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Old 7th December 2021, 11:36 AM
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60,000 Audi RS6

i decided i wanted another RS6 C7 with air suspention

found one 18 plate 15,000 miles

went to view it

rear wing and door painted
wheels painted
loads of chips and scratches
looks like owner had a dog
sills seriously peppered like its done track work
2nd set of front tyres also half worn
what a hard 3 years that cars had i said and walked away
digital photos are NO good

my A8 is in better condition
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Old 7th December 2021, 12:59 PM
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60,000 Audi RS6

i decided i wanted another RS6 C7 with air suspention

found one 18 plate 15,000 miles

went to view it

rear wing and door painted
wheels painted
loads of chips and scratches
looks like owner had a dog
sills seriously peppered like its done track work
2nd set of front tyres also half worn
what a hard 3 years that cars had i said and walked away
digital photos are NO good

my A8 is in better condition
I know what you mean, some people have no care and don't seem to even prepare the car for sale properly anymore and sometime don't provide any detail in the advert, including engine size!

Digital photos can be ok but pays to zoom in and look very closely. I spotted one car for sale that looked quite smart but looking closer it had a damaged wheel and cut in the tyre plus various bit inside not looking great e.g. gear gaiter with a hole in it
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Old 7th December 2021, 02:56 PM
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I feel for you, because Ive been in that position many times, and in all fairness its the reason I commented on your A8 for sale post.

I'm trying to buy a van at the minute and I recently spent 450 on flights and taxis because a dealer told me a 9000 mile Transit custom was perfect, unmarked, not even a single stone chip, never been damaged or painted etc etc etc. Within 5 mins of arriving my paint depth gauge told me different. Back arch / quarter area full of filler.

I walked away too, but wasn't impressed that I had lost 450 due to someone not giving me an honest accurate description.

I also know that some people don't know and cant tell if a car has seen paintwork or not, but its still hard to swallow.

Although caught out on this occasion I still ask for an accurate panel buy panel description, and that dictates whether I make the the time and effort to travel to view any vehicle now.
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Old 7th December 2021, 03:49 PM
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wow that was a blow

this "click and collect" does my head in

who the hell does that , oh wait people who are thick !
thats certainly Not us Ricky22buk

my A8 is sat up in the air on my ramp covered up till next year
i really dont care if it doesnt sell ,its just pocket change for me now
and is still a stunner
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Old 7th December 2021, 05:25 PM
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Get yourself one of these.....

https://www.bidspotter.co.uk/en-gb/a...3-adf100e1b0c0
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Old 8th December 2021, 04:26 AM
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ive had 3 of those back in the 90,s

and one was rusting back then .. no thanks my D3 would see one off !

16mpg, tea trolly handling, slow.

This would be a much better buy and a better car all round....


https://www.autotrader.co.uk/car-det...70&onesearchad
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Track Car=A4 3.0tdi quattro well modded ..
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Old 8th December 2021, 10:59 AM
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This would be a much better buy and a better car all round....


https://www.autotrader.co.uk/car-det...70&onesearchad
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Old 9th December 2021, 10:38 AM
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Second hand market is silly at the moment. WAAAAY over priced on everything for general junk!

Next door is a prestige 2nd had car seller and THEY'VE been having real trouble getting decent stock.

Lack of new cars because chip and material shortages means more people looking at the second hand market

All those lease cars that did little over the lockdown and contracts got rolled over means the 3yr old rep cars arn't hitting the market either also driving up prices.

Any ol' banger that looks half way reasonable is now the new minimum and newer vehicles are 25-50% more than they were a year ago and scams are all over the place.

Sellers market and i really just wouldn't bother unless you absolutely have to and are willing to pay over the odds.

Also given petrol prices and the slow shift of the market, I'd be looking at electric if you can, And yeah that basically means a Tesla!....as i can see a huge drop in fossil fuel vehicle residuals coming.
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Old 9th December 2021, 03:23 PM
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Default ulfilias yes !

you are spot on there mate,
ive been thinking along the same lines now for a while,
this is why " i give up "

for now anyway..lets see what next year brings
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2010 A6-C6 3.0tdi LeMans Quattro (my daily) ..
2013 Caravelle 140 DSG (family outings) ..
2014 A4 saloon 2.0tdi B8.5 SE Tecknic (the wifes) ..
Track Car=A4 3.0tdi quattro well modded ..
New Toy=FocusRS Mk2 5pot in Ultimate Green ..

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Old 14th December 2021, 03:06 PM
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Default i give up mk2

lol

well just been to a main Audi dealer to look at another RS6 plus
nice car, it said Sytner Select Approved on it
i said not Audi Approved then ?
he said no it only comes with 6 month warranty due to Miltek Exhaust

wots goin on ?
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Track Car=A4 3.0tdi quattro well modded ..
New Toy=FocusRS Mk2 5pot in Ultimate Green ..
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