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Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Supra TT, Dec 27, 2011.

  1. Dec 27, 2011 at 5:21 PM
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    Supra TT

    Supra TT [OP] Solid Axle FTMFW!!

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    I had an offer from someone on the pirate 4x4 forums to sell me his tires, probably dealing with $1k, he's willing to do paypal which I assume is safest way since I've used it forever. But never had anyone f me over essentially. He sent me about 6 pictures of the tires when I asked him and the reason he's selling is because they are to large for his samuri. How do I go about sending him the money safely with out Fing myself?
     
  2. Dec 27, 2011 at 5:24 PM
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    Dirty5Thirty

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    Send it via PayPal, if he does not follow through with the transaction, file a complaint through PayPal, and they should be able to reverse the transaction if he does not end up sending the merch. Then it's up to him to prove that he did in fact ship the product.
     
  3. Dec 27, 2011 at 5:24 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    do not send as gift
     
  4. Dec 27, 2011 at 5:25 PM
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    Dirty5Thirty

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    This, Send that you're buying a product. Consider the extra few bucks insurance...
     
  5. Dec 27, 2011 at 5:32 PM
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    takern

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    i agree with everyone here. i went through paypal when i bought my coilovers and they somehow got lost in the mail for like 2 months and paypal worked with me to get them found.
     
  6. Dec 27, 2011 at 5:34 PM
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    Supra TT

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    Noted.

    Send as... ebay items? lol Or rather goods?
     
  7. Dec 27, 2011 at 5:35 PM
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    Dirty5Thirty

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    PayPal, or even escrow.com
     
  8. Dec 27, 2011 at 5:38 PM
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    i would send as good and then in the message bar put what exactly you are buying. since it technically isnt an ebay item
     
  9. Dec 27, 2011 at 5:42 PM
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    Supra TT

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    Alright... Might go ahead sometime this week and seal the deal... thanks
     
  10. Dec 27, 2011 at 7:01 PM
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    SO... Just curious.. what would be the cheapest way to ship these? I went on UPS site and for a 80lb package its 90$.. I have 4 lol... $400 :eek:
     
  11. Dec 27, 2011 at 7:03 PM
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    Try freight?
     
  12. Dec 27, 2011 at 7:09 PM
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    Yay 2k mile road trip! ONE WAY It'll cost that in gas! :D
     
  13. Dec 27, 2011 at 7:23 PM
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    Supra TT

    Supra TT [OP] Solid Axle FTMFW!!

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    I should just tow my first gen there to put the tires on there! Fuck it!
     
  14. Dec 27, 2011 at 11:44 PM
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    X2 then you won't have to worry about getting ripped or if PayPal is safe
     
  15. Dec 28, 2011 at 4:27 PM
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    Supra TT

    Supra TT [OP] Solid Axle FTMFW!!

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    Boggers... no one sells them locally, and most likely won't find them used localy is good condition
     
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