How To Beat This Common Car-Buying Scam | Your Car Stories
This week, we reveal an increasingly common car-buying scam, discuss things that grind your gears and Gareth talks about his recent run-in with the law!
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  • joe joe
    joe joe

    Confined space? Ha Ha, Ing-lund itself is now a confined space. (Nanny state gone wild).

  • f4tpie

    So what does Grumblefilx (??) means?

  • f4tpie

    As quite a traditionally manly activity and I like Smale’s Male or @smalesmale and questions to the page should be called Smale Mail.

  • spyburn007

    I’m sure Gareth is a nice guy but can we get him back in the spanners and away from the mic please?

  • Mathias Stuhl
    Mathias Stuhl

    Finally alex got a car his size...

  • Paul Yeung
    Paul Yeung

    I knew it was a Cappuccino when Alex said yes it is a suzuki!!! I was LOLing how long it took them haha

  • Dilan Senaratne
    Dilan Senaratne

    I had my stolen car listed for sale in Dagenham by Romanians so this story is very accurate and one to beware off

  • Ingens_Scherz

    I was born in Beaconsfield. And I overshare.

  • rancidstain

    The podcasts 🥱 I love the channel but do the viewing figures not tell you guys something?

  • Nyneg _
    Nyneg _

    25:30 Hey dan hit me up, we live near each other xD, is it bad that i recognized exactly where the photo was taken from?

  • Michael Loach
    Michael Loach

    Back in the early '90's I was a salesman for a car company. An elderly, scruffy looking gent came in & was looking at a new 4X4. My fellow salesmen totally ignored him. I took an interest as I was young & eager & thought I could improve my sales technique just by talking to the man. To cut a long story short he bought the Landcruiser in cash & that's when I found out that Scotland did a £100 note! not judge! All the best...........

  • Hemen DARWISH
    Hemen DARWISH

    P. S. I know Ethan loves being humble, eathen should go to a garden centre

  • TheGolfHead

    As soon he said its a rwd suzuki, i instantly new it was a cappuccino lol

  • n b
    n b

    I guessed Cappuchino by question 14

  • S15 Life
    S15 Life

    are we all gonna ignore the fact that these lot dont know what grande punto is?

  • Lassitude

    "wear normal clothes to buy a car" Me: wears shorts to everything. Oof. :(

  • Hambleton Showcase
    Hambleton Showcase

    got Cappuccino straight away!!

  • Suck my Bollackits
    Suck my Bollackits

    Can anyone put the timestamps up to skip any BMW talk? I just won't entertain BMW talk in 2021, BMW are an insult to my intelligence at this point.

  • Bobby Roe
    Bobby Roe

    Ethan does wood

  • Andrew Bradley
    Andrew Bradley

    17:33 - VAG doesn't stand for Volkswagen Audi Group. The company is called Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft or VAG for short. Just saying.

  • Fire Safety Stick
    Fire Safety Stick

    Thanks for the shout out guys! Glad to be keeping Phil covered now, Alex. Would be great to have you guys come and see how these work and what they can do sometime!

  • Lewis Keightley
    Lewis Keightley

    I knew the second you said a rear wheel drive Suzuki 😂

  • Sam Wannell
    Sam Wannell

    I was screaming cappuccino as soon as you said rwd suzuki!

  • Aldi Berisha
    Aldi Berisha

    Rear wheel Suzuki and that smile is all we needed

  • Tarell Edwards
    Tarell Edwards

    Smales wood fondling

  • Corin Marston
    Corin Marston

    Guessed it from the point he said yes to Suzuki after saying yes to RWD too 🤣

  • Ben Baker
    Ben Baker

    Ethan’s got wood. Surely it can’t be anything else.

  • Reimo Zoober
    Reimo Zoober

    The moment you said it was a RWD Suzuki - but it is difficult to be a car nerd

  • SUNDOWN 80
    SUNDOWN 80


  • William Stewart
    William Stewart

    One old lady owner, only ever driven to church on Sundays. (The stupid Landrover has spent so much of its life broken that the milage is incredibly low) Genuine milage, runs well (We've just spent thousands getting it working again, please buy it before it breaks) Becoming very rare (running examples that is, immaculate broken examples are still very common) Recently had big money spent (just had a lot of money spent so we can sell it) Superior English engineering (inferior reliability) Genuine reason for sale (genuinely over it, this car is cursed) Come grab a bargain (come buy a lemon)

  • Matt Carter
    Matt Carter

    I guessed Cappuccino as soon as you said Suzuki but only because you guys made a video on it.

  • Gábor Farkas
    Gábor Farkas

    Will you make real car videos again? Car builds and tests as you use to do?

