If you like classic cars, chances are that you might have thought about buying one for yourself. But you know that classic cars all are different and unique, and they almost have their own individual fingerprint which will set the car apart from all of the others. When you’re the owner of one of these classic cars, yours is going to be different.

If you’ve thought about buying one, you want to choose one that is best for you and the hunt is so much fun. Some people hate looking for used cars though. But it’s a lot different when you’re looking for classic cars. Locating and owning one of the classic cars will be about nostalgia, personalization, memories, and a lot more than what it is when you’re looking for the modern used cars.

Consider all of those cool cars you’re going to find locally and online. You will find your head is spinning with the decisions as you’re trying to figure out the car that’s right for you. This is going to be true even when you’ve already decided the type of car that you wanted when your search began.

After you have narrowed the car down one, you’ll want to know everything possible about the car. The way to do this is through contacting its owner. If its your goal to get a wonderful car, you want the facts. You may not know where you should start. But there are some questions that you want to ask. These are the critical question, so before wasting your time and money on buying a classic car, these are 10 really important questions you need to ask:

  1. How long were you the car’s owner?
  2. What’s the reason you’re selling it?
  3. What kinds of repairs would you do to the car if you decided to do them?
  4. Do you know of any types of repairs the car needs?
  5. Is there an unbranded title that is good that I can view?
  6. How often is the car driven?
  7. Are you concerned about driving it a long distance, or going on one of the road rallies with the car?
  8. Is there any significant rust on the car?
  9. Do you mind if I have an inspector look at the car?
  10. Do you sell a lot of cars?

After you’ve asked these very important questions, you’re going to have a much better idea of the car’s condition, the history it has and any types of repair issues from the seller’s viewpoint. Of course, right now you only have the words of the seller to go by. Having the vehicle inspected is going to provide you with an overview that is truly independent of the condition of the car and it can be a worthwhile investment prior to parting with the money.

Take some time to learn about the car that you want and research, ask some questions, and have that car inspected. It will save you a lot of problems in the end. Good luck and have fun looking!

Contact Kurt’s Automotive in Naples

Conveniently located at 5430 Yahl St., Suite D, in Naples, Kurt’s Automotive is the place to take your American and European car so it stays in tip-top condition. Contact us at 239-263-3500 to book an appointment for service and maintenance.

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