Originally Posted by KMFDM
Mods we don't even know he will do to an unknown extent, and the possibility of a fix which most likely wasn't done, and if it was done at least is not permanently blemishing the vehicles record. Sounds like a perfectly reasonable basis for an argument. /sarcasm
I get your point, but those things are non issues (if they do exist) and are uniform across both scenarios. The mod argument applies to option #2 as well. And in that case, there is an even greater opportunity cost given the longer warranty.
I agree. I am just not that kind of "anal" as others put it. I am a bit more stupid with my "anal". I want to be the first to touch my car off the truck.
The issue may be on it's history report, but THAT issue won't be like it saying it had an accident. It really won't affect much. If he goes with replacement, his physical situation really doesn't change. Just his mental situation. These cars are not easy to come by. I doubt it does anything significant to the value. If he gets option 2, he still has a car and then some.
Give me the repair and the money/warranty. Then I can deal with warranty denials if they come up. I have used my extended warranty twice now on non powertrain issues(A/C vent and steering wheel audio buttons). Both would have been much more than I would have cared to spend.