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Frequently Asked Questions
Buying a vehicle over the Internet or on Ebay isn't difficult. But you might have some questions along the way. We're always happy to answer any questions you may have. Check out our Frequently Asked Questions below or call our Ebay Team.

Who Should Bid on a Dave Smith Motors E-bay vehicle?
If you are bidding on E-bay you will need to either pay cash or be pre-approved for a car loan. Dave Smith Motors is happy to work with you for financing. You can be bidding soon, get pre-approved online today, go HERE to apply. 
Dave Smith Motors dedicates a lot of time and energy to our listings on Ebay, evidenced by the usual 40+ photo's taken of each vehicle. Please bid responsibly. If you have any questions about a vehicle, call us directly to discuss any aspect of the vehicle you are interested in. We would be happy to help you put a deal together.

What is the source for Dave Smith Motors inventory?
We have many different sources for the cars and trucks we stock. Most of our vehicles are top quality trade ins. Dave Smith Motors sells over 400 new vehicles each month, and takes in many top quality trade ins for these new car sales. Some of our vehicles may be purchased at dealer sales, or at off-lease sales. The vehicles Dave Smith Motors retails on eBay are usually late model and have low miles. Dave Smith Motors resells cars with clean titles only, this means we never retail salvage, rebuilt, reconstructed, insurance claim, flood or other gray market vehicles unless specifically noted.

Does Dave Smith Motors have all titles on hand for your vehicles?
Yes, Dave Smith Motors has all titles on hand for vehicles that are placed for sale. Dave Smith Motors is a licensed and bonded dealer in Idaho and guarantees clear titles on all vehicles that we sell. Dave Smith Motors sells over 10,000 vehicles a year, the movement of vehicles and title are a constant at our dealership.

How is shipping of the vehicle arranged, can I get a quote?
Dave Smith Motors does not ship vehicles but is happy to provide you with all of the details you will need to ship your new vehicle to its new home. Send an email to Ebay@davesmith.com or call 1-888-678-3151. 

      Common shipping terms include:
  • Open Carrier - You've seen these trucks, 10 cars on a truck, running down the highway. This is the most economical way to transport, but because of the risk of additional rock and element damage, many higher dollar and specialty cars must be shipped enclosed carrier 
  • Enclosed Carrier - You vehicle will be transported in a closed container, this eliminates the damage that can come from exposure to the road and the elements, this is typically several hundred dollars more in cost. 
  • Insurance - All vehicles are covered by insurance while in transport, you will need to provide insurance once you take delivery of the vehicle.

What forms of payment does Dave Smith Motors accept?
Dave Smith Motors accepts certified cashier checks drawn on US Banks in US funds. We also accept financing checks from your local bank or credit union, we are also happy to arrange financing for you. If you need financing call 1-888-678-3151 or CLICK HERE to apply for financing. 

Does Dave Smith Motors offer financing? 
Yes, we have over 40 different lending institutions that can help you get financed today. CLICK HERE to apply for financing and we will get in touch with you shortly.

Do you accept trades?
Yes, Dave Smith Motors welcomes your trade even if you're buying your vehicle on Ebay. Buying a vehicle from Dave Smith Motors on Ebay means you'll get a great price on your new vehicle, but it doesn't mean you can't trade in your old vehicle. We always welcome trade ins. Call us to discuss your trade in today 1-888-678-3151.

Where is Dave Smith Motors Located?
Dave Smith Motors is located in Kellogg, Idaho, the heart of Idaho's Silver Valley.

     Dave Smith Motors
     210 N Division St.
     Kellogg, ID 83837

I live out of state, how does the buying process work if I am paying cash?
More than half of our eBay transactions involve selling and shipping vehicles out of state. Here is the process broken down step by step:

      Cash Purchase from Out of State 
  • You place the winning bid and make the $500 eBay deposit 
  • We contact each other via email and phone to finalize the transaction 
  • You FedEx certified funds for the remaining balance due plus any shipping charges 
  • When we receive your funds we ready the car for shipping, and deliver it to the local shipping terminal if needed - Your new car is now on it's way to you, typical delivery time is 7 to 14 days. 
  • We send you duplicate copies of the bill of sale, one for you to keep, and one for you to sign and return
  • When we receive the signed bill of sale, we FedEx all title documentation 
  • You pick up your car at the destination terminal 8. Transaction Complete!

I live out of state, how does the buying process work if I am getting financing from my local credit union / bank?

      Working with your bank: 
  • You place the winning bid and make the $500 eBay deposit 
  • We contact each other via email and phone to finalize the transaction 
  • We fax all required paperwork to your bank, including copies of the Purchase Order and Title documentation 
  • Your bank sends certified funds for the remaining balance due 
  • We FedEx your banking institution the title to the vehicle 
  • When we receive your funds we ready the car for shipping, and deliver it to the local shipping terminal if needed - Your new car is now on it's way to you, typical delivery time is 7 to 14 days. 
  • We send you duplicate copies of the bill of sale, one for you to keep, and one for you to sign and return 
  • You pickup your car at the destination terminal 
  • Transaction Complete!

I live out of state, but want to fly in and drive my new car back home.
Great! We have done this many times.  If you let us know in advance, we can arrange to have the paperwork completed and have you picked up at the airport. Please make arrangement to fly into the Spokane International Airport (GEG) in Spokane, Washington and we will pick you up and bring you to our dealership in Kellogg, Idaho.  

What about extended warranties? 
Dave Smith Motors offers a few different options for extended warranties. Contact the finance department at 1-888-678-3151 or email us at ebay@davesmith.com

What type of service do you do to the cars before selling them?
All cars are professionally cleaned before sale. If there are any mechanical issues noted during inspection, they are addressed before the car is sold. Any issues that we elect not to fix are disclosed in full in our eBay listing.

How do I know the car is in the condition stated?
Dave Smith Motors staff are experts in the auto business and have personally inspected thousands of vehicles. We do our best to point out the shortcomings in the cars and trucks that we sell. If you are interested in an extended warranty for your new car or truck purchase, please call us at 1-888-678-3151, or email us at ebay@davesmith.com