Tales From The Dealership: Pastors, Policemen, and Pedro
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Alright guys, have had more than a few color encounters over the last week, thought I would share the highlights with you guys. Pic is a CLK 63 Black Series we got from auction last week
>be working the phones on a slow night, get a call from a guy interested in a BMW X6 we have on the lot
>guy has a laundry list of questions, all about the cars condition, from tire wear to scratches, to the interior
>X6 has less than 6K on, damn thing is practically new, but I go out and look car over anyway, snap even better pictures with my phone
>send all the info back to the guy, he says he is coming in the next day to look at the car
>next day rolls around, sure enough dude shows, up, late 50's white guy, wife in tow, wants to go look at the X6
>right away guy starts talking about being a pastor, won't I give a church discount for this, or a church discount for that
>We get out to the car, guy immediately starts going on about the tires being worn out, and he wants new ones before he will evne consider buying the car
>motherfucking thing has 5500 miles on it, the tires are virtually brand new, which I point out to him
>he counters with the fact that "they are dirty, and they are worn out, I want knew ones"
>car is freshly detailed, tires have tire shine on them, ask this motherfucker to point out how they are dirty, he points to the tread, says it has dirt on it
>actual trying to argue that because the tread, the actual part of the tire that touches the road, is dirty he should get new tires
>this sort of bat shit crazy haggling continues on for virtually an hour as he looks over the car, I spend the entire time inventing new and exciting ways to tell him no to everything
>hilariously, at the end of an hour spent criticizing every single thing on the car, I tell it looks like it just isn't the car fro him, I don't want to waste any more of his time
>he immediately trips over himself back peddling, wants to run the numbers
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I just picked up a 91 Miata, no rust, hella stock except it has some shitty 18" ADR Sukudo 8 lug wheels on it. They're actually only like 16lbs so I'm going to leave them for a bit though.
I want to build the piss out of it slowly over the next year or two.
The suspension and brakes suck, so I'm thinking of doing those first. Any recommendations on a set of sway bars and shocks? I've heard Koni Yellows are the way to go.
I'm thinking over the winter when I'm not driving it I'll swap the 5 speed tranny for a 6 speed, pick up an LSD and piece together a turbo kit. Recommendations for a turbo? I don't want to pay the Flyin Miata premium for a GT2560R, but I want to make 225 HP. I'm thinking a T25 off of some factory turbo car for $200, a megasquirt and used plumbing.
>pic related is not my car but just about identical
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