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      02-26-2010, 04:02 PM   #265
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well, im going to get an e92, can any1 recommend me a decent place to go?
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      03-08-2010, 11:35 AM   #266
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I wonder if BMW themselves are aware of this lot and the damage they could be causing to their brand...

Big Motoring World Group, selling Second hand used BMWs, for sale in Kent, BMW 1 Series, 3 Series, 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, X3 M3 Z3 Z4
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      03-08-2010, 11:36 AM   #267
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They're not a franchised dealer, they simply sell second-hand BMWs and as such BMW (UK) have no control over them.
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      03-08-2010, 11:46 AM   #268
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Meant to say, I originally googled Big Motoring World Group, selling Second hand used BMWs, for sale in Kent, and come across this thread, and it's the reason I joined this forum in the first place.

So I'm glad it was started!
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      03-08-2010, 11:47 AM   #269
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There was some chappie on PH asking where he could go to view a large selection of 3-series vehicles in one go.

I dutifully directed him to this thread and to avoid

Big Motoring World Group, selling Second hand used BMWs, for sale in Kent, BMW 1 Series, 3 Series, 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, X3 M3 Z3 Z4

at all costs! I hope he got my message and doesn't get ripped off by this bunch of cowboys.
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      03-08-2010, 01:09 PM   #270
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Who on this forum got ripped off by them?!
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      03-08-2010, 01:15 PM   #271
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Who on this forum got ripped off by them?!
The various people who have posted in this thread saying they have had issues?
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      03-09-2010, 01:45 PM   #272
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Big Motoring World Group selling Second hand used BMWs, in Kent COMPLAINTS

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Who on this forum got ripped off by them?!
Many have had issues with the cars, MOTs parts and service history. Those who have gone back to the dealer and rightfully so are confronted by the owner who thinks he is a hard man.

BlackHorse finance are also complicit in allowing this dealer to deny all those who complain their statutory rights.

"Big Motoring World Group selling Second hand used BMWs, in Kent, BMW 1 Series, 3 Series, 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, X3 M3 Z3 Z4"

BlackHorse finance Black Horse Finance Ltd.
St. Williams House
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This financial outfit do not recognise or allow consumers to excercise their statutory rights under the sale of goods act 1979. Black Horse Finance they mislead the consumer and are morally bankrupt to the core trust no one if you have the misfortune to have to deal with these people.

BE VERY CAREFUL WHEN DEALING WITH THEM, read CONSUMERACTIONGROUP FORUMS ABOUT PPI. MISSELLING FINANCIAL PRODUCTS, SHOCKINGLY BAD CUSTOMER SERVICES AND A CONSUMERS WORST NIGHTMARE.
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      03-09-2010, 07:04 PM   #273
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they do look dodgy ...
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      03-12-2010, 03:16 AM   #274
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http://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/t...&nmt=Reporting a dodgy garage/MOT station&mid=0

Interesting review of their MOT process.
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      03-12-2010, 05:26 PM   #275
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http://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/t...&nmt=Reporting a dodgy garage/MOT station&mid=0

Interesting review of their MOT process.
Aww the link has been removed, i was looking forward to reading that aswell
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      03-12-2010, 05:59 PM   #276
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Aww the link has been removed, i was looking forward to reading that aswell
Second time that the thread has been deleted. Big Motoring World are obviously 'handy with their lawyers'.

Essentially, the OP had booked their car in for an MOT and failed on a number of points, totalling around 500 (rear springs and brakes)

They checked the car with a mechanic friend and found that the back wheels were pretty much seized on, so not removed for brake check. Springs showed no signs of having been inspected (covered in road grime) and no signs of defects when cleaned up.

Alternative garage MOT'd it with no defects.

VOSA wanted 50 payment to investigate an allegation against Big Motoring World and OP wanted guidance as to how to proceed.

All anecdotal and alledged obvously
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      03-13-2010, 10:02 AM   #277
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Just bought a bmw 520 4 weeks ago from big motoring world. After 3 days a computer fault occurred,i went back and they changed some small part within 5 mins to get rid of it. After another 5 days i went back for a similar occurrence. This time they changed my battery for another one which did not seem too lively,this took 10 mins.

4 days later in London at 7am in the morning the car wouldn't start ,completely dead. The RAC took the car back to Big Motoring World on a Saturday morning. As nobody works on Saturday they said they would fix it on Monday. I called and they said they couldn't look at it that day as it wasn't booked in !!

They asked me what was wrong with it - I said it needs a new battery. It took them a week to fix it !

It only takes 10 minutes to change a battery! The after sales responsibility is non existent with Big Motoring World. Ii have never come across such bad service. It seems once they have your money they couldn't care less what happens to the car you have just bought. I would advise nobody to buy a car from there unless you have your own very good mechanic standing by!
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      03-15-2010, 06:01 PM   #278
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Has anyone mentioned that Big Motoring World Group, selling Second hand used BMWs, for sale in Kent, BMW 1 Series, 3 Series, 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, X3 M3 Z3 Z4 is selling multiple BMWs on eBay with zero mileage. Amazing for cars that are 3-4 years old!

Apparently, someone reported the incidents to eBay........

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      03-22-2010, 03:11 PM   #279
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I have been to "Big Motoring World Group selling Second hand used BMWs, in Kent, BMW 1 Series, 3 Series, 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, X3 M3 Z3 Z4"

Can confirm the non-existant car stories. I stopped in there once when I was passing by after seeing something on the internet that morning.

They tried to make me look at a "similar" car, which was some dodgy spec and not anywhere near the good value the advertised, non-existant car was.

To me, the whole set up felt completely wrong and I would not have bought so much as a can of coke from them.
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      03-22-2010, 03:31 PM   #280
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To me, the whole set up felt completely wrong and I would not have bought so much as a can of coke from them.
It would probably have been Rola-Cola if you had.
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      04-03-2010, 12:42 PM   #281
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I just want to point out how completely epic this thread about Big Motoring World Group selling Second hand used BMWs, in Kent, BMW 1 Series, 3 Series, 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, X3 M3 Z3 Z4 is...

This is the first non-Big Motoring World run result on Google.
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      04-03-2010, 12:58 PM   #282
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trixman called it 100% in post 14..
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      04-03-2010, 02:05 PM   #283
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keep up the good work on "Big Motoring World Group selling Second hand used BMWs, in Kent, BMW 1 Series, 3 Series, 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, X3 M3 Z3 Z4"

Just had a very entertaining 1/2 hour reading this thread

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      04-05-2010, 04:24 AM   #284
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Got to make sure this thread on Big Motoring World Group selling Second hand used BMWs, in Kent, BMW 1 Series, 3 Series, 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, X3 M3 Z3 Z4 keeps getting bumped.

Wonder if we could somehow submit it to a 'search engine optimisation' service to see if this thread on Big Motoring World Group selling Second hand used BMWs, in Kent, BMW 1 Series, 3 Series, 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, X3 M3 Z3 Z4 could get promoted to above their actual site?
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      04-05-2010, 04:49 AM   #285
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I've just emailed them this thread. It's a shame they don't have a customer feedback link. LOL!
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      04-05-2010, 05:55 AM   #286
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They know about this thread. They are the ones who kickstarted it into life by joining the forum and posting fake happy customer posts.

The irony is, that the original thread had died a death and hadn't been posted to in months when they resurrected it!
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