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Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by sooperrescue(m): 5:44am On Apr 10, 2020
Manynations:

You're just as slimey as they come. Being an employee of the organisation must have been a thing of shame for you since the beginning of this thread. Finally you're finding your stupid voice to defend nonsense and fraud here.
All these romance section addicts crossing to cartalk because of the corona, please it is also affecting our movement. Just wait until the removal of the lockdown and return to your beat. You are all using a subtle way to advertise your trade. None of you have made any intelligent comments except insults which is associated with what you do. The lion king has put an end to all the dem say stories and to counter him, you resort to insults on a public forum that shows that you are here for another purpose. All men are on lockdown, I will suggest that you go to Cotonou, it is an open market for your ilk

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Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by helpishere(m): 6:13am On Apr 10, 2020
Sooperrescue, don't soil your integrity with the kids, they are bored with the lockdown and their resources is on ground floor. For your information, I don't work with cars 45 and I have only been to their yard just once. I love innovations and ideas make the world go round. Before them, there was no platform available for Nigerians to sell their cars and collect your money instantly. Their policy is clear, no test drive, bring your mechanic, and no refund after purchase. Like ikenna stated, there are mechanics that will accompany you to the place even for little money. When you want to buy an engine, you will take your mechanic there and I have never seen where the mechanic will start the engine to be sure it is working fine. He knows what to look out for and if he's satisfied, he tells you to pay. Their ideas are out of the box and all those cars in the yard were not stolen. Before they came, people used to give their cars as collateral to loan sharks and you end up forfeiting the car because you end up not being able to pay the interest. So you will see some people loosing their cars for borrowing just 300k to quickly resolve an issue. Ikenna, well done, cars 45, welcome to Nigeria and you will excel in the midst of naysayers who are envious of your strides in the Auto industry. Sooperrescue and all those who have been villified by the status quo syndrome, una Weldone. And for me that have been called All manner of names, I dey kampe. All those Belgium cars that were demolition candidates even in Romania and are shipped to Nigeria, the buyers take those Dead cars to church for Thanksgiving.

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Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by thebigkendo(m): 8:16am On Apr 10, 2020
Why do I feel a relationship exist between Oga range rover & Helpishere grin grin grin grin

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Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by Fentanyl: 9:05am On Apr 10, 2020
even without seeing the author or that silly signature, I can almost always identify a post by the so called Peugeot "expert"

they are always lengthy, 40 lines or more

they are always self righteous and self promotional, always whining about me, me, me

he takes the contrary position on many issues not because he actually believes the rubbish he types, but because that is the only way he knows to attract attention

he never fails to insert himself into a scenario that has zero to do with him

his opinions are usually outlandish and pseudo intellectual

the man-child has some arrested development, since then he hasn't been the same

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Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by aieromon(m): 9:17am On Apr 10, 2020
sooperrescue:

The lion king has put an end to all the dem say stories

Seriously? What end?

He came to advertise his business, period! Ask him if he will advice any of his clients to pick up a Lion from the warehouse of abused cars.

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Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by thebigkendo(m): 10:03am On Apr 10, 2020
searchng4love:

One and the same. Where have you been?

Nah.. I don't want to believe Oga range rover has multiple monikers.. Probably Helpishere is one of his boys or something

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Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by searchng4love: 10:07am On Apr 10, 2020
thebigkendo:


Nah.. I don't want to believe Oga range rover has multiple monikers.. Probably Helpishere is one of his boys or something

Time will tell
Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by sooperrescue(m): 11:43am On Apr 10, 2020
thebigkendo:


Nah.. I don't want to believe Oga range rover has multiple monikers.. Probably Helpishere is one of his boys or something
Hmmm, he is known to me but he is not ME and neither my boy. Why should I have two monikers, na food? We talk about things in the industry. Cest tout
Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by asamwababy: 11:48am On Apr 10, 2020
My only issue is why the Mark up by Cars45 is so high.If the markup was fair, people will understand that buying a good vehicle from them is based on pure luck.Not putting a price tag of an Ok vehicle.

