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Not a good experience at the stealership today.

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Detectorist, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. Detectorist

    Detectorist

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    Salesmen looked like they already had one foot in the grave. My salesman thought it would be a good idea to munch loudly on a bag of peanuts while we were discussing my needs.

    Hawt female finance manager said they have various finance companies that are willing to work with me. She then told me she'd be back with rhe best package. So I wait an hour.

    No one talked to me or anything. So I left, an hour ago. I don't even think they realize I was gone. Lol.
     
  2. SC Tiger

    SC Tiger Jive Tiger

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    What were you looking at buying?
     

  3. Mayhem like Me

    Mayhem like Me Semper Paratus

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    some blinker fluid
     
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    Dealerships suck. Salesmen are liars.

    Gotta figure out what you want to pay for the vehicle, get your own financing, and don't trade anything in. That way they can't screw you on the back end of the deal and believe me, they will, given the chance.
     
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    Mayhem like Me Semper Paratus

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    BTW that's AWESOME.

    Let us know if Peanuts or Hottie gives you a ring.
     
  6. uhlawpup

    uhlawpup Gentle Soul

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    If this was a dealership affiliated with a major manufacturer, you could always complain to the regional sales office for that company. They don't take matter like that lightly.
     
  7. SC Tiger

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    Usually if I trade it is because there is something wrong with the vehicle that I wouldn't feel right about passing on to someone else, and yet would kill the value if I disclose it.

    I'm a little more morally flexible with dealerships, right or wrong....
     
  8. gooffeyguy

    gooffeyguy In the STL

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    Thread is useless without pics of hawt female finance manager!

    Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
     
  9. Sprinkler Fitter

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    Why finance a gun?
     
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    Dealerships suck unless you have a friend there to cut through the hours of needless BS to get you where you want to be. I can't remember how many times I've walked out when that stinkin' price worksheet makes an appearance.
     
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    I don't get the dealership dread around here (or everywhere for that matter...so I know I must be the oddball). You get to look at new products (cars are enjoyable to look at), drink free coffee, hang out in the A/C, go somewhere interesting for lunch in between dealerships, meet people, etc. Then you get to have cocktails somewhere when you are done. Car buying day is always enjoyable.
     
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    That, and I don't want my phone ringing off the hook after a private sale. "Why didn't you tell me the oil pan bolt is stripped?" "The check engine light came on." " The A/C doesn't work." "There's no reverse." Nag, nag, nag...

    You don't get that crap from the dealer after a trade-in.
     
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    I had them try to sell me undercoating.
    On a used yukon.
     
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    I'm going to assume auto stealership. My ex-wife (the wolf), sold cars for several years. She used to tell about how they were trained to "suck you in". The majority of them, like her, are heartless and money driven scum, that will tell you anything to get you to buy. You have one defense. That is the ability to say "no deal", and leave. After doing that a few times, the price will drop. But, you have to be willing to not look back. My two cents.
     
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    I'll price the car out online. Usually they have someone who is dedicated to online sales. I'll email them and tell them my offer and warn them that if they waste any of my time, I'll buy at [list dealers with similar prices] without blinking.

    Last 4 cars have been bought that way. In and out of the dealership in less than 45 min each time.
     
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    One key to this is to buy a car BEFORE you need to replace your current one. Make sure it has some life left. In other words, go in with the knowledge you can walk away.

    Last car I bought I needed something pretty quick, and I think I didn't get the best deal.
     
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    They must know you.
     
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    The ol down payment
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    I used to buy from one guy. His lies were easy to catch. Was sad when he retired. What's great is when they write up deal, date, sign, put "good till date.." And when you come in day later, week before deal expires. "That's not worth paper it's written on"
     
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    Muffler bearing. ;)