Another Car-Buying Scam You Need To Be Aware Of | Your Car Stories

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This week, we've got another car-buying scam that you need to be aware of, discuss things that grind your gears and Gareth tests our car knowledge with '20 questions'!
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  • In regards to the whole sticker conversation, if I went to a festival and bought a tshirt then I would because I went there and experienced it. I wouldn't buy one if I didn't experience it myself so I agree with Gareth.

    Sam HoniballSam Honiball12 giorni fa
  • Stickers... I have the nurb tattooed on me 👀 is that ok?

    Elliott ThomasElliott Thomas16 giorni fa
  • italy, home of middlelaners..

    izoytizoytMese fa
  • I just buy off car people. Then I know the cars been looked after and they have good intentions on letting the car go to the right buyers

    MinibullMinibullMese fa
  • Timestamps please. Other than that I'm gonna listen to this podcast in the future. 👍

    WaldemarrWaldemarrMese fa
  • The thing with down badging a 335d is that the only people that will notice or care will be car people, and car people will know its a 335 from the exhaust arrangement

    Kieran PerryKieran PerryMese fa
  • I thought it would be a lamborgini lm002, the truck, 1986

    PabloelnavegantePabloelnaveganteMese fa
  • We talking about jlr...? Selling shit😂😂😂

    dtprodrivedtprodrive2 mesi fa
  • Alex’s accents omg I’ve lost it!!!!

    Michael SlaterMichael Slater2 mesi fa
  • regarding sold as seen: if you buy a car from someone and either there is an issue they didn't know about or something happens, then you have no recourse. However, if the owner has deliberate misled you then they have misrepresented the car. To deliberately mislead you, the owner must actively lie, rather than omit the truth. So if they know there is an issue it is not deliberately misleading if they don't offer the information up to you. It IS deliberate misleading if you ask "any issues with the car at the moment?" and they lie saying there isn't an issue, then you have some recourse. Always, always, always ask when privately buying a car "any issues whatsoever with the car?". Always, always, always use a contract as the guys describe and always list and known issues you've discussed.

    Nick BellNick Bell2 mesi fa
  • I dont have a car. Bit om pretty sure that if that guy (who wants to like the car for longer) should buy a shitbox, that barely runs. It will have longer time with it because he will be spending time fixing it, maybe even start to love it, once he fixes it, he saw his/her inside.

    BrianLTUBrianLTU2 mesi fa
  • I agree with once u buy a car and take it home its a done deal. However if on the drive home something was to go wrong with it i would think its acceptable to asked for a return.

    OliverOliver2 mesi fa
  • I love how Gareth calls out Alex when he's chatting shit.

    CaboodleCaboodle2 mesi fa
  • By the time you guys find somewhere else to do the podcast you'll be able to be back in the van 😂

    Claire MarieClaire Marie2 mesi fa
  • They have “curburgring” stickers already ask the guy with “the keys” ;-).

    Laurence CharltonLaurence Charlton2 mesi fa
  • To Jez, who emailed in, Get a Saab Aero!!!! 2.8 V6 😉😉😎

    Claire MarieClaire Marie2 mesi fa
  • When you buy a used car from a private seller there is no right to a refund -it is effectively sold as seen regardless of what has been said. As for buying from a dealer (normal sale) they have a legal responsibility under consumer contract law, so stating 'sold as seen' does not negate their legal duties (what Jack was saying basically) - however in practice if someone says its sold as seen they are not going to be very receptive to your requests for a return/refund etc meaning the only way to get them to do it is to threaten legal action, which is costly, time consuming and stressful. It's usually only stated about cheaper/older cars which the delaer isnt going to want to make a loss on fixing any potential problems. At an auction all cars are sold as seen, even if sold by dealers, but for ebay the terms of the auction is that they must be as described, so you can back out if there is anything wrong - but must do so before you part with your money - so ideally check the car before you bid, but if not check the car against the ad when you collect.

    I'm not a MechanicI'm not a Mechanic2 mesi fa
  • Biggest annoyance when on cruise control: You overtake someone and some other bellend hoons right up your trumpet, you pull back in after finishing the overtake and the moron then pulls in front of you and then slows down. Absolute fuckhats.

    Steve PettiferSteve Pettifer2 mesi fa
  • Porsche Cayenne V6. You mean a Golf R32 on stilts... No thanks.

    None of Your BuisnessNone of Your Buisness2 mesi fa
  • Ethan, I finally collected all Kanto Pokémon (all Gen1) at last, on Kanto day.. it was a great day :D keep up the great content guys

    Mr Steve Furness-LappinMr Steve Furness-Lappin2 mesi fa
  • I know the etiquette is to use lane 1 but surely in reality of everyone used the 1st Lane and was going bang on 70 it would be bumper to bumper and noone would be able to get in on the slip road?

