Trust is good, control is better buying a classic car is usually connected to emotions. But also lovers of the old cult slide should have their feelings when buying under control and no pure gut decision. Without expertise Fehlkaufe made with vintage cars quickly. To keep from, the assistance of an expert can help. For those whose budget does not allow this, the vehicle portal, auto.de presents various tips to check the vintage. Before the start of the tour, it is advisable to show the vehicle documents.
The history of the car can be traced to the invoices and documents. Whether the car was once involved in an accident, can be also viewed the gaps. You must be as equal on the entire vehicle. Seals and rubber are also to investigate, since the exchange of porous or shrunken rubber can be expensive. Also behind the gums should be watched: often, rust or traces of repainting hide here. When the testing of the paint, it is advisable to look at the vintage (www.auto.de/ magazine/vintage) even against the light.
Reflected light waves, which is a sign of improper repairs. Engine and transmission should be checked on oil leak: the engine compartment looks strikingly clean, an engine wash may have taken place recently. It is best to look again after the test drive. In the trunk is to search for traces of the accident or moisture. A look under the Panel can help. In the passenger compartment, the buyer should give special eight it that all instruments and instrument panel are functional. Finally last doubt can be solved during the test drive. It may not be because the engine or the gear no unusual noises and play of steering and brakes should work properly. More information: ../Oldtimerkauf-Sachverstand-ist-Bares-wert contact: Lisa Neumann University Service GmbH barefoot streets 12 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59