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Shock horror - another Hibiscus Red S3 :(

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Jimmeh, May 28, 2009.

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    I like it, well worth the cash i say. I wonder if he wants an A4??? lol
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    Very cheap @£4300, the one I saw had normal silver coloured rims, it looks like he's been running the black items, and I'm pretty sure the one I saw as an asian guy driving it, the guy selling this one is called Lee apparently?
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    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)

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    Lee could be an asian name or an Alias, and it does have an A to Z receipt which are based in Brum...

    Anyway Jimmeh, its not a tad on yours, nowhere near as clean as yours was......but at that price!!!
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    'starts on the second turn' related to the eml on the 5th pic? must be the reason for the price. Amazing colour though!
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    what do you guys think about the mileage on that car? and also the starts on second turn issue! would you buy it with those miles?? im on the lookout for an s3 at the mo and im liking the colour of that one:icon_thumright:
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    mileage isn't a bad thing as long as the car hasn't been ragged,a new turbo fitted recently and it takes two goes to start up sounds a bit strange as why wouldn't that be fixed when the turbo was fitted or its the start of a bigger problem.I would walk away
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    :icon_thumright:cheers mate, you just said what was at the back of my mind
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    To be fair to the guy, he's priced it accordingly.
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    I would haggle on the price and try to buy it for around the £4k mark, then put aside a few hundred quid to sort the problem out, which hopefully isn't a major one.
    Or see if you can get someone to scan it with Vagcom to see if any DTCs are logged.
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    i know the price is ok but im just not sure about the probs and miles, i really dont know!
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