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Old 10-01-2005   #1  
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Don't buy sh*t from ebay!

DAMN! today I got my fenders (from ebay) painted.. installed them myself.. and guess what!? It doesn't fit like the stock ones... are they supposed to be like this? they shouldn't be I think.. I got these from ebay for $200 (all in all) and I know I got freakin ripped off!!! I should've spent couple more bucks for the non-ebay ones

Also, my friend bought the lambor door hinges from ebay... and one of the shocks broke after 2 weeks of using it everyday!! so like I said DO NOT BUY SH*T FROM EBAY... because they're all sh*tty!!! I should have known better though... I just thought I'd share some thoughts...
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its not "dont buy **** off ebay"

its "be picky about the **** you buy off ebay"
kinda sucks tho..
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its not "dont buy **** off ebay"

its "be picky about the **** you buy off ebay"
kinda sucks tho..

agree, i buy tons of crap off ebay...NEVER had a problem..and im talking about 1500.00 sound systems..NEVER a problem.. KNOW who you buy from and what the condition is. Ask as many Questions as you need. Ebay is has been awsome to me.
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its not "dont buy **** off ebay"

its "be picky about the **** you buy off ebay"
kinda sucks tho..
yea, and don't be cheap.. you get what you pay for.... I thought this seller was trustworthy because his feedback is like almost 100%...
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and yea.. I did not test fit it because they got painted... I paid $375 for the paint!!! and it's kindah off from my factory paint. they repainted my side skirts too and pair of eyebrows so I think $375 is not that bad.. I hope...
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agree, i buy tons of crap off ebay...NEVER had a problem..and im talking about 1500.00 sound systems..NEVER a problem.. KNOW who you buy from and what the condition is. Ask as many Questions as you need. Ebay is has been awsome to me.
dude, ebay is my best friend, saved tons of money. just gota know what you doing.
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If there not stock fenders
Then there not gunna fit on there like stock just stop cryin about it and y is this topic in the rides
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LOL same here.. just didn't have any luck lately from ebay.. at first.. I bought this louis vitton bag... that says "authentic".. when I got it.. it wasn't.. and bought some other cheap stuff.. including the fenders.. non of them really satisfy me! oh well.. after putting my fenders and side skirts back on... imma stop right there and start saving up for my G35
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You are unlucky, i buy parts from ebay all the time, and havn't had any problem.
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i just watch who i buy from i got ripped off by a guy with 100% feedback one time and 2 weeks later he was banned from ebay
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That sucks man I buy stuff from e-bay all the time you just have to be aware.
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dude, ebay is my best friend, saved tons of money. just gota know what you doing.
im an ebay junky

just try to only buy brand name ****.... if you are getting some no name lambo kit it isnt going to be qualtiy(ussually JAP knockoffs)...
but if you find a name brand one on ebay and you get it at a dope price

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got mine from andy's auto sports for $199, steel Z3 fenders and they fit exactally like stock i think extreme dimention's makes them.
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ebay blows unless you're into molded toast with jesus on it.
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i've boat butt loads of stuff off ebay and haven't had a problem yet
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i've boat butt loads of stuff off ebay and haven't had a problem yet
same here, ebay has save me tons of money
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ehh... it's not bad, you jus thave to stick with name brands and make sure you are not getting knock off crap
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dude, ebay is my best friend, saved tons of money. just gota know what you doing.
No, Ebay is MY best friend! He's right. I've purchased a lot of things on Ebay. Make sure you read the feedback and item descriptions carefully and you're set!
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buying the cheap parts off ebay is like going to pep boys to buy parts.....except on ebay you dont have to duck behind shelves to hide from people you know. lol
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80% of my mods are from ebay. no, actually, 80% of the things i own are from ebay.
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ebay is good.. just know who ur buying from.. like every1 has said.. make sure its a company..
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Feedback

Dont just look at their feedback rating--look to see what the person usually sells. A person who has a 100% rating selling Clothes probably isn't the best person to be buying Car Parts from. (Not saying this was the situation in your case but its something you should consider as well).

eBay has saved me thousands.
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im an ebay junky

just try to only buy brand name ****.... if you are getting some no name lambo kit it isnt going to be qualtiy(ussually JAP knockoffs)...
but if you find a name brand one on ebay and you get it at a dope price
agree^^ Hell I love ebay
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yeah man i buy stuff from ebay all the time. always works for me cuz i only buy stuff i know is authentic or is guaranteed.
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just watch what you get off ebay thats all i buy stuff and sell stuff on there all the time.
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I love ebay, I bought 6 Lacoste polos for 100 bucks and they're original, also bought the angel eye proyector headlamps and fitted perfectly.
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if you buy non stock stuff then don't complain about it not fitting right. obviously its not stock so it won't be perfect. As for the lambo doors, i bought mine from JT auto and my shocks blew out in a week from using it only a couple of times. Sometimes you just get a bad shock, luckily i had a year warranty though. Good luck about your fenders all in all
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well, I guess I'll just try to ignore it eventhough it bothers me coz I paid almost $400 just for the paint.... I will agree, ebay is my friend too lol... thats where I bought my headlights/taillights/eyelids/dash trim and other stuff.. when I just bought some major ones like these ones... I wasn't lucky I guess... I'll stick with this and put my side skirts back on!
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