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Matt you think she should send the car to NY before full payment? i'm sure you don't see that fit. I just sold a car to a guy in France this past week and had a bank wire in my account within 3 days & had transaction confirmation from him immediately when he wired.
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Matt you think she should send the car to NY before full payment? i'm sure you don't see that fit. I just sold a car to a guy in France this past week and had a bank wire in my account within 3 days & had transaction confirmation from him immediately when he wired.
I would never let anything out of my sight without full payment, waiting for funds to clear and shutting the account. The France man had to transfer his funds from a savings in Euro to USD Moneycorp which takes a few days and then the transfer will be in his account in France. The wire will take a few hours. I may be all wrong here. All I can do is say I've seen the paperwork, talked with my bank to verify and what he's saying seems legit.
Ive talked with 2 other US men who have sold him cars and all their stories (and social media accounts) checked out. PCA in Long Island verified the reputation of one of the men too.
Again, I could be totally snowed.....but Im not turning down offers, taking the car off the market, or setting myself bk by trusting him. Time will tell.....
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Matt you think she should send the car to NY before full payment? i'm sure you don't see that fit. I just sold a car to a guy in France this past week and had a bank wire in my account within 3 days & had transaction confirmation from him immediately when he wired.
Where was there talk of shipping anything prior to payment in full? I'm
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Here are a few pictures from the Cars and Coffee show. It was HUGE and SO MUCH FUN!




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Here are a few pictures from the Cars and Coffee show. It was HUGE and SO MUCH FUN!

you know what, i think you MUST keep this car! It looks good on you & you have a huge smile on your face..forget selling it..KEEP IT..There is nothing like a woman pulling up in a proper classic 911!
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I had SO much fun down there! What can I say; I'm a car girl! I had to go by myself 😂 It started at 8 but I was there by 630 and it was already packed. The PCA got me right in, front and center in their section. I loved walking around and looking at all of the cars and my car got quite a bit of attention. Out of all the porsches in their 80s my dad's car had intention that looked brand new. So many comments on how well taken care of the car was. My dad met me down there later in the morning and walked around with me. After seeing his car beside all the other classics, it made me so proud to see how much he loved and took care of that car. There was really no comparison. And to think he drove this car daily and it still looked like a collector car was insane?!? Meant a lot to me.
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And I never let people take my pic so to get those pics of me driving his car means a lot to me.
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I had SO much fun down there! What can I say; I'm a car girl! I had to go by myself 😂 It started at 8 but I was there by 630 and it was already packed. The PCA got me right in, front and center in their section. I loved walking around and looking at all of the cars and my car got quite a bit of attention. Out of all the porsches in their 80s my dad's car had intention that looked brand new. So many comments on how well taken care of the car was. My dad met me down there later in the morning and walked around with me. After seeing his car beside all the other classics, it made me so proud to see how much he loved and took care of that car. There was really no comparison. And to think he drove this car daily and it still looked like a collector car was insane?!? Meant a lot to me.
KEEP THE CAR Amanda! You won't find anything in that price range that brings you the joy this particular car obviously brings you!
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KEEP THE CAR Amanda! You won't find anything in that price range that brings you the joy this particular car obviously brings you!
Then I would be right back on here this time next year in the same situation ....... with you telling me to quit trying to squeeze every dollar out of my washed up car and just sell it and go away. 😂🤣
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Then I would be right back on here this time next year in the same situation ....... with you telling me to quit trying to squeeze every dollar out of my washed up car and just sell it and go away. 😂🤣
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Then I would be right back on here this time next year in the same situation ....... with you telling me to quit trying to squeeze every dollar out of my washed up car and just sell it and go away. 😂🤣
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Then I would be right back on here this time next year in the same situation ....... with you telling me to quit trying to squeeze every dollar out of my washed up car and just sell it and go away. 😂🤣
and i would eat my words again for not realizing how beautiful the car is and what a connection you have with it by the way i was not the one that said "sell it and go away"

i stand by my new suggestion of keeping the car & i apologize for not realizing what this car means to you! That picture & smile alone did the talking
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Then I would be right back on here this time next year in the same situation ....... with you telling me to quit trying to squeeze every dollar out of my washed up car and just sell it and go away. 😂🤣
BANG!
Nice one Amanda. He deserved that.
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Nice one Amanda. He deserved that.
sure did lol..
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and i would eat my words again for not realizing how beautiful the car is and what a connection you have with it by the way i was not the one that said "sell it and go away"

i stand by my new suggestion of keeping the car & i apologize for not realizing what this car means to you! That picture & smile alone did the talking
You are right; that specific quote was @chris911s although you were tag-teaming with him.
I'm glad you see the value and emotional connection with the car now.
Here's a pic of my dad and older sister; they came down near the end of the show and met me. I do need to get more pics of my dad with the car.
If I didn't know any better I would say that you will miss me once my car is gone and this thread goes stagnant. 😉💋
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You are right; that specific quote was @chris911s although you were tag-teaming with him.
I'm glad you see the value and emotional connection with the car now.
Here's a pic of my dad and older sister; they came down near the end of the show and met me. I do need to get more pics of my dad with the car.
If I didn't know any better I would say that you will miss me once my car is gone and this thread goes stagnant. 😉💋
Amanda, now my question is HOW COULD YOU SELL IT? i won't miss you, because you WILL NOT SELL the car and you will just keep being a Porsche Enthusiast here like your father is and then pass the car down to your kids later on! Thats the plan..lol
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My French potential buyer chats w me daily still and he made my cars and coffee pic his screen cover. This has been his dream car for years. He is a true VW/ air cooled classic enthusiast and has always wanted a Porsche just like this one. He sent me this pic of him and his wife's camping VW this wk. his entire fb for years is all about these cars so I have no reason to question it.
My dad is an avid traveler now and loves Europe and they have opened their home to let him come stay and visit and drive their cars w them. He keeps saying that this car will be a connection between our families. He really has remained friends with the other US sellers he's worked w too. My dad was a huge VW lover just like him. We had cool VW bugs and van growing up. Of course I didn't think they were cool then 😁

I think this man will truly love the car like my dad. I hate that it's been at my house for so long and I haven't been able to / made the effort to truly take advantage of an appreciate it. the thought of it just sitting here unused and unappreciated for another year hurts my heart.
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And this is the beauty of the Pelican community. While started around a business, it was built on a shared love of these cars. And it has gone worldwide.

We had a 78 VW camper when I was a kid. Spent 2 summers driving around the west and rockie in it with my dad and brother after my parents got divorced. Fond fond memories of that time.
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And this is the beauty of the Pelican community. While started around a business, it was built on a shared love of these cars. And it has gone worldwide.

We had a 78 VW camper when I was a kid. Spent 2 summers driving around the west and rockie in it with my dad and brother after my parents got divorced. Fond fond memories of that time.
I love that so much! The bond and the memories is what it's all about and you can't put a price tag on those things. I wish we would have had the texhnology to video and capture digital photos bk then. We take that sort of thing for granted when we are kids. I remember my dad restoring his VW and taking all the seats out except the driver seat and making me sit on a kerosene can inside of it to go somewhere and telling me not to touch the battery 😂
I was so embarrassed! he bought an older VW Thing and restored it with my sister years ago. She just sold it this year and he still swears she undersold it. I'm afraid he will think the same of me.
He called me today and told me how good I looked in that car and kept saying "that car is yours to do WHATEVER you want to with it. It's YOUR decision"
Most men are thrown off by a little blonde mom of 4 working on and fixing cars but I have a distinct passion for it. I must have gotten that from my dad.
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