The Truth About Cars » Craigslist http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Craigslist http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Cheech And Chong’s 1992 Toyota Low Boy Is For Sale In Spokane, Apparently http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/cheech-chongs-1992-toyota-low-boy-sale-spokane-apparently/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/cheech-chongs-1992-toyota-low-boy-sale-spokane-apparently/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2015 19:47:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1228017 Or is it a 1991? We could pore over the details of a Toyota pickup festooned with more weed than the University of Colorado Boulder campus, or we could just admire the grapes on “Mike” for selling his truck “not used for much than errands” with that kind of photo in Washington on Craigslist. What […]

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Or is it a 1991? We could pore over the details of a Toyota pickup festooned with more weed than the University of Colorado Boulder campus, or we could just admire the grapes on “Mike” for selling his truck “not used for much than errands” with that kind of photo in Washington on Craigslist. What […]

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TTAC Forum Aurum: Corvette Show for Crazy Dough http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/forum-corvette-show-crazy-dough/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/forum-corvette-show-crazy-dough/#comments Mon, 10 Aug 2015 18:00:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1137554 A Tampa-area man knows how to sell his 1993 Corvette like a boss — with girls and guns and stuff. Our own Chris Tonn is talking about the car in the forums. This Craigslist entry doesn’t detail the 1993 Chevrolet Corvette “Show Car” all that much, but it does make up for the lack of specifics […]

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A Tampa-area man knows how to sell his 1993 Corvette like a boss — with girls and guns and stuff. Our own Chris Tonn is talking about the car in the forums. This Craigslist entry doesn’t detail the 1993 Chevrolet Corvette “Show Car” all that much, but it does make up for the lack of specifics […]

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Piston Slap: The Importance of A Craigslist 3-Ring Binder http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/piston-slap-importance-craigslist-3-ring-binder/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/piston-slap-importance-craigslist-3-ring-binder/#comments Mon, 02 Feb 2015 13:57:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=991714 TTAC commentator dtremit writes: Hey Sajeev — Inspired by your recent Mazda3 Piston Slap, I thought I’d throw this question your way. Seems like something the B&B might have advice on. I have a 2005 Mazda6 that is a rather desirable used car…on paper. It is in excellent condition mechanically, and has fairly low miles […]

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TTAC commentator dtremit writes: Hey Sajeev — Inspired by your recent Mazda3 Piston Slap, I thought I’d throw this question your way. Seems like something the B&B might have advice on. I have a 2005 Mazda6 that is a rather desirable used car…on paper. It is in excellent condition mechanically, and has fairly low miles […]

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Hammer Time: Craigslist English http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/hammer-time-craigslist-english/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/hammer-time-craigslist-english/#comments Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:03:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=852529 If there is a hell, you will probably find it on Craigslist. Also, if there is a Santa Claus, you will probably find him performing some advanced NSA style hacking that tracks all the emails and texts people like me have to endure. I’m pretty sure that Saint Nick would also have an amazing Craigslist […]

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If there is a hell, you will probably find it on Craigslist. Also, if there is a Santa Claus, you will probably find him performing some advanced NSA style hacking that tracks all the emails and texts people like me have to endure. I’m pretty sure that Saint Nick would also have an amazing Craigslist […]

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New or Used? : Vroom! Crunch! Cha-Ching! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/new-or-used-vroom-crunch-cha-ching/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/new-or-used-vroom-crunch-cha-ching/#comments Thu, 12 Jun 2014 19:47:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=842650 Troyochatter submits this request for your perusal. Hey there, I have a dilemma that you might be able to help with. Got a sec? My brother had a motorcycle accident. All is well, but here’s the issue. The bike is a 1996 Honda Nighthawk that books for $1895…except I have never seen one sell for […]

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Troyochatter submits this request for your perusal. Hey there, I have a dilemma that you might be able to help with. Got a sec? My brother had a motorcycle accident. All is well, but here’s the issue. The bike is a 1996 Honda Nighthawk that books for $1895…except I have never seen one sell for […]

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How I Royally Screwed Up My Life And Bought… http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/how-i-royally-screwed-up-my-life-and-bought/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/how-i-royally-screwed-up-my-life-and-bought/#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=839793 A 33 foot stretch limo that was formerly owned by a famous run down strip club in Miami. Two small TV’s that dated back to the beginning of the Clinton era. Cheap burgundy upholstery that I probably would never want to study with a forensic light. 104,000 miles, and a corded phone right next to the champagne glasses in […]

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A 33 foot stretch limo that was formerly owned by a famous run down strip club in Miami. Two small TV’s that dated back to the beginning of the Clinton era. Cheap burgundy upholstery that I probably would never want to study with a forensic light. 104,000 miles, and a corded phone right next to the champagne glasses in […]

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Piston Slap: Because Nobody Lies on Craigslist! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/piston-slap-because-nobody-lies-on-craigslist/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/piston-slap-because-nobody-lies-on-craigslist/#comments Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:07:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=498201 Walt writes: Mr. Mehta, I am seriously considering purchasing a 1965 Mustang Fastback from a private seller on craigslist. He owes $3000 on the vehicle. I myself will have to take out a loan to pay for said car. The title to the car is held by the same institution that will be lending me […]

