Old 05-19-2007, 02:26 PM
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Arrow WHY did my ad get DELETED or LOCKED? - Classified RULES, SPAMMING, 3-DAY BUMP, PRICES

SPAMMING the Lobby or any of the tech forums with your ad or a link to your ad is not allowed. Really need to sell something quick? Want to put your ad in a tech forum frequented by those members who will most likely need what your selling?

Please don't, your ad will be deleted and you may end up a warning. Your ad is no more important than anyone elses here. If someone here is looking to buy or sell, they'll be looking in the classifieds.

There is a free classified forum category for just about anything you're looking to sell or buy. If we allowed members to post ads in the Lobby or the tech forums, pretty soon there would be no room for the social or tech discussions.

Information your PARTS FOR SALE ad MUST contain:


Please include the City and State along with the Zipcode.

This way potential buyers can see if the item is close enough to come look at or decide whether shipping costs would be worth it, especially so if the item is large or heavy (engines, wheels and tires, etc).

FOR SALE ads posted without the location will be deleted. If linking to an eBay ad or any other ad link, post the location and NOT the ad link in the 'Location' field.


You must put a price on your item(s). FOR SALE ads posted without a price will be deleted. Our members want to see prices without having to ask you for one.

Ads posted here asking for 'best offer' without any asking price listed or 'best offer' above a certain amount will be tossed out. If you'd like to auction off your parts to the highest bidder, please use an auction site such as eBay.

Parts cars: If you are making a list of or naming any of the parts that you are selling off the car then you must price them. If you're just putting the car itself up for parting with no individual parts listing, potential buyers should PM or email the seller to check pricing or find what they need off of your parts car.

'Not Mine' ads.

Posting an ad for something that you have absolutely no connection to? These 'not mine' ads will be locked.

This is in fairness to the PY members posting ads for things they're selling for themselves, they will be given priority here. Don't let your feelings get hurt when you see the ad you posted get locked.

eBay auctions:

Please post a link to your auction so others won't have to ask for the link. If you don't know how to post a link, ask how in the 'Test & Tune' forum.

If you're willing to end the auction early to sell here to one of our members, then you must post a set price for our members, no 'best offer to end the auction early'. Your eBay ad will be deleted if you don't post a set price in this instance.

The '3 day bump' rule.
You cannot , btt, or otherwise bring your ad back to the top more often than every three days.

Need to add pictures or other info? Please wait the required 3 days to do so.

You can answer questions that are posted in the thread. Just keep in mind that we want the Classifieds to work well for you as well as your fellow PY sellers, so be fair to to others and don't bump your For Sale ad excessively.

If you 'bump' your ad before the 3 day waiting period is over your 'bump' may be deleted, or your thread may get locked at the moderator's discretion.

All in the spirit of fairness to other sellers, your ad is NOT more important than anyone else's.


Not a requirement, but you know potential buyers will want to see one or more detailed photos of what you're selling. Put a picture in your ad, if you don't know how to do this ask in the 'Test & Tune' forum.

Please, constructive replies only.

Replies should be limited to questions and answers regarding the sale.

Think a price is too high? Send the poster a Private Message. If the price is high the seller will certainly get the idea when nobody replies. If you have something to say that might hurt the seller by posting it then don't post it, keep in mind that anything that can be construed as abuse of the sellers here will be dealt with.

Do not hijack the ad of another seller by posting your own item for sale in that seller's thread. If you have a similar item to sell, then start a thread of your own to sell your item.

These types of replies will be deleted, and you WILL receive a warning that could lead to being BANNED from PY.

It is suggested that you use the Private Message feature to conduct your business in private. Contact the seller using the PM feature if you want to buy something, this keeps your private business dealings off the forums.

After you've sold your item:

Please post 'SOLD' in your ad thread. This keeps others from wasting their time looking at a 'dead' ad. We will move all old finalized ads with 'sold' posted in them to the 'Sold Parts' or 'Sold Pontiacs' forum and keep them there for reference for a few months.

We want to make the Classifieds here at Performance Years work smoothly for both buyers and sellers, please kindly follow the rules posted above. It's all about common sense and common courtesy, the staff here at PY thanks you for your cooperation.

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