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Jan 23, 2:35pm - #89078 
IS this a good PRice?

hey you guys i was wondering if this is a good price?
it's a gts 38 thousand miles
what do you think i am gonna go over there tonight and check it out i am ggonna try to get it out of dorr for 13 grand what do you guys think?

http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.jsp?ca...=&cardist=9

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Jan 23, 2:42pm - #89079 
yeah .. haggle with him to get it down some more. grin

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Jan 23, 2:43pm - #89080 
Originally Posted by RicePowered
yeah .. haggle with him to get it down some more. grin

alright thanks for the info thumbsup

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Jan 23, 3:01pm - #89081 
ditto with arguing..you should not be paying $14,000 for an '00 gts. more like $12 (since its from a dealer)

if it wasnt from a dealer..i wouldnt buy it for more than $11, personally.

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Jan 23, 5:52pm - #89082 
bump grin

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Jan 23, 5:53pm - #89083 
yea 12 would be a great price

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Jan 23, 5:56pm - #89084 
dont act like you're interested in it... or else he'll know you want it... just mention it casually and see how low they'll go. If they know you want it you'll end up paying full price.

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Jan 23, 6:10pm - #89085 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
dont act like you're interested in it... or else he'll know you want it... just mention it casually and see how low they'll go. If they know you want it you'll end up paying full price.

thanks for the info

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Jan 23, 6:52pm - #89086 
Offer 10 grand for it. Have him talk it up to no more than 12.

When I got my 00 gts, I talked it down from 23 to 19 and had them give me the extended warranty

good luck dude thumbsup

say stuff like it's ok, I was looking at other models at the other dealers-they seem to want to cut me a good deal, there's a scratch here, etc.



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Jan 23, 6:58pm - #89087 
hey dont you have to pay sales tax if you buy from a dealer?
i think you should look for a persoanl seller...u can get the price down easier then a dealer...then with that saved money get some mods tongue just my 2 cents


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Jan 23, 6:59pm - #89088 
good luck dude


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Jan 23, 7:12pm - #89089 
Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
hey dont you have to pay sales tax if you buy from a dealer?
i think you should look for a persoanl seller...u can get the price down easier then a dealer...then with that saved money get some mods tongue just my 2 cents


So . . .

you never bought a car before

car is just like any other merchandise, you pay tax either way you buy it from a dealer or private.

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Jan 23, 8:02pm - #89090 
thanks guys i just came back fromt he dealer he says the clutch was broken and he said the car was already sold
so yea i already found a 2001 gts from hammer toyota but who knos how many miles there are
confused

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Jan 23, 8:04pm - #89091 
Originally Posted by LinkTallica
thanks guys i just came back fromt he dealer he says the clutch was broken and he said the car was already sold
so yea i already found a 2001 gts from hammer toyota but who knos how many miles there are
confused


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Jan 23, 10:51pm - #89092 
Originally Posted by beans
Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
hey dont you have to pay sales tax if you buy from a dealer?
i think you should look for a persoanl seller...u can get the price down easier then a dealer...then with that saved money get some mods tongue just my 2 cents


So . . .

you never bought a car before

car is just like any other merchandise, you pay tax either way you buy it from a dealer or private.

ur wrong man..trust me i kno spineyes
u pay sales tax from dealer not private spineyes


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Jan 23, 11:42pm - #89093 
yea i think he is right

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Jan 24, 12:15am - #89094 
Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
Originally Posted by beans
Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
hey dont you have to pay sales tax if you buy from a dealer?
i think you should look for a persoanl seller...u can get the price down easier then a dealer...then with that saved money get some mods tongue just my 2 cents


So . . .

you never bought a car before

car is just like any other merchandise, you pay tax either way you buy it from a dealer or private.

ur wrong man..trust me i kno spineyes
u pay sales tax from dealer not private spineyes


and then when you go to the transportation department to have the title changed from the previous owner to you, then you pay the tax to uncle sam.

but then again, it varies from state to state. that's how it is in ohio.

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Jan 24, 12:18am - #89095 
oh yeah, it just hit me

if you have to pay tax at the dealer, then you have to pay tax if you buy it from a private party.

the time you pay the tax if you buy it from a private party is when you go get the title changed to your name.

Check it out, if you don't have to pay tax from a private, let me know, that'll be news to me.

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Jan 24, 12:50pm - #89096 
Originally Posted by beans
oh yeah, it just hit me

if you have to pay tax at the dealer, then you have to pay tax if you buy it from a private party.

the time you pay the tax if you buy it from a private party is when you go get the title changed to your name.

Check it out, if you don't have to pay tax from a private, let me know, that'll be news to me.


trust me man you dont have to pay sales tax from a private seller...i kno bcuz i bought from a private dealer...thats the reason i didnt even look at cars from dealer bxuz of the sales tax.. spineyes

im right just belive me on this tongue


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Jan 24, 1:25pm - #89097 
as for the car you looking, it is ok. the problem is that it isnt a toyota dealer and the car is not certified. i think that dealer just sells old cars. best price i found in the area of 818,323,213... was 14,000$ for 44K miles. it is a Toyota Certified car. it is a lot but trust me the best you can find by all the certifieds in the auto buys. you can have it more down probably by complaining:
"i hate the color, i have to repaint this when i buy it, so give me off"
"i wanted a cloth/leather seat"
"i thought body kit comes with the car, im not gonna pay this much for this car with no body kit"
"price doesnt match the mileage nomather how much warranty you give me"
"brand new gts is 21,000$ out the door full option, 4 years older with 44K miles on it you giving me 6,000$ less? thats just ripping off."
dont give them what you want, let them come down, they might come down more than you were expecting. a good price to pay after the bargain is 12,000$

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Jan 24, 1:27pm - #89098 
i dont kno aboout the whole repaint and body kit haha

i tohught it comes with a body kit lol spineyes


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Jan 25, 11:18am - #89099 
Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
Originally Posted by beans
oh yeah, it just hit me

if you have to pay tax at the dealer, then you have to pay tax if you buy it from a private party.

the time you pay the tax if you buy it from a private party is when you go get the title changed to your name.

Check it out, if you don't have to pay tax from a private, let me know, that'll be news to me.


trust me man you dont have to pay sales tax from a private seller...i kno bcuz i bought from a private dealer...thats the reason i didnt even look at cars from dealer bxuz of the sales tax.. spineyes

im right just belive me on this tongue


actually you DO have to pay sales tax even if you buy from a private owner (unless you live in new jersey rofl)

but what happens is the ownder 'sells' you the car for $1 (even though you're really paying $10,000 (or whatever was the agreed upon price). therefore you only pay a couple of cents tax thumbsup

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