Re: [DML] Bogus Miles on Cars
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Re: [DML] Bogus Miles on Cars



I bought a car with over 60,000 miles, a history as a daily driver, and 
a (nearly) fully-documented repair history because I didn't want a car 
with the problems incurred by sitting. I never had the intention of 
entering the car into a competition of any kind, nor selling it to a 
museum or collector.

There are two different kinds of "value" in my opinion -- monetary value 
and driveability value -- and the higher one is, the lower the other is 
likely to be.

So I'd pick the car with more miles. That's my opinion.

Farrar Hudkins
#2613

outatime81 wrote:
> What car would you rather buy?....
> 
> A car with a 100% documented history for every mile with all repairs
> documented or a car with "low miles" and no documented history?
> 
> It's my belief there is no real way to tell is someone has shaved 20 or
> 30K off their car by tampering with the speedometer. This flaw in the
> design of the speedometer routing makes our cars suspect unless the
> owners have clear well documented proof for every mile.
> 
> When I eventually go to sell my car it will not be a low mile car....it
> will have well over 100K BUT it's new owner will have a full history
> not tainted by illegal speedometer tampering....
> 
> What's your opinion?


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