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Old January 24th, 2013, 11:39 AM   #1
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I find it funny how people claim there car for sale is 'Mint' and then the next sentance they say its got rust on it, interior is pretty wore, ABS light is on. That is all.\
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Old January 24th, 2013, 11:44 AM   #2
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Maybe there is a mint stuck under the seat?
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Old January 24th, 2013, 11:45 AM   #3
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I like when they say "better than new". That's not even possible.


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Old January 24th, 2013, 11:49 AM   #4
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Maybe they mean mint as a description of the paint color?
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Old January 24th, 2013, 11:52 AM   #5
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Lint? Misspelled?
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Old January 24th, 2013, 12:06 PM   #6
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With what I drive, what you are describing is pretty mint.
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"runs good" is the one that gets me.

the truck doesnt start. What is "runs good" relative to, Christopher Reeve?
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Or people the say. "car is mostly stock" followed by a huge list of mods. The other one that gets me is people that post pictures of them beating their car, (drifting, wheeling, burnouts) Why would I want to think the car was hooned the whole time you owned it?
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Any of the phrases associated with selling used cars are always pretty funny.

"Runs great!" followed by descriptions of needing a fuel pump or running a bit rough when cold.

"Drives like a dream!" followed by descriptions of needing suspension and or steering components replaced.

When I was helping my brother shop for a car for his 16 year old daughter, every car from $500 to $5000 was mint, ran great, had zero issues, was better than new, and drove like a dream.
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............apparently every vehicle I own is mint. I'll have to remember that when I'm changing the heater core on the ZJ this weekend.
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My Jeep was mint. Or at least it cost me a mint.
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"Oil Changed Every 3k with Synthetic" yeah right
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Or people the say. "car is mostly stock" followed by a huge list of mods. The other one that gets me is people that post pictures of them beating their car, (drifting, wheeling, burnouts) Why would I want to think the car was hooned the whole time you owned it?
Funny you should say this. I actually showed a guy pics. of a Cherokee that I was selling doing bad ass burnouts in the road in front of my house. He was impressed and bought the damn thing. Just showed how good it ran.
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I called on an 03 F250 for sale that was 'mint' today and by the end I found out that the whole truck had been painted in primer by the boyscouts, factory hubs didnt work, ABS light on, missing the tailgate....MINT!
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Old January 24th, 2013, 02:55 PM   #18
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Hey I changed my oil every 5,000 with Synthetic very religiously!
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I dropped an andes mint on the floor of my 92 Ranger...it melted in the carpet, the truck is now MINT.
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Almost every vehicle with over 150,000 miles has a 80,000 mile engine in it, or so said the last guy who owned it.
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