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Old 05-10-2009, 11:11 AM
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Best Way To Sell a Car?

I was wondering if anyone knows the best way to sell a classic car with the least amount of problems?

I have tried running an ad in the paper and all I get are curiosity seekers with no real interest in buying the car. I have talked to others that advertised on the web and were bombarded with scams where they wanted to send the seller a check, ship the car immediately, only to find out the check was worthless later on.

The car is an AMC 1973 Javelin with a six cylinder and 3 speed manual transmission with matching numbers. Overall the car is in good condition but the engine does need rebuilding.

Is it really going to matter that this is a matching numbers car with the six cylinder engine?

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www.theamcforum.com and list it there if you haven't already

or do the Ebay thing, and add $125+ listing costs to what you want to get out of the car, and then add a couple hundred ( or thousand ) more.. list it with a BIN or best offer.. have it automaticly reject all offers below what you want+ the $125 listing cost... the tire kickers offers will be rejected, and the seriouse inquires will be accepted
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A member here, "Bart" sold his Minotti 34 Ford project on Ebay. He didn't get what the minimum bid was, but after the auction was over he was contacted by a guy from Sweden I believe that made him a good offer plus paid to have it boxed in a shipping container and shipped overseas.

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I have been having good luck with Racingjunk. Its free for 83 days with one picture. I always use photobucket and place it in my ad and tell lookers to copy and paste and look at the pics that way . So i am not always sending pics. You can post up to two ads for free with one pic. Here check it out . http://www.racingjunk.com/ . Cole
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Ebay is how I bought my last project car. I have been looking on there and on craigslist for my next one. The problem as I understand it with craigslist is you deal with a lot of flakes and scammers.
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The problem as I understand it with craigslist is you deal with a lot of flakes and scammers.
Very true, that has been my experience. You must be very careful.

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there is always autotrader.com thats how my brother sold his camaro.
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