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Re: Check when considering a high mileage car
I would check the dashboard for any holes. and the rear bumper/tailgate for signs of ever holding a plate.
This would make me think the car may have been a minicab. If it does, I'd walk away, as that high mileage will have been in streets, rather than motorways - which means everything has a heavy workout.
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