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eBay No Longer The Place To Sell Collector Car Parts

Collector Car Enthusiasts At Swap Meet

Another lengthy eBay motors community discussion about selling vintage new old stock (NOS) auto parts. The sentiment here is that sales are poor and some say are non-existent. Today’s post is – what happened to eBay? 🙁 eBay Motors used to be the number one place to sell just about anything. It was the best […]

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PayPal Holds $1000 Wisconsin Car Dealers Money

1986 Dodge Conquest Technica Starion

Newly registered eBay used car dealer sells this rare 1986 Dodge Conquest Technica. (Dodge branded Mitsubishi Starion.) Seller collects $1,000 Deposit by PayPal, who immediately put a 21 day hold on sellers money. Seller is rightfully upset. PayPal is covering their own butt making sure the deal is good and the buyer isn’t using a […]

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eBay Motors Alleged Sunken Boat Results In Lawsuit

Sunken Boat Nobody Hurt But The Insurance Company

Seller in Alabama auctions used boat on eBay Motors with an Insurance Company title. Buyer claims the boat visited Davey Jones Locker (was sunk) and files lawsuit in Florida. Seller claims there were no title disclosures (rebuilt or salvage) when he bought the boat at another auction. I’m not too familiar with boats, other than […]

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Used Car Auction Cancelled For Too Many Bids

1996 Honda Accord Auction Cancelled eBay

Imagine putting your Honda Accord up for auction and having the auctioneer cancel the bids? That’s what happened to Max Lanman who listed his fiances car on eBay Motors. Lanman a film producer, created a video to accompany his listing which apparently led to sport bidders wreaking havoc. 😥 From JapoNink: Last week, we all […]

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Restoring Community Values & Trust Will Make eBay Great Again

eBay Community Founders Statement 1996

Back in 1999 Doc started building his reputation as an eBay seller. He offered quality Florida retiree used car trade-ins. eBay provided an exciting new way to sell used cars worldwide and was a huge hit. New markets were created where there were none. He shipped some cars he sold and other delivery’s were what […]

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Deadbeat Bidders Still Wreaking Havoc On eBay

eBay Motors Deadbeat Bidders still a problem in 2017

Deadbeat Bidders are apparently still a problem for eBay Motors car sellers. It’s been 13 years since we first observed deadbeat bidders wreak havoc on vehicle sellers. And judging from this sellers warning nothing’s changed. Today after clicking on a classic car listing in a Facebook group the first thing we saw was the below […]

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eBay Seller TopsAndWheels Defrauds Car Buyers

eBay Seller TopsAndWheels Defrauded Used Car Buyers

eBay Used Car Seller TopsAndWheels AKA Tropical Automotive, operated by Lisandra Gutierrez, listed as the business owner, and her husband, Anthony Zafarino, face multiple fraud and grand theft charges, including aggravated white collar crime. The couple is accused of raking in approximately $300,000 from lenders, a partnering car dealer and unsuspecting car buyers across the country […]

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Altering Or Rolling Back An Exempt Odometer Is Illegal

exempt odometer tampering

Here’s an interesting topic on eBay Motors community forum about exempt vehicle odometer rollback. Same 1974 Honda CB550 as previously sold but with 29,950 less miles From the motors community forum: Motorcycle sold on ebay with 35,000 miles, on 1/24/15. Motorcycle currently listed for sale with 5,550 miles. Same motorcycle, same VIN#, same distinguishing marks. […]

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eBay Using Jquery To Hide Sellers Descriptions

eBay Hiding Sellers Description

Looks like eBay is testing another change to their marketplace style=”font-weight: normal;”>To view an items description a buyer must click a button located where the description text or html is normally located. The description with any additional images or html code then pops up in a jquery fancybox. style=”font-weight: normal;”>If you didn’t know it. eBay […]

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Suspended eBay Car Dealers Creating NEW Accounts

bad sellers registering new accounts

Another eBay fraudulent seller. From this complaint on scamguard.com. The articles comments are saying this suspended seller is allowed back after suspension to register another eBay account. Doc has suggested eBay enable ID Verify for new vehicle sellers. It would stop a lot of this bad seller fraud. But we guess all they care about […]

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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 […]

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