Why Do People Buy Cars Out-Of-State Without An Inspection?

used car purchased out-of-state no inspection

Buying a used car out-of-state without having it inspected is a foolish buying decision. This is especially true for automobiles with salvage or rebuilt titles. Another unhappy car buyer is crying the blues over this 2016 Chevy Malibu that was in a flood. There’s a reason this car was bought at HALF of book value! Update 07/15/19: Apparently this sellers ID has been changed to…

Why Used Motor Vehicles Should Be Sold AS-IS

1991 TOYOTA MR2 Why Sell AS-IS

It’s best to sell your used car truck van motorcycle boat etc AS-IS With NO Warranty expressed or implied. Buyers no doubt will find faults on used automobiles. This opens the door to sale price renegotiation or threats of legal action. No matter how good of condition you think your used car is in. A buyer might find something to quibble about and want their…

Doc’s Used Car Buying And Selling Internet Guide

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There are indeed some great used car deals on the web. Unfortunately that good deal is usually several states away. If the cars price seems unrealistically low chances are there is a good reason for it. This car buying internet guide is the most informative in depth article ever published about motor vehicle buying and selling. Published by a retired used car dealer, Doc will…

Horrible Buying Experience On Salvage Title Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRS Previous Accident

This guy bought a 2015 Cadillac SRX Luxury Edition Crossover advertised with a Rebuilt / Salvage Title. Seller disclosed previous accident damage, and stated what was done to repair the car. Seller also has trustworthy feedback from other buyers. This Cadillac SRX sold for $13,700 with a salvage / rebuilt title. NADA Guides lists average trade in value at $18,250 with clean retail at $22,175…

Doc’s eBay Motors Sucks Website 15 Year Anniversary Celebration

EBMS 15 Year Anniversary

Wow it’s hard to believe ebaymotorssucks.com will be 15 years old early next year. Since 2004 this website blog and forum has advised consumers how to avoid used car internet phishing scams and sleazy sellers. However It’s not been easy fending off corporate reputation management hackers and trolls. πŸ˜† Consumers should be alert when vehicle shopping on the net. Researching the vehicles listing legitimacy and…

Alleged Ripped Off Buyer Says Don’t Buy On eBay Motors

2011 GMC Acadia eBay Motors

This 2011 GMC Acadia buyer says he got a raw deal on eBay Motors. Buyer claims the seller fearing negative feedback marked the Acadia auction as unpaid, a loophole that hid the negative review he left his seller. πŸ˜₯ Stories like this one are sad to hear. But buyers of motor vehicles should do their homework (inspection title research etc) before bidding or purchasing. Read…

eBay TRUST & Community Values Are Long Gone

phillips berlina coupe eaby

Community Values and Trust made selling vehicles work so well on eBay back in the beginning, but has since then faded into distrust. We start today’s article and video with a thread on eBay Motors Forum where a buyer sent $25,500 to a seller for this 1981 Phillips Berlina Coupe (171004703535). The buyer claims the seller lied through his teeth, and the car needs $5-6k…

2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG Scam

SCAM >> The asking price for the car is $29000 and I will close the auction to the one who will give me this amount.

This 2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG belongs to a dealer in Tennessee, but someone has stolen the dealers photos and vehicle id number (VIN) and listed it on eBay for a dirt cheap price! Beware of dirt cheap late model vehicles for sale on the internet. These scammers are super slick, and are specialists in stealing easy marks money! If you can’t physically inspect a vehicle…

Beware Of Salt Water Damaged Autos For Sale

Beware Of Salt Water Damaged Flood Cars For Sale!

With the salt water flooding in NYC and NJ, among other areas. Beware of real low prices on cars for sale. You can just bet that a number of the waterlogged older cars, that were not covered with comprehensive insurance, will wind up for sale on the net! It’s a buyers responsibility to have a vehicle checked out by a qualified mechanic before purchasing. If…

What Happened To CarGiGi After Being Acquired By eBay?

cargigi ebay acquisition

Car marketing platform CarGiGi was unknown to me until yesterday when another blogger mentioned it in an email. The domain who-is cargigi.com shows it’s owned by eBay Inc. However as of today the website url is returning a 404 not found error. According to this TechCrunch article on 03/15/2016 eBay acquired CarGiGi to replace it’s Motors division’s Dealer Center. The company says that it’s interested…

eBay Motors App for Android and iPhone Test Drive

eBay motors app

eBay Motors App has just launched for buying and selling motor-vehicles. The NEW motors app is a available for Android and iPhone phones and tablets. After downloading the ios version I’m impressed. Great photos and search functionality. πŸ˜‰ But why did it take eBay decades to release an app that worked for selling automobiles? Doc has blogged several articles about the lack of vehicle functions…

How To Leave Deserved Negative eBay Feedback Without Removal

deserved negative ebay feedback

How To Leave Deserved Negative eBay Feedback. A lot has changed with eBay in the 20+ years since Doc started selling used cars on the platform. Feedback was the cornerstone back then, but since then is alleged to be manipulated. This blog post is about buying automobiles on eBay motors. It’s also about how to leave justified negative feedback if the seller lies or the…

Threats Of Bodily Injury Or Death Continue Against Doc

Keith Detwiler Threats

Yesterday self proclaimed eBay spokesperson, Keith Detwiler drove around his neighborhood video recording threats aimed at Doc. As usual he claims I’m a scammer but is butt hurt his hate website’s domain was suspended for making death threats and doxing myself and blogger ebayisajoke. His YouTube channel Biz Hacks is monetized. This means Google advertisers are paying to advertise on his channel. I find it…

2009 Range Rover eBay Motors Scam

Never Contact Scammer OffSite SCAM SALSK25479A192513

Here is today’s first eBay Motors scam listing video. It’s a really nice 2009 Range Rover HSE Sport that seller mylky555 is offering for only $14,200. What a steal of a deal. Yep.. It’s a steal alright, except.. It’s the Scammer that will surely steal you money if you fall for the scam! If you can’t personally inspect a vehicle, hire an inspection company to…

eBay Motors Directors Of Misinformation Poor Advice

eBay Directors Of Misinformation

Doc observed this post on eBay’s Motors Discussion Board this morning from a buyer that apparently bought this 2010 Ford F-150 Pickup truck from a private seller, and was asking for advice how to pay for it and receive the title. One of the discussion board community support members told the guy to be sure the vehicle was titled in the eBay sellers account holders…