Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog Tech Info Tech Forums
  Search our site:    
 Cart  | Project List | Order Status | Help    

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > General Discussion > Open Discussion

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-23-2010, 10:09 AM
benhogan's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Chapel Hill
Posts: 979
How much does Wayne Carini charge?

Just curious.

I wonder how much he charges when he brokers a sale. I imagine 25% of the selling price plus expenses.

Another question...why does he walk like a caveman though....?
1987 190d 2.5Turbo
2006 Schwinn Scooter

Unless you like doing repairs twice, stay away from URO parts!

Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2010, 12:25 PM
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Southern California, U.S.A.
Posts: 8,427
Wayne Carini on the Chasing Classic Cars cable show?

I bet he gets paid either a flat fee, or a percentage of the selling price.
Paul S.

2001 E430, Bourdeaux Red, Oyster interior.
79,200 miles.

1973 280SE 4.5, 170,000 miles. 568 Signal Red, Black MB Tex. "The Red Baron".
Reply With Quote
Old 12-24-2010, 09:58 AM
POS's Avatar
POS POS is offline
Registered User
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 2,500
25% would be way too high. I don't know what he makes either, but if he charged that much he wouldn't get used very often. I'm betting he's around 10% plus expenses.
- Brian

1989 500SEL Euro
1966 250SE Cabriolet
1958 BMW Isetta 600
Reply With Quote
Old 12-24-2010, 11:18 AM
Fold on dotted line
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Michigan
Posts: 2,274
Originally Posted by benhogan View Post
Just curious.
Another question...why does Wayne Carini walk like a caveman though....?
His pockets are bulging and very heavy
Invest in America: Buy a Congressman!

1950 170SD
1951 Citroen 11BN
1953 Citroen 11BNF limo
1953 220a project
1959 180D
1960 190D
1960 Borgward Isabella TS 2dr
1983 240D daily driver
1983 380SL
1990 350SDL daily driver alt
3 x Citroen DS21M, down from 5
3 x Citroen 2CV, down from 6
Reply With Quote
Old 12-24-2010, 02:13 PM
TylerH860's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Wichita, Ks
Posts: 5,103
In the state of Kansas, dealer's cannot broker cars, only buy and sell them.

So we can "buy" them and not pay until the car is sold... Kind of a silly rule.

Barrett-Jackson charges a 6% to the buyer and 6% to the seller for an auction sale. It was the same rate when I sold my '84 500SL at the blacktop nationals auction which was led by Spanky himself.

I would imagine it would depend on the car being sold. If its a 6 figure car I can't imagine someone asking more than a single digit percentage. F40 has quite a selection all over the place price wise, so I imagine there's a sliding scale.
1985 500SL "Zippy" , 1984 300SD
1991 560SEC
Reply With Quote
Old 12-24-2010, 02:13 PM


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:11 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2011 Pelican Parts - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page