    ScottScott2 mesi fa
  • On your topic of Cruise Control... you can never have a peaceful journey at 70. You have to go for random numbers. I find 74mph works best, or 63mph. Randomly specific but try it, it works.

    BlackFlag94BlackFlag942 mesi fa
  • Porche wont be selling only electric in 2025 they're to busy developing 3D printable pistons for their cars in 2028 or 2029 and what I'm hearing is out of business by 2030

    Jarred PalkJarred Palk2 mesi fa
  • 6:55 what you mean used to be a 🛎🔚 hahahahaha

    AndrewAndrew2 mesi fa
  • Love the podcast, however!!! Can you please update the camera quality as it's 2021! xx

    Ross MacFadyenRoss MacFadyen2 mesi fa
  • I love a sleeper!

    R118GSiVVCR118GSiVVC2 mesi fa
  • Everyone in Wales? Sorry Alex, you're wrong! 😝

    R118GSiVVCR118GSiVVC2 mesi fa
  • call Ethan's wood channel Carveuretor!!

    Nikki SkeltonNikki Skelton2 mesi fa
  • That 335d being faster than every single car in the world story didn’t ring true to me. Faster than a gullwing merc? It’s only 440hp mate leave it off

    AudiS4AudiS42 mesi fa
  • Served Jack in the shop I work in. How many fuses do u need lol sorted u out a little discount. Welcome thanks for content

    Essex CustomsEssex Customs2 mesi fa
  • Need to learn to narrow down the options by asking the continent first rather than listing every country that’s ever made a car

    AmbiguousJimAmbiguousJim2 mesi fa
  • Restore the 1£ Volvo and do a giveaway!

    Lourenco MotaLourenco Mota2 mesi fa
  • So what was the scam ? .

    A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.2 mesi fa
    • The deposit......

      Johnny FiveJohnny Five2 mesi fa
  • 😴 💤💰💤👙💤🚗💤🍻💤💤💤

    A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.2 mesi fa
  • and on, . . . . . .

    A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.2 mesi fa
  • and on, . . . .

    A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.2 mesi fa
  • And droned on, . . . .

    A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.2 mesi fa
  • That is not 2m between you. Your EARS, perhaps, but not in Social Distancing. .

    A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.2 mesi fa
  • 40:15 Jack giving someone a proper death stare for quite some time 😂😂

    tom gibbonstom gibbons2 mesi fa
  • Can you please put time stamps on your videos. Thanks

    Azad HussainAzad Hussain2 mesi fa
  • Totally agree about cruise control, it really does show who can't drive when you use it 😏

    Claire MarieClaire Marie2 mesi fa
  • Good call from the Sit Afrikin Gareth on the Lexus for a 3k budget. Something slightly different and a refreshing change from all the kraut dross that A+J keep harping on about. LS400 is older but a better choice, but older but the absolute pinnacle of engineering at the time. LS430 have a known fault with the integrated radiator / oil cooler

    neil walshneil walsh2 mesi fa
  • Hi Guys Have a suggestion for your podcast. The 20 questions section, you could call one of your listeners and guess the car they own. They could tell Rory what the car is beforehand so they cannot cheat and you could put a pic of their car in post production. Not only will it allow you lot to have a competition on who guesses the most but will involve your listeners/watchers too.

    lee neallee neal2 mesi fa
  • What the hell, I never remember un-subbing to you

    elias Castellónelias Castellón2 mesi fa
  • Ethan is one my people?

    neocerebusneocerebus2 mesi fa
  • Blindspot hogs next the a truck with a race car trailer is the absolute bane. Especially when merging onto a freeway and those fuckers go below the speed limit.

    Juan SoloJuan Solo2 mesi fa
  • Downbadge all the way lol

    Simon HopkinSimon Hopkin2 mesi fa
  • 27:31 Gareth mentioning some of the 13 bad words

    AwesomeCarGuyAwesomeCarGuy2 mesi fa
  • “Mahye waiyfe”

    Mannie Action SportsMannie Action Sports2 mesi fa
  • Sucks when I'm listening on spotify and think of an awesome comment when I'm driving and then remember oh. Wait. No way to comment on spotify 😭

    Luis A.Luis A.2 mesi fa
  • 1974 - 1990 for the contach, what a car and a machine!

    mark hoodmark hood2 mesi fa
  • 11:52 only ppl who hate bmw's are ppl who either haven't owned one, or owned a shitty one, prolly a 4 pot. drive a decent old n/a 6 cyl bmw and tell me you don't like it. yea, there's gonna be faster things on the road, but for purity and pleasure of driving, very hard to beat. or ppl who already know what they're all about and want to try something else.

    mistrekumistreku2 mesi fa
  • Hey guys how about podcast from Sheerness.

