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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-25-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By dannyc9997
Allowing a car to sit for that long can cause...

Allowing a car to sit for that long can cause very unique problems which could be quite difficult to diagnose. The fact that the fuel pump was "blocked" makes me wonder if the fuel gummed up and the...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-25-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,055
Posted By dannyc9997
Should have waited a bit and got the 2015 SE!! ...

Should have waited a bit and got the 2015 SE!!

http://image.motortrend.com/f/roadtests/minivans-vans/1407_2015_toyota_sienna_first_look/74653267/2015-toyota-sienna-se-interior.jpg
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-24-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,491
Posted By dannyc9997
She deserved a bad survey, you did the right...

She deserved a bad survey, you did the right thing. I hope you wrote in the comments exactly why you were not happy. Every manager in the building and usually all the sales people read each survey.
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-24-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,491
Posted By dannyc9997
The only thing it can do is prevent the survey...

The only thing it can do is prevent the survey from going out properly. Even if you corrected your email, some manufacturers send the email instantly once the car is punched. They are not going to...
Forum: General BMW 09-20-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By dannyc9997
Seems like the person who wrote the article was...

Seems like the person who wrote the article was inside the building, and suffered brain injuries as a result. :dunno:
Forum: General BMW 09-19-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By dannyc9997
With summer tires, you're in trouble. I'm...

With summer tires, you're in trouble. I'm assuming this is the X5 we're talking about? You might not get stuck, but stopping and steering will be compromised.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-17-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By dannyc9997
The rent charge is also known as the "money...

The rent charge is also known as the "money factor". It's calculated using a decimal (something like .00120 for example) which can be multiplied by 2400 to give you an approx "interest rate", since...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-15-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By dannyc9997
It's the same deal as if you were financing the...

It's the same deal as if you were financing the vehicle. You have a payoff, the car has a market value. If the market value is equal or greater than the payoff, you're in luck. If not, you're paying...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-08-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,030
Posted By dannyc9997
Ahh the shopper, what to do with them? Don't give...

Ahh the shopper, what to do with them? Don't give them a price, if you have to, make sure it's obnoxiously low and only good for today :rofl:

When you're considering a deal, you've got 3 things to...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-05-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By dannyc9997
Yes, it was totally unbelievable. There wasn't...

Yes, it was totally unbelievable. There wasn't enough room for him to accelerate to cause too much damage, but he hit two cars. I'm not sure if he thought he could fit between them or what, but he...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-05-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,030
Posted By dannyc9997
Ok, so you're not a complete greenpea I guess...

Ok, so you're not a complete greenpea I guess :rofl:

New cars is a different ballgame, but it can be painless if you do it right. There is a chart that exists somewhere, in general the less they...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-05-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,637
Posted By dannyc9997
We sold our last 2012 Camry about 6 months ago....

We sold our last 2012 Camry about 6 months ago. For the same price one could have purchased a 2014 :dunno:

Scion is a ghost town. We have a few that are forgotten about, sitting under trees for...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-05-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,030
Posted By dannyc9997
Congratulations on the new job :) The GM...

Congratulations on the new job :)

The GM could be completely right on those figures. There is typically a large spread between sales people, and if you work smart there is no reason not to see...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-05-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By dannyc9997
Last night I'm stopped at a red light, traffic...

Last night I'm stopped at a red light, traffic has caused gridlock such that cars in front of me are blocking a large intersecting street which did not have traffic. When their light turned green...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-05-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By dannyc9997
I assume this is one of those snake oil goop...

I assume this is one of those snake oil goop things you pour into the cooling system with hopes that it will gum up the leak? Think about it, your putting this gooey liquid into your entire cooling...
Forum: General BMW 09-05-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By dannyc9997
Unfortunately it's unlikely a failure like this...

Unfortunately it's unlikely a failure like this could be foreseen. Electrical parts can go kaput out of nowhere, perhaps it wasn't putting out the peak possible voltage it could have been and that...
Forum: General BMW 09-04-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By dannyc9997
They cleaned the engine bay, and then the alt...

They cleaned the engine bay, and then the alt failed? Well, it's plausible they sprayed it with water, which could possibly have caused some electrical issue with it. But that's just speculation, it...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-02-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By dannyc9997
Most states have a lemon law for used car sales....

Most states have a lemon law for used car sales. The dealer would be 100% on the hook for this car even though you technically agreed to buy it at auction. Let's say you drove off the lot, the brakes...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-02-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 14,590
Posted By dannyc9997
Depends I guess. Most people will take what a...

Depends I guess. Most people will take what a sales person says with a grain of salt. Unfortunately it's a competition between what you say and what the idiot at the other dealer told them. Once in...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-02-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 14,590
Posted By dannyc9997
It sure would be easier to make money on a sale...

It sure would be easier to make money on a sale without the good old internet. But are the people really getting a better overall deal? Not sure. Manufacturers have been slowly and steadily reducing...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-02-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By dannyc9997
Bah, that is quite annoying. Unfortunately those...

Bah, that is quite annoying. Unfortunately those guys doing oil changes don't see much of that $120 per hour, if they did maybe they would take the time to be more careful. Each of the last 2 times...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-02-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 14,590
Posted By dannyc9997
You can't have your cake and eat it too, everyone...

You can't have your cake and eat it too, everyone wants the car for next to nothing and then expects top notch service, where does it come from? If I spent my day calling back every single person I...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-02-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 462
Posted By dannyc9997
I believe the Grammar Police is a specific,...

I believe the Grammar Police is a specific, online police department. Thus, it qualifies as a proper noun and should be capitalized.

-Grammar Police

:D
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-01-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,491
Posted By dannyc9997
You would have got it by now, it comes within a...

You would have got it by now, it comes within a month at the latest, depends on when they "punch" it sold. It either went to your spam filter or you didn't get one for whatever reason.
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-01-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,491
Posted By dannyc9997
Well, sometimes people are just unreasonable. For...

Well, sometimes people are just unreasonable. For example, a customer leased a Camry from me one time, for the advertised lease payment (something like $1999 down, $169 a month). The following day...
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