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Quick Tips to Find an Honest Car Salesman

October 3, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

buying-a-carWhen you’re trying to buy a new or used car, it’s very easy to come across dishonest salespeople who prey on a lack of knowledge to sell cars. There’s not an easy to way to arm yourself with the knowledge you need to buy a car (in fact, most people don’t even know what make or model they want to buy before they step onto a lot), but you can use this advice from Bidlane, located at 1107 Flower St in Burbank, to make sure you’re dealing with someone honest.

Avoid the In-Store Visit

One tactic people love to use when you’re trying to sell your car in Burbank is to ask for an in-store visit to negotiate the price of the car you want to buy. They may say they want to assess your trade-in value, or show you the car themselves. This is a red flag. Avoid sales people who won’t give quotes over the phone.

Trust Referrals

The turnover for car salespeople gets pretty high at certain dealerships. It’s not a job cut out for everyone, and many people lose the motivation to keep going. Those who do stay tend to build lifelong relationships with customers who will then refer friends. If you’re getting a referral, odds are good your friend trusts that sales person to sell your used car in Burbank.

Lead Them

One ingeniuous tactic used to discover an unreliable sales person is to start discussing “facts” that aren’t really true, but not in any obvious way. Asking for the base model with leather seating, for example, is a good tactic. Most base models don’t have the option for leather seating, so if the sales person responds and affirms they can help you out, they are probably just looking to sell anything.


Bidlane, located at 1107 Flower St in Burbank, is the best destination to sell your used car in Burbank. At Bidlane, appraisal only takes ten minutes and the offer is good for three days.

Winter Car Emergency Kits

January 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

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Car emergencies can happen to anyone, particularly in the winter time. Whether you own a new car or take pride in keeping your vehicle in top shape, winter has a way of throwing a few curve balls, especially if you live in states like Missouri. This is why it is important to create a winter emergency kit for your car ahead of time. Here is a list of important items to keep in your car, according to Fox News.

Depending on your situation, you could be stuck in the snow for a very long time. Basic items in your emergency kit should include gloves, an ice scraper and a first-aid kit. However, it is also important to have a 1 gal gas can, tow cables and a power pack. In the event that you run out of gas and it takes a while for roadside assistance to respond, the 1 gallon gas tank can save your life. You can walk to the nearest gas station and fill up on enough gas to get you back on the road again.

According to Fox News, other items that you may need include windshield washer fluid, antifreeze, a shovel, extra windshield wipers, extra boots and extra clothes. Consider packing other items for extreme emergencies such as reflective warning triangles and nutrition bars.

Pick up these items at www.become.com. The online retailer carries everything from car emergency supplies such as gas tanks to 04 lancer ralliart fenders. You can even find other automotive parts such as 05 galant projector headlamps and more.