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But that means dealing with The Public. Even worse, The Public Who Use Ebay!

 

I've found on four occasions that a well written/photographed and intentionally slightly overpriced Classified Ad with a phone number and the 'make offer' button turned off actually only attracts serious buyers, as they actually have to go to the effort of typing out a message and such. If people are talking money before viewing as well, they're an instant no. Even worked for the Rover 200 and that was just a cheap runaround.

With a specialist* vehicle out of the mainstream like an SMX, you're only going to get people enquiring that already know more or less what it is too anyway, I certainly found that selling my 740.

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Thought I had some interest but alas, the distance card got played. I might take a cheeky offer on this one. I could do with vacating a space for whatever returns from the Bulgaria trip...

 

That said, I'm not utterly desperate. In fact, the Honda will probably be clocking up some business miles next week given that the Starlet is currently broken.

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I'm chasing leaks at the moment I think. Block looks very damp, and it dripped a bit when parked up at the British Motor Museum, but then the level seems to have dropped hardly at all in 250 miles of driving. Must be some spot its leaking from that I haven't found yet.

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I'm chasing leaks at the moment I think. Block looks very damp, and it dripped a bit when parked up at the British Motor Museum, but then the level seems to have dropped hardly at all in 250 miles of driving. Must be some spot its leaking from that I haven't found yet.

I'm going to consult with Mrs Sims00...

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West Midlands. Still working on it at the moment. She doesn't like large auto's..but I am trying to arrange a drive in a friend's auto that is bigger to see if she's comfortable. She only has a 3 door auto currently.

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The SMX has a really small "footprint".

What's the three door she currently drives?? If it's a Focus I bet the SMX is smaller.

 

Had the same issue years ago with the wife. We bought a Scenic which she thought was massive, till I showed her it was the same size as her previous car, just taller. She loved that car as had a great driving position.

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I dunno man, asking for vey cheeky offers on a forum full tight wads and insolvents could end up with some prick offering you like four hundred pounds. And about 24 other pounds that I just counted out in coins from the other halfs holiday savings piggy bank.

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