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      10-26-2011, 01:11 PM   #991
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How has this place not been shut down?!
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      10-27-2011, 03:34 AM   #992
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How has this place not been shut down?!
Unfortunately not. Friends bought an X5 from there a few months ago (without me knowing) and to be honest it's a shed
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      10-27-2011, 10:40 AM   #993
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Has anyone seen this?

http://www.bigmotoringworld.co.uk/ab...estimonials/1/

Is it just me or do these all present as if they've been written by the same hand?
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      10-27-2011, 11:04 AM   #994
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Hey all, new here..
Reading through the previous posts, i'm unfortunately one of the unlucky ones to buy from Big Motoring World..
Bought an X5 in September.. took it back a week later with a list of problems (not small items, im talking gearbox, shuddering, suspension, etc etc) - the technician there says "this is normal for an X5" - hmmm..
Spoke to the owner who has been probably the rudest person ever - got mails to prove this, despite having a 3 month warranty.. nothing is being done!!
Long story short.. car has been there for 3 weeks while I try dispute this, finance company involved and so is Consumer Direct...

Stay away!! Let me be the last victim of their scams!!

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Sorry to hear this - have you emailed the address the chap from there posted in this thread - or is that the chap who is being rude to you?

Do post up some of the rudeness for all to see!
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      10-27-2011, 11:17 AM   #995
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Seriously what woman would write like this?

"Rosetta - Platt, Kent
As a women, I had only the very best treatment in all dealings with everyone at Big Motoring World"


As a woman, clearly buying a car is a huge challenge for a me as I don't understand technical things like cars

"Buying my car was an enjoyable experience.....no jargons..... rather simply understanding and catering to my every motoring needs"

Thank god they dont use any big words or technical terms. We'll be alright here girls!

"The aftercare is exceptional with prompt, competent and amazing service from everyone working in the service centre/workshop"

What a glowing review of the Service Centre/Workshop. Surprised she didn't say how handsome all the mechanics are as well!

Seriously, is it me?
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      10-28-2011, 05:28 PM   #996
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Only concern were the brake discs looked corroded. I'm no expert, but sometimes this happens when a vehicle is left standing for a time. Hopefully this will just rub off with use, but also I hope that should it not, then Peter will rectify.
That's just too similar to a comment made earlier by a previous customer imposter. Very suspicious.


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Well I've had the car 2 days now...............

4) Warning light came on to say one of the tyres was deflated. Pumped it up and took it back to Big. A helpful chap checked it and couldn't find anything in the tyre. Will keep an eye on it. Could be seen as a negative, as Big should check tyre pressures before vehicle leaves their site.
You live in Leamington Spa and expect us to believe the story that you drove 135 miles including around the M25 to have them check out a tyre for you? Utter utter bullshit!!

They never learn do they?
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Why are people still buying from this company?!

Oh and fully LOL'd at the "tags" for this thread:

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Why are people still buying from this company?!

Oh and fully LOL'd at the "tags" for this thread:

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Why don't we all email the "Motor Trader Magazine" for their comment on their 2010 award winner's practices?

http://www.motortrader.com/contact-us/
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      11-06-2011, 12:04 PM   #1001
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Hello fellow BMW owners,

I'd love to hear any stories that you have re dealing with Big Motoring World.
Feel free to contact me via my Blog.

http://highmileagecars.blogspot.com/

Cheers Guys.
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Some of these "I'm so happy with Big Motoring World' posts frankly make my arse twitch. The reason is because the faults that they describe that Big 'happily put right' are faults that I've had with the ton of crap that I bought from there earlier this year. It really is a heap with:

- corroded brakes that would sort themselves out with use (no they didn't you useless bastards - they were unsafe and had to be replaced)
- broken glove compartment lock (clearly your pre-sales checks are AAA)
- cracked manifold (they found the fault, 'fixed it', then when we smelt fumes in the cabin again, what do you know, they couldn't! AFter the 5th visit, they found the fault but what do you know, it now doesn't exist - no no, they haven't said that they have repaired it, the fault simply doesn't exist anymore). Their service guy said that it's not unsafe and that I should just drive around with the recirc button on until they get a replacement.
- incomplete service book (when I asked for you to get all of the stamps added, I didn't mean just your own you stupid bastards)

The owner, contrary to these suspicious posts, is as useless as they come. Customer service is not prized in this company at all - it's motto might as well be - Big Enough To Screw You Over and Small Enough To Not Give a Fuck.
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How is this Company still trading?
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      11-21-2011, 06:26 AM   #1006
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Rac Inspection 150000 MILE 7 YEAR OLD CAR

This Is A 150000 Mile 7 Year Old Car, Which The Rac Have Checked And I Quote Say
'a Structurally Sound Vehicle With No Evidence Of Major Accident Damage Or Significant Corrosion.the Vehicle's Handling, Performance And Running Gear Were Considered To Be Commensurate With The Age And Indicated Mileage' Make Your Own Mind Up....
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      11-21-2011, 06:37 AM   #1007
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wtf?