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Walt writes: Mr. Mehta, I am seriously considering purchasing a 1965 Mustang Fastback from a private seller on craigslist. He owes $3000 on the vehicle. I myself will have to take out a loan to pay for said car. The title to the car is held by the same institution that will be lending me […]

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’41 Plymouth Hell Project Puzzle Piece Scored Via Craigslist: Corvette ZR-1 6-Speed! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/41-plymouth-hell-project-puzzle-piece-scored-via-craigslist-corvette-zr-1-6-speed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/41-plymouth-hell-project-puzzle-piece-scored-via-craigslist-corvette-zr-1-6-speed/#comments Fri, 19 Jul 2013 13:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=495712 The 1941 Plymouth Special Deluxe sedan Junkyard Find that I bought from the Brain-Melting Colorado Junkyard last fall now has the body off the frame and is awaiting a Lexus SC400 suspension subframe swap. After much debate about what engine/transmission combo to use in this Hell Project (the plan is to build it to Pikes […]

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The 1941 Plymouth Special Deluxe sedan Junkyard Find that I bought from the Brain-Melting Colorado Junkyard last fall now has the body off the frame and is awaiting a Lexus SC400 suspension subframe swap. After much debate about what engine/transmission combo to use in this Hell Project (the plan is to build it to Pikes […]

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Vengeful Scam On Legit Repo Man or Crooked Repo Man Selling Stolen Car? You Decide! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/vengeful-scam-on-legit-repo-man-or-crooked-repo-man-selling-stolen-car-you-decide/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/vengeful-scam-on-legit-repo-man-or-crooked-repo-man-selling-stolen-car-you-decide/#comments Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:30:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=484397 The world of towed-away cars can be a harsh one, as our very own Steven Lang often points out. Today I heard the latest in a long series of tales from the often-penumbral world of towing and repossessions, a Craigslist ad that purports to be selling a mistakenly-repoed Crown Vic. A phony ad meant to […]

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The world of towed-away cars can be a harsh one, as our very own Steven Lang often points out. Today I heard the latest in a long series of tales from the often-penumbral world of towing and repossessions, a Craigslist ad that purports to be selling a mistakenly-repoed Crown Vic. A phony ad meant to […]

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Long Distance Run Around – Buying My 300M Sight Unseen http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/long-distance-run-around-buying-my-300m-sight-unseen/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/long-distance-run-around-buying-my-300m-sight-unseen/#comments Thu, 28 Mar 2013 13:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=482521 The salesman must have thought I was nuts. I could hear the incredulous tone in his voice, “Some guy calling from Okinawa wants to buy a used car that we put on Craigslist? When does he want to come and look at it? He doesn’t? How’s he going to pick it up? He isn’t?” Fortunately […]

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The salesman must have thought I was nuts. I could hear the incredulous tone in his voice, “Some guy calling from Okinawa wants to buy a used car that we put on Craigslist? When does he want to come and look at it? He doesn’t? How’s he going to pick it up? He isn’t?” Fortunately […]

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The $2600 Question: Smartphone or Car? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/the-2600-question-smartphone-or-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/the-2600-question-smartphone-or-car/#comments Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:54:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=475539   I recently read an article that said a growing number of young Americans would rather have a smartphone than a car.  Half of American teenagers prefer web access to car access, said the article, and communicating via text, e-mail or social media is taking the place of actually driving somewhere to spend time with […]

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  I recently read an article that said a growing number of young Americans would rather have a smartphone than a car.  Half of American teenagers prefer web access to car access, said the article, and communicating via text, e-mail or social media is taking the place of actually driving somewhere to spend time with […]

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Piston Slap: The Automotive Equivalent of The End Of The World? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/piston-slap-the-automotive-equivalent-of-the-end-of-the-world/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/piston-slap-the-automotive-equivalent-of-the-end-of-the-world/#comments Mon, 27 Jun 2011 14:13:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=400394 Steven writes: Hi, Sajeev. I have a dilemma that I need your advice on. I’m in a rural area of Central Ohio and have a 2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer, 5.4 V8, just shy of 144,000 miles, leather, 3rd row seat, air suspension, etc., etc.. We got it to tow our livestock trailer, but now […]

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Steven writes: Hi, Sajeev. I have a dilemma that I need your advice on. I’m in a rural area of Central Ohio and have a 2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer, 5.4 V8, just shy of 144,000 miles, leather, 3rd row seat, air suspension, etc., etc.. We got it to tow our livestock trailer, but now […]

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Shafted Delphi Retirees Lose Their Shirt – Again http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/shafted-delphi-retirees-lose-their-shirt-again/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/shafted-delphi-retirees-lose-their-shirt-again/#comments Tue, 15 Feb 2011 11:08:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=383935 Delphi’s salaried retirees lost their shirts after the Delphi bankruptcy and the GM bailout. Now they lost their main voice in congress. Rep. Christopher Lee resigned last week after Gawker showed a picture of a bare-chested congressman. Lee had sent the picture to a single woman he had contacted via Craigslist. According to Automotive News […]

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Delphi’s salaried retirees lost their shirts after the Delphi bankruptcy and the GM bailout. Now they lost their main voice in congress. Rep. Christopher Lee resigned last week after Gawker showed a picture of a bare-chested congressman. Lee had sent the picture to a single woman he had contacted via Craigslist. According to Automotive News […]

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