How To Beat This Common Car-Buying Scam | Your Car Stories

Avaldati 22 veebr 2021
This week, we reveal an increasingly common car-buying scam, discuss things that grind your gears and Gareth talks about his recent run-in with the law!
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  • 99% Click Bait. Not good, Guys

  • I was screaming cappuccino after the Subaru/Suzuki question 😂😂😂🤣🤣🤣

  • 26:56 - *Punto Evo :D

  • fire extinguisher in stick form? you must be Jo King

  • My old vitaras neutral battery terminal was touching the bonnet not letting it start. i only found out it was that because with the bonnet up it was fine and there was a hole in the bonnet where it contacted.

  • 51:23 - ".... they've got a top speed of around 20mph........" I have an electric scooter in China (stand on, not like a Vespa, although I have an electric Niu scooter too) that does GPS verified 52kph (32mph). It can genuinely be a bit scary! 😂

  • Genuinely, after a few manufacturers (maybe 3 or 4) I was shouting "Cappuccino!" at my tablet.....

  • I got space in Sussex. Wisconsin usa. The next town over is lisbon. No lie

  • Question 12

  • When are you guys roasting our cars again? Would love to get a chance to my newest addition lol

  • pattern emerging... avoid eastern euros when selling a car

  • Don't dress like a dosser and expect somebody to treat you like you're going to drop a heavy bag on a car. The amount of time wasters out there is unreal, don't dress like you are one.

  • Thx Tom

  • Hated to say it chaps.... think u getting scammed with the scam stories..... self-scamming in public?

  • Vitara does that .. u need to just open and clean the starter . Clean the gear and it will last u another 10k km

  • Very strange. It’s 2am and I cannot sleep and so I’ve decided to crack on with my Lego Technics McLaren Senna GTR that I got for my birthday and watch the latest CT podcast 😂 What a coincidence!

  • Cappuccino!

  • Just watched Wrench Everyday'sLotus video where they spoke about Pretty Woman and come to this video who also are talking about Pretty Woman...

  • @WoodEthan? Like "would" but "wood" Get it? 😂

  • I got it ages ago, how did they not get that!!?

  • As soon as RWD and Suzuki, my question was is it a Kei Car, if yes then I would have gone in deep with is it a Cappuccino!

  • 7:22 Just watching Ethan’s reactions are priceless lol

  • The only memorable Suzuki for me was the Cappuccino which I remembered from Initial D

  • sorry that i have to be that guy but i was screaming cappuccino

  • Can't wait to see someone on an electric scooter fall off and eat s**t

  • 14 questions in. I got cappuccino

  • Confined space? Ha Ha, Ing-lund itself is now a confined space. (Nanny state gone wild).

  • So what does Grumblefilx (??) means?

  • As quite a traditionally manly activity and I like Smale’s Male or @smalesmale and questions to the page should be called Smale Mail.

  • I’m sure Gareth is a nice guy but can we get him back in the spanners and away from the mic please?

  • Finally alex got a car his size...

  • I knew it was a Cappuccino when Alex said yes it is a suzuki!!! I was LOLing how long it took them haha

  • I had my stolen car listed for sale in Dagenham by Romanians so this story is very accurate and one to beware off

  • I was born in Beaconsfield. And I overshare.

  • The podcasts 🥱 I love the channel but do the viewing figures not tell you guys something?

  • 25:30 Hey dan hit me up, we live near each other xD, is it bad that i recognized exactly where the photo was taken from?

  • Back in the early '90's I was a salesman for a car company. An elderly, scruffy looking gent came in & was looking at a new 4X4. My fellow salesmen totally ignored him. I took an interest as I was young & eager & thought I could improve my sales technique just by talking to the man. To cut a long story short he bought the Landcruiser in cash & that's when I found out that Scotland did a £100 note! not judge! All the best...........

  • P. S. I know Ethan loves being humble, eathen should go to a garden centre

  • As soon he said its a rwd suzuki, i instantly new it was a cappuccino lol

  • I guessed Cappuchino by question 14

  • are we all gonna ignore the fact that these lot dont know what grande punto is?

  • "wear normal clothes to buy a car" Me: wears shorts to everything. Oof. :(

  • got Cappuccino straight away!!

  • Ethan does wood

  • 17:33 - VAG doesn't stand for Volkswagen Audi Group. The company is called Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft or VAG for short. Just saying.

  • Thanks for the shout out guys! Glad to be keeping Phil covered now, Alex. Would be great to have you guys come and see how these work and what they can do sometime!

  • I knew the second you said a rear wheel drive Suzuki 😂

  • I was screaming cappuccino as soon as you said rwd suzuki!

  • Rear wheel Suzuki and that smile is all we needed

  • Smales wood fondling

  • Guessed it from the point he said yes to Suzuki after saying yes to RWD too 🤣

  • Ethan’s got wood. Surely it can’t be anything else.