Am I missing something here? Is this post by bigbmw in response to something?

I see an RAC report which details a car which has plenty of items needing rectifying...

RFT's on one end, but not the other
no locking wheel nut socket
chips, scratches and dents. Nice.
high level brake light not working
weather-shield adrift on windscreen
damaged mirror casing
sun visor lights not working
cig lighter not working
filler cap strap missing
parking sensor not working
cd changer not working
all wheels scuffed and corroded.
engine oil leaks.
3 different makes of tyre.

What a QUALITY car. Where do I sign?

I'm shocked that the RAC think that is acceptable.

Bigs post does nothing but show conclusively that they sell crappy stock and have no pride in pre-sale preparation.

My 10 year old Range Rover is in better condition than that car by a long way.

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      11-21-2011, 07:27 AM   #1008
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wtf?

Am I missing something here? Is this post by bigbmw in response to something?

I see an RAC report which details a car which has plenty of items needing rectifying...

RFT's on one end, but not the other
no locking wheel nut socket
chips, scratches and dents. Nice.
high level brake light not working
weather-shield adrift on windscreen
damaged mirror casing
sun visor lights not working
cig lighter not working
filler cap strap missing
parking sensor not working
cd changer not working
all wheels scuffed and corroded.
engine oil leaks.
3 different makes of tyre.

What a QUALITY car. Where do I sign?

I'm shocked that the RAC think that is acceptable.

Bigs post does nothing but show conclusively that they sell crappy stock and have no pride in pre-sale preparation.

My 10 year old Range Rover is in better condition than that car by a long way.
I guess it does depend what was paid for the car and if the RAC inspection was shown to the buyer. A fair point though from Big that a 150K mile car will show signs of age. Every car has a value, the value of this one clearly isn't much.
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Every car has a value, the value of this one clearly isn't much.
indeed.
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      11-21-2011, 09:11 AM   #1010
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Rac Inspection Bmw X5 82000 Miles 8 Years Old

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Hey all, new here..
Reading through the previous posts, i'm unfortunately one of the unlucky ones to buy from Big Motoring World..
Bought an X5 in September.. took it back a week later with a list of problems (not small items, im talking gearbox, shuddering, suspension, etc etc) - the technician there says "this is normal for an X5" - hmmm..
Spoke to the owner who has been probably the rudest person ever - got mails to prove this, despite having a 3 month warranty.. nothing is being done!!
Long story short.. car has been there for 3 weeks while I try dispute this, finance company involved and so is Consumer Direct...

Stay away!! Let me be the last victim of their scams!!

On a happy note, glad to join the community
THIS IS A 82000 MILE CAR 8 YEARS OLD, WHICH THE RAC HAVE INSPECTED AND I QUOTE SAY
'a Structurally Sound Vehicle With No Evidence Of Major Accident Damage Or Significant Corrosion.the Vehicle's Handling, Performance And Running Gear Were Considered To Be Commensurate With The Age And Indicated Mileage' AND GOES ON TO SAY 'it is the engineers considered opinion thats the faults identified during this examination are consistant with age and indicated mileage and the overall mechanical condition of the vehicle is considered good' MAKE YOUR OWN MIND UP...
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MAKE YOUR OWN MIND UP...
I think people will..

Bonnet Paint Damaged By Grille
Fuel System Filler Cap Securing Strap/Link Broken
Body Exterior Exterior Trim Mirror Casing Left Scuffed
Electrical / Controls Headlights Left Head Light Condensation in Lamp
Electrical / Controls Instruments/Function Display System Display Digits Damaged
Right Front Door Weatherseal Torn / Split
Electrical / Controls Wipers/Washers Rear Washer Jet Inoperative
Tool kit etc First Aid Kit Missing
Tool kit etc Glove Box Torch Missing
Right Hand Rear Speaker Inoperative
Body Exterior Panel Condition /Previous Repair Lower Tailgate
Right Hand Securing Strap Cover Damaged
Wheels and Tyres Wheel / Rim All Wheels Scuffed And Minor corrosion

You must be SO proud of your stock.
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wtf?

Am I missing something here? Is this post by bigbmw in response to something?

I see an RAC report which details a car which has plenty of items needing rectifying...

RFT's on one end, but not the other
no locking wheel nut socket
chips, scratches and dents. Nice.
high level brake light not working
weather-shield adrift on windscreen
damaged mirror casing
sun visor lights not working
cig lighter not working
filler cap strap missing
parking sensor not working
cd changer not working
all wheels scuffed and corroded.
engine oil leaks.
3 different makes of tyre.

What a QUALITY car. Where do I sign?

I'm shocked that the RAC think that is acceptable.

Bigs post does nothing but show conclusively that they sell crappy stock and have no pride in pre-sale preparation.

My 10 year old Range Rover is in better condition than that car by a long way.
It does not seem to be anything you would not expect on a 150k mile car.

Surprised that BIGBMW would not have sorted most of those things before letting the RAC inspector view the thing.
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