    Martin MartinMartin Martin2 mesi fa
  • I had no idea HMP Edinburgh was now recruiting in Brazil.

    Mr TumshieMr Tumshie2 mesi fa
  • This feels like an TV Show for Apple :)

    Jorge FerreiraJorge Ferreira2 mesi fa
  • A car buying scam? Oh I thought you all were gonna mention the EV car purchase scam? Just think about it people werent driving or buying any cars during lockdown so the government urged people into buying an EV whilst there is no readly infrastructure to support EV's. The government wanted to save the car dealerships so everybody financed one with the government grant.

    SteveSteve2 mesi fa
  • This episode has proved once again how much of a dick Alex is

    ibrahim usibrahim us2 mesi fa
  • what i hate is when you are in the outside lane, nice gap between car in front cruising overtaking the slow traffic, then the car behind is right up your arse. you move over to let them overtake they then drive 5 mph slower than what you were and constantly on the brakes.

    allothernamesbutthisallothernamesbutthis2 mesi fa
  • Vast majority of debadgers are those hiding something guttless all day long 😂

    dannyboio37dannyboio372 mesi fa
  • I was hoping the police response after 3 years was going to be: 'its a scam! Don't buy the car!'

    GregGreg2 mesi fa
  • To the guy with the 318D bage ... I like your idea but adding the whole list of "sPeCiAl CaRs It EmBaRrAsSeD" and all the stats, while impressive, gives off strong douche energy

    d3Rm0Nkd3Rm0Nk2 mesi fa
  • Four stops an hour does not necessarily equate to four tickets an hour .

    johnny haneyjohnny haney2 mesi fa
  • Car SOLD AS SEEN! End of

    Paul BurgessPaul Burgess2 mesi fa
  • when gareth sung broken glass i thought that the original song got edited into the video for a second

    Ben NicholsonBen Nicholson2 mesi fa
  • Getting boring now guys

    Paddy OcallaghanPaddy Ocallaghan2 mesi fa
  • Curdborough track stickers are available for event days, I have a couple from classic car sprint days

    james cavendishjames cavendish2 mesi fa
  • I often see "Big Boy" in his range rover too.

    Kim ThomasKim Thomas2 mesi fa
  • Shout out for Pokémon Go Kanto day.

    LintLint2 mesi fa
  • Keep singing to piss everyone off hahahahaha

    Ragdoll RacingRagdoll Racing2 mesi fa
  • I’ve got an amazing space you can use... but it’s in Sydney.

    spyburn007spyburn0072 mesi fa
  • So how many others just assumed that the black round things in the background were tyres? This being a car channel and all...

    Ben HolroydBen Holroyd2 mesi fa
  • I hate the blind-spot-hoggers too, but there is a really simple solution: as you see the situation unfolding and the slower vehicle ahead, speed up a couple of mph and pull out ahead of them

    John BentleyJohn Bentley2 mesi fa
  • Not very smart of Gareth to pick a car company that made about 4 different models in 50 years 😂

    AJCgolfAJCgolf2 mesi fa
  • Ethan’s point about cruise control reminds me so much about the numpties I call “the 68 brigade” who travel on the A1 from Newry to Belfast at 68 mph, so when I’m in cruise control at 70 I overtake them. There are two sections of the road with a 60mph speed limit. When there’s no traffic to overtake I take the cruise control down to 60mph, only to be overtaken again by the same car, still doing 68mph... then when the road goes back to 70mph the process just repeats.... these people must do 68mph regardless of any speed limit signs

    AJCgolfAJCgolf2 mesi fa
  • When are you driving a Hydrogen car ? Need to show the difference between Hydrogen and electric vehicles 🚗

    Kevin TKevin T2 mesi fa
  • Someone tell me, what use is Gareth ??

    cappacullacappaculla2 mesi fa
  • For people trying to return a car I always make them sign a sold as seen form and never have had a problem

    Tom AmesburyTom Amesbury2 mesi fa
  • Lamborghini Diablo, from the 80s? Eh...

    Anthony FlattAnthony Flatt2 mesi fa
  • I love bmw's but is it just me or are nearly all 335d owners annoying as f$ck?!

    Adam ukAdam uk2 mesi fa
  • For £3,000, why doesn't he buy my Saab 9-5 HOT Aero Estate @13:30 It's for sale here: www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1314285 Be rude not to plug my own car wouldn't it...

