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1999 C70 Convertible Top is stuck almost closed

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Re: 1999 C70 Convertible Top is stuck almost closed

Post by cuhfs » Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:40 am

Should ask dealer for old one. Maybe we can figure out a DIY fix for future benefit.
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Re: 1999 C70 Convertible Top is stuck almost closed

Post by wizechatmgr » Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:01 am

You don't have to drive a new one off the lot for it to depreciate significantly at this point. I believe new cars depreciate before your signature even dries...
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Re: 1999 C70 Convertible Top is stuck almost closed

Post by abscate » Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:08 am

My neighbor, the rocket scientist who runs a bank branch.....

Why don't people just lease like me and then you don't pay depreciation?

Brilliant.....
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Re: 1999 C70 Convertible Top is stuck almost closed

Post by wizechatmgr » Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:18 am

He also never has to work on it. Just tires & oil changes with the occasional wash & wax I bet.

But he also doesn't get that satisfaction for having battled against the car gods and occasionally won... Then again, he may also never seek it =)
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