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Old 02-08-2021, 10:31 AM   #1
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I've been trying to sell some odds and ends parts, mainly 41-48 passenger, for a while and haven't been getting too many bites. In my ads I just list the individual parts and what I'd like to get for them. Would I get more interest listing them individually with a couple of nice pics???
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Old 02-08-2021, 11:05 AM   #2
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I am a visual type of person so I always like pictures. I know a lot of people don't like eBay (and yes, I hate that the big vendors post hundreds of new parts, Like MAC's). But I have had good luck selling some spare parts on eBay.
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I was always taught in advertising that 'pictures are worth 1,000 words' and it seems to work for me!
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Would I get more interest listing them individually with a couple of nice pics???
Probably, it's worth a try.
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If they are small parts or even larger, here is a sample of a good way to do it; https://www.mtfca.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=19010
As the parts are sold, use the edit and mark them sold. Part of selling is keeping the ad updated, marking items or ad as sold. These ads never go away and you don't want someone a month or more asking if you still have it. Don't put any contact info in the ad, do it all by PM or email for at least first contact.
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Old 02-08-2021, 11:22 AM   #6
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I've been trying to sell some odds and ends parts, mainly 41-48 passenger, for a while and haven't been getting too many bites. In my ads I just list the individual parts and what I'd like to get for them. Would I get more interest listing them individually with a couple of nice pics???
Specific Social Media sites are your friends for selling stuff.
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Old 02-08-2021, 11:29 AM   #7
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Yes Facebook has specific pages for different year groups. The car forums I am a member of, politics and personal attacks are strictly forbidden. Some pages allow items to be sold on them or you can try Facebook Market place.
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Social media sites make far more sense than Ebay and it’s at no cost!
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Old 02-08-2021, 11:43 AM   #9
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I have a 41 convertible for sale for a year now............cheap.


dont think there is that much interest in those years. Now a 40 ford coupe..........
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Old 02-08-2021, 01:16 PM   #10
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Ah, the "Holy Grail" besides the 32. That's why I now have one again, sold both my 32 5W and the first 40, both Olds powered, when I got married in '72.
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