Got some magic happening...need some luck

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Sounds like a shonky dealer full of BS. “ I can’t sell you the car because I can’t get new tyres, so I will auction it instead”
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running into issues due to a tire shortage. Dealer is saying they cant get any and the car will go to auction. Didn't think tires would be a big deal.

Are there any alternate sizes you guys use?
Just have them put it on a "we owe" sheet. Get the tires when they are available.
 
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Don't think they want to deal with it...And the backup car I had sold last night. There is one more that I'm looking at with Vroom...but I'm not sure about that company. Anyone have any experience with them?
 

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Then just have them deduct a fair and agreed upon number off the sale price?

This isn't complicated.
 

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running into issues due to a tire shortage. Dealer is saying they cant get any and the car will go to auction. Didn't think tires would be a big deal.

Are there any alternate sizes you guys use?
car will go to auction because there's a tire shortage? 😂 Weird shit.
Maybe they just don't wanna sell it to you anymore.

And to answer your question about Vroom, they're pretty legit. My co worker bought a Infiniti from them 2 years ago.
 

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Maybe they found something wrong with the car and don’t want to deal with it so they’re sending it off to an auction. That’s usually what they do with older trade ins they get in that aren’t worth their time to sell.
 

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I know some states have laws regarding tread depth for tires sold by dealers. There are fines and their insurance may state they have to be in compliance or risk coverage in case of an accident by a buyer. It may be more involved than it appears, unfortunately.
 
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So test drove a 2020 today. I liked it, but not as much power as i had hoped. My wife wasn't happy about the interior...I get they did things for weight savings, but it felt a bit cheap. For example, on the rear headliner, it was frayed on the top edge next to the rear window. So while the engine and trans were awesome, just feel like I'm paying for the Shelby name. S66k with 5k miles. Anyway, not bashing the car... it's a purpose built track monster, just not what I was looking for.

If anyone is looking for one on the south side of ATL, check it out!

https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/inven...iewInventoryListing.action?#listing=312848426
 

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So test drove a 2020 today. I liked it, but not as much power as i had hoped. My wife wasn't happy about the interior...I get they did things for weight savings, but it felt a bit cheap. For example, on the rear headliner, it was frayed on the top edge next to the rear window. So while the engine and trans were awesome, just feel like I'm paying for the Shelby name. S66k with 5k miles. Anyway, not bashing the car... it's a purpose built track monster, just not what I was looking for.

If anyone is looking for one on the south side of ATL, check it out!

https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/inven...iewInventoryListing.action?#listing=312848426
I think that’s how all headliners come on mustangs. You gotta remember it’s just a mustang and it will share parts with the cheapest mustang. And yes that engine takes some getting up into the higher rpms to really shine so it might not be for everyone.
 

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Just want to make sure I’m clear on this. You were after a 19 350, didn’t work out. Drove a 20, and some how it didn’t stack up. Don’t think a Gt350 is for you, your looking for justification in changing your mind. And your absolutely knocking the car, just happens to be for things its not known for, and that’s your right. As for your wife and the interior, may I suggest a Camry TRD, might suit you guys better.

So test drove a 2020 today. I liked it, but not as much power as i had hoped. My wife wasn't happy about the interior...I get they did things for weight savings, but it felt a bit cheap. For example, on the rear headliner, it was frayed on the top edge next to the rear window. So while the engine and trans were awesome, just feel like I'm paying for the Shelby name. S66k with 5k miles. Anyway, not bashing the car... it's a purpose built track monster, just not what I was looking for.

If anyone is looking for one on the south side of ATL, check it out!

https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/inven...iewInventoryListing.action?#listing=312848426
 

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Some dealers are not allowed (be it internal, city or state regulations) to sell a car with tread depth under a certain level.

it doesnt matter who you are, or who you THINK you are…they will auction it if they can’t turn it, and tires can ABSOLUTELY be a stopping point.

So test drove a 2020 today. I liked it, but not as much power as i had hoped.
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Just want to make sure I’m clear on this. You were after a 19 350, didn’t work out. Drove a 20, and some how it didn’t stack up. Don’t think a Gt350 is for you, your looking for justification in changing your mind. And your absolutely knocking the car, just happens to be for things its not known for, and that’s your right. As for your wife and the interior, may I suggest a Camry TRD, might suit you guys better.
I actually had a few 19s that I was considering. One abruptly fell through due to the dealer not able to find tires, so it will go to auction. The other one was a Vroom deal...which we were apprehensive about as we've never dealt with a service like that. The last one is at a dealer in another state. We took advantage of a local GT350 that just happened to become available. I was looking at a black 19 about 300mi away. The thing that grabbed me is the price of the 20 was close to the 19...but the problem is that it's red. Really wanted a black or gray. So it was only a test drive. Prior to this, only drove a couple 19 Roush S3s and a ZL1 (which is completely out due to limited interior room.

Don't need justification at all, just being honest. Really, just not sure at this point what I'm gaining from trading my SCAT pack for a GT350. I'll never track the car, and that's where it shines. Honestly the trade offer of my car is super high and I wanted to take advantage...but that high trade price also applies to the prices on these cars. I'd hate to pull the trigger and it drops 15k in a year, then I'm stuck with it. I've noticed that these cars go through owners. The 2020 I looked at had 2 prior owners and it only had 5k miles. Not a deal breaker, but definitely a trend in these cars.

As for my wife...she just got used to the Charger's interior, which is simply nicer and modern. She gets the GT350 is all about the engine/trans...but just felt the interior was cheap for a 70k car. I guess what changed is I don't have the answers to defend the car after seeing the headliner and hearing the various rattles on the test drive. Also, the power is way up in the RPM range compared to the S3 which just put you back in your seat.

This forum is great and I get being defensive...but just know that the GT350 is an awesome car, just not the car for me.
 

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I actually had a few 19s that I was considering. One abruptly fell through due to the dealer not able to find tires, so it will go to auction. The other one was a Vroom deal...which we were apprehensive about as we've never dealt with a service like that. The last one is at a dealer in another state. We took advantage of a local GT350 that just happened to become available. I was looking at a black 19 about 300mi away. The thing that grabbed me is the price of the 20 was close to the 19...but the problem is that it's red. Really wanted a black or gray. So it was only a test drive. Prior to this, only drove a couple 19 Roush S3s and a ZL1 (which is completely out due to limited interior room.

Don't need justification at all, just being honest. Really, just not sure at this point what I'm gaining from trading my SCAT pack for a GT350. I'll never track the car, and that's where it shines. Honestly the trade offer of my car is super high and I wanted to take advantage...but that high trade price also applies to the prices on these cars. I'd hate to pull the trigger and it drops 15k in a year, then I'm stuck with it. I've noticed that these cars go through owners. The 2020 I looked at had 2 prior owners and it only had 5k miles. Not a deal breaker, but definitely a trend in these cars.

As for my wife...she just got used to the Charger's interior, which is simply nicer and modern. She gets the GT350 is all about the engine/trans...but just felt the interior was cheap for a 70k car. I guess what changed is I don't have the answers to defend the car after seeing the headliner and hearing the various rattles on the test drive. Also, the power is way up in the RPM range compared to the S3 which just put you back in your seat.

This forum is great and I get being defensive...but just know that the GT350 is an awesome car, just not the car for me.
Just keep your dodge or like someone said buy a Camry with a nice interior. This was such a useless thread. Good thing you didn't buy a gt350 you're not fit for it. Bye ✌🏼
 
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