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Old 30 November 2006, 09:08   #1
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have a look at this on e bay!!

item number 220054537519, would you believe it, its for the spark plug!! not the engine!!! someone is going to get caught out!!
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Old 30 November 2006, 10:31   #2
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Is he deliberately trying to catch someone out? Or is he an idiot?

The link
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This is just a way of advertising the engine for parts, it's quite common, it lets all interested party's know that the seller is breaking it. It's not a scam!
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Yep. I think Rickuk3 might be interested in the controls.
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Old 30 November 2006, 15:25   #5
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In his defense, item description was valid as "yamaha spares". Pic is a bit misleading tho but I suppose it's to get round having to take lots of photo's of all the parts. He's got good feedback - I'd buy from him (althouigh I don't know if there is much market for 2nd hand plugs :-) )
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It's not a scam, happens quite often

He is trying to advertise that he has spares. To protect himself, incase anyone tries to bid, he has clearly stated that all they will get is a spark plug
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yeah hes legit i agree seen this before , just covering his back
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Yes but what he is trying to do is get you to buy the bits outside ebay (as then he doesn't have to pay them fees). So the little protection a potential buyer gets from ebay/paypal is then lost completely.
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Well...not really. There's nothing to say you can't get him to set up a buy-it now listing for the part you want.
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Well...not really. There's nothing to say you can't get him to set up a buy-it now listing for the part you want.

That's gonna cost the seller:

1) Selling fee's
2) Paypal fee's

Cash in hand is much better
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