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Top 10 Worst Ways To Spend $10K On eBay Motors by Gokart Mozart
Started on: 05-12-2011 06:41 PM
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For every amazing deal we spot on eBay Motors, we find maybe a dozen or more horrendous potential bilkings. Especially around times like these, where very high gas prices are throwing many established values out of the door, there are more than a few sellers out there with some awfully wrong-headed ideas.

With that in mind, here’s our list of ten cars that offer basically no value whatsoever at their $10K-ish price points. Argue if you must (and we know you will, especially the Fiero guys), in our comments section below.


1984 Pontiac Fiero, $9999: Yes, this “time capsule” Fiero is nearly pristine, with only 5000 miles on the clock. And, yes we have a small soft spot in our heart for the cheeky Pontiac two-seater. But a slower, less-reliable car might be harder to find for ten large (unless it’s wearing a Bernardi badge).
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I may be way bias but I has to say that at least with 5k miles the Fiero is the best buy there. Next maybe the 1983 International DT466 as you can make money with it.
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Where did they get this "unreliable" BS?
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Report this Post05-12-2011 08:21 PM Click Here to See the Profile for darkhorizonSend a Private Message to darkhorizonDirect Link to This Post
The unreliable kick was pretty out there if you ask me... Something that gets better MPG than the smart car, has more room, and has 120k less miles on it seems like a deal if you ask me.
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Somebody "made" a convertible out a Dakota? Was the author like, 15 years old or something? Obviously they've never heard of the limited production Dakota Sport roadster. News flash, the factory made a convertible out of a Dakota. I'm pretty sure they knew what they were doing.
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It catches on fire?
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Report this Post05-13-2011 12:04 AM Click Here to See the Profile for weaselbeakClick Here to Email weaselbeakSend a Private Message to weaselbeakDirect Link to This Post
The IROC , properly done, ain't that far off. It is a convertable. Hell, Corvairs have doubled in 3 or 4 years.
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Originally posted by weaselbeak:

The IROC , properly done, ain't that far off. It is a convertable. Hell, Corvairs have doubled in 3 or 4 years.


I have to agree on this. I think the convertable first came available in 86 but production numbers on them were low through all the years it was available. I will someday inherit this 89 convetrable, and with the miles it has on it I still wouldn't let it go for less them 10k.



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Report this Post05-13-2011 01:37 AM Click Here to See the Profile for DeLorean00Click Here to Email DeLorean00Send a Private Message to DeLorean00Direct Link to This Post
I don't think that 84 is too far off the mark on price. If it is as nice as it appears. I would love to own it.
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Report this Post05-13-2011 06:42 AM Click Here to See the Profile for tesmith66Send a Private Message to tesmith66Direct Link to This Post
I want that dump truck.

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Report this Post05-13-2011 08:18 AM Click Here to See the Profile for css9450Click Here to Email css9450Send a Private Message to css9450Direct Link to This Post
 
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Originally posted by 86FieroSEv6:

Somebody "made" a convertible out a Dakota? Was the author like, 15 years old or something? Obviously they've never heard of the limited production Dakota Sport roadster.


I'll bet the author is fresh out of school and was just a toddler when those trucks were made. And he has no memory of them.

That's typical of this type of lists. "Worst Cars Ever".... Yeah everyone is going to put the Yugo on that list, but the list loses its relevance when the author was born after the Yugo was discontinued and he got all his information off the internets.

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Report this Post05-13-2011 08:58 AM Click Here to See the Profile for blakeinspaceClick Here to Email blakeinspaceSend a Private Message to blakeinspaceDirect Link to This Post
surprisingly... that listing was used by a car appraisal service I hired as 1 of 3 comps they used so I could get a 'declared value' coverage on my 'new to me' 1984 Fiero through AAA.
For Fiero appraisals, he explained that he just needed comps in a similar price range, it did not matter if they were customized examples or concourse style examples.

cool.

http://www.fiero.nl/forum/Forum1/HTML/084900.html
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