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Had a scare today, bought this golf on ebay on sunday, http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=160544419784&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT#ht_500wt_1095

I had a broken ankle at the time but have since had my cast off, the guy said he would deliver it for a small fee, great i thought, coming 100 miles so it drives okay. He gets here and mum my did what i advise you all to do.

Get the MOT and run the reference number through this website, http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Motoring/OwningAVehicle/Mot/DG_10020539 which tells you every MOT it has had, the mileage and what it has failed on before.

The golf today was fairly tidy, curbed wheels and low tyres but i can understand that but it had been wound back from 137k to 92k!

Needless to say i didnt buy it!

Be careful there are alot of dodgy people out there!

Jack
 

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Yes, sadly there are.

And for some, it is VERY easy to 'clock' a VAG car.

The funny thing is, that people clock them due to the stupidity of buyers.

If someone is offered a car with 170K miles on the clock but full service history and good condition, and a car with partial/no history at 100K, most people go for the 2nd option. Many traders clock the car, then 'lose' the history, just to sell the car.
 

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Well it said it had full history to where it was, then obviously ripped the page out or didnt service it,

knew it was funny when i only got one MOT
 

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Rip off merchants should instantly be banned from trading under ANY name.

Many just close down and re-open trading as a different company/person. (Ie their partner or a family member.)
 
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