They re free to buy junks and resell, afterall somebody must buy the junks.

However, if you don't do a thorough inspection and come back and cry then you re OYO.

They have even tried by pasting an inspection report on the car.

Those ones on Jiji and Cheki are even worse.
Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by searchng4love: 11:57am On Apr 10, 2020
sooperrescue:

Hmmm, he is known to me but he is not ME and neither my boy. Why should I have two monikers, na food? We talk about things in the industry. Cest tout
Thebigkendo

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Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by 9icetoo(m): 12:04pm On Apr 10, 2020
sooperrescue:

I once went to Berger to inspect a range rover sport for a client that wanted to buy. We were allowed to start it and scan it but my scanner battery died when I got there. The car was from Germany and they falsified the original car documents to Switzerland. They adjusted the mileage from 282000 to 82000 kilometers. We paid 7m for it but the car was very clean and OK. The mileage was discovered when we used the oem scanner. That said, we have unscrupulous people in every sector. If they allow test drive, then they will employ extra staff with security to accompany the car for the ride. There was in the news of a guy who took a Porsche for a test drive and drove away with the car. That would now be a common story with the junk cars. Even the previous owners can organize to steal it in the guise of test driving it. They also have a policy of bringing your own mechanic to inspect the car on your behalf. Let's move on and encourage others to come up with a better solution of taking care of our junk naija used cars off our roads.
Well, I hope they come up with a plan or do something to salvage their reputation. It's not looking very good out there.
Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by sooperrescue(m): 12:08pm On Apr 10, 2020
asamwababy:
My only issue is why the Mark up by Cars45 is so high.If the markup was fair, people will understand that buying a good vehicle from them is based on pure luck.Not putting a price tag of an Ok vehicle.

They re free to buy junks and resell, afterall somebody must buy the junks.

However, if you don't do a thorough inspection and come back and cry then you re OYO.

They have even tried by pasting an inspection report on the car.

Those ones on Jiji and Cheki are even worse.

I think that from your post, I just found out the reason why they are aggressive towards cars 45. Before they came on board, jiji and cheki were on ground. Immediately they landed, those sellers disappeared. This thread is being sustained by those who lost their investment in erecting sign board in almost all car dealers shops. My take away thought. Let me go and work. I am not under lockdown. I am on essential service. I am out

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Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by searchng4love: 12:11pm On Apr 10, 2020
sooperrescue:


I think that from your post, I just found out the reason why they are aggressive towards cars 45. Before they came on board, jiji and cheki were on ground. Immediately they landed, those sellers disappeared. This thread is being sustained by those who lost their investment in erecting sign board in almost all car dealers shops. My take away thought.
Think with your reasoning department fa! You are becoming a very sorry excuse of s tech... Is it the lockdown or you're now really this slow?
Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by Ikenna351(m): 3:58pm On Apr 10, 2020
The logical questions these Nigerians don't ask themselves are:

- Why do Nigerians prefer Foreign used/Tokunbo vehicles to Nigerian used ones, even when Nigerian used vehicles are cheaper?

- Since the obvious reason is because of degree of abuse on majority of Nigerian used vehicles (like 80-90%), what measure did you take to prevent ending up with one of those 80%, since you can't afford the expensive tokunbo ones or brand new vehicles?

These 80-90% of abused vehicles on Nigerian roads end up being resold to other Nigerians. Only few/some of them are advertised at Cars45 website. The rest are advertised and sold by other Nigerian car dealers or private individuals, in same abused conditions like the ones advertised by Cars45. Just because some Nigerian dealers or individuals packaged their abused vehicles before putting them out for sale, doesn't mean those nightmares waiting under those paints are different from every other abused vehicles scattered all over Nigeria for sale. So are they now saying all the Nigerians complaining of ending up with abused vehicles bought those vehicles from Cars45?

