[DML] Re: Carfax
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[DML] Re: Carfax



I got the car back through customs and registered it today.  Mike 
Pack and I, well really Mike worked on it all weekend, man is it hot 
out there.  The car smells of mothballs like you can't believe.  
Anybody go an idea how to get the smell out.  I leave the doors open 
with the battery disconnected just to try and air it out.  I think I 
may have really screwed up my sinuses (sp?)

All see next post for more of the saga of Black Beauty.

Bernie

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "d_rex_2002" <rich@xxxx> wrote:
> I need to add a little more to Dave Swingle's cautionary note.
> 
> I have had a "garage queen" DeLorean since 1990 with very low
> miles and after checking CarFax on it a few years ago, I was
> able to confirm that the "brain surgeon" doing an emmissions
> test on my car a number of years ago mis-read the odometer
> and somehow added about 80,000 miles to my mileage reading in
> one year.  Needless to say, I took off the plates and have not
> driven it much since then, since I do not need the emmissions
> place lowering the value of my car.
> 
> The apparent mileage change does appear on the CarFax report.
> 
> Later,
> Rich W.
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Dave Swingle" <swingle@xxxx> 
wrote:
> > People put waaay to much faith in Carfax. Generally what it 
lists is 
> > accurate, the problem with it (like  with people) is that it 
does 
> not 
> > know what it doesn't know. 
> >
> > snip <
> > 
> > Dave Swingle







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