tire kicker

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tire kicker

1. One who examines or inspects a second-hand car or cars, often without really intending to buy anything. Primarily heard in Australia. This guy isn't a serious buyer, he's just a tire kicker.
2. One who wastes another's time. We need serious candidates for this position, so make sure to eliminate any tire kickers.
See also: kicker, tire
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After calling through 1000's of such Internet leads, John Henning, CEO/Founder, realized that there must be a better way to sift out the tire kickers.
And sometimes the tire kickers actually purchase something.
They'd rather see the tire kickers out on the lot, because they feel that they're here--'I can go sell them a car,'" he says.
If the economy is to blame for keeping some attendees away, then it will more than likely sift out the tire kickers.
This eliminates the time wasted by sales people sorting the ready-to-buy prospects from the tire kickers.