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      08-31-2010, 05:38 PM   #419
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You're completely right, doesn't every garage want your money?
Yes, but even the biggest cowboys would clean stains from the seats. Your appraisal of them is 100% supportive to never buy from these cowboys. What exactly is positive about taking your money and giving you a filthy car at a crap price?
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      08-31-2010, 05:39 PM   #420
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what evidence do you want?
Owt that proves to the forum you're a genuine poster, and actually bought a decent car from Big Motoring World. I'm not massively arsed mind, my missus is watching some crap on the telly. You can upload pics y'know.
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      08-31-2010, 05:40 PM   #421
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Yes, but even the biggest cowboys would clean stains from the seats. Your appraisal of them is 100% supportive to never buy from these cowboys. What exactly is positive about taking your money and giving you a filthy car at a crap price?
Personally I'm more concerned with the drivetrain of the car over some dirt. Should have cleaned it I agree but if the car is mechanically sound I can see past it.
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      08-31-2010, 05:45 PM   #422
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Owt that proves to the forum you're a genuine poster, and actually bought a decent car from Big Motoring World. I'm not massively arsed mind, my missus is watching some crap on the telly. You can upload pics y'know.
This is the link to the car I bought (still on the site so maybe one of you can go look at it !) I actually called the day after I paid the deposit while the car still on the site but was told it has been marked as sold.

http://www.bigmotoringworld.co.uk/us...loon_25684.htm

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      08-31-2010, 05:52 PM   #423
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This is the link to the car I bought (still on the site so maybe one of you can go look at it !) I actually called the day after I paid the deposit while the car still on the site but was told it has been marked as sold.

http://www.bigmotoringworld.co.uk/us...loon_25684.htm

Pic attached of the car taken last week after it was cleaned and fitting of Irish plates
Case closed then, all must be good at Big Motoring World. Welcome, problem is many on here will think you have had a bung to write those posts or are related to the award winning team. Good luck.
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      08-31-2010, 05:57 PM   #424
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Case closed then, all must be good at Big Motoring World. Welcome, problem is many on here will think you have had a bung to write those posts or are related to the award winning team. Good luck.
Nope I definitely not affiliated to them in any way.

I had read this post and was nervous going over to be completely honest. I did call and mention the post to them and they're well aware of it. I just wanted to add some balance here as I had a relatively good experience with them.

It's like trip advisor, what good is a post if it doesn't contain both sides? A lot of people have had bad experiences, I had a good one. Thats the only point of my post.
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      08-31-2010, 06:20 PM   #425
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15k miles more.......well worth a 2k saving to me
On a car Two years or under 15 -20 k miles makes a massive difference in price.
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      09-02-2010, 02:45 AM   #426
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I think the fact that "your" car is still for sale on their site says it all!
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I cant undersatnd how BIG MASSIVE WANKERS are still at it.
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      09-02-2010, 03:35 AM   #428
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Nope I definitely not affiliated to them in any way.

I had read this post and was nervous going over to be completely honest. I did call and mention the post to them and they're well aware of it. I just wanted to add some balance here as I had a relatively good experience with them.

It's like trip advisor, what good is a post if it doesn't contain both sides? A lot of people have had bad experiences, I had a good one. Thats the only point of my post.
Fair point, but you can understand the suspicion when your only posts are defending these guys and Big Motoring Wankers have been rumbled before for making obvious posts on this thread extolling their own virtues, especially owning an e60. Unlike their past efforts, at least your posts are legible.

If you are really a genuine buyer, and you still went to them despite reading this thread, then you're a brave man.
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I think the fact that "your" car is still for sale on their site says it all!
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Hmmm!? car bought 2 weeks ago and back in Ireland, yet it is still up for sale on the site! how unusual for Big conning motoring bastard world wankers!

Might arrange to go and see it, looks a nice car, I'm amazed it hasn't sold by now!

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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 don't even know the 3 series model numbers or engine references. Never heard of a 2 door E90 that is 335 Cd Auto.
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      09-02-2010, 09:12 AM   #431
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i know someone also who bought an x3 from this company and it had wrong mileage, and they had to give us a refund and refund never came . please do not trust them!!!!!!!!!!
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Have dealt with these people on a professional basis a couple of times over the years. A few years ago , when late E36's were very popular, many cars had issues with the digital a/c controls - Teynham Trade Centre / Bapchild Motoring World as they were then known, kept a new climate unit in stock, to be fitted to a suspect car just before a test drive / demo , then removed before collection by the new unfortunate owner. A/C packed up of course 'speak to the warranty co' would be the reply - a saving then of 185.00 per car for them as most of the high mileage cars had this problem.

A few years later I visited them to carry out a pre - purchase check on a B3 cab, to find that not only did it have two hopelessly worn out front wishbones on the car and a bent inner wing, it also had a fresh MOT ! From them of course ! Needless to say . the client was advised to look elsewhere.
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      09-06-2010, 08:44 AM   #433
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I agree with the point about Rogue Traders, I wonder if they would be interested in doing a little spot on 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?

Then we could really get the truth...
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Hey !!!!!!! What's happened This thread Can't Die !!!!!!!!!
They are still there, I was just going onto there website to have a look and see if any good X5 for sale and I see this thread, never noticed it before, and having read thru the various posts they need to get all the best publicity they deserve.

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rlaffey's 520d is still for sale

http://www.bigmotoringworld.co.uk/us...loon_25684.htm
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      09-27-2010, 11:00 AM   #436
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I noticed that alright over the weekend. When you call up though they say it's sold so at least anyone who calls won't make an unnecessary trip.......if you don't you'd be caught out though !
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This is such a stitch-up . You've signed onto this forum, as a 5 series owner, and only (from what I can tell) posted onto this thread defending this company. You've not posted on this thread since 31st August, yet, 1hr 40min after I make a post you're here once more defending the company; I don't suppose you've subscribed to this thread have you .
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This is such a stitch-up . You've signed onto this forum, as a 5 series owner, and only (from what I can tell) posted onto this thread defending this company. You've not posted on this thread since 31st August, yet, 1hr 40min after I make a post you're here once more defending the company; I don't suppose you've subscribed to this thread have you .
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This is such a stitch-up . You've signed onto this forum, as a 5 series owner, and only (from what I can tell) posted onto this thread defending this company. You've not posted on this thread since 31st August, yet, 1hr 40min after I make a post you're here once more defending the company; I don't suppose you've subscribed to this thread have you .
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You can almost hear the cogs going round. Big Motoring World Board Meeting - "Right, how do we make out we can be trusted to actually have the phantom cars we advertise and counter all this bad publicity on the web? I know, lets come up with a fake punter, perhaps who has travelled a long way but we can make out that they got great service from us. Heck, lets push the boat out and get someone who's come all the way from Scotland to buy a car! No wait, lets really lay it on thick and fabricate an Irish punter who actually got on a plane to come and buy a car from us! Genius!"
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You can almost hear the cogs going round. Big Motoring World Board Meeting - "Right, how do we make out we can be trusted to actually have the phantom cars we advertise and counter all this bad publicity on the web? I know, lets come up with a fake punter, perhaps who has travelled a long way but we can make out that they got great service from us. Heck, lets push the boat out and get someone who's come all the way from Scotland to buy a car! No wait, lets really lay it on thick and fabricate an Irish punter who actually got on a plane to come and buy a car from us! Genius!"


We should keep calling them about that 520d until they take it off their site
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