  • Paul Burgess
    Paul Burgess

    Bikers filtering, that’s the whole point in owning a bike isn’t it??? I don’t own/ride a bike, but I completely respect the love and joy of them 👍🏻

  • Razor's Retro Game Shelf
    Razor's Retro Game Shelf

    Who are these people who don't know what a Vauxhall Senator is? haha

  • Jaximus

    Ethan’s softwood

  • mark hood
    mark hood

    i would go to a car dealership, wearing what ever the hell i wanted to, picked up my most recent car in a full blown tracksuit as it happens. Still drove away in the car....silly really that people will look at your choice of clothing that day and assume your social stature or wealth small fathers friend was 19, going back 33 years ago, 2 men came onto the forecourt, he was a car sales man. Guys came in, old jeans, tee shirts...trainers....older guys in the forecourt where like, you can have them good luck getting a sale....he sold 12 ford seirras as a fleet sale. I dont know if my old man, told me this story, to make me think to never judge a book by its cover, or to never judge a person by their appearance (if so it worked for me) or if it actually happend...but it made me believe that everyone, regardless of looks, wealth, or anything else, deserves as much a chance as a guy strolling in with a suit my two pence for what its worth

  • keio

    I guessed cappuccino as soon as you said japanese and rwd 🤣

  • keio

    When my Cappuccino gets mentioned for a 2nd time 😀🤣

  • Nathaniel Mathies
    Nathaniel Mathies

    I got Cappuccino. Not too many rear wheel drive Suzuki. I initially thought Vitarra but then when you said its not 4 or 6 cylinder I automatically thought 3 cylinder rear wheel drive. Cappuccino obvious answer.

  • Nathaniel Mathies
    Nathaniel Mathies

    What the hell are jogging bottoms? Are you talking about trackie dacks?

  • AndrewB

    Name ideas: Stuff with Wood by Ethan Ethan's Hard Knocks Wood is Good

  • Suck my Bollackits
    Suck my Bollackits

    Get rid of Jack. The dudes a wet lettuce.

  • Lewis Tate
    Lewis Tate

    Got it Cappuccino :)

  • Reuben Langstone
    Reuben Langstone

    It should be called. Handling wood.

  • Marc de
    Marc de

    Guessed Capacinno immediately said Suzuki as as it suits you sir!🤔😂

  • Alex Prior
    Alex Prior

    Someone tried to pull that "headgasket failure" scam on a friend of mine. He also smelt a rat and got his wife and daughter to keep them talking whilst he checked his CCTV. You should have seen their faces when he showed them the footage of one of them pouring something in the exhaust and then my friend telling them that if they really wanted it, the price had now doubled. They went away empty handed.

  • Pound Coin
    Pound Coin

    I had the same scam done to me and a friend when we were selling an Alpina, The story was exactly the same and I mean exactly the same and it was quite a scary experience although we never let the car go

  • Abarth_ Alex_
    Abarth_ Alex_

    I got it in 9 questions

  • L555 Corey
    L555 Corey

    For the Instagram handle it has to be Hammer and Smales for all woodwork things

  • Kieran Nash
    Kieran Nash

    Ethan's Handy Wood

  • mitsubishi2301

    I guessed Suzuki Cappucino by about Question 8 😂

  • Rb Clark
    Rb Clark

    I think Alex mat Watson and Gareth should do the next top gear ??

  • Harry Pebody
    Harry Pebody

    Romanians don't mind dipping the fingers in a pot of oil then saying the head gasket has gone

  • Henning Schroth
    Henning Schroth

    52:30 T- junction... the explanation is so confusing when you are used to left hand drive...

  • Justin Hedrick
    Justin Hedrick

    Hold on if you accelerate hard from a light twice they’ll take your bike?? Wtf

  • ton mtb comic
    ton mtb comic

    If ethon can do it then anyone can lol

  • Benji Renals
    Benji Renals

    The problem with being able to hear a bike coming while in your car, is that everyone else has to hear that bike for half a mile around.

  • Andrew Johnson
    Andrew Johnson

    13.55 its called a Section 59 😂🤦‍♂️

  • Scott

    After all that the guy still took cash surprised it wasn't all fake

  • Yusuf Moosajee
    Yusuf Moosajee

    Ethan's would work?

  • Paul C
    Paul C

    At not 4 or 6 pot question I was screaming cappuccino!

  • Benji Renals
    Benji Renals

    Glad to hear Police in Warwickshire are trying to deal with dangerous driving, so many shitty boy racers around here.

  • Joel Cairns
    Joel Cairns

    liberty city theme while riding down the M1 lol

  • Jamie H
    Jamie H

    my uncle went to a Porsche dealership a couple years ago and began to look around and decided on a 911 and when he wanted for someone to offer their services so he could by the car they wouldn't go near him, so he went to Audi ttrs (manual). I'm not rich enough to own an Audi or porsche. Just a story.

