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    1. Sam Honiball

      In regards to the whole sticker conversation, if I went to a festival and bought a tshirt then I would because I went there and experienced it. I wouldn't buy one if I didn't experience it myself so I agree with Gareth.

    2. Elliott Thomas

      Stickers... I have the nurb tattooed on me 👀 is that ok?

    3. izoyt

      italy, home of middlelaners..

    4. Minibull

      I just buy off car people. Then I know the cars been looked after and they have good intentions on letting the car go to the right buyers

    5. Waldemarr

      Timestamps please. Other than that I'm gonna listen to this podcast in the future. 👍

    6. Kieran Perry

      The thing with down badging a 335d is that the only people that will notice or care will be car people, and car people will know its a 335 from the exhaust arrangement

    7. Pabloelnavegante

      I thought it would be a lamborgini lm002, the truck, 1986

    8. dtprodrive

      We talking about jlr...? Selling shit😂😂😂

    9. Michael Slater

      Alex’s accents omg I’ve lost it!!!!

    10. Nick Bell

      regarding sold as seen: if you buy a car from someone and either there is an issue they didn't know about or something happens, then you have no recourse. However, if the owner has deliberate misled you then they have misrepresented the car. To deliberately mislead you, the owner must actively lie, rather than omit the truth. So if they know there is an issue it is not deliberately misleading if they don't offer the information up to you. It IS deliberate misleading if you ask "any issues with the car at the moment?" and they lie saying there isn't an issue, then you have some recourse. Always, always, always ask when privately buying a car "any issues whatsoever with the car?". Always, always, always use a contract as the guys describe and always list and known issues you've discussed.

    11. BrianLTU

      I dont have a car. Bit om pretty sure that if that guy (who wants to like the car for longer) should buy a shitbox, that barely runs. It will have longer time with it because he will be spending time fixing it, maybe even start to love it, once he fixes it, he saw his/her inside.

    12. Oliver

      I agree with once u buy a car and take it home its a done deal. However if on the drive home something was to go wrong with it i would think its acceptable to asked for a return.

    13. Caboodle

      I love how Gareth calls out Alex when he's chatting shit.

    14. Claire Marie

      By the time you guys find somewhere else to do the podcast you'll be able to be back in the van 😂

    15. Laurence Charlton

      They have “curburgring” stickers already ask the guy with “the keys” ;-).

    16. Claire Marie

      To Jez, who emailed in, Get a Saab Aero!!!! 2.8 V6 😉😉😎

    17. I'm not a Mechanic

      When you buy a used car from a private seller there is no right to a refund -it is effectively sold as seen regardless of what has been said. As for buying from a dealer (normal sale) they have a legal responsibility under consumer contract law, so stating 'sold as seen' does not negate their legal duties (what Jack was saying basically) - however in practice if someone says its sold as seen they are not going to be very receptive to your requests for a return/refund etc meaning the only way to get them to do it is to threaten legal action, which is costly, time consuming and stressful. It's usually only stated about cheaper/older cars which the delaer isnt going to want to make a loss on fixing any potential problems. At an auction all cars are sold as seen, even if sold by dealers, but for ebay the terms of the auction is that they must be as described, so you can back out if there is anything wrong - but must do so before you part with your money - so ideally check the car before you bid, but if not check the car against the ad when you collect.

    18. Steve Pettifer

      Biggest annoyance when on cruise control: You overtake someone and some other bellend hoons right up your trumpet, you pull back in after finishing the overtake and the moron then pulls in front of you and then slows down. Absolute fuckhats.

    19. None of Your Buisness

      Porsche Cayenne V6. You mean a Golf R32 on stilts... No thanks.

    20. Mr Steve Furness-Lappin

      Ethan, I finally collected all Kanto Pokémon (all Gen1) at last, on Kanto day.. it was a great day :D keep up the great content guys

    21. Scott

      I know the etiquette is to use lane 1 but surely in reality of everyone used the 1st Lane and was going bang on 70 it would be bumper to bumper and noone would be able to get in on the slip road?

