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Old 05-10-2014, 11:13 AM   #1
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Are prices for used vehicles on Sportsmobile's site inflated

I've been looking for a SMB for a while and finally found one I'd like to pursue. It's listed in their pre-owned section. Has anyone purchased a used vehicle from SMB? Prices negotiable? Prices seem to run higher than listings I see on CL and this forum or am I just imagining this?

I'm in Boise and the prospective van is in Cali. Are there any tutorials on this site for purchasing a vehicle not in my local area?

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Old 05-10-2014, 11:39 AM   #2
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Re: Are prices for used vehicles on Sportsmobile's site infl

BC, I found my SMB from the Sportsmobile site also. However, they will get you in touch with the owner. They don't actually sell the rig themselves. All of my dealings and negotiations were with the actual owner. I believe the owner pays for the opportunity to advertise on Sportsmobile's page and they make the introduction.
At least that was my experience. Good luck with your purchase! Hope things go well and you find exactly what you are looking for.

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Old 05-10-2014, 05:47 PM   #3
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Re: Are prices for used vehicles on Sportsmobile's site infl

the price is what the seller wants. hope springs eternal.
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Old 06-04-2014, 12:24 PM   #4
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Re: Are prices for used vehicles on Sportsmobile's site infl

I think they often get what they're asking or close to it. I tried to buy a couple of them and both of were spoken-for before I called.

I'm guessing that somebody who is about to plunk the cash down for a new one might find a nice pre-owned rig for somewhat less $$$ to be very appealing.
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Re: Are prices for used vehicles on Sportsmobile's site infl

Cash speaks louder than words. Can't tell you how many tire kickers I had looking at my SMB without having financing taken care of ahead of time. I know that's easier said than done, so I was very accomodating, but the guy who actually pulled the trigger had money available the day he came to look at it.


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Old 06-04-2014, 01:20 PM   #6
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Re: Are prices for used vehicles on Sportsmobile's site infl

cool, another potatohead, welcome!

i dont have a actual smb, but if i can help in any way, let me know. i went to georgia for our van...

would love to check it out if you do pick it up though good luck with your purchase!

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...I'm in Boise and the prospective van is in Cali. Are there any tutorials on this site for purchasing a vehicle not in my local area?
I didnt read through this, just recall seeing it. thought it might help though.

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