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My bad car buying experience....
#1
Sorry to intrude guys. I just need to put this link here so that our friends in the search business can pick it up....

http://www.crappycardeals.com/

:p
 
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#2
I was in the Auto Business for Years ADMIN. as a Sales Manager, and also Owning My Own Used Car Lot for 5 Years before Turning to Driving Class A, (I stayed in the Auto Business until the Kids were Grown, then I Realized My Dream to Drive) and that Horror Story is a Shame, and Happens Way too Much!! I Hope Many get to Read this, in Hopes they don't have to Endure the Same Experience!!Wink
 
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#3
Thanks Still. It was extraordinarily frustrating, but it worked out in the end.

1) The vehicle I got did not have some of the options, but when I really thought about it I decided I would never miss them. Between that and the interest rate difference the payments are about $70 a month less than they would have been if I had caved to buy that first one.

2) I got to build a site with the domain name "CrappyCarDeals.com". How cool is that? Revenge shall be mine......
 
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#4
Great story. There is a car dealer here that is about the same way. They use every trick in the book to get more out of most buyers. Sad the way some dealers treat buyers
 
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#5
Wow, I didn't know You Built the Site and that was Your Experience!! The Site Looks Great, and You did a Great Job Walking Out, and going Elsewhere!!Smile
 
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#6
ADMIN, that is screwed up. I will tell you this. I have never ever gone through what you had been through, and I never bought a car or truck without all the paper work done and ready for me. Meaning my time at a dealer has been no more then 15 minutes to 1/2 hour ever. If they can't have it all done and ready when I get there, they don't get my business. ADMIN this is the honest truth also. I would have walked after 1 hour, and you spent 3 long days trying them out.

WOW
 
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#7
I agree, BadBoy. Normally I am the same way. Walk in, paperwork is ready, sign and we're done. In hindsight we should have known what was coming, as screwed up as it was from the outset.
 
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#8
Were you holding out for the heated seats admin, LMAO Wink

Sorry you had such a bad experience but I'm glad it worked out in the end.
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#9
Admin, Did you stop at Sharkys on the way home for a drink to celebrate???????.
You had more patience than I would have. I am in the midst of fighting with GM over a recall on my car, that they are fighting.
There was a recall on 750.000 autos, I had the same problem with mine, but GM is saying it(the rcall) is VIN spacific which is a CROCK
 
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#10
monster Wrote:Were you holding out for the heated seats admin, LMAO Wink

Sorry you had such a bad experience but I'm glad it worked out in the end.
Actually, Monster, the heated seats were something I gave up in the vehicle I ultimately purchased. In Florida they don't get used too often... Smile

Tuffy, I have not owned a GM vehicle since 1981, when I had a two year old Pontiac in the shop for 8 months after a car accident. It seems they could not locate a door for the car (and the body style hadn't changed in two years. The car was still in production), so the work could not be completed. I complained to customer service reps at GM, but they couldn't care less. The service manager for Zone 5, in Denver, told me (after waiting 4 months), "Well, if you don't get a door in 8 weeks, call me".

I have been waiting patiently for almost 30 years to see that company crash and burn. I knew it would happen. They forgot how to care for the customer long ago. I just did not figure on my tax dollars bailing them out and keeping them on perpetual life support. Oh well.....
 
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