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Old 07-20-14, 11:04 PM   #16
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its hard to say. the hood isnt lined 100% but they used oem parts. it could use adjusting or the frame is still bent and wasnt pulled enough when it was put on the frame machine. air bags did deploy though..the price isnt too bad at all. you just have to look under the hood and take a good look at the repairs and drive it. it will never be like a new but 30k savings off new makes you think twice. take your time fly out look at the car and consider all the factors.
I don't know why people keep saying it's 30k off a new car... it's a 2013, and I bought my new 2013 well below the original invoice. So really, it's priced 15k less than a NEW, PERFECT 2013 with the same options, so it's not that great of a deal.

The person who is going to make money is the guy who fixed it and sells it to someone for 30k. BTW I found two other identical cars with 1k (or less) in mileage that had salvage titles that were selling for 30k.

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Old 07-21-14, 12:28 AM   #17
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Here are the rest of the before pics

http://www.s2cars.com/lexus/gs-350/13825126
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Old 07-21-14, 12:32 AM   #18
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Have a look at the gap between the front pillar passenger wiper, and front fender...

http://www.drjemini.com/13graygs350/30.JPG
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Old 07-21-14, 08:43 AM   #19
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I'd rather take my 35K and buy a brand new 2014 base IS250 than this.
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