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      11-03-2013, 10:56 AM   #1
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$5,000,000 Piston

Wow, for an asking price of $5,000,000 USD, you'd think the seller would pay for shipping: http://www.ebay.com/itm/James-Hunt-E...#ht_1065wt_959
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I'm about to place a bid and not pay. Yeah, imma deadbeat.
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Can you just get a used GT2 racecar for 5million.

Or heck maybe even a used F1 racecar. Not sure.
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GTFO of here. 5 million? Some people are just plain stupid
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Can you just get a used GT2 racecar for 5million.

Or heck maybe even a used F1 racecar. Not sure.
agree
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you know the ol' saying, "there is a sucker born every minute"
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I wonder how you'd get this authenticated? Ron Dennis didn't come into Mclaren until 1980. I mean, for 5 million I'd need some indisputable proof that piston is what it is claimed to be.
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I wonder how you'd get this authenticated? Ron Dennis didn't come into Mclaren until 1980. I mean, for 5 million I'd need some indisputable proof that piston is what it is claimed to be.
Seems legit to me.

I was going to bid based on the thread title, but he's actually asking $5,000,001.00..... That $1 puts it just out of my budget.
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I won the auction -.-

Edit: by placing a bid and not paying, this guy would hang me by the sack for sure, due to the ridiculous asking price for a piston haha.

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I was going to bid based on the thread title, but he's actually asking $5,000,001.00..... That $1 puts it just out of my budget.
LOL, for me, paying for the shipping is a deal breaker.
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He probably tried to go with a real legit auction house like a Christie's, and got outright rejected because of the ridiculous starting price. Now he's trying the "take a shot in the dark" Ebay method.
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If noone else is going to jump on this, I am about to. Deal of the century.

Can someone confirm this will fit in my N52? Also, how many HP's can I expect to gain?
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Just hard to believe he expects to retire on a piston. BTW, bid ends tomorrow. Group buy?!?!
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The funny thing is, he's asking for more money than what James Hunt was offered by Brabham to race for the entire 1982 season.
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Group buy?!?!
Only if you want to be part of a group of idiots.
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no free shipping? skip.
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no free shipping? skip.
Actually he says he will hand deliver the piston to you at no charge. So are you in now?
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meh, still will have to tip him...
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meh, still will have to tip him...
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His tip is already in the $5,000,001 starting bid.
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Okay has been a while since I sold on Ebay but isn't their listing fees which are a % of the starting amount, So putting it at $5M cost some bucks.

I suspect he did this to attract attention to his other collectible auctions he has going
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