  • Not James May
    Not James May

    I got it

  • RotaryBro

    Jeans are workwear typically used by construction workers and trades people. Joggers, slacks and shorts are leisure wear - you are going to buy a car in your leisure time. Makes sense to me.

  • 6RadaR6

    Most idiots arent using the electric scooters on the roads, they're using them on pavements.

  • Benjamin Williams
    Benjamin Williams

    Also, regarding electric scooters, only the schemes run by local councils in city centres are legal. The ones you buy yourself are still illegal to use in public places.

  • Andrew Law
    Andrew Law

    Loving the Grinds my gears bits the most guys, keep on with the rage stuff it’s hilarious 😂. Let’s face it we all need to vent off and seeing you all join is awesome. Can’t wait for the next podcast 😁

  • Benjamin Williams
    Benjamin Williams

    Wood with Ethan

  • Ethan Bevan
    Ethan Bevan

    the cappuccino is just a knock off of a mazda MX5#

  • ChaosPotato

    0:15 Jack was feeling it this time

  • Mr. E
    Mr. E

    Just looked on auto trader and there is a perodua Nippa on there right now!! Ethan, get it while you can.

  • Gary G
    Gary G

    As soon as he said RWD and Suzuki, I guessed Cappucino, although I'm not sure that's something to be proud of.

  • James Jones
    James Jones

    I knew it was going to be a cappuccino as soon as Suzuki was guessed !!

  • Danial Noble
    Danial Noble

    This makes me want to see Jack / Gareth or Ethan to put the Instagram sticker on Phil

  • Firosh George
    Firosh George

    I guessed it right as soon as you said it wasn't neither a 6 nor a 4 pot

  • Sam Gammon
    Sam Gammon

    Cappuccino was my guest straight after you said rwd

  • Jack McMahon
    Jack McMahon

    The milkman's wood

  • ryhildo

    I'm late, but, surely it should be Ethan Plays With Wood or Ethan Works Wood, or....

  • Daniel Garratt
    Daniel Garratt

    Ethan playing with his wood!

  • Brecon Cameron
    Brecon Cameron

    I got cappuccino as soon as I heard it was a rwd Suzuki, it's the only rwd Suzuki that I know of, I'm sure there's others but I don't know them

  • sanna sanyang
    sanna sanyang


  • BMXaholic

    I laughed when u all thought of the exact car i own e46 330d touring hahaahah

  • J Richie
    J Richie

    Is Gareth a permanent member of cast?

  • FrostGhost

    The electric scooters are NOT legal yet. There are some trials going on in some cities with partners like lime, but those are only available for short-term hire. The privately owned ones are still illegal on all public roads...

    • FrostGhost

      @Nicolas Peart Exactly, they should be completely legalised imo.

    • Nicolas Peart
      Nicolas Peart

      What's the difference when somebodys on one, whether its his own or a companies?

  • Henry Kravitz
    Henry Kravitz

    i actually know what a Vauxhall senator was

  • lordmaximus

    FIAT BRAVO?? It's a grande punto lads come on

  • AXG

    Ethans Got Wood

  • N H
    N H

    Three out of four not knowing what a Vauxhall Senator is makes me feel really old. 🥲 Edit: Finally finished this podcast, was not disappointed with Jack’s one liners.....”if in doubt, pull out.” 👍

  • Richard Bath
    Richard Bath

    I knew it was cappuccino from about question 12 😂

  • Booka

    I was thinking Cappuccino up until: "is it constant RWD?" "No"!? 38:08 Unless he's referring to it having an open diff, in which case jog on.

  • Theo Mason-Thompson
    Theo Mason-Thompson

    The Vauxhall Senator was a prime piece of engineering... If compared with a Lada Riva🥴😅🥶🙃

  • Alexandros Bertz
    Alexandros Bertz

    23:30, hex Alex, stfu, i am not traiding my comfy pants for some hardass jeans with stupid Rivets that scratch my leather interieur. I dont trust people who give too much shit about their looks. SO F.Y. and have a nice day, sincerly yours, Alex

  • Mr Roddy
    Mr Roddy

    I was screaming Suzuki Carry, so I was wrong...

  • Lloyd Griffiths
    Lloyd Griffiths


  • Es Na
    Es Na

    yes girlfriend and i amen

  • nindza84

    Really shitty content the last few months... I hope something interesting is coming sooner than later. Cheers.

  • SuprA 44
    SuprA 44

    I've been on my motorbike with my cousin on his before at A T junction turning right; I've had a car come in the LEFT side of me on the LEFT lane, centimetres from hitting us and they just carried on like it was normal.

  • Ivan Doe
    Ivan Doe

    26:57 it's fiat grande punto