Ever buy a vehicle on eBay?

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  1. Ridic Too2

    Ridic Too2 New Member Banned User

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    Is it safe?
     
  2. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    My bro inlaw bought one...he should have known better...not the sellers fault, my bro inlaw made a bad choice.
     
  3. Tigger Please

    Tigger Please VIP Extreme Gold

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    I bought two and got excellent deals. One was a dealer and one was a private sale
     
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    deverrant VIP Extreme Gold

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    Yes. And two I found on Craigslist.

    I've had fine experiences with all. The first one the guy was in Jersey so I was able to go look at it before the final bid. Though I never made it and bought it anyway.
     
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    banksy Eat Ritz

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    yup. all good. :up:
     
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    My pops bought and sold on ebay its legit. Plus paypal protects your ass. Be smart though, call and talk to someone then get something in writing, like an email or something stating the car is in good shape, just incase.
     
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    Ridic Too2 New Member Banned User

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    I just upped my max bid after reading this. Expect an invoice if I end up with a lemon.
     
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    Ridic Too2 New Member Banned User

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    Word. Thanks, clutch.
     
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    Carfax
     
  10. Tigger Please

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    Post the link--I want to see it
     
  11. PullMyFinger

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    I've bought two commercial trucks on there, but they were close enough to me that I could go and inspect them before bidding.

    I bought a Ford Taurus on there for my cousin when her car died on her. Didn't bother going to inspect that one, but luckily, there were no major problems with it.

    She still actually has it. Been about 3 years now.
     
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    Watcha' bidding on??!
     
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    Ridic Too2 New Member Banned User

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    That's awesome. Thanks!

    But who is to say that the seller doesn't throw the guy a hundo to have write the report in his favor.
     
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    banksy Eat Ritz

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    dot com. carfax dot com. :up:

    plus check kbb.com for vehicle value info :up:
     
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    An old Wrangler. Post 12
     
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    I guess it is always possible, but check what that website says. I think the mechanics have to meet certain standards to get to work with the site, and they would risk getting ongoing work if they started being assholes. I think they may have liability issues as well.
     
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    They've bid my three-wheeler above my reserve price! :c