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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-05-2016, 09:07 AM Thread Starter
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I think I might have just peed myself

In my daily dream / drool sessions on EBay, I kept seeing this Elite for sale at CopArt in Phoenix.

Story went: I was going to restore ... Blah, Blah, Blah ... bought a Porsche instead. Went no sale a few times, finally sold at $3,999.00

Imagine my surprise when I came across this ad on CraigsList today -

1974 Lotus Elite

They are even using the same pictures from the EBay ad.

Pretty sure that they may be mis-judging the market - by --><-- that much.

Greedy bastards? or morons?
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Sure its not a Gremlin? lol anyway seems greedy but if someone pays that I would say that person is a moron.
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yeah, turns out the car is still at CopArt in Tuscon.

They were quite surprised that he had THEIR car for sale.

Of course, he thinks a car that they have not been able to give away for $4K is somehow worth $34K.

Love the Elite - something cool about those early 70's designs - but even with a Best in Class from Montery it wouldn't be a $30K+ car.
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Misplaced decimal point?

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Gotta love those back seats.

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I'd give $4,000 if it runs

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-06-2016, 06:40 AM Thread Starter
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oh no

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Misplaced decimal point?
Oh no - emailed the guy and he was quite serious. VERY IMPORTANT collector car he says.

Of course, his whole deal is a scam - since he does not even own the car.
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