    22. BlackFlag94

      On your topic of Cruise Control... you can never have a peaceful journey at 70. You have to go for random numbers. I find 74mph works best, or 63mph. Randomly specific but try it, it works.

    23. Jarred Palk

      Porche wont be selling only electric in 2025 they're to busy developing 3D printable pistons for their cars in 2028 or 2029 and what I'm hearing is out of business by 2030

    24. Andrew

      6:55 what you mean used to be a 🛎🔚 hahahahaha

    25. Ross MacFadyen

      Love the podcast, however!!! Can you please update the camera quality as it's 2021! xx

    26. R118GSiVVC

      I love a sleeper!

    27. R118GSiVVC

      Everyone in Wales? Sorry Alex, you're wrong! 😝

    28. Nikki Skelton

      call Ethan's wood channel Carveuretor!!

    29. AudiS4

      That 335d being faster than every single car in the world story didn’t ring true to me. Faster than a gullwing merc? It’s only 440hp mate leave it off

    30. Essex Customs

      Served Jack in the shop I work in. How many fuses do u need lol sorted u out a little discount. Welcome thanks for content

    31. AmbiguousJim

      Need to learn to narrow down the options by asking the continent first rather than listing every country that’s ever made a car

    32. Lourenco Mota

      Restore the 1£ Volvo and do a giveaway!

    33. A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.

      So what was the scam ? .

      1. Johnny Five

        The deposit......

    34. A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.

      😴 💤💰💤👙💤🚗💤🍻💤💤💤

    35. A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.

      and on, . . . . . .

    36. A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.

      and on, . . . .

    37. A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.

      And droned on, . . . .

    38. A. Bloke 2.0 Always Learning.

      That is not 2m between you. Your EARS, perhaps, but not in Social Distancing. .

    39. tom gibbons

      40:15 Jack giving someone a proper death stare for quite some time 😂😂

    40. Azad Hussain

      Can you please put time stamps on your videos. Thanks

    41. Claire Marie

      Totally agree about cruise control, it really does show who can't drive when you use it 😏

    42. neil walsh

      Good call from the Sit Afrikin Gareth on the Lexus for a 3k budget. Something slightly different and a refreshing change from all the kraut dross that A+J keep harping on about. LS400 is older but a better choice, but older but the absolute pinnacle of engineering at the time. LS430 have a known fault with the integrated radiator / oil cooler

    43. lee neal

      Hi Guys Have a suggestion for your podcast. The 20 questions section, you could call one of your listeners and guess the car they own. They could tell Rory what the car is beforehand so they cannot cheat and you could put a pic of their car in post production. Not only will it allow you lot to have a competition on who guesses the most but will involve your listeners/watchers too.

    44. elias Castellón

      What the hell, I never remember un-subbing to you

    45. neocerebus

      Ethan is one my people?

    46. Juan Solo

      Blindspot hogs next the a truck with a race car trailer is the absolute bane. Especially when merging onto a freeway and those fuckers go below the speed limit.

    47. Simon Hopkin

      Downbadge all the way lol

    48. AwesomeCarGuy

      27:31 Gareth mentioning some of the 13 bad words

    49. Mannie Action Sports

      “Mahye waiyfe”

    50. Luis A.

      Sucks when I'm listening on spotify and think of an awesome comment when I'm driving and then remember oh. Wait. No way to comment on spotify 😭

    51. mark hood

      1974 - 1990 for the contach, what a car and a machine!

    52. mistreku

      11:52 only ppl who hate bmw's are ppl who either haven't owned one, or owned a shitty one, prolly a 4 pot. drive a decent old n/a 6 cyl bmw and tell me you don't like it. yea, there's gonna be faster things on the road, but for purity and pleasure of driving, very hard to beat. or ppl who already know what they're all about and want to try something else.

