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  1. Dealer liked a post in a topic by BHM in Dealer Auction - Any better now?   
    They are until you take one of their vendors to court 
  2. met liked a post in a topic by BHM in Used Cars Lancs Ltd   
    Yep, + wanting free assistance using the goodwill of complete strangers. 
  3. RHO liked a post in a topic by BHM in Used Cars Lancs Ltd   
    You can’t con an honest man.
  4. met liked a post in a topic by BHM in Used Cars Lancs Ltd   
    You can’t con an honest man.
  5. Anglo9 liked a post in a topic by BHM in BCA ASSURED   
    These auction house inspections are fucking shit.
  6. tradegirl liked a post in a topic by BHM in Eerily Quiet Or Is It Just Me?   
    I thought it was just me. A cold caller has an 08 80K mile petrol Megane CC painted by Ray Charles. He thinks he’s trading in gold dust. He claims he’s put on new brakes, brake pipes etc. for the MOT. It books at something like £520 Average money. He values it at £1200, I say “Provisionally £600 ASSUMING IT’S ALL GOOD, THAT MEANS 100% OK” & tell him to go & sort his finances out.
    When he leaves I quickly check the MOT history. It has 4 months MOT on it & the brake pipes/discs etc. we’re replaced at the PREVIOUS MOT 20 months ago! Fucking bullshitters, if we dealt like the public we’d be up before the bench.
  7. tradegirl liked a post in a topic by BHM in Eerily Quiet Or Is It Just Me?   
    For an internet trader like me it’s dickheads’ day anyway, weekend punters aren’t really my bag. They always seem to either have “others to see”, need to “think about it” or find some alleged issue to give them an excuse to walk away - basically tyrekickers not ready to buy. Any business I do is sometime during Mon-Fri.
  8. David Horgan liked a post in a topic by BHM in Bought a car on DA... wouldn’t allow short test drive?!   
    It won’t be me, I don’t miss it one bit.
  9. met liked a post in a topic by BHM in Bought a car on DA... wouldn’t allow short test drive?!   
    It won’t be me, I don’t miss it one bit.
  10. Anglo9 liked a post in a topic by BHM in No one ever reads the adds at all EVER   
    .....and it seems to be getting worse - I think I’m correct when I say more than 50% of the emails I receive haven’t the courtesy to say Hi, Hello, Good Morning/Afternoon, Please, Thank you, or Best Regards. 
    Funnily enough most of those emails are from the “Last price?” or ‘ridiculous offer’ brigades.
     
  11. Dan W liked a post in a topic by BHM in No one ever reads the adds at all EVER   
    .....and it seems to be getting worse - I think I’m correct when I say more than 50% of the emails I receive haven’t the courtesy to say Hi, Hello, Good Morning/Afternoon, Please, Thank you, or Best Regards. 
    Funnily enough most of those emails are from the “Last price?” or ‘ridiculous offer’ brigades.
     
  12. have a word with the wife liked a post in a topic by BHM in New Engine Fitted - Impact on Valuation   
    Say fuck all & bin any invoice/paperwork.
  13. Dealer liked a post in a topic by BHM in New Engine Fitted - Impact on Valuation   
    Say fuck all & bin any invoice/paperwork.
  14. MarkTVS liked a post in a topic by BHM in a little help please   
    Perhaps his mother has been passed around the trade like a rag doll 
  15. CCC liked a post in a topic by BHM in Ten Year Old Vehicle Main Dealer Health Check   
    One that’s half-fucked 
  16. JDM1983 liked a post in a topic by BHM in Low mileage cars attract odd people...   
    The trouble is with selling low mileage SMALL HATCHBACKS at 14yrs old around the £2000 mark is you’re bound to attract numpties. Anyone even considering dropping that sort of money into an old Fiesta clearly isn’t of sound mind anyway.
    It’ll sell because the miles will sell it but I’d say dealing with the ‘odd’ comes with that market - tbh aren’t small hatchback buyers the fussiest, greediest, skintest bastards anyway?
