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Dec 9, 2:20am - #347229 
having trouble selling the car

Like the title says, Ive tried ebay, local papers auto trader ect... any other suggestions ppl

Im not in a huge rush but winter is here and I have been real lucky so far and we havent had snow yet in detroit(knock on wood) but my other car isnt in any condition to drive yet and times running out.


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Dec 9, 2:46am - #347230 
try craigstlist.org

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Dec 9, 11:43am - #347231 
eyah craigslist. and how much are you selling it for btw? maybe your asking too much?

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Dec 9, 11:51am - #347232 
Can't help ya but I'm about to go through the same thing. rice

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Dec 9, 12:18pm - #347233 
well I have it listed for 13k obo, but the thing is I havent even received an offer yet


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Dec 9, 4:16pm - #347234 
Why are you selling it after you just did all that work? 13k sounds like a very good price though. Can we see what your add looks like?

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Dec 9, 4:18pm - #347235 
Oops. Never mind. I just seen it.


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Dec 9, 4:31pm - #347236 
IMO i think 13k is too much for that car since it's a GT and you molded the kit

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Dec 9, 5:22pm - #347237 
I'm having the exact same problem. The holidays are just a bad time of the year to try selling a car.


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Dec 9, 6:17pm - #347238 
10K is more around the price range.


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Dec 10, 12:33am - #347239 
its not even a question of the price, I have put obo in all my listings and havent even received a low ball. I havent even received a positive post regarding the sale. It was on ebay a while back, started the bid at 1,000 and didnt even get one bid. Not to sound like an ass, but I thought I owned a pretty nice car. I get "hey thats a sweet car" all the time so I thought it would sell fairly fast. Also not to mention, the cars been for sale for sometime now, 6 months at least.


And by the way, I put all that work into the body to get it into selling condition. heres a pic of what it used to look like

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Dec 10, 12:38am - #347240 
"news on wheels" and "steals & deals" work even better than ebay, imo.

i personally always pick these up and having worked at a grocery store over 3 years i see those things in all kinds of peoples hands...it's a lot of exposure and it's local..which always helps both the buyer and the seller.

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Dec 10, 1:14am - #347241 
thanks fir the heads up, but ive never heard of em. is there any chance you might be able to get a number fir me?


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Dec 10, 4:05am - #347242 
^^^ www.newsonwheels.com is the website for news on wheels, obviously. they should have a # on there.

i dont know the addy of "steals & deals" but i'm almost positive if you walk into any grocery store and most gas stations you should be able to find one of the mags (they're free)

news on wheels is like $1.50

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Dec 10, 8:08am - #347243 
Bro - IMO your graphics are what's gonna reduce the market for the Celi...sorry!!


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Dec 10, 9:07am - #347244 
try http://detroit.traderpub.com/

it's the equivalent to Buy Lines here in the New York metro area. pretty popular paper here for selling and buying.

good luck

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Dec 10, 12:43pm - #347245 
ahhh what grafix? this is what the car looks like now

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Dec 10, 1:22pm - #347246 
Looks real clean now! Depending on the mileage, $12K might not be an unreasonable expectation. As for the time of year, IMO, when someone needs a car, they NEEDA CAR, whether December or May!

I sold my gen 5 Celi in late Sept and started getting bummed after almost 2 weeks and no serious hits. Then suddenly I had 2 offers on the same DAMN NIGHT, both at my asking price! Ended up selling it for $500 over my price that weekend! So hang in there and good luck!! thumbsup


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Dec 10, 1:24pm - #347247 
winter is not the time to sell a celica


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Dec 10, 2:23pm - #347248 
I noticed celicas haven't been selling well to begin with, especially modded ones. The resale value just isnt as great as i would have expected. People are having to let their celicas go extremely cheap in order to sell them or put them to stock and ask for basically nothing.

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Dec 10, 3:17pm - #347249 
i had a bunch of people try to buy mine, but none of them could afford insurance
i'm glad they couldn't.


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Dec 11, 11:12pm - #347250 
billy, what was the mark up at your dealer?


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