From the Cars45 business model that few of you explained on this thread, they don't repair or fix vehicles before reselling, either through dealers or themselves, if I understood you guys correctly. But they inspect and publish the report or their findings on the vehicle, as you guys claimed. If that is the case, it's possible some of their employees (the inspectors) don't do their work well, do make mistakes with their findings or intentionally choose not to report every issue they found on the reports. Like I published, Every Nigerian is a scammer until he proves otherwise. But as someone who knows how risky it is to invest huge amount of money on Nigerian used vehicle, what personal responsibility did you take to prevent you in becoming part of the statistics online lamenting about their nightmares they bought with their very own hands? I mean, from what I read here, they pasted or published they don't allow test drive and don't refund. If these claims are true, how comfortable did you feel about those conditions that you could just walk in there and drop your huge amount of money you knew you will never get back if you pick a wrong car? What did you do to not let that happen?

One of the easiest and successful way of dealing with a company's weakness or threat is to hire or contract someone or an expert on that weakness that can turn it into a strength and/or opportunity for you to focus on and grow with. You might be a professional or good at your job or business, but may not be the same in automobiles. What's the logical thing to do here?

Few said here that Cars45 has a way of filtering out non stollen vehicles. So, if this is really true, it makes logical sense to end up with abused vehicle than a stollen one (even though I wouldn't recommend a severe abused one either). You will lose your money and you move on painfully, if it was just an abused car. But if you end up with stollen vehicle, you will not only lose your money you purchased the stollen car with, you also likely will lose all your assets, all your money, your job, your company, your businesses and will spend some days, weeks, months or years in jail, doing everything you can not to spend the remaining of your physical life in prison over a stollen vehicle. You have no idea risks involved in buying Nigerian used vehicles until you become a victim.

I have published thousands of free articles, videos, and posts on these issues on Nigerian used vehicles, how to avoid one or put one in those conditions. But those my efforts are meaningless because I am still a wicked man for charging those who prefer private consultations & services from me to get same information & pieces of advice I put out publicly for free, over and over. Because they are entitled to every knowledge I have on PSA vehicles, both in private or public, to be free. You would be surprised that some of the people that read this post and my earlier one on this thread will come back in future to complain how they bought abused vehicle sniffing life out of them.

Any logical mind that have gone through this thread would know my earlier post had nothing to do with specific brand. Most Nigerians reading this thread prefer Japanese vehicles. So, if my earlier post have resonated with them, who would they go to for hire to inspect used vehicles for them? Me? Even for PSA vehicles, do you know how many experts we have on those brands over here in the North that will do it cheaper than me or even for free? Honestly, some people on this thread actually need to hire others to logically think for them since theirs have possibly been emasculated out of them.

For the haters, I am a Monk. I live only for myself. I am proud and take pride in my knowledge, doings & sayings. I seek only internal validation and satisfaction (no external validation, no external acceptance and no humility). I live by my own codes. My long posts and preachings are not for the majority, but for the very few they resonate with which they will benefit from today or in near future. Jesus preachings resonated only with few in his time. Hundreds and thousands of years later, his preachings now resonated with the majority who even now worship him. I don't expect you to like my messages, preachings or perspectives today if you are among the majority.

Ikenna351, Lion King - Monk.

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Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by valarinz: 4:48pm On Apr 10, 2020
sooperrescue:


I think that from your post, I just found out the reason why they are aggressive towards cars 45. Before they came on board, jiji and cheki were on ground. Immediately they landed, those sellers disappeared. This thread is being sustained by those who lost their investment in erecting sign board in almost all car dealers shops. My take away thought. Let me go and work. I am not under lockdown. I am on essential service. I am out

Are you indirectly insinuating cheki and jiji are behind the rants against cars45?

This is some real gangsta shït

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Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by dannybrasky(m): 5:01pm On Apr 10, 2020
valarinz:


Are you indirectly insinuating cheki and jiji are behind the rants against cars45?

This is some real gangsta shït
grin
Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by Arigold5050: 8:45pm On Apr 10, 2020
Ipfreely:
I'd like to say I'm surprised, but I'm simply not. I never had any faith in Cars45. Like they say, If it sounds too good to be true...

Sharp practices. The Nigerian way. If this were a sane society these guys would be run out of business.

