Fundamental Vs Comprehensive Pre Purchase Inspections

My Roady Guy offers 2 types of Pre Purchase Inspection, this way we can cater for the majority or our customers needs to make sure they are not getting ripped off or buying a lemon.

First option is the Fundamental Pre Purchase Inspection

The Fundamental inspection consists of :

  • Visual inspections and appraisal of Exterior ( body, paint, trims, glass, evidence of repairs, rust )
  • Visual inspections and appraisal of Interior ( seats, seat belts, Trim condition, windscreen, window tint, heating / air con, demister / fan and stereo )
  • Visual inspections and appraisal of Electrical ( external lights, battery, wipers / washers, horn, instrument cluster, electrical controls, windows, seats )
  • Visual inspections and appraisal of Tyres and Brakes ( wheels, tyres, front and rear brakes where applicable, handbrake, wheel bearing noise / play )
  • Visual inspections and appraisal of Under Body ( suspension, drive train, exhaust, steering, engine )
  • Road Test ( steering, brakes, suspension, engine, driveline, noises, fumes, warning lights )
  • What ever issues / faults / damage that is noticed will be written in the report that is then emailed to the customer.

The Comprehensive inspection consists of:

  • Full PPSR report – To check if there is any money owing on the vehicle, if the vehicle has ever been written off or reported stolen
  • Engine operation / health check visual inspection with detailed report.
  • Check tyres, brakes, suspension, underbody breakdown with detail report on individual sections
  • Test seatbelts and seats slides and adjustments with detail report.
  • Test all vehicle electrics internal and external with detailed report.
  • Full exterior & interior inspection with detail breakdown and report
  • Rust inspection with detail report.
  • Visual accident repair check and report on.
  • Service history check if books with vehicle or logged.
  • Test HVAC heating/aircon and report.
  • Transmission operation / health check visual inspection and detailed report.
  • Inspect and report on any leaks, bush failures, free play and noises in vehicle driveline, steering and suspension.
  • GPS logged brake test.
  • Report on issues that may require attention in the future so you know what you can expect moving forward.
  • Road test for brake operation, engine noises, transmission shifting, steering, suspension and more.
  • Each inspection comes with a full comprehensive report with photos and findings sent to your email address via a drop box link as we tend to have excessive pictures to large to send via email.

With the increasing amount of sub standard vehicles, be it car or motorcycle that are for sale now, we have tried to cater for our customers the best we can to ensure they are well equipped in making the best decision they can moving forward when purchasing a used vehicle.

With over 20 years experience, trade qualified, TMR approved inspectors, MTA Queensland members our customers can rest assured they are getting a non bias, honest inspection to give them peace of mind on their next big vehicle purchase.


With over 20 years experience in the Automotive and Motorcycle industries Michael has the knowledge and knowhow. From performance & handling, Buying on your behalf ( locating vehicle, Inspecting vehicle, negotiating the deal, complying and delivering to your door), Pre Purchase Inspections, mod plating to roadworthy’s Michael has you covered.