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Old 05-21-2014, 02:00 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RobertISaar View Post
if i were a less than fair person and bought a car for $250...... and wanted to make a nice, quick return on my investment, i would do just that, pocket the money if the seller pays up and sell the car for scrap, coming out ~$900 ahead of where i started.

not that i'm saying this is the case, but even if he doesn't get the "repair" money, he can still scrap it and profit, just not as much.

sand. pound. get to it.
Valid. Buy a car for cheap, break it, get some money from the previous owner, and then scrap it. Pocket a few hundred dollars.

But, I have a feeling the car was sold for more than $250... A running Toyota should fetch at least $1,000, even with no AC and a zillion miles. I sold my faded purple, broken AC'd 208,000 mile Geo Metro for $1,500.
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