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  1. add autos.vast.com as a source

    vast auto has a lot of cars on it no other site lists

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      0 comments  ·  Additional Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add AutoTrader Classics as a source

      Vote for this to see AutoTrader Classics added as a source!

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        under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Additional Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Sort by savings on a car / pricing tool

        sort by amount of savings. compare listing price with the national average price and display percentage saved by purchasing a given car. this way people looking for the best deal and not necessarily a particular car, could quickly sort through adds.

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          1 comment  ·  Feature Request  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          under review  ·  Tony Lei responded

          This is not a bad idea! It could end up being more difficult than it’s worth, but we’ll look into it.

        • Add Hemmings Motors as a source

          We know, Hemmings is a blatant omission from our current list of sources. Vote for this to see Hemmings added as a source sooner rather than later!

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            under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Additional Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Make a tool to suggest models for people who don't know what vehicles to search for

            Not everyone knows what car they're looking for, but they do know what types of cars they're looking for. We thought it'd be cool to have a tool that asks you a couple questions about what you need and want from a car, and then suggests certain models that fit your requirements. Vote for this idea if you think a tool like that would be useful!

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              under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Feature Request  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Please add “mototempest”

              Hi my buddies and I really love your site when we search for cars but recently we have been looking for a specific motorcycle and I came up with the wish of having something like “autotempest” but for motorcycles and calling it “mototempest”. Hopefully sometime in the future you guys can add searches for motorcycles thanks!

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                0 comments  ·  Feature Request  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Perhaps someday, but for now we want to stay focused on the existing sites. That said, we are planning to add cycletrader.com as a source at searchtempest.com. So once that’s done, you’ll have craigslist, eBay, and cycletrader there. Better than nothing!

              • Split Audi a5 and s5 into separate models for sportback and coupe

                Audi site has these listed as separate models
                A5
                A5 Sportback
                S5
                S5 Sportback

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                  0 comments  ·  Additional Makes and Models  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Can look into this. In the meantime you should be able to get there with keywords. Ie, select S5 as the model, then type sportback or -sportback in the keywords field depending on whether you want to find them or filter them out.

                • Add Motorcycle Manufacturers to Make selection list!

                  I see that motorcycle tempest was suggested before and declined, however I hope my suggestion can be helpful and provide a different angle as I see there are no plans to make a moto specific site or features.

                  So I am a new user and mostly a fan of bikes, I see that a number of motorcycle manufacturers are already listed, such as Triumph and Suzuki to name a few. Those makes are already included on your site and you CAN find cycle results, why not just add the makes for Yamaha, KTM, Harley, etc to please the bike guys…

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                    0 comments  ·  Additional Makes and Models  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Have you tried leaving it set to ‘any make’ and putting Yamaha (and optionally the model) in the keywords field? Also do you know which of the sites we search support bikes? I would expect it to only be craigslist and eBay, but maybe some of the others do too? (If it’s just those two, maybe searchtempest.com would work better for you though?)

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                    • Save individual results

                      It would be great to save interested cars in a workbook to compare and download.

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                        under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Feature Request  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Bug

                        When searching for a Mazda CX-9 the model and model_kw both get the cx9 passed through the URL. However the model_kw is filtering out all but 1 of the Mazda CX-9s that are available.

                        I am not sure why this is an issue. It could be that the 67 cars need the key words updated, or the search might need to be an OR on those two.

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                          4 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          I gave this a try, and it appears to be working correctly. When I search for Mazda CX-9, the model field is filled, and model_kw is empty. Did you type CX-9 in as an “other model”? Or if not, can you describe the steps you took to get this result? Thanks!

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                          • Make an RV Tempest - the ability to search for RV's

                            We need RV Tempest - the ability to search for RV's!

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                              4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Refine

                              The "Refine Search" function should search what is asked. I looked for all Lexus with a manual transmission only which should be a smaller number since they are rare. It included ALL Lexus that did not specify it's transmission in their listings, which was a huge number of ads.

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                                1 comment  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                That’s a tough one because different people expect different things. Some people won’t want to match any matching vehicles, even if it means having to go through some that don’t match. Others are in your camp. The majority of vehicles do list the correct transmission, so it may be that a specific dealer or group in your area is mislabeling a lot of vehicles. If you’d like to email us through our contact page with the search link we could look into it in more detail.

                              • How bout adding trim? Keywords don't work.

                                I tried adding a specific trim level of the vehicle I searched for. I wound up getting every vehicle BUT the one I wanted. After sifting through that spam, I gave up. Good luck. Pretty worthless without that ability. I personally, don't have the time or patience to do what a simple program can do pretty easily

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                                  Keywords do work, but maybe the trim is a common word that shows up in lots of posts? Anyway, a true trim filter is something we’re planning on eventually; it’s note quite as easy as you would expect to do it right though.

                                • Add a "search by state" filter.

                                  It's annoying to register an out of state car here in Ohio. Searching by distance includes out of state results that I don't want to see.

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                                    under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Feature Request  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                      1 comment  ·  Feature Request  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      under review  ·  Tony Lei responded

                                      Hi Jim,

                                      Since we currently search multiple sources, we aren’t able to make one big RSS feeds containing all the results. You can get RSS feeds for the craigslist results only by clicking “Feeds for this search” in the top right of the SearchTempest window that’s opened when you click the craigslist source on AutoTempest. We are looking at various ways we can notify users when a new ad that matches their search is posted :)

                                      Hope this helps!

                                    • Nice and effective to include more popular sites

                                      Hello Autotempest team. It will be very nice that you include more popular and most used sites like cargurus and if its posible to include facebook market place for cars and trucks

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                                      • Add BestRide.com as a source

                                        i bought a 2003 chrysler t&c for $3,000 with 121,000 miles using this site just last fall:
                                        www.bestride.com

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                                        • Add title status to filter options. Seeing salvage/rebuild/branded titles clogs up the results. It renders the site unusable for my needs.

                                          With all the recent floods, there are TONS of vehicles popping up everywhere that have titles one can't finance a vehicle with.

                                          Please add this so more people can use this site. To me, this makes the site useless for used vehicle searches.

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