    53. Martin Martin

      Hey guys how about podcast from Sheerness.

    54. Mr Tumshie

      I had no idea HMP Edinburgh was now recruiting in Brazil.

    55. Jorge Ferreira

      This feels like an TV Show for Apple :)

    56. Steve

      A car buying scam? Oh I thought you all were gonna mention the EV car purchase scam? Just think about it people werent driving or buying any cars during lockdown so the government urged people into buying an EV whilst there is no readly infrastructure to support EV's. The government wanted to save the car dealerships so everybody financed one with the government grant.

    57. ibrahim us

      This episode has proved once again how much of a dick Alex is

    58. allothernamesbutthis

      what i hate is when you are in the outside lane, nice gap between car in front cruising overtaking the slow traffic, then the car behind is right up your arse. you move over to let them overtake they then drive 5 mph slower than what you were and constantly on the brakes.

    59. dannyboio37

      Vast majority of debadgers are those hiding something guttless all day long 😂

    60. Greg

      I was hoping the police response after 3 years was going to be: 'its a scam! Don't buy the car!'

    61. d3Rm0Nk

      To the guy with the 318D bage ... I like your idea but adding the whole list of "sPeCiAl CaRs It EmBaRrAsSeD" and all the stats, while impressive, gives off strong douche energy

    62. johnny haney

      Four stops an hour does not necessarily equate to four tickets an hour .

    63. Paul Burgess

      Car SOLD AS SEEN! End of

    64. Ben Nicholson

      when gareth sung broken glass i thought that the original song got edited into the video for a second

    65. Paddy Ocallaghan

      Getting boring now guys

    66. james cavendish

      Curdborough track stickers are available for event days, I have a couple from classic car sprint days

    67. Kim Thomas

      I often see "Big Boy" in his range rover too.

    68. Lint

      Shout out for Pokémon Go Kanto day.

    69. Ragdoll Racing

      Keep singing to piss everyone off hahahahaha

    70. spyburn007

      I’ve got an amazing space you can use... but it’s in Sydney.

    71. Ben Holroyd

      So how many others just assumed that the black round things in the background were tyres? This being a car channel and all...

    72. John Bentley

      I hate the blind-spot-hoggers too, but there is a really simple solution: as you see the situation unfolding and the slower vehicle ahead, speed up a couple of mph and pull out ahead of them

    73. AJCgolf

      Not very smart of Gareth to pick a car company that made about 4 different models in 50 years 😂

    74. AJCgolf

      Ethan’s point about cruise control reminds me so much about the numpties I call “the 68 brigade” who travel on the A1 from Newry to Belfast at 68 mph, so when I’m in cruise control at 70 I overtake them. There are two sections of the road with a 60mph speed limit. When there’s no traffic to overtake I take the cruise control down to 60mph, only to be overtaken again by the same car, still doing 68mph... then when the road goes back to 70mph the process just repeats.... these people must do 68mph regardless of any speed limit signs

    75. Kevin T

      When are you driving a Hydrogen car ? Need to show the difference between Hydrogen and electric vehicles 🚗

    76. cappaculla

      Someone tell me, what use is Gareth ??

    77. Tom Amesbury

      For people trying to return a car I always make them sign a sold as seen form and never have had a problem

    78. Anthony Flatt

      Lamborghini Diablo, from the 80s? Eh...

    79. Adam uk

      I love bmw's but is it just me or are nearly all 335d owners annoying as f$ck?!

    80. Jacob Warr

      For £3,000, why doesn't he buy my Saab 9-5 HOT Aero Estate @13:30 It's for sale here: Be rude not to plug my own car wouldn't it...


