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Eric Shea Eric Shea is offline
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Join Date: Dec 1969
Location: Sandy, UT USA
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This is a forum for Porsche enthusiasts. Thanks to Tom and Wayne for giving us this opportunity. I've dealt with people on the Rennlist, E-bay, here and elsewhere. My belief is that 99.99999% of the transactions are solid and honest. That's just the type of people we are. I've saved a ton of cash buying responsibly... I'd like to think I've saved others by selling responsibly.

I've had one (1) very bad experience when I purchased a set of 74 Carrera flares for $350.00 off the Rennlist Classifieds. The seller was eager to talk to me upon selling and getting my MO however, when it came time to ship the panels he disappeared. I took him to small claims court. I drove from Utah to San Bernardino (Yucipa) to appear. I spent more in gas and lodging than the flares were worth... why?: Because I've never had anyone screw me off any P-car forum. It was a matter of principle. We're a good group. We should all be proud of that. I won. He never showed up. Now I was left to force judgment on him. Figuring I was still screwed, I drove to his house, picked up my flares, and drove home (forgot to inform the court... I hope he doesn't get stopped anytime soon.)

My $.02? Sue the living piss out of "anyone" who screws us. Small claims processing is fairly painless. I think we can use small claims court in transactions up to $2,500. Sue them into submission and get them the hell out of our world. I hate the lawsuit happy lifestyle we lead but we're not talking about getting burned by a cup of hot coffee here, we're talking about dishonest people who cheat you and I out of our hard-earned dollars. There's nothing I hate more than slime-bags that think its A-OK to lie, cheat, steal and deceive others. I'm making no implications because I do not know the history of this transaction. I do know this... you know in your heart of hearts if you're wrong. Do the right thing, even if that means "defending" yourself in court. Otherwise? Plan on being a low-life piece of $hit for the rest of your life... it only get's worse.

Eric Shea
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Old 02-17-2003, 10:34 AM
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