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Got owned by classifieds seller

neodc Sep 17, 2009

  1. neodc

    neodc New Member

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    Hey guys, i wanted some coilovers, and there was a set on the classifieds here, its still on there, the full coilover set for a3 2004 brand new boxed etc. When i rang the chap he said they were fully ajustable fk coilovers, and he just wanted to get rid as he had a new car etc.

    So i paid for them, and after a very slow delivery, they arrivived and they are Raceland Coilovers, only height ajustable, rang the bloke, he answered said he'd call me back and hasnt.. now doesnt answer the phone..

    Your classifieds section should make people post 20 times before selling something to stop tossers like that being on here..

    Not a good start to my ownership of Audi..

    Rant over

    Dave
     
  2. emery1990

    emery1990 Active Member

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    ah what..that sucks mate. Are they any good. Or are they ****?
     
  3. Paul @ Unit 9 Remaps

    Paul @ Unit 9 Remaps Site Sponsor Site Sponsor

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    sad to hear, agree, also ike on the fiat coupe forum, name, adress and contact numbers
     
  4. Broken Byzan

    Broken Byzan Photographic Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User quattro Audi A4

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    Sorry to hear this.

    If you would like to PM some details over we will see what we can do to help you
     
  5. neodc

    neodc New Member

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    Well, i've started a paypal claim, but now i'm stuck with a brand new set of Raceland coilovers which are no use to me. Anyone selling fully ajustables ? :(
     
  6. Paul @ Unit 9 Remaps

    Paul @ Unit 9 Remaps Site Sponsor Site Sponsor

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    what drop are they, you know the value of them
     
  7. neodc

    neodc New Member

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    I'm not sure on the drop, i'd expect them to be around 70 to 100mm ? I'd expect they are sub 200 quid coils..
     
  8. Paul @ Unit 9 Remaps

    Paul @ Unit 9 Remaps Site Sponsor Site Sponsor

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    damn quite abit cheaper then
     
  9. Ash B

    Ash B Well-Known Member

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    Sorry to hear about whats happend. As Byzan A4 said PM him the details, he is a mod and hopefully they should be able to do some thing about this.
    May just be best to keep ringing him. Do you have an address?
     
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2009
  10. Davsurfa

    Davsurfa Member

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    Would these coilovers fit my 1.6?
     
  11. abdus

    abdus Top Gear VCDS Map User

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    Sorry to hear about that. Did you get a name/address from him?



    how will that stop scams? Someone will just post **** in 20 posts and then?

    Anyway, what year is you car?

    You posted in the 8L forum and you bought some 2004 coilovers, not sure if they will fit even if you got the fk ones.
     
  12. auroan

    auroan Active Member

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    In all fairness what can the mods actually do. There is no legally binding contract when you advertise on here. Same as anywhere else. All they can do is drop the ad and ban the user.
     
  13. neodc

    neodc New Member

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    No, i understand that, i'd like them to take the post off though, as people could easily contact him, not knowing they've been sold, and he could take 200 notes off them and never send a set out, easy money and all he does is gets another pay as you go simcard. http://audi-sport.net/classifieds/showproduct.php/product/3817/cat/12

    Thats the link.

    dave
     
  14. Broken Byzan

    Broken Byzan Photographic Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User quattro Audi A4

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    I removed it this morning. Until then i had not had any communication from the OP as to who and where the ad was etc
     

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