Hood Letter help request, please. St. Louis

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Hood Letter help request, please. St. Louis

Post by davdav2000 »

Hi,

I've found the hood letters I need at the below craigslist post below in St. Louis. I've had multiple email conversation with the seller and he will 100% NOT ship anything, no matter what. He's told me that he will take $50 for the hood letters in the below posting. I need them; my car is in the shop and the ones on the car pretty much crumbled, when removed.

Is there someone local that can get them and ship to me, at my cost?

I'm trusting that by sharing this, everyone will respect my request to obtain these letters.

Please let me know if you can help.

Thanks,
David

https://stlouis.craigslist.org/pts/d/19 ... 54587.html
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Re: Hood Letter help request, please. St. Louis

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Not close enough to help, but if I were you I would consider just paying him now and then work on getting some help for shipping before someone snatches them from under you.
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theunz wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:10 am
Not close enough to help, but if I were you I would consider just paying him now and then work on getting some help for shipping before someone snatches them from under you.
He will not take payment as he will not ship. I'm trusting everyone here to not snatch from under me.
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Re: Hood Letter help request, please. St. Louis

Post by jrusso07 »

Here's a play that might work...send him a box with an empty box inside with the prepaid and pre printed address ( yours). Use a USPS box thar has rhe self sealing feature. Can't hurt (too much) to ask him to drop the parts in the prepaid box and drop in a mailbox.

What do you think?
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Someone here has to have some letters for David. Help him out. I would if I could but my letters are very rough and I’m going with an early hood emblem. I also like the box idea by joe

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Re: Hood Letter help request, please. St. Louis

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Dave, You can have the letters off my car, I think they came in one of the boxes. I will look. Pat

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Good lord, won't ship because what... it's just soooooo hard to put something in a box? Not like he's shipping a transmission! My guess is that he doesn't want to sell them at the price you agreed to.

Way to be a Roadster family member Pat (unklpat) with your kind offer to solve this members problem, for free no less... that's what I love about this group.
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Yes My car is Incognito, makes for interesting conversations at stop lights, parking lots, etc. I don't have room to hoard parts, or care if My car says "DATSUN". People always smile anyway, and a lot of people know what it is. Pat

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These are new letters, right? If so, and you really need them, offer him close to what they’re actually worth. He’ll likely ship then...
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And just to clarify, this isn’t meant to be a jab. The seller may not realize what he has. If he knew the true value to the right buyer, I expect he’d agree to ship. My .02

Those are really nice. Good luck!
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Looks like we have a new member in St Louis. Check out the recent post by JHSTL titled true barn find. Perhaps he could start out with a bang by helping David out!
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I live in St. Louis and will be glad to help!
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Re: Hood Letter help request, please. St. Louis

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JHSTL wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:35 pm
I live in St. Louis and will be glad to help!
Thank you. I appreciate it.
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