    Jacob WarrJacob Warr2 mesi fa
  • Alex is an impressive driver the day we meet im sure we can talk about how fast we have got point to point , mine is from central Lincoln - Milton Keynes in 48 minutes in my 220 hp vw bora 1.9tdi think the time Google says it should take 1 h 41 minutes to my uncle Petes house my dad was present in body but I think his soul left

    ANON LINC RACINGANON LINC RACING2 mesi fa
  • Jack's correct in what he's saying about "Sold As Seen". It genuinely isn't worth it's words even if you're buying from a private seller off a street corner. As a purchaser you are still covered by the same consumer rights as you would be of buying from a dealership, as the car needs to be fit for purpose as advertised. It's far from practical for a purchaser to be able to give a car a full proper going over on a street corner to the point that you're confident it's mechanically sound in every aspect, not to mention 80% of motorists can't fill a tyre or check their oil, therefor the responsibility falls on the seller to be honest in the advert and sale.

    ChrisChris2 mesi fa
    • @13992josh Oh was it your story?

      ChrisChris2 mesi fa
    • @Chris indeed i did, wasnt worth the scrap on my driveway haha

      13992josh13992josh2 mesi fa
    • @13992josh Ah right yeah I'm with you. Then the seller would be under no legal obligation to refund the purchaser. The buyer could try take the seller to court but ultimately he'd loose. The guy mentioned in the podcast litterly gave the refund to save himself the hassle.

      ChrisChris2 mesi fa
    • @Chris my point referring to car a private sale car being returned as mentioned in the scenario in the podcast

      13992josh13992josh2 mesi fa
    • @13992josh Then everythings going to be cosher, I'm not quite sure what you're trying to get at?

      ChrisChris2 mesi fa
  • This should be the next cast of Top Gear: Alex, Ethan and Jack!!

    Prabhnihal SinghPrabhnihal Singh2 mesi fa
  • I love watching Gareth being ripped into every episode 🤣🤣🤣

    BMW_NUTBMW_NUT2 mesi fa
  • Fun fact about downbadging: The king of Sweden (that is the *real* king of Sweden) put 518i badges on his E28 M5 back in the 80's to not annoy the commoners too much.

    Flexnes1Flexnes12 mesi fa
  • Adding to the Grinds My Gears of this week, people speeding on the M25, then slowing down to 10 MPH below what the speed limits are because of the fixed cameras... Like honestly, just slow down to 75 when you were going 90 before... not down to 60 in the 3rd/4th lane... Or better yet, don't speed

    Sarel BezuidenhoutSarel Bezuidenhout2 mesi fa
  • I'd split the podcast and main content on two different channels, also get some lights, you guys look like you are sitting in the dark now.

    Dave CDave C2 mesi fa
  • Miles got a Nurbergring sticker if I remember correctly

    Carl CassidyCarl Cassidy2 mesi fa
  • I went to Nurburgring, bought the sticker, came back to NZ and put it on my B5 S4... It was awesome, but def agree with not putting stickers unless you've been to the track.

    Richard_AKLRichard_AKL2 mesi fa
  • Don't know why but Alex reminds me so much of Stewie Griffin 😂😂 especially when he does the big "oooohhh"

    ChrisChris2 mesi fa
  • Citroen Ami - Citroen's answer to Clive Sinclair......but no one asked the question!

    Mark TelfordMark Telford2 mesi fa
  • Cheap A6 is not a good idea. Mine breaks consistently on the day after it's been repaired

    Simon.Inglis.KayakSimon.Inglis.Kayak2 mesi fa
  • Focus st170 are like £500-1500 all day of the week, great buy!

    MrSlubyMrSluby2 mesi fa
  • Sold / accepted as is , with all faults if any

    Rohan HuntRohan Hunt2 mesi fa
  • The citroen ami is a mobility scooter for people who don't have mobility issues.

    oliver mansfieldoliver mansfield2 mesi fa
  • The police haven’t been working on it for three years it just took them that long to bother looking into it. Meanwhile I imagine many other people fell for the scam.

    Chris R-WattsChris R-Watts2 mesi fa
  • Best track sticker I've seen is m25.

    Glen sainsburyGlen sainsbury2 mesi fa
  • Definitely love Gareth and Alex's flirtings... they even wearing matching jumpers!!!

    Ashwin AbrahamAshwin Abraham2 mesi fa
  • " I Prefer taking all badges off the car so nobody know nuffink.” Gareth we know you're not South African you're really from Essex, just be honest, c'mon the gig is up

    Big DogBig Dog2 mesi fa
  • While an listening to this , having my coffee ☕️, while installing my pedal box and DTE systems on my GR Yaris at my garage home this morning. ❤️ entertaining guys 👍

    Mubarak AL-MansouriMubarak AL-Mansouri2 mesi fa
    • @Do One 😂 It’s morning and I don’t drink it unless it’s non alcohol 🍺 😆😅

      Mubarak AL-MansouriMubarak AL-Mansouri2 mesi fa
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