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Old 09-24-2012, 08:48 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by ac_2007 View Post
Without pictures this won't go past people telling you to post in the right section.
So, for the pics. Now remember that in his original ad, and posts subsequent (funny, didn't he have a post in here, and now he's deleted it?) Slopestyle has used words like "pristine" to describe the involved "race mesh kidneys" and continually used the above photo taken from Bavarian Autosports web site as a point of reference for what they actually looked like. Now, we've all seen ads where someone didn't have a pic and said "the ones in the pic above are not the ones I'm actually selling" but that detail was never offered, nor has it been highlighted since then, despite my complaints. I guess I was supposed to just settle for the ones he sent even if they looked NOTHING like those pictured.

Now for the pics, have a look. You'll notice that NONE of the components would even rate as pristine, let alone the whole confabulation. Clearly, versus custom aftermarket race mesh grilles, as they were repeatedly described, what we see here is a set of broken OEM or aftermarket kidney frames, with "mesh" crudely inserted between. Upon closer examination this "race mesh" is actually "chicken wire" available for sale at about $5.00 for 5 feet at any local home depot. A generous estimate of the combined components, even we overlook that the kidneys outers are broken (cracked and missing tabs etc.), might be $30-40 tops considering that new aftermarket kidneys start out for as much BRAND NEW (Khoalty, Modbargains etc), but.. advertised as similar to the BA mesh ones pictured... with the wording used.. for $130, price drop to $100... if that's not bait and switch or false advertising, I don't know what is.

I welcome your feedback.
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