Confessions of an ex-repo man

  • Published: 19 February 2018
  • David Simpson has lived a very interesting life. He holds the solo Atlantic to Pacific and Cannonball Run driving records and he writes Zombie books. Back in the 90s, he was a repo man.

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Comments • 664

  • Kevin McDermott
    Kevin McDermott  3 days back

    My brother repos cars and I use to help him and man do we have some stories. We once picked up an old vw bug front end and moved it over because he was using that to block in his car that was out for repo. We also caught a women cheating on her husband in the back of her car when we went to hook it up.

    • Martian Moon
      Martian Moon  6 days back

      Female cops are often power trips

      • coast_guard
        coast_guard  7 days back

        "WELL, we stole the batmobile"
        **VINwiki music plays**

        • Yeets McGee
          Yeets McGee  3 weeks back

          Well I found my new dream job

          • Joe
            Joe  1 months back

            It's easy to tell when it's one of the 15-25% true and the rest is BS. When someone laughs in the middle of a sentence that is in no way funny, you know they are making it up. It's a nervous reaction/time buyer.

            • DAVID ASSIMIL8
              DAVID ASSIMIL8  1 months back

              At 1:39, those first VATS keys didn't have a computer chip, it was simply a resistor. Many people eventually had problems with the super-thin wires coming from the ign. cylinder. You could wire in a 10 cent resistor from Radio Shack and defeat the system.

              • MyBallzGotShocked
                MyBallzGotShocked  1 months back

                id rather hear excuses begging for money in a walmart parking lot than listen to this grifter tell the imagined tales of his non consensual travels.

                • Wild Bill
                  Wild Bill  1 months back

                  dirtbag repo people and deadbeats are cut from the same cloth, same tiger different stripes, you are lucky to be alive

                  • Eric Saldivvar
                    Eric Saldivvar  1 months back

                    We stoled the batmobile lmao great intro had me hooked

                    • VINwiki
                      VINwiki   1 months back

                      It really doesn't get better than that.

                  • Wester Jester
                    Wester Jester  2 months back

                    Awesome bloke. Best yet, sick of all the chap's on here.

                    • snowjammma
                      snowjammma  2 months back

                      this guy looks like Harvey from the show Gotham

                      • Pieter
                        Pieter  2 months back

                        That is not stealing but but giving back to the actual owners.

                        • fast 417
                          fast 417  2 months back

                          Good Night, I remember the news story I think on channel 8 about the batmobile. It was the real one

                          • DTWD 904
                            DTWD 904  2 months back

                            “Gone in 60 seconds? We were gone in 30” Mofucka 😂🔥🔥🔥

                            • Dan Baker
                              Dan Baker  2 months back

                              If someone breaks a contract, the law should get involved. The tactics that this guy used really make him look like a piece of sh!t. If he had been shot dead while in someone’s home, admittedly “stealing” something from the property, he would’ve deserved every bit of it. That’s NOT to say that someone not paying their bills is okay in any way, but repo men are the barnacles on the underbelly of the car industry.

                              • Justin Kelly
                                Justin Kelly  2 months back

                                So this is why repo men have such bad reputations....

                                • Sammy Martin
                                  Sammy Martin  3 months back

                                  This is still the BEST ever interview

                                  • J. R. P.O.V.
                                    J. R. P.O.V.  3 months back

                                    Thiz ma nigga 🤣🤣👋👋

                                    • Matt H
                                      Matt H  3 months back

                                      Apparently its super hard to steal a modern Benz now. I wouldnt know of course. But just what I've heard.

                                      • Wave F Chan
                                        Wave F Chan  3 months back

                                        I was the guy with the AK ... I would have fired .. And shot his ass

                                        • Wave F Chan
                                          Wave F Chan  3 months back

                                          Surprised this guy didn't get shot.. Got bit by a Attack dog

                                          • Essvd 沈黙
                                            Essvd 沈黙  3 months back

                                            He seems like a hippie I like it lol

                                            • Deadshilz
                                              Deadshilz  3 months back

                                              Woman n guns = bad news

                                              • Smokeyy
                                                Smokeyy  3 months back

                                                9:08 so ive binged watched everything on this channel and the one thing i learned: cops are the biggest threat to ones own security.

                                                • Chloe Hennessey
                                                  Chloe Hennessey  4 months back

                                                  I’m glad my dad pays his bills lol

                                                  He said if someone’s in the house at night and you don’t know them put the barrel light on them and tell them to show you their hands. If they don’t than shoot.
                                                  You have to go through the house to get into the garage.

                                                  • newtec3425
                                                    newtec3425  4 months back

                                                    basically what I heard is social justice hiring hurt California then too.

                                                    • Bob Smithereens
                                                      Bob Smithereens  4 months back

                                                      7:10 "We stole the batmobile....."

                                                      • Bob Smithereens
                                                        Bob Smithereens  4 months back

                                                        How do you not afford a Hyundai?

