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http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=9873&item=4535375819&rd=1

An R32 that's done over half a million miles[:O]

The engine is only 3cc too[:eek:)]

The guy has an accident damaged one too for ?2000 if anybody's interested in a new engine[;)]

I hope "the interior and body looks new with few stone chips" on my car when it's done half a million miles! I'm plagued with stone chips already at only 27k!

Someone's asked a question on warranty too - do VW specify the maximum mileage a car has to do before the warranty is void[?] because the seller says:

The VW garage that maintain this car was willing to offer a full warranty on all parts only. I will speak to them on monday and will let you know how much they ask and what is going to be covered.Wait for specific details

I wouldn't buy a car with 500k miles though - R32's aren't THAT rare and there's plenty more out there with less than 20 times the mileage!

Something about his username makes me think it's a dodgy deal too - people only say they're an honest person when they're not!

His feedback is suss too - a couple of people are no longer registered users - maybe they don't want people contacting them asking for specific details or something?? And several of his feedback seem a bit short to be genuine ie. "Fantastic" and "No Probs"[xx(]

Will be interesting to see what it gets - 13 bids in 6 hours already!

Maybe he is genuine, but I certainly wouldn't buy it!
 

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sound slike james bond is selling it [:D]

"used to transport jewls" quality

and you can have his written off one for an extra ?2k
 

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Umm, dont know if that ad is a joke or something very dodgy. Why would you want a VW R32 to do "Loads of miles" in???? A Fleet of 6???

WTF?

Anyone?
 

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So he dont insure them then!

What bull!! You would transfer high value jewels using armoured cars and couriers not R32s.
 

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And why choose an R32 to be doing that sort of mileage? Wouldn't it be more sensible to have a diesel?[??]
 

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Its a scam for sure, there is an identical picture currently on Autotrader. Its on the first page when searching for Golf R32. Its a 53 plate having covered only 14000 miles. Priced at ?17.995 and is being sold by Anniesland Trade Centre!!! Scaming little scally.
 

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Quote: posted by Golfgirl on 13/03/2005 17:23:52

And why choose an R32 to be doing that sort of mileage? Wouldn't it be more sensible to have a diesel?[??]

Dont be silly he needs the extra power of the R for the high speed chases to foil jewel heists lol
 

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Quote: posted by Pob on 13/03/2005 17:26:18

Its a scam for sure, there is an identical picture currently on Autotrader. Its on the first page when searching for Golf R32. Its a 53 plate having covered only 14000 miles. Priced at ?17.995 and is being sold by Anniesland Trade Centre!!! Scaming little scally.

Well spotted! I've just asked him the following question:

"Hi there, is the car you've pictured the actual car or one you've picked off the Autotrader site?" I will wait with baited breath for his answer, then provide him with the Autotrader link if necessary [;)]
 

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lol nice one Claire, i was thinking about doing something similer but unsure as to weather it would work, becasue if he does'nt reply to the question then it wont actually appear on the auction page will it, or am i wrong there? Be nice to inform the bidders and also ebay!
 

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the anniesland car centre had the R32 down as having 280 bhp yet he said it was standard [:D]

anyway i think it would be worth while reporting this one to e-bay as a possible scam
 

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Quote: posted by Pob on 13/03/2005 17:49:45

...becasue if he does'nt reply to the question then it wont actually appear on the auction page will it, or am i wrong there? Be nice to inform the bidders and also ebay!

Unfortunately the seller can choose which questions/answers he wants to show on the auction. It doesn't matter if he answers it he can still choose to not display it.
 

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This has got to be a hoax, surely? The car is 22 month old.... this means it has done just over 23k miles a month! He's got to be having a laugh!
 

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This has got to be a hoax, surely? The car is 22 month old.... this means it has done just over 23k miles a month! He's got to be having a laugh!
 

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I just been having a look at this and was wondering myself how it can be a scam. Free listing day sure, but how can you scam someone out of cash? 23k a month IS possible, just look a cross country lorries. I just don't know how it can be a scam as he isn't asking for any money up front.

hmmmmm!!!

Graham.
 

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I just been having a look at this and was wondering myself how it can be a scam. Free listing day sure, but how can you scam someone out of cash? 23k a month IS possible, just look a cross country lorries. I just don't know how it can be a scam as he isn't asking for any money up front.

hmmmmm!!!

Graham.
 
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