The basic process of buying a 1932 Ford Coupe on eBay.com starts with thoroughly researching the vehicle, searching the website for any listings and investigating potential sellers. After finding the right car and seller, place a bid or Buy It Now and finalize all payment, transport and title ownership details.
EBay.com, TheCarConnection.com, edmunds.com and DoughRoller.net all provide lists of helpful tips for making a well-researched and safe online automobile purchase. EBay's How to Buy a Vehicle page outlines the four fundamental steps to buying a 1932 Ford Coupe (or any other car) on the website: find the desired car listing, research the car's price and seller, place a bid or buy the car, and arrange payment, transportation and documentation with the seller.
The lists featured on TheCarConnection.com, edmunds.com and DoughRoller.net offer additional tips to help eBay buyers get the most for their money and avoid scams. All three lists advise that buyers be patient and spend time investigating the make and model of interest, the fair price for that vehicle, and the seller's history and customer feedback.
EBay.com provides some research resources, but for more information on a specific vehicle's history, many reputable sellers offer a CarFax report for their vehicles. If a report is not available, buyers can purchase one from the CarFax website. To guarantee satisfaction, buyers should look for sellers who offer a cancellation policy if the buyer is unhappy upon inspecting the vehicle. Buyers can also make use of the protection programs offered by eBay.com.