rmay635703
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WTB $5000 MIEV

Sun May 31, 2015 10:37 am

I had another in state $5000 MIEV slip through my fingers, this time an SE w/ only a tad north of 5000 miles, it was at a dealership in Lacross so I could have traded my aging Miles ZX40 (another rapidly devaluing EV)

If anyone knows of a cheapy I am probably going to have to travel to get one and now won't wait on the sidelines, it appears the time to refresh my antique EVs is now.

Thanx
Ryan.

Phximiev
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Re: WTB $5000 MIEV

Sun May 31, 2015 11:16 am

Check Autotrader, eBay, and cars.com apps. There are inexpensive iMievs shown in each.
2012 iMIEV ES
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tigger19687
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Re: WTB $5000 MIEV

Sun May 31, 2015 1:01 pm

Anaheim Preowned Cars in CA looks like they are dumping the prices that they have. They have 8 that are under $8000.

You can gave them shipped to you for probably about $500 depending on from where.

If you can wait out another month I think the price will drop more.

Ebay is not really the best place to buy. Most have a reserve of about $10k.

http://www.autotrader.com/cars-for-sale ... 1=MIT&mmt=[MIT[MITI[]][]]&modelCode1=MITI&numRecords=100&searchRadius=0&showcaseListingId=0&showcaseOwnerId=0&sortBy=derivedpriceASC&startYear=2012&Log=0

This is put in for zip code on Indy IN. not sure where you are exactly.

The smallest price is not at the beginning as there are more further on the list where the price is low again.

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rmay635703
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Re: WTB $5000 MIEV

Thu Aug 04, 2016 10:18 am

Well I missed out on another $5000 MIEV in Minnesota (by all of 1 day)

Odd part is prices are going up, will see how the used market goes after Bolt deliveries start occurring outside cali.

Ah well, anyone have a beater IMIEV they want to unload?

As it is I am looking at a $250 ZX40 ac drive (I already own a 2005 DC ZX40), only issue is I need to transport it and a $900 16.5kw chevy volt battery.

Not sure if I want to diy a 90v lithium pack or not, total cost would be around $1500 after repairs and mods, don't know if I want to chance it though.

Phximiev
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Re: WTB $5000 MIEV

Thu Aug 04, 2016 11:09 am

Check this topic, the 'Rasberry' might still be available: viewtopic.php?f=17&t=2986
2012 iMIEV ES
2014 Chevy Volt

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Re: WTB $5000 MIEV

Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:24 pm

i think Ben Nelson has an extra Raspberry SE that he would like to unload--bet you could get it for cheap too.
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rmay635703
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Re: WTB $5000 MIEV

Thu Aug 04, 2016 1:11 pm

I have thought about Bens unit, if he wants another project I would drop off the $250 Miles ZX40 and the volt battery and he could reshell it into his MIEV, he would have to trade dashes, drivetrain (not sure of the MIEV gearing) and make the rest fit.

After paying him per hour I could probably buy a new ELR instead.

Phximiev wrote:Check this topic, the 'Rasberry' might still be available: viewtopic.php?f=17&t=2986


Rasberry looks nice but its in Arizona :(

Not sure if heat affects the MIEV but it doesn't seem like a good place for a battery car.

I really wish one of the more local places could keep a car long enough for me to get time to pick it up, plus dealers I can get anywhere from $500-$1500 off due to a trade of a more or less valueless car.

And of coarse if I lived in IL, I would get up to $15000 in incentives :(

Ah well.

pmaupin
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Re: WTB $5000 MIEV

Thu Aug 04, 2016 4:43 pm

Don't want to go as low as $5000, at least until I check out the local market, but I have one for sale:

viewtopic.php?f=17&t=3235

rmay635703
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Re: WTB $5000 MIEV

Thu Aug 04, 2016 5:09 pm

pmaupin wrote:Don't want to go as low as $5000, at least until I check out the local market, but I have one for sale:

viewtopic.php?f=17&t=3235


https://www.cars.com/vehicledetail/deta ... /overview/

If I'm traveling to get a car I might as well go to a dealer and get a few bucks for the wrecked drivable EV I have laying around,
the above link is to an SE with around 10000 miles, it may have QC but I have no use for QC anyway,
(there are 3 other SEs all over the place for the same price, and 2 ES's for the same price)
QC is 10 years off here in central Wisconsin, maybe less if Obamas plan goes through.

I'm still kicking myself I didn't get the almost local Minnesota SE w/ QC, It was white with blue accents and lettering,
they guaranteed a minimum trade of $1000 for any car, that made for a well under $5000 car :(

Paying the same retail to a private party as a dealer is usually a no go for me at least.

So if you have it up for sale for a while... (whatever that is)
I am a guaranteed deal but I have a pretty hard stop on what I will pay in cash.

Sorry
Ryan

pmaupin
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Re: WTB $5000 MIEV

Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:39 pm

I understand completely.

That's a really good price from a dealer, so I'd also double-check that you get the remote and the portable EVSE. IIRC, list price on the EVSE is around $1400, so if it's missing that, yeah, a $7500 car is suddenly a $6000 car.

A few months ago, I actually tried to buy a used one from a used car dealer for around $6K myself, but they weren't interested in either shipping it or selling it for cash. AFAICT, they were just using it for the bait-and-switch upsell -- "You don't really want _that_ one -- what if you have to go out of town?"

Finally, living in Texas, I immediately discount all the black ones I see. Edible black jellybeans are OK; drivable black jellybeans suck.

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