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Guy shows us exactly how to sell a used piece of crap

23 May, 2017

Injecting a healthy dose of comedy in the ad for your used piece of crap is a sure fire way to get people looking at it, even if it never really does end with a sale as a result.

Latvian-native and visual effects expert Eugene Romanovsky didn’t just list his 1996 Suzuki Vitara on the local TradeMe equivalent and call it a day, no, he created the most far fetched history of a car ever and made sure that a hoard of people will see it.

We’d say the effort was well placed, considering it’s reached our shores … check it out below

The Jowett Jupiter turns 70

John Ball has always enjoyed tinkering with old boats and cars. He’s old enough to think having gearbox parts on newspaper on the floor of his bedroom, while the relevant car sat waiting on nail boxes, was a normal part of growing up. His passion has always tended towards old British bangers. He reckons he’s fortunate not to have got caught up in the American muscle scene.
John’s love affair with this Jupiter started in December 2015 when, with some time on his hands during a Christchurch trip, he searched online for ‘cars, before 1970 and in Christchurch’.

A passion for classics and customs

In the highly competitive field of New Zealand classic and custom restorations, reputations are won or lost on the ability to maintain consistently high standards of workmanship. A company managing to achieve this is D A Panel beating Ltd, of Rangiora near Christchurch. Is your classic or custom car restoration stalled, or in need of a refresh, or perhaps you are looking for experts to rebuild that recent import project out of Europe or the ‘States?