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08-08-2010, 13:54   #1
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Dishonest sellers

I came across this when inspecting a ford fiesta for a young lad from up the road. He asked me to check it out for him as he was thinking of buying it.
On seeing this sight, I almost dropped the bonnet with laughter and turned quickly on my heel to walk away, dragging him with me.





Does anybody notice what's wrong with the above?
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08-08-2010, 13:58   #2
 
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Does anybody notice what's wrong with the above?
It doesnt have a timing belt
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08-08-2010, 14:01   #3
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Are you that man who drives the white van .
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Nope, ya got us, what's wrong?
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Is that the 1.3 fiesta engine?

looks similar to mine but the stickers are missing
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Is that the 1.3 fiesta engine?

looks similar to mine but the stickers are missing
It looks very clean. Then I see the belt was done at 137k. I'm confused.
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It looks very clean. Then I see the belt was done at 137k. I'm confused.
Thoses engines don't have a timing belt.
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08-08-2010, 14:06   #8
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Thoses engines don't have a timing belt.
Ah I see. So the chain was changed?
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I came across this when inspecting a ford fiesta for a young lad from up the road. He asked me to check it out for him as he was thinking of buying it.
On seeing this sight, I almost dropped the bonnet with laughter and turned quickly on my heel to walk away, dragging him with me.





Does anybody notice what's wrong with the above?
put us out of our misery.
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Ah I see. So the chain was changed?
Doesnt have a chain either , its a pushrod engine ....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pushrod_engine
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Doesnt have a chain either , its a pushrod engine ....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pushrod_engine
So WTF was changed at 137k?
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i believe his point is that he reckons nothing was changed, and that the writing was put there to decieve people who would not realise that it didnt have a timing belt, they'd just be fooled into thinking it had been looked after
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So WTF was changed at 137k?
Read the title of the thread and try to figure it out
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i believe his point is that he reckons nothing was changed, and that the writing was put there to decieve people who would not realise that it didnt have a timing belt, they'd just be fooled into thinking it had been looked after
But it'd still have over 137,000 miles on the clock?
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So WTF was changed at 137k?
The tipp-ex...
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