on the planet to barter you out of your goods for next to nothing.

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Originally Posted by anstead610 View Post
I thought you said he wanted you to adjust the valves?
WTF semantics? Are you all of 12? Mechanic work is mechanic work, if he showed discontent with a timing belt then assuredly the same discontent follows.

OTH I made $758 off a Craigslist lady with a 91 525i that just needed a rad and a belt tensioner. Broke down and all warning lights came on and she towed it to her house and it sat 8 months. Then I spent $50 in parts and used a rad I had and it bought my E30. So don't be too pompous to extort a craigslister, it may end up FTW......
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