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Old 09-26-2012, 01:12 PM
UncleJ UncleJ is offline
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I would be surprised to learn that Sonnen's body shop is not certified. Actually around here I have not seen any major dealer shops that are not. Remember, the dealership has different profit centers, sales of course being one, used cars (very profitable!), another the F&I person, a third, the service center another and finally the body shop. Although sometimes you find these part of service's empire as well. Sometimes (rarely) you might find a "tenant body shop" located at the dealership but not part of it. These I believe would be most likely to be not "certified" -- but again, depends.
That is quite a commute from