We bring people together – classic car and vintage trailer shoppers that need a neutral “wing man” to help with a pre-purchase inspection & car and trailer enthusiasts who want to put their car or vintage trailer knowledge to work and earn some money.
Found a car or trailer for sale online and need a pre-purchase inspection?
Hire a local, knowledgeable car or trailer enthusiast to help check out the vehicle for you. Post an pre-purchase inspection request, search our database of hundreds of profiles, contact inspectors directly, and choose the right person to take a peek under the hood. Find an inspector! It’s FREE to sign up.
Create a profile and start earning money from your car and trailer knowledge by helping shoppers with a pre-purchase inspection. Get started now by filling out a searchable profile — it is FREE to sign up and we don’t take a dime of your earnings. Shoppers can contact you directly or we will email you when pre-purchase inspection requests are posted in your metro area.
Who are the inspectors?
Jewel or Jalopy inspectors have a broad range of experience, including:
- Shade tree mechanics with experience buying, maintaining, and restoring cars and vintage trailers;
- ASE certified mechanics
- Vehicle appraisers
- Award winning restoration shop owners
- Senior editors and automotive journalists
- Concours judges for some of the biggest name venues
- Auction house owners who have bought and sold thousands of cars.
- Car, trailer, RV, and motor home enthusiasts JUST LIKE YOU who want to earn money from their knowledge.
Our inspectors are all car and trailer enthusiasts & are excited to help a car shopper find a solid vehicle.
HOW JEWEL OR JALOPY WORKS
IF YOU’VE FOUND THE CAR YOU WANT AND NEED HELP INSPECTING IT:
- Search for an inspector with the knowledge and skills you need.
- To contact an inspector or post an inspection request, please sign in as a shopper. It’s FREE!
- Post an inspection request. The request is emailed to inspectors in that region and inspectors will contact you directly.
- You choose the inspector who has the knowledge that you need, and choose what level of inspection you need… not a one-size-fits-all inspection from an anonymous service.
- Hire the enthusiast directly. Jewel or Jalopy does not take a cut of their earnings.
- Leave a rating and feedback on your experience with the inspector on their profile.
Ready to check it out? Sign up here and get started!
IF YOU WANT TO EARN MONEY INSPECTING CARS OR TRAILERS:
CREATE A PROFILE
- Create an inspector profile that highlights your car or trailer knowledge.
SUBSCRIBE TO INSPECTION REQUESTS
- Subscribe to receive email notifications when an inspection request is posted in your area, or in areas near you.
CONNECT WITH CAR OR TRAILER SHOPPERS
- Car or trailer shoppers can contact you directly if you have the experience they need.
- Search for inspection requests in your local area.
- Respond through the site to inspection requests.
- Agree to the terms of the inspection.
- Inspect the car or trailer, send the information to the shopper, and collect payment from the shopper.
- The shopper provides a rating and feedback that goes on your profile.
If you’re ready to start earning money from your car or trailer knowledge, sign up and get started!