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Old 04-13-2006, 10:15 PM
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This is his latest e-mail.... It seems a little fishy to me.. There is no way in HELL I'm sending my account info!

So what should I say in response to this?

G'Day Aaron,

Thank you very much for your emails. I think we have a deal !! I have downloaded all the pictures and I'm ok with what I've seen. I've also forwarded the link to my panel guy who did all the panel and paint work on my current 67 convertible (a show winner just quietly, but it looked just like this one when I got it). I'll let you know if there are any other specific areas that I'd like you to photograph.

The car does look fairly complate. The engine air filter says it's a 302, but I though you add text says it was a 289 so if you could confirm that one point, that would be great. Tell me again about the hostory of the engine, I am a little concerned about the engine, it's look VERY sad in that picture. Do you have the carby for it? do you know if the engine was running or anything about it's general condition?

Also, could you please email me back with the VIN number and door tag number if they are still on the door and still readable.

I can tranfer you through a deposit for the car to consider it sold and get moving with things. Send me your bank account details, including Bank Name, Bank Street Address, Bank Account number, and Bank Routing number and account name. Trust me I NEED ALL this bank information to make payments from Australia. I could send the deposit via PayPal if you want? We agree then on USD$4500.00 + shipping with clear title, yes? I'm guessing you'd like 10% deposit then? I suppose that once you have the title and you can scan it or photograph it (cuz it's need to be a very good readable copy) and I have the VIN number, I can get my import approval a happening. So as for final payment I'll get you to pay for the shipping and I'll just cover that in final payment, if that's acceptable to you, else I suppose I can pay the transport company seperately, but it's messy from here, you know. My thinking is that you'll attached the transmission to the engine and sit the engine/tranny back in the vehicle.A runnig engine would be a bonus. This seems the most logical course of action for international shipping. Then you'll have maximum room for all the parts, and spares doors and panels etc. Does this seems acceptable to you? Just send me a couple of snaps showing me the car is ready to ship and and I'll transfer through the balance of the money including shipping. Obviously you need to make sure the doors open and close and trunk and hood, and if they brakes or at least the hand brake are working that it a HUGE bonus for unpacking the car out of the container at the Austrlian end, please let me know about the brakes? Oh by the way, I'll be needing a bill of sale from you to me following the receipt showing the full amount with shipping (but don't listing shipping, make it all part of the car price) ans showing my deposit amount and balance oweing. I also need this for import approval and final registration of the car, once back on the road a long way down the track.

As for shipping, I can recommend you give Tom a call at (407) *** **** or by email *********** . Shop around by all means, I suspect it will costs at least USD$500 to ship the car. Eventually the vehicle needs to be shipped to Marina Shipping, see them at - the contact there is ****. In fact, I have two conflicting address for them so they are definately worth a call first. I know they shifted operations around last September 05. Their website says 444 Alaska Ave, Torrance, CA 90503 (310) 320-3535 but I have an email dated December 05 that says it's 229 Broad Ave Wilmington, California. - but I guess their website would be the most accurate. But please give them a call. What I do is share a 1/4 of a container where we fit 4 cars into a 40' container. The local Mustang dealer here sells each of us this quater share so that he gets to ships all his parts for free, all shoved into the same container. It's a good deal all around. So, if you're talking to Marina Shipping, this car will be loaded in a consignment care of "Peter ***** of East Coast Mustangs, Victoria, Australia".

What about the convertible roof frame? I saw the hydraulic rams in the pics, but is the roof frame all there and working?

I hate to ask you to show your legit, but I am totally sure you understand my reasons for asking. I'm sure you would be doing the same the if situation were reversed. No out of state references is fine, I understand - I just thought I would ask in case you had any. I can be your reference assuming it all works out well for any other out-of-state sales. I don't have "lots" of money so this amount is a big deal for me and I so cannot afford to loose it if something goes wrong (no to mention my wife would kill or devorce me or both).

I would like to have your full name and street address (so I check you out in the phone book) and make sure you look real. A copy of your DL if no trouble showing the same address as appears in the phone book would also be good. Your folks address and phone numbers would be good to. Aaron, it's just some basic checking to make sure everything looks good. I assume the title would be made out to you and your address.

Is there any you know of that is missing from vehicle that I should know about ?

In the pictures, there looked like extra wishbones, i.e. they appared fitted to the car, but also on the ground for the pics - is it likely there are some spares then ?

Looking forward to hearing back from you again.

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