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Roadster for sale, any contact info?

Discussion in 'Tesla for Sale' started by n2mb_racing, Jan 20, 2015.

  1. n2mb_racing

    n2mb_racing Member

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    Sorry, I couldn't figure out how to make a regular thread in "Tesla for sale". Only panjo posts. Mods, please move this to the for sale section.

    I saw this Roadster for sale on eBay, but there is no contact info, and the post doesn't allow emails to the seller. Anyone know anything about this car or owner?

    Tesla Roadster Convertible 2 Door | eBay

    Thanks,Jon
     
  2. smicker

    smicker Roadster 1020

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    I'm guessing this guy/gal:

    View Profile: coyote1b - Tesla Motors Club - Enthusiasts & Owners Forum
     
  3. dhrivnak

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    Are you sure as one can ask the seller questions inside ebay. What ebay is trying to avoid is people going around them and cutting ebay out.
     
  4. n2mb_racing

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    Yeah, there's something blocked on that posting to prevent any contact. Strange.

    Thanks for the profile. I shot him a PM.
     
  5. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Yep.

    Screen Shot 2015-01-20 at 7.49.14 AM.png

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    Pretty sure it's not blocked (I tried clicking on the Ask a Question link). But also sure that you have the right seller here. (Look at the seller name.)
     
  6. smicker

    smicker Roadster 1020

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    You can also send them a private message.

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  7. n2mb_racing

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    Yup, I tried that. However, when I do that, I get this message:

    "Unfortunately, this seller is not able to respond to your question. We suggest reviewing the item again to see if your answer is in the seller's listing."

    I think when they made the listing they selected something to prevent any contact.
     
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    #8 TEG, Jan 20, 2015
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    I think that Roadster was originally in New York. Coincidentally the OP here who is interested also seems to be in New York.

    Here is an old pic of it:
    P0991-5YJRE1A39A1000991-Roadster991b.jpg

    From this article:
    Tesla Roadster Rolls Through Harvard | Flyby




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    Also, when it was visiting Princeton:

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    Did you try coyote1b(at)erols.com ?
     
  10. n2mb_racing

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    Thank you, I was able to reach the owner via PM.
     
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    Thanks for the link to that Harvard Crimson article from 2010. It appears that when the car was new it was used by Tesla as a promotional vehicle to a certain extent. The article says it was driven to Harvard by Camille J. Ricketts, the Tesla Communications manager at that time (from mid 2010 to late 2011, 18 months according to her LinkedIn profile). Camille now works as an editor at First Round Capital in San Francisco.
     
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    FYI to the person considering buying this car. Reading the ebay description it appears there is an issue with the TPMS. My car had the same issue and luckily it was covered under the warranty but I've heard that could cost upwards of a $1000. Just something to consider.
     
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    Haha, I can see my old dorm room in that video. I'm surprised they let it drive through the small courtyard. The house masters are usually pretty defensive of the lawn!
     
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    So the next time someone has to pull into a tight courtyard space coming in from a sidewalk approach, back in!!! If she would have pulled forward, then reversed into that tiny entrance the approach would have been simplified :) But impressive none the less, and it was a girl driver.
     
  15. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    ?? What does that mean?

    :)
     
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    I knew that was coming in a matter of minutes ;) Just saying its nice seeing skilled drivers no-matter what planet your from... Mars or Venus!
     
  17. dhrivnak

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    Ah it is just like a golf cart, is it not? ;)
     

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