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CherryLimeade
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I want know who bids on ebay cars

I been trying to get one for under 8 g's for 2 weeks and it seems by the end of the auction someone always jumps in and make a bid for way too much. How can i get me a ebay car for a good price?


Teddy Ruxpin
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Member since Oct 2006
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re: I want know who bids on ebay cars
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How can i get me a ebay car for a good price?


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jumps in and make a bid for way too much


LSUnGA
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Buford, GA
Member since Jun 2009
1473 posts

re: I want know who bids on ebay cars
I only reasearch cars on ebay to see the pics and prices, not sure I would ever buy a car without ever seeing / driving it so I'm of no help.

But good luck! And the bidding at the last minutes and overpaying for something happen all the time on ebay for any product.


kywildcatfanone
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Wildcat Country!
Member since Oct 2012
22381 posts

re: I want know who bids on ebay cars
Why buy a car on Ebay? Find one you can touch/feel/drive.


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CherryLimeade
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And the bidding at the last minutes and overpaying for something happen all the time on ebay for any product.

but who is doing this? ITS STRAIGHT UP frickIN WTH ME.


manwich
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re: I want know who bids on ebay cars
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someone always jumps in and make a bid for way too much.
that would be the current owner protecting himself from losing money


Boats n Hose
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re: I want know who bids on ebay cars
My dad bought my brothers car on eBay


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CherryLimeade
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current owner protecting himself from losing money
ahh,so that bitch really aint selling shite for no reserve. Ima email these nuts to him.


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jimithing11
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re: I want know who bids on ebay cars
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I want know


Those with some intelligence, I'm assuming


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LSUnGA
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Buford, GA
Member since Jun 2009
1473 posts

re: I want know who bids on ebay cars
I've gotten to where I don't bid until the last 10 to 20 secs on an item as others will just continue to bid it up to an unreasonable level. In the last 10 secs if I can't get it at the price I want I just move on.


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HarryBalzack
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re: I want know who bids on ebay cars
My dad bought his last two cars on there.

He uses a "sniping" software that waits until the last half second the bid is open and places a bid $0.01 higher than the highest, within given parameters.


tigerman03
LSU Fan
Metairie
Member since Jul 2008
2587 posts

re: I want know who bids on ebay cars
I bought my last truck on ebay. No problems whatsoever. I just made sure the guy had GREAT feedback on his account.



kywildcatfanone
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re: I want know who bids on ebay cars
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that would be the current owner protecting himself from losing money




genro
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that would be the current owner protecting himself from losing money
Isn't ebay supposed to ban people who do that and rectify it?

It can't be too hard to detect. Do they just not give a shit?


LSUAlum2001
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re: I want know who bids on ebay cars
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someone always jumps in and make a bid for way too much.


Probably someone who knows the owner that is helping to push up the bid price in hopes of his buddy making more on the sale.


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LSUAlum2001
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re: I want know who bids on ebay cars
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He uses a "sniping" software that waits until the last half second the bid


I use one for everything I buy on eBay.

It submits a bid with 6 seconds left. I enter a max value I want to pay and it submits it.

If my bid is too low, I'll just try again on a similar item.


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VetteGuy
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Mandeville
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re: I want know who bids on ebay cars
Raise your price or lower your standards.


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McLemore
Member since Dec 2003
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re: I want know who bids on ebay cars
bought a jeep on there in 2004. still running fine. a/c went out immediately but was covered under the extended warranty--brand new one for $50.

i don't think i paid him for it online though. i seem to remember giving him a check after i checked it out.


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Yewkindewit
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Near Birmingham, Alabama
Member since Apr 2012
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re: I want know who bids on ebay cars
Seen it happen on auction sites at times. Brand new bidder with no feedback gets it. Yuuuuuuuuup!


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Blackbeard
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Amite River
Member since Jun 2012
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re: I want know who bids on ebay cars
Bought a Land Rover on Ebay in Florida...bought one way $100 plane ticket to Miami. First time I inspected the car..I drove it 15 hours back to BR. Totaled it last year and insurance company paid me $2000 more than what I'd bought it for 3 years prior!
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