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Re: advice needed please
One of the factors that would definitely swing it for me is how long the previous owner kept the car (short-term is bad).
My own perspective is that it's always better (financially and emotionally) to regret selling a car, rather than regret keeping it.
Personally, I wouldn't spend a penny more on the car unless I was 100% sure of getting it back or adding value. At the end of the day, you are honest, and won't misrepresent the car, so you will be in a morally better place than the person who sold the car to you.
It's not your responsibility to guarantee the car or to right the previous owner's wrongs.
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
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2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater