69 Re: Guy Smiley on Sat Jul 27, 2019 1:51 pm
Well I took a look at the car. It's a 2011 so expecting it to be in showroom shape is unfair. The previous owner must have been a smoker. Does that smell ever fade so it's at least not immediately obvious? On the ceiling just past where the windshield ends there was what looked like smoke damage or stain. Not exactly like from a fire but more like if some ash was smudged into the fabric. He said he'll see if he can try to get that out. Too bad it's on such a noticeable spot.
I didn't drive it, but I asked if I could get it checked by my garage and he said no problem. I'll call my garage first thing Monday and try to set it up right away. I'd have to drive all the way there (Bank Street all the way down in Orleans, near where the Hard Rock Cafe and Casino will be), leave my car and drive the Accura to my garage in Kanata, then back after they are done. Pretty much have to take a day off.
He has a CarProof report (not CarFax) but I'm wondering if that was the free version and not the one that costs $50. All it had was regoistration dates and one fender bender ($1700 claim, so nothing major).
He also said he'd give me $500 for the trade in and process it as $1000 to save me a bit more in taxes.
I have to say, i'm very ambivalent about this.
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