Originally Posted by positiveions
Pre purchase inspection
Car looks clean. I would have it inspected first.
Many times, if the first owner leased it, then ended up purchasing it at the end of the lease, that counts for 2 owners. Happened to me on my 'ol ZHP. I leased it first, then purchased it. On the carfax it appeared as two owners.
I asked if I could get the car on a dyno before buying it, and the seller expressed concerns that the technician might f up and blow up the motor. Is this a rational concern?