Sorry for the bad experience.. Its good you shared this so that we can be vigilant. But really something needs to be done about that level of deceit from cars 45
Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by oshosegun27(m): 9:05am On Apr 11, 2020
Ikenna351:
The logical questions these Nigerians don't ask themselves are:

- Why do Nigerians prefer Foreign used/Tokunbo vehicles to Nigerian used ones, even when Nigerian used vehicles are cheaper?

- Since the obvious reason is because of degree of abuse on majority of Nigerian used vehicles (like 80-90%), what measure did you take to prevent ending up with one of those 80%, since you can't afford the expensive tokunbo ones or brand new vehicles?

These 80-90% of abused vehicles on Nigerian roads end up being resold to other Nigerians. Only few/some of them are advertised at Cars45 website. The rest are advertised and sold by other Nigerian car dealers or private individuals, in same abused conditions like the ones advertised by Cars45. Just because some Nigerian dealers or individuals packaged their abused vehicles before putting them out for sale, doesn't mean those nightmares waiting under those paints are different from every other abused vehicles scattered all over Nigeria for sale. So are they now saying all the Nigerians complaining of ending up with abused vehicles bought those vehicles from Cars45?

From the Cars45 business model that few of you explained on this thread, they don't repair or fix vehicles before reselling, either through dealers or themselves, if I understood you guys correctly. But they inspect and publish the report or their findings on the vehicle, as you guys claimed. If that is the case, it's possible some of their employees (the inspectors) don't do their work well, do make mistakes with their findings or intentionally choose not to report every issue they found on the reports. Like I published, Every Nigerian is a scammer until he proves otherwise. But as someone who knows how risky it is to invest huge amount of money on Nigerian used vehicle, what personal responsibility did you take to prevent you in becoming part of the statistics online lamenting about their nightmares they bought with their very own hands? I mean, from what I read here, they pasted or published they don't allow test drive and don't refund. If these claims are true, how comfortable did you feel about those conditions that you could just walk in there and drop your huge amount of money you knew you will never get back if you pick a wrong car? What did you do to not let that happen?

One of the easiest and successful way of dealing with a company's weakness or threat is to hire or contract someone or an expert on that weakness that can turn it into a strength and/or opportunity for you to focus on and grow with. You might be a professional or good at your job or business, but may not be the same in automobiles. What's the logical thing to do here?

Few said here that Cars45 has a way of filtering out non stollen vehicles. So, if this is really true, it makes logical sense to end up with abused vehicle than a stollen one (even though I wouldn't recommend a severe abused one either). You will lose your money and you move on painfully, if it was just an abused car. But if you end up with stollen vehicle, you will not only lose your money you purchased the stollen car with, you also likely will lose all your assets, all your money, your job, your company, your businesses and will spend some days, weeks, months or years in jail, doing everything you can not to spend the remaining of your physical life in prison over a stollen vehicle. You have no idea risks involved in buying Nigerian used vehicles until you become a victim.

I have published thousands of free articles, videos, and posts on these issues on Nigerian used vehicles, how to avoid one or put one in those conditions. But those my efforts are meaningless because I am still a wicked man for charging those who prefer private consultations & services from me to get same information & pieces of advice I put out publicly for free, over and over. Because they are entitled to every knowledge I have on PSA vehicles, both in private or public, to be free. You would be surprised that some of the people that read this post and my earlier one on this thread will come back in future to complain how they bought abused vehicle sniffing life out of them.

Any logical mind that have gone through this thread would know my earlier post had nothing to do with specific brand. Most Nigerians reading this thread prefer Japanese vehicles. So, if my earlier post have resonated with them, who would they go to for hire to inspect used vehicles for them? Me? Even for PSA vehicles, do you know how many experts we have on those brands over here in the North that will do it cheaper than me or even for free? Honestly, some people on this thread actually need to hire others to logically think for them since theirs have possibly been emasculated out of them.

