[DML] Re: 2001 Rebuild "fast" Delo on eBay
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[DML] Re: 2001 Rebuild "fast" Delo on eBay



Doesn't Houston, in its refurbs, replace broken and worn items from
old factory stocks?

They certainly don't do a frame-up restoration, but I'd imagine
obviously broken door internals, cracked window glass, worn suspension
components, weatherstripping & headliners, etc are replaced. A
purchaser certainly isn't going to pay Houston's premium for a car
with such obvious flaws.

Whether those items, and a warranty, are worth that premium is another
argument altogether.

Bill Robertson
#5939

>--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "cbl1739" <cbl302@...> wrote:
>
> A pet peeve of mine....I hate that word "REFURBISHED"...all that
> really means is that in the case of a vehicle it was "checked out"
> nothing was nessarily done to the vehicle,it just means it
> starts,runs,goes forward and backward etc.In the case of electronics
> it just means that it turns on and off(works)It is a favorite word
> for scammers..trying to make a item sound as if it was "totally
> rebuilt"!!
> 
> If you see a Ad with the word "refurbished" it is a RED LIGHT as a
> scam item,as the seller is trying to make the item sound as if it is
> totally rebuilt,when in reality maybe a tune-up and oil change were
> the only things done..walk away from that vehicle,or for that matter
> ANY item that is claimed as "refurbished"!!
> Example: the idiots on ebay,that are selling used laptop LCD screens
> in the ORIGNAL untouched housings..and claiming them as "refurbished"
> again all they did is make sure it worked/started.They in no way or
> fashion corrected or rebuilt anything,but use the word to make it
> sound more valuable/rebuilt.
> 
> The Correct term(s) is Rebuilt(as the seller claims)New/OEM/AS
> NEW/used, ect,and a few others that I cannot think of at this time.
> 
> Just remember anytime you see the word "refurbished" walk away or
> pass on that car or item.You will be glad you did!!
> 
> Claude




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