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Old 02-08-2020, 01:09 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Flakbadger View Post
One of the dudes at Platt Auto in Milwaukie (where I bought my car from) bought a Model S with a bunch of body damage and a fair amount of miles. He (through working at the dealership) bought it at cost, got the damage repaired, and has a ~200 mile car for, it sounds like, mid 30k range total. I understand that's a bit of a unicorn and maybe unlikely to happen for one of us "civilians" that's not in the business, but it's possible.
I see Platt in a lot of ads. Any idea how they are to work with? Normally I'd buy private party, but the Oregon rebates require purchases to be through an approved dealer (which seems silly considering if someone is low income, they are probably purchasing private party to save money).

Anyhow, there's a '13 S on OfferUp with a $30k asking that has been there for months. Financing a $30k vehicle with a reconstructed title is more difficult. I might be interested at a price closer to $25k... just checked and it looks like it finally sold. I'd probably rather have a new Model 3 for $35k though if spending that kind of money.
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