                                                      • iiFaNGZx
                                                        iiFaNGZx  4 months back

                                                        This dude was Franklin before Franklin was Franklin

                                                        • Kevin Tucker
                                                          Kevin Tucker  4 months back

                                                          Since my days in Houston in the 80s as a teenager, I still to this day hang my hands out the window when pulled over by cops. Sometimes they respect that and sometimes they think, this guy is strangely experienced and we need to further investigate!

                                                          • Kevin Tucker
                                                            Kevin Tucker  4 months back

                                                            I appreciate this man! You got to maintain your compassion for humanity, especially if you’re doing a job like this!!! He’s the robin hood of repo men.

                                                            • Kevin Tucker
                                                              Kevin Tucker  4 months back

                                                              I ran security for an associate in the 90s who had a black Chevy dually with a hydraulic hideaway tow rig in the bed like this guy mentioned! No crazy stories though. One guy in the middle of the night heard us out in his front yard and came outside and handed us the keys. That’s the way most of them go. It’s the psychopaths that think they’re entitled to someone else’s blood sweat and tears for free!

                                                              • Kevin Tucker
                                                                Kevin Tucker  4 months back

                                                                The mid 80s Hyundai excel was the shittiest car I ever dealt with. I did make money off of several 3 to 5 year old Excels. I would often find a perfectly clean low mile Excel with a bottom end knock at the auctions for $300 and since no one else wanted them I would snatch them up, drop the oil pan and “hammer” a new set of main bearings in and triple my $ at the next auction.....

                                                                • Pants Up Don't Loot
                                                                  Pants Up Don't Loot  4 months back

                                                                  My B.S. meter rings high with this guy.

                                                                  • Plain Guy's Garage
                                                                    Plain Guy's Garage  4 months back


                                                                    • Alex Reinkemeyer
                                                                      Alex Reinkemeyer  4 months back


                                                                      • StoneyXD
                                                                        StoneyXD  4 months back

                                                                        the more i listen to these stories the more they sound made up!!

                                                                        • Stevie Jo
                                                                          Stevie Jo  4 months back

                                                                          Followed by a car finance commercial

                                                                          • Kirby Miranda
                                                                            Kirby Miranda  4 months back

                                                                            This girl was screaming
                                                                            Haaaa haaa haaa haaaa
                                                                            SHUT UP!!! LMAO

                                                                            • Shelbe Shocker
                                                                              Shelbe Shocker  4 months back

                                                                              What an Amazing dude!!! Thanks for the stories. Also thanks VINWiki for posting this.

                                                                              • sean
                                                                                sean  4 months back

                                                                                So this is what happened to kurt cobain

                                                                                • David Buschhorn
                                                                                  David Buschhorn  4 months back

                                                                                  I worked for a used car lot (pot-lot that sold a few really nice, used cars, but *_mostly_* they were cars we got from the auction for $500 or less). Buy-here-pay-here was the absolute best way to go. Many poor people, for some reason, don't have checking accounts. So they bring us their paychecks. We cash them (at no charge) and take the car payment out for them. We almost NEVER had to go hook a car that way.

                                                                                  • 6.5 Creedy
                                                                                    6.5 Creedy  4 months back

                                                                                    What a bunch of fucking bullshit!!!!

                                                                                    • Sous’s Missing Finger
                                                                                      Sous’s Missing Finger  5 months back

                                                                                      Alex I want “things that never happened” for 2000

                                                                                      • NayStayFreshBeats Bornalegenddieakinggg Productions

                                                                                        You didnt let him keep the car he fought to keep it lmaoooo

                                                                                        • larry Zeldin
                                                                                          larry Zeldin  5 months back

                                                                                          This guy seems like a real piece of shit. Leaving an ak47 for some child to find it in the woods instead of informing the police. It sounds like BS anyway,didn’t he call the cops after the whole fight? He got a gun pulled on him,got choked out and got his truck stolen yet he just went home.

                                                                                          Also who gave him the right to judge who deserved to get their repo’d and who didn’t. How did he make those judgement calls? Based on what into?

                                                                                          Instead of towing cars he said he would go cruising to the beach looking for girls in stolen Mercedes or go racing in someone else’s car. That person might be able to go pay the back payments the next day yet his car was abused and had extra miles on it because of this douche bag.

                                                                                          Last story is a cop telling him not to move and probably telling him to put his hands up with her finger on the trigger yet he decides to make movements but asks the cop not to shoot. Really smart

                                                                                          Either this guy is full of shit and/or adding his own imagination to the truth or he is a complete moron and a dirt bag.

                                                                                          I’m glad I haven’t seen him on this channel telling stories besides this one time... Ed and others probably realized what I did after listening to his BS!

                                                                                          • that one guy t.o.g
                                                                                            that one guy t.o.g  5 months back

                                                                                            My 89 iroc z had to get an ignition and I had to use that little expensive box he used in the Corvette

                                                                                            • Felenov-official
                                                                                              Felenov-official  5 months back

                                                                                              Well you try steal my car you get ear rape and smoke. I watch you have fun.