For the haters, I am a Monk. I live only for myself. I am proud and take pride in my knowledge, doings & sayings. I seek only internal validation and satisfaction (no external validation, no external acceptance and no humility). I live by my own codes. My long posts and preachings are not for the majority, but for the very few they resonate with which they will benefit from today or in near future. Jesus preachings resonated only with few in his time. Hundreds and thousands of years later, his preachings now resonated with the majority who even now worship him. I don't expect you to like my messages, preachings or perspectives today if you are among the majority.

Ikenna351, Lion King - Monk.

Mr Monk, in the very least, I should get to test drive any vehicle I want to buy.
You don't tell me the suspension of a car is 50% okay and by the time I pay and drive off, the car does not track straight and I hear "kwen-kwen" even on smooth roads.

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Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by asamwababy: 10:55am On Apr 11, 2020
When Nigerians hear company, they start to tremble and loose their rights and senses.

If it was a road side car dealer, OP would have tested the Car to maiduguri and back with two mechanics.

Funny part is that after testing, vehicle will still mess up when you get home.

Nigeria's case is a peculiar one.

Only way out is for us to stop abusing vehicles.

If you like condemn cars45 forever, they will still keep on selling the monster we have created as long as we keep on buying mobil xhp and removing thermostat.

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Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by helpishere(m): 12:18pm On Apr 11, 2020
asamwababy:
When Nigerians hear company, they start to tremble and loose their rights and senses.

If it was a road side car dealer, OP would have tested the Car to maiduguri and back with two mechanics.

Funny part is that after testing, vehicle will still mess up when you get home.

Nigeria's case is a peculiar one.

Only way out is for us to stop abusing vehicles.

If you like condemn cars45 forever, they will still keep on selling the monster we have created as long as we keep on buying mobil xhp and removing thermostat.

They will tell you that the oil is good for our weather. Even 504 that is good for our weather died using the same oil.

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Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by valarinz: 12:27pm On Apr 11, 2020
helpishere:


They will tell you that the oil is good for our weather. Even 504 that is good for our weather died using the same oil.

What do you say about the first two paragraphs of the guy you quoted grin

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Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by searchng4love: 1:18pm On Apr 11, 2020
oshosegun27:


Mr Monk, in the very least, I should get to test drive any vehicle I want to buy.
You don't tell me the suspension of a car is 50% okay and by the time I pay and drive off, the car does not track straight and I hear "kwen-kwen" even on smooth roads.
You should be careful who you quote. Mt monk is not interested in this issue just wants attention...
Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by diportivo: 4:53pm On Apr 11, 2020
oshosegun27:


Mr Monk, in the very least, I should get to test drive any vehicle I want to buy.
You don't tell me the suspension of a car is 50% okay and by the time I pay and drive off, the car does not track straight and I hear "kwen-kwen" even on smooth roads.



and if seller doesn't want u to test drive??

do u forcefully take the key to test drive??

do u still go ahead and pay??

if u pay and drive off as u av said without test driving then the fault is urs

why pay for a car u cant test drive?

the ones u test drive sef,after some days e go start to dey ring bell like terry G talkless of no testing

if vanagon land from germany with electronics and seller says no testing,people still buy......and bear the risks themselves abi?

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Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by dannybrasky(m): 5:41pm On Apr 11, 2020
diportivo:




and if seller doesn't want u to test drive??

do u forcefully take the key to test drive??

do u still go ahead and pay??

if u pay and drive off as u av said without test driving then the fault is urs

why pay for a car u cant test drive?

the ones u test drive sef,after some days e go start to dey ring bell like terry G talkless of no testing

if vanagon land from germany with electronics and seller says no testing,people still buy......and bear the risks themselves abi?


Just that no testing is way cheaper,if car45 will choose to sell a coffin/ right hand car that was converted without telling it all to the buyer,then their price should be unbeatable or reasonable.

Re: How Cars 45 Ripped Us Off by FEGEITOK: 3:36am On Apr 12, 2020
They have got nice deals for those who need a parts car.....

You can be fortunate to buy and not have issues


Personally I can only buy from them a car model and brand I already know inside out

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