A MOTORS expert made more than £1,000 profit by flipping a used car on Facebook Marketplace, and it only took him a few days.
The man took to social media to show his users how he managed to make a decent profit selling a sporty Vauxhall Astra.
TikTok user @ryans_salvage picked the Astra up at an auction for £4,500 and paid £681 in fees and £250 for recovery.
The poster revealed that the tie rods were screeching, so he ordered a new pair for £40.
He also had to pay £60 for insurance and put £40 petrol in the tank, too.
Days later, he took his car for an MOT, costing him around £40 and also gave it a good wash.
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Then, he listed the car on Facebook Marketplace for £8,995, but he ended up selling it for £7,000.
The poster says: "Unfortunately, with the running costs, it was a hard seller, but I made £1,360 profit."
The video has gone viral on social media with more than 38,600 views and 56 comments.
And users were impressed after discovering the decent profit he made.
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One said: "Nice work, man. Where did you get your auction from?"
The poster answered: "What do you mean by hard to sell cos the running costs?"
The poster answered: "Hard to sell due to petrol price going up."
A third pointed out: "How long did it take to sell?"
The poster answered: "Just ten days."
This comes after a motors expert made more than £2,000 profit by flipping a car on Facebook Marketplace.
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