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Old 11-14-2014, 08:12 AM   #21
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I'll go the route of the Indy shop doing the PPI. Bet the dealer balks at the fact that they can't get it there because it's 20-25 min away.

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Old 11-14-2014, 09:56 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by SeaNile31 View Post
They are hiding nothing on this car. Traded in at Porsche dealership across the street which they are associated with.

Their rule is no car stays on the lot more than 30 days. November 23rd will be 30 days and car will goto auction the following week. At 14850 I think we are at or very close to wholesale pricing. Even the places that will buy your car on the spot says it's worth 14000.

Kind of feel like for 15K it's a lot of car with minimal risk, aside from IMS failure, etc.

Even with PPI showing it needs X amount I don't think the dealer will discount, especially if car is going to auction.
Then buy it without a PPI and take your chances. Whatever happens, we're here to help!
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Old 11-14-2014, 10:24 AM   #23
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Do the PPI. I bought mine from a dealer who had it on consignment. I relied on their PPI which did not show a leaking coolant tank, need to new brakes, a need for new CV joints, a new mash air flow senor. I ended up spending another $2K on the car right after I purchased to have these items taken car of.

I would have used these items to bargain with them to get a lower price on my car.
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Old 11-16-2014, 08:49 AM   #24
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It doesn't always go badly. I bought mine sight unseen from a dealer who had a bunch of great reviews 1800 miles away. Great price so I figured if it went bad, I'd fix it over the winter. Thirty days (tomorrow) and three thousand miles later, not a hiccup. 02 S model with 80 thousand miles.
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Old 11-16-2014, 09:26 AM   #25
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you are getting a good price on that car . A PPI will cement a good deal for you. or at least have them put it up on a lift so you can take a look .

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