  17. David Horgan liked a post in a topic by BHM in Ten Year Old Vehicle Main Dealer Health Check   
    One that’s half-fucked 
  18. David Horgan liked a post in a topic by BHM in Low mileage cars attract odd people...   
    The trouble is with selling low mileage SMALL HATCHBACKS at 14yrs old around the £2000 mark is you’re bound to attract numpties. Anyone even considering dropping that sort of money into an old Fiesta clearly isn’t of sound mind anyway.
    It’ll sell because the miles will sell it but I’d say dealing with the ‘odd’ comes with that market - tbh aren’t small hatchback buyers the fussiest, greediest, skintest bastards anyway?
  19. Ek cars liked a post in a topic by BHM in Low mileage cars attract odd people...   
    The trouble is with selling low mileage SMALL HATCHBACKS at 14yrs old around the £2000 mark is you’re bound to attract numpties. Anyone even considering dropping that sort of money into an old Fiesta clearly isn’t of sound mind anyway.
    It’ll sell because the miles will sell it but I’d say dealing with the ‘odd’ comes with that market - tbh aren’t small hatchback buyers the fussiest, greediest, skintest bastards anyway?
  20. David Horgan liked a post in a topic by BHM in Do you have a personal car?   
    Doesn’t everyone charge their business 40p per mile of personal car usage? You can do so with £200’s worth of Corsa if you want.
    Anyhow, the family car is an old CRV but the days of me giving a toss about cars has long gone. Any one of my heaps of shit with the red n white plates thrown in the window does me.
    PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, for God’s sake lets not start another debate about the usage of trade plates because; A) I don’t care & B) It’s all bollocks cos I’ve been doing it for well over a decade without issue.
  21. met liked a post in a topic by BHM in Do you have a personal car?   
    Doesn’t everyone charge their business 40p per mile of personal car usage? You can do so with £200’s worth of Corsa if you want.
    Anyhow, the family car is an old CRV but the days of me giving a toss about cars has long gone. Any one of my heaps of shit with the red n white plates thrown in the window does me.
    PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, for God’s sake lets not start another debate about the usage of trade plates because; A) I don’t care & B) It’s all bollocks cos I’ve been doing it for well over a decade without issue.
  22. met liked a post in a topic by BHM in Manheim Wimbledon   
    I visited Scarborough the other week & there appeared to be what looked like a 13yr old hatchback, dumped outside a shopping centre’s doors, all chavved-up with stickers galore. It was a pitiful sight.
    Tut-tutting to myself about the youth of today parking in a pedestrianised area, as I drew closer imagine my surprise to see not a ‘yoof’ with a pathetic wispy beard, ripped jeans & a baseball cap, but a grown man in a shirt & tie.
    It then dawned on me it was a Vauxhall dealer displaying his wares.
  23. David Horgan liked a post in a topic by BHM in Is there any place to get some food around here?   
    I thought it was just me not taking deposits. Well, I don’t take them from punters who aren’t here, I just tell them to phone when they set off because everything’s for sale until it’s sold - some punters can’t believe I’m not desperate to take a deposit.
    If a person’s here & want it reserving for a day or two then I do take a deposit.
    I’ve got to say though, I’m horrified by the 7 day money back guarantee. If you haven’t had one or two already you’ll soon get them with today’s punters.
  24. Kes liked a post in a topic by BHM in Is there any place to get some food around here?   
    I thought it was just me not taking deposits. Well, I don’t take them from punters who aren’t here, I just tell them to phone when they set off because everything’s for sale until it’s sold - some punters can’t believe I’m not desperate to take a deposit.
    If a person’s here & want it reserving for a day or two then I do take a deposit.
    I’ve got to say though, I’m horrified by the 7 day money back guarantee. If you haven’t had one or two already you’ll soon get them with today’s punters.
  25. C B liked a post in a topic by BHM in Is there any place to get some food around here?   
    Common sense is old fashioned, just the same as ‘manners’, ‘taking responsibility’ and ‘having the balls to say it’s not for me’ straight to a man’s face.