1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

How do group buys work?

Discussion in 'Group Buys' started by Toyota Truck, Jan 15, 2009.

  1. Jan 15, 2009 at 12:50 PM
    #1
    Toyota Truck

    Toyota Truck [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2008
    Member:
    #10925
    Messages:
    1,958
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    JT
    Texas
    Vehicle:
    2008 Prerunnner
    Magnaflow Muffler-TSB springs-Nuvi 265wt-aFe pro dry s filter-Husky Liners-Blue dome light-extra d-rings-OME 90000 sport struts-885 coils-N182 shocks-TSB AAL-LR UCAs-procomp black alloy rims- nitto terra grapplers-20% tint
    Can some one explain to me along with the others that are new to TW how group buys work?
     
  2. Jan 15, 2009 at 12:51 PM
    #2
    MyToyTaco

    MyToyTaco ╒╪╕

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2008
    Member:
    #9417
    Messages:
    4,339
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Nick
    Port Hueneme
    Vehicle:
    08 Taco
    you get a group of people to buy the same thing for a discounted price
     
  3. Jan 15, 2009 at 12:54 PM
    #3
    Toyota Truck

    Toyota Truck [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2008
    Member:
    #10925
    Messages:
    1,958
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    JT
    Texas
    Vehicle:
    2008 Prerunnner
    Magnaflow Muffler-TSB springs-Nuvi 265wt-aFe pro dry s filter-Husky Liners-Blue dome light-extra d-rings-OME 90000 sport struts-885 coils-N182 shocks-TSB AAL-LR UCAs-procomp black alloy rims- nitto terra grapplers-20% tint
    It discounted cuz a large amount of people want to buy it?
     
  4. Jan 15, 2009 at 12:55 PM
    #4
    lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Staff Member

    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2007
    Member:
    #872
    Messages:
    10,104
    First Name:
    Hotdog
    Vehicle:
    2007 PreRunner SR5 Double Cab
    Wet Okole Underwear
    it varies from each of the group buys. Often times, the members here say they will buy something and then the contact info of the Company is given out. You would call or e-mail said company and place your order.
     
  5. Jan 15, 2009 at 12:56 PM
    #5
    MyToyTaco

    MyToyTaco ╒╪╕

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2008
    Member:
    #9417
    Messages:
    4,339
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Nick
    Port Hueneme
    Vehicle:
    08 Taco
  6. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:03 PM
    #6
    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com Staff Member

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2007
    Member:
    #1146
    Messages:
    8,155
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Steve-0
    So*Cal
    Vehicle:
    06 PreRunner Dbl Cab
    What Mods!
    When you do a group buy make sure the company is a reputable company catch an interest in what people want like coilovers tell them how many people would i need to get for the best price possible and once you have people committed it gets going from there but like said the more people involved the better the discount.
     
  7. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:04 PM
    #7
    Toyota Truck

    Toyota Truck [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2008
    Member:
    #10925
    Messages:
    1,958
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    JT
    Texas
    Vehicle:
    2008 Prerunnner
    Magnaflow Muffler-TSB springs-Nuvi 265wt-aFe pro dry s filter-Husky Liners-Blue dome light-extra d-rings-OME 90000 sport struts-885 coils-N182 shocks-TSB AAL-LR UCAs-procomp black alloy rims- nitto terra grapplers-20% tint
    Oh ok thanks for clearing that up for me.
     
  8. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:05 PM
    #8
    PatHLC128

    PatHLC128 College.

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2008
    Member:
    #8867
    Messages:
    1,267
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Pat
    Austin, TX
    Vehicle:
    09 TRD Off Road 4x4 AC
    OME complete 3" kit, 265/75/16 Cooper STTs, Pro Comp 7089 wheels, Shrockworks sliders, UWS Low Pro Toolbox, AFE Pro-Dry S, OEM Bedmat, Ventvisors, Husky Liners, Tint, De-badged
    how does payment usually work?
     
  9. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:07 PM
    #9
    Toyota Truck

    Toyota Truck [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2008
    Member:
    #10925
    Messages:
    1,958
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    JT
    Texas
    Vehicle:
    2008 Prerunnner
    Magnaflow Muffler-TSB springs-Nuvi 265wt-aFe pro dry s filter-Husky Liners-Blue dome light-extra d-rings-OME 90000 sport struts-885 coils-N182 shocks-TSB AAL-LR UCAs-procomp black alloy rims- nitto terra grapplers-20% tint
    Cool man thanks.
     
  10. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:07 PM
    #10
    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com Staff Member

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2007
    Member:
    #1146
    Messages:
    8,155
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Steve-0
    So*Cal
    Vehicle:
    06 PreRunner Dbl Cab
    What Mods!
    Best payment method would be with the company so if anything happens the company is responsible
     
  11. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:10 PM
    #11
    PatHLC128

    PatHLC128 College.

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2008
    Member:
    #8867
    Messages:
    1,267
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Pat
    Austin, TX
    Vehicle:
    09 TRD Off Road 4x4 AC
    OME complete 3" kit, 265/75/16 Cooper STTs, Pro Comp 7089 wheels, Shrockworks sliders, UWS Low Pro Toolbox, AFE Pro-Dry S, OEM Bedmat, Ventvisors, Husky Liners, Tint, De-badged
    so everyone just pays straight to the company and lets them know theyre part of the group buy?
     
  12. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:14 PM
    #12
    lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Staff Member

    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2007
    Member:
    #872
    Messages:
    10,104
    First Name:
    Hotdog
    Vehicle:
    2007 PreRunner SR5 Double Cab
    Wet Okole Underwear
    that is my preferred method. Although sometimes I have seen the organizer act as a middleman. This generally works better for smaller/cheaper items, but I would be hesitant to do it this way.
     
  13. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:15 PM
    #13
    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com Staff Member

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2007
    Member:
    #1146
    Messages:
    8,155
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Steve-0
    So*Cal
    Vehicle:
    06 PreRunner Dbl Cab
    What Mods!
    Yes the company should be well aware of the group buy all you would do is say im from tacoma world heres my screen name and should go from there, best to talk to the company and say how they would like the payment method to be done clears up alot
     
  14. Feb 6, 2009 at 11:58 PM
    #14
    Y0TA

    Y0TA TW Addict

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2009
    Member:
    #13145
    Messages:
    613
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Zac
    Missoula
    Vehicle:
    05 BLK TRD Sport 4X4
    15% tint, debadged, painted black interior, 50s Flowmasters, K&N, Tailgait theft mod, Leer Topper, Sirius Sat Radio, BHLM, 4300k HIDs, DTRL mod, Metra Ipod adapter, Hella 500 behind black billet grille, OME 885s w/ AAL, Light Racing UCAs, Weathertech liners, Konig countersteers w/285s M/Ts, Scangauge II, 886 bulbs, Aux. reverse lights, Custom Bumper with Westin 8500 winch, Marathon camo seat covers
    its all starting to make sense now...thanks. im new to TW too, and just trying to figure this stuff out.
     
To Top