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Old 04-24-2016, 08:11 AM   #1
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Buying used reservoir tank

Hey guys is it safe to buy a used reservoir coolant tank? Someone parts out a Boxster 99 and he said the coolant is looking great and no crack no leak and its the genium one, he wants 150$ for it. Give an idea guys, thanks

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^^^^^Glad I had already finished my coffee before I saw this!
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Hey guys is it safe to buy a used reservoir coolant tank? Someone parts out a Boxster 99 and he said the coolant is looking great and no crack no leak and its the genium one, he wants 150$ for it. Give an idea guys, thanks
This job is such a PITA there is no way I would use a used part for it.

Same goes for the window regulators.

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Don't do it. Old plastic doesn't get better as it gets older.
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Hey guys is it safe to buy a used reservoir coolant tank? Someone parts out a Boxster 99 and he said the coolant is looking great and no crack no leak and its the genium one, he wants 150$ for it. Give an idea guys, thanks
Do you also buy used condom's to save some money?
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Do you also buy used condom's to save some money?
I never thought I'd agree with JFP, but that's some funny stuff!
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Do you also buy used condom's to save some money?

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I have a newer used one I pull from my 2002 just last December
It looks great as well, just a bit yellowed

Really, used parts from a 17 year old car

We shouldn't be filling out landfills needlessly - Recycle. Used condoms make great kids party ballons

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