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  1. With Ads manager you can set target ages to cut out the unlikely demographics, plus target on interests, family situation (parents with young kids, etc).
  2. If it’s MK and you want a specialist then worth calling Deutsch Tech. I would recommend MTek in Northampton as a better alternative though , as Northampton labour rates quite a bit cheaper than MK rates.
  3. Get a business account and use Ads manager. That gives you more control and enables you to be more creative. Eg you can create an ad to directly serve to people who’ve seen more than 50% of a Car video you upload, target people who’ve visited your website, etc. It’s really quite amazing what you can do with FB advertising.
  4. Try living here. £250 per hour is standard for proper legal work (not conveyancing). I’ve never known a business put its prices up when supply exceeds demand though? Usually the other way round. However, my experience is that a genuinely good solicitor is worth paying for and saves money in the long run. I tend to use different ones for different things and have a cheaper option for stuff like legal letters.
  5. That’s half the problem in my experience. Long service intervals aren’t fit for purpose. Virtually everything we’ve sold has full service history technically but I’d want to see an oil change every 10-12,000 or annually if I was buying a car. Minis are appalling on it, brake fluid is changed as often as oil in their schedules. Does that apply to the 5 pot 2.5T as well? Can’t find many records of issues but they haven’t sold many. BMW 3.0 6’s seem about the only reliable engine nowadays.
  6. I think AT are scared of losing buyers to FB, CarGurus etc so are busy trying to increase the “value” of their product to the searchers in terms of more information. However they are biting the hand that feeds as pushing down margins and making the site less trade friendly will just more traders away and onto FB, EBay, etc. thus actually helping their competitors gain market share.
  7. Looks like it's dependent on Browser. Using Safari Nick's MINI is Good Price and no marker on E Coupe, on Chrome MINI is only Fair Price and E Coupe has high price marker. Some lovely stock there BTW. I especially like the 03 Focus. Both my kids have them (£300 cars) and they are brilliant things, though one is getting a bit leggy after 4 yrs.
  8. Understatement of the century?
  9. How to bite the hand that feeds. Force margins down by creating pressure to lower prices. Frankly ludicrous. Consumers may live it but they aren’t the ones paying for it.
  10. Just swapped the X5 at £800 for a set of tyres every two years for a 335i. Upside is cheaper tyres, downside is I daren’t floor yet on these damp roads.
  11. Just bought a Genius Boost G40 today, 20% of with trade card, better than 3% with Amazon Black Friday deal.
  12. Good article in this months Car Mechanics magazine on VAG and DSG boxes.
  13. I assumed you meant by shorting them! I wouldn’t advise trying to make money on Tesla shares, way too volatile. My advice would be to sell up as soon as they get back to the price paid or just cut your losses now. Investing in a company that’s burning cash instead of making a profit is a big risk, I was always taught only buy shares with money you can afford to lose. What’s the warranty on them and who’s liable if they are off the road? Heard some horror stories in quality (inc wheels falling off) including a friend who had one, although this was 3 yrs ago now so hopefully they will have improved. My brother loves his though. But he did lease due to concerns over residuals.