  • The moment you said it was a RWD Suzuki - but it is difficult to be a car nerd

  • Eathens_got_wood

  • One old lady owner, only ever driven to church on Sundays. (The stupid Landrover has spent so much of its life broken that the milage is incredibly low) Genuine milage, runs well (We've just spent thousands getting it working again, please buy it before it breaks) Becoming very rare (running examples that is, immaculate broken examples are still very common) Recently had big money spent (just had a lot of money spent so we can sell it) Superior English engineering (inferior reliability) Genuine reason for sale (genuinely over it, this car is cursed) Come grab a bargain (come buy a lemon)

  • I guessed Cappuccino as soon as you said Suzuki but only because you guys made a video on it.

  • Will you make real car videos again? Car builds and tests as you use to do?

  • Bikers filtering, that’s the whole point in owning a bike isn’t it??? I don’t own/ride a bike, but I completely respect the love and joy of them 👍🏻

  • Who are these people who don't know what a Vauxhall Senator is? haha

  • Ethan’s softwood

  • i would go to a car dealership, wearing what ever the hell i wanted to, picked up my most recent car in a full blown tracksuit as it happens. Still drove away in the car....silly really that people will look at your choice of clothing that day and assume your social stature or wealth small fathers friend was 19, going back 33 years ago, 2 men came onto the forecourt, he was a car sales man. Guys came in, old jeans, tee shirts...trainers....older guys in the forecourt where like, you can have them good luck getting a sale....he sold 12 ford seirras as a fleet sale. I dont know if my old man, told me this story, to make me think to never judge a book by its cover, or to never judge a person by their appearance (if so it worked for me) or if it actually happend...but it made me believe that everyone, regardless of looks, wealth, or anything else, deserves as much a chance as a guy strolling in with a suit my two pence for what its worth

  • I guessed cappuccino as soon as you said japanese and rwd 🤣

  • When my Cappuccino gets mentioned for a 2nd time 😀🤣

  • I got Cappuccino. Not too many rear wheel drive Suzuki. I initially thought Vitarra but then when you said its not 4 or 6 cylinder I automatically thought 3 cylinder rear wheel drive. Cappuccino obvious answer.

  • What the hell are jogging bottoms? Are you talking about trackie dacks?

  • Name ideas: Stuff with Wood by Ethan Ethan's Hard Knocks Wood is Good

  • Got it Cappuccino :)

  • It should be called. Handling wood.

  • Guessed Capacinno immediately said Suzuki as as it suits you sir!🤔😂

  • Someone tried to pull that "headgasket failure" scam on a friend of mine. He also smelt a rat and got his wife and daughter to keep them talking whilst he checked his CCTV. You should have seen their faces when he showed them the footage of one of them pouring something in the exhaust and then my friend telling them that if they really wanted it, the price had now doubled. They went away empty handed.

  • I had the same scam done to me and a friend when we were selling an Alpina, The story was exactly the same and I mean exactly the same and it was quite a scary experience although we never let the car go

  • I got it in 9 questions

  • For the Instagram handle it has to be Hammer and Smales for all woodwork things

  • Ethan's Handy Wood

  • I guessed Suzuki Cappucino by about Question 8 😂

  • I think Alex mat Watson and Gareth should do the next top gear ??

  • Romanians don't mind dipping the fingers in a pot of oil then saying the head gasket has gone

  • 52:30 T- junction... the explanation is so confusing when you are used to left hand drive...

  • Hold on if you accelerate hard from a light twice they’ll take your bike?? Wtf

  • If ethon can do it then anyone can lol

  • The problem with being able to hear a bike coming while in your car, is that everyone else has to hear that bike for half a mile around.

  • 13.55 its called a Section 59 😂🤦‍♂️

  • After all that the guy still took cash surprised it wasn't all fake

  • Ethan's would work?

  • At not 4 or 6 pot question I was screaming cappuccino!

  • Glad to hear Police in Warwickshire are trying to deal with dangerous driving, so many shitty boy racers around here.

  • liberty city theme while riding down the M1 lol

  • my uncle went to a Porsche dealership a couple years ago and began to look around and decided on a 911 and when he wanted for someone to offer their services so he could by the car they wouldn't go near him, so he went to Audi ttrs (manual). I'm not rich enough to own an Audi or porsche. Just a story.

  • I got it

  • Jeans are workwear typically used by construction workers and trades people. Joggers, slacks and shorts are leisure wear - you are going to buy a car in your leisure time. Makes sense to me.

  • Most idiots arent using the electric scooters on the roads, they're using them on pavements.

  • Also, regarding electric scooters, only the schemes run by local councils in city centres are legal. The ones you buy yourself are still illegal to use in public places.

  • Loving the Grinds my gears bits the most guys, keep on with the rage stuff it’s hilarious 😂. Let’s face it we all need to vent off and seeing you all join is awesome. Can’t wait for the next podcast 😁

  • Wood with Ethan

  • the cappuccino is just a knock off of a mazda MX5#

  • 0:15 Jack was feeling it this time

  • Just looked on auto trader and there is a perodua Nippa on there right now!! Ethan, get it while you can.

  • As soon as he said RWD and Suzuki, I guessed Cappucino, although I'm not sure that's something to be proud of.

  • I knew it was going to be a cappuccino as soon as Suzuki was guessed !!

  • This makes me want to see Jack / Gareth or Ethan to put the Instagram sticker on Phil