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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by voorhees, May 24, 2010.

  1. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator Black Edition Team Brill Red

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    this is the email I received for a recent advert for a cheap low miler S3,and even in the subject heading it had RE: 'Audi S3 Quattro 2.0 TFSI' at PistonHeads.com but the herbert must of had his wires crossed when writing the email

    Hello,
    The car is located in Munich,Germany and so am I. We've recently moved to Germany and brought it with us.It's in showroom condition, no scratches, no dents, accident-free.
    2008 DEFENDER 110 COUNTY STATION WAGON,UK registered.RHD, UK supplied (NOT AN IMPORT)21000 Miles.
    The price I'm after is 11,495 pounds sterling including delivery to your home address and full insurance during shipping.
    Please let me know if you're interested so I can provide you with further details.
    Thanks for your interest
     
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  3. Christer

    Christer Engage the beige!

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    Looks like a scam to me!
     
  4. rickyquicky

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    Yeah its a common scam, been going for years.

    Surprised auto trader and the like dont make people more aware of what to look out for, or even check their own ads.
     
  5. Finally Got An A3

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    The things derkheads will try nowadays
     
  6. PaulAr

    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    I had the `German scam`carry on a couple of years ago. Except the clown was trying to purchase from me.

    Who falls for this nonsense?
     
  7. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator
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    must be some who do or they'd not bother
     
  8. N8

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    +1
     
  9. S3RYE

    S3RYE Interior Next!!

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    yeh you say this but then sometimes they are for real, my mates just had a guy fly over from germany and buy his mk1 TT quattro sport... CASH!! just gotta be clever...
     
  10. paddy

    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    Its an easy mistake to make Paul....Land rover/S3......S3/Land rover :)
     
  11. PaulAr

    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    Maybe he needed the Landie to transport pallets of hard currency he inherited from his long lost uncle Bob Zabala who happened to be the late King of the African principality of Umbongo and he wants to share his wealth etc....etc.....ZZzzzzzz.
     
  12. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid
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    You get loads of these in Auto Trader too!
     

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