      Alex is an impressive driver the day we meet im sure we can talk about how fast we have got point to point , mine is from central Lincoln - Milton Keynes in 48 minutes in my 220 hp vw bora 1.9tdi think the time Google says it should take 1 h 41 minutes to my uncle Petes house my dad was present in body but I think his soul left

    82. Chris

      Jack's correct in what he's saying about "Sold As Seen". It genuinely isn't worth it's words even if you're buying from a private seller off a street corner. As a purchaser you are still covered by the same consumer rights as you would be of buying from a dealership, as the car needs to be fit for purpose as advertised. It's far from practical for a purchaser to be able to give a car a full proper going over on a street corner to the point that you're confident it's mechanically sound in every aspect, not to mention 80% of motorists can't fill a tyre or check their oil, therefor the responsibility falls on the seller to be honest in the advert and sale.

      1. Chris

        @13992josh Oh was it your story?

      2. 13992josh

        @Chris indeed i did, wasnt worth the scrap on my driveway haha

      3. Chris

        @13992josh Ah right yeah I'm with you. Then the seller would be under no legal obligation to refund the purchaser. The buyer could try take the seller to court but ultimately he'd loose. The guy mentioned in the podcast litterly gave the refund to save himself the hassle.

      4. 13992josh

        @Chris my point referring to car a private sale car being returned as mentioned in the scenario in the podcast

      5. Chris

        @13992josh Then everythings going to be cosher, I'm not quite sure what you're trying to get at?

    83. Prabhnihal Singh

      This should be the next cast of Top Gear: Alex, Ethan and Jack!!

    84. BMW_NUT

      I love watching Gareth being ripped into every episode 🤣🤣🤣

    85. Flexnes1

      Fun fact about downbadging: The king of Sweden (that is the *real* king of Sweden) put 518i badges on his E28 M5 back in the 80's to not annoy the commoners too much.

    86. Sarel Bezuidenhout

      Adding to the Grinds My Gears of this week, people speeding on the M25, then slowing down to 10 MPH below what the speed limits are because of the fixed cameras... Like honestly, just slow down to 75 when you were going 90 before... not down to 60 in the 3rd/4th lane... Or better yet, don't speed

    87. Dave C

      I'd split the podcast and main content on two different channels, also get some lights, you guys look like you are sitting in the dark now.

    88. Carl Cassidy

      Miles got a Nurbergring sticker if I remember correctly

    89. Richard_AKL

      I went to Nurburgring, bought the sticker, came back to NZ and put it on my B5 S4... It was awesome, but def agree with not putting stickers unless you've been to the track.

    90. Chris

      Don't know why but Alex reminds me so much of Stewie Griffin 😂😂 especially when he does the big "oooohhh"

    91. Mark Telford

      Citroen Ami - Citroen's answer to Clive Sinclair......but no one asked the question!

    92. Simon.Inglis.Kayak

      Cheap A6 is not a good idea. Mine breaks consistently on the day after it's been repaired

    93. MrSluby

      Focus st170 are like £500-1500 all day of the week, great buy!

    94. Rohan Hunt

      Sold / accepted as is , with all faults if any

    95. oliver mansfield

      The citroen ami is a mobility scooter for people who don't have mobility issues.

    96. Chris R-Watts

      The police haven’t been working on it for three years it just took them that long to bother looking into it. Meanwhile I imagine many other people fell for the scam.

    97. Glen sainsbury

      Best track sticker I've seen is m25.

    98. Ashwin Abraham

      Definitely love Gareth and Alex's flirtings... they even wearing matching jumpers!!!

    99. Big Dog

      " I Prefer taking all badges off the car so nobody know nuffink.” Gareth we know you're not South African you're really from Essex, just be honest, c'mon the gig is up

    100. Mubarak AL-Mansouri

      While an listening to this , having my coffee ☕️, while installing my pedal box and DTE systems on my GR Yaris at my garage home this morning. ❤️ entertaining guys 👍

      1. Mubarak AL-Mansouri

        @Do One 😂 It’s morning and I don’t drink it unless it’s non alcohol 🍺 😆😅