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  Reply # 1312630 27-May-2015 11:45
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bough a car off them few months ago. started out alright - good service, etc. but have discovered theres an oil leak, which i've been in to fix once now but has sprung up again.

regardless, they're still on top of it - waiting for their courtesy car to be back in house before i can drop mine back. would recommend them for now, but will see how it goes and update.

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  Reply # 1312665 27-May-2015 12:47
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freitasm: We are looking out for VW Golf, five years old or so. If you know of a good place in Wellington or Auckland...


Car Giant in Petone usually has a few late-model Golf's.





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  Reply # 1312921 27-May-2015 17:03
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i agree on the quality and grooming. went to check them out and the cars are hopelessly low grade (things peeling, frilled, dirty, broken bits .. !!!)

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  Reply # 1313438 28-May-2015 13:07
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GrabOne have a $500 voucher for $100 for 2 Cheap Cars today.

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  Reply # 1313485 28-May-2015 13:53
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We didn't buy from them in the end. Just couldn't find anything with the specs and K's we were after. Not that this helps in Welly, but they have a new yard in Botany Downs which looks good.
I found the cars were likely to be B grade which is why they are cheaper. Lots of little things that are not quite right, trims missing, lots of them had Japanese radios/Japanese av kit which had just been ripped out and the mounts left in the car or AV wiring still glued to trim (leads for GPS units etc.). Nothing you couldn't fix after buying, but not perfect either. They do still seem to be good though despite not having A+ grade cars.

*EDIT* also found their website was not updated regularly to show the cars they actually had. You would see one and call them and get told it was gone but they had similar cars coming. New yard looks better, but the old one in Highbrook drive was annoying, they seemed to have enough stock to get through the week so if you went on a Sunday, they had maybe 5 cars left for sale.





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  Reply # 1313493 28-May-2015 14:05
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We put a $200 hold on a VW Golf, waiting for an AA appraisal to be completed. Let's see how it goes. If this pans out, the $500 voucher sounds like a good deal!






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  Reply # 1313497 28-May-2015 14:06
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freitasm: We put a $200 hold on a VW Golf, waiting for an AA appraisal to be completed. Let's see how it goes. If this pans out, the $500 voucher sounds like a good deal!




Do you have to a in factor a radio switch over on that?




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  Reply # 1313498 28-May-2015 14:07
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from memory, I used to get a call on tuesday for the type of car i was after (botany branch) so id say wednesday would be the best bet to go and have a look and grab an early deal. yards pretty much empty by sunday avo...

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  Reply # 1313501 28-May-2015 14:09
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freitasm: Not to worried about the radio...



But it's technology, must be the bestest, fastest, biggest, loudest, most connectedest, else I believe you might have to hand in your supreme bean card.





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  Reply # 1313503 28-May-2015 14:12
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freitasm: Check my Bluetooth-enabled umbrella thread and your punny AM/FM radio is worth nothing.




Only if your bluetooth-enabled umbrella is somehow able to make the muzak in your car better




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I brought a car from 2 Cheap Cars, 2 years ago and recently brought a new Honda from this this month. Have nothing but great comments about them. They we're very helpful and all there cars looked great!

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  Reply # 1323371 12-Jun-2015 13:39
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After going through this thread and replies we looked at a VW Golf there. We put a small sum to hold the car and had AA come to inspect it. Two small faults were found. We asked 2cheapcars what they would about it, so they have these two faults fixed and put new tyres. We're now waiting instructions to conclude the transaction - will buy from them.





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