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I believe he thinks he will win because he has the differential and money and I am out $2300, drove 5hrs to Phoenix, waited in the hot parking lot there for 5 hrs, then had to drive home 5 hrs and now been 2 10 hour days trying to communicate with him to get at least the improper differential.
The dimensions were not correct, I believe that when he took it back to wherever to remove the caliper and rotors so that we could measure, he discovered his error so he apparently disassembled the differential and brought my brake kit back. Without the differential. I was not allowed to inspect the brake kit until I signed a release from him.
I paid him $2,300 in checks and drove to Phoenix roundtrip for $250. Will need to buy other differential for $3000. But if he has no money how can I collect. FTC?
What approach should i take? Buy another differential and ask for monetary compensation including lawyer fees and expenses? that would mean i need a lawyer to do it? How can I find one?
I am confused, if a new differential will cost me $3,000, then that is not for small claims court. Because even if he gave me the other differential it will cost some $1500 or $2000 that would mean I have over $4500 in it. NOT INCLUDING HASSELS, GAS, ETC. I need the differential immediately cant wait for court
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