Good afternoon John, I would be happy to keep the vehicle as the overall condition is good, however I do require that the dealer comes to the party in view of the almost immediate problem and the misrepresentation of the model.
I proposed that the dealer pays for the removal and replacement and I would repair the engine myself, as I mentioned I am a mechanic and if I rebuilt the engine completely it would be of benefit to me.
I believe that I am being reasonable.
Yes in the e mail reply to my proposal he said that it was always a 1993 model, which is not so, as the Advert in Auto Trader states 1998 (I have copies of the ad) and in my correspondence with the principal of the dealership the subject line states on two or three e mails Subject: 1998 Ford Courier etc.
Hi John,Yes I paid a much higher price. The M & M book for a 1993 model is + - R29k I paid R58500 for the car I thought was a 1998 model.
If the car was a 1998 model and there was no engine problem I would be happy to pay above book.
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