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    • tiamaria
    • By tiamaria 9th Sep 17, 12:20 PM
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    Selling my Car
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    • 9th Sep 17, 12:20 PM
    Selling my Car 9th Sep 17 at 12:20 PM
    I want to sell my old car. I've bought another and my insurance has been moved to that one. Because there's no insurance on the old one now I've sorned it as legally required to do.

    However, how can i sell my old car if no one can test drive it as it's not taxed or insured. Can't even pump up the tyres as can't get it to the garage.

    Do I really have to fork out a hefty tax and insurance dividend every time someone comes to view it? How do people go about selling cars as I'm sure I'm not the only one in this position? Can you buy daily insurance?
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    • Car 54
    • By Car 54 9th Sep 17, 12:32 PM
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    • 9th Sep 17, 12:32 PM
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    • 9th Sep 17, 12:32 PM
    Ask your insurer - they will usually cover both cars for a few weeks while you try to sell. There's no avoiding tax.

    As for the tyres - footpump? Compressor?
    • mark5
    • By mark5 9th Sep 17, 9:09 PM
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    • 9th Sep 17, 9:09 PM
    Stick it in the local car auctions with a realistic reserve.
    • ilikewatch
    • By ilikewatch 10th Sep 17, 9:05 AM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 9:05 AM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 9:05 AM
    Stick it in the local car auctions with a realistic reserve.
    Originally posted by mark5
    Depending on what it's worth the auction may not allow a reserve. However, I sold a car through the auctions a few months ago and was very pleased with the amount I received, also, my local auction (Newark) collect cars from private sellers for free which was a bonus.
    • ilikewatch
    • By ilikewatch 10th Sep 17, 9:08 AM
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    • #5
    • 10th Sep 17, 9:08 AM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 9:08 AM
    Can't even pump up the tyres as can't get it to the garage.
    Originally posted by tiamaria
    A footpump?
    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 10th Sep 17, 5:38 PM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 5:38 PM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 5:38 PM
    Phone the scrapman he wont care about the tyres.
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    Due to me being a tight git.
    • tiamaria
    • By tiamaria 10th Sep 17, 11:06 PM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 11:06 PM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 11:06 PM
    Phone the scrapman he wont care about the tyres.
    Originally posted by forgotmyname
    It's worth way too much to scrap lol
    • tiamaria
    • By tiamaria 10th Sep 17, 11:07 PM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 11:07 PM
    A footpump?
    Originally posted by ilikewatch

    That bit I've got sorted now thanks to a friend . Just need to concentrate on selling it now !
    • tiamaria
    • By tiamaria 10th Sep 17, 11:08 PM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 11:08 PM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 11:08 PM
    Depending on what it's worth the auction may not allow a reserve. However, I sold a car through the auctions a few months ago and was very pleased with the amount I received, also, my local auction (Newark) collect cars from private sellers for free which was a bonus.
    Originally posted by ilikewatch
    That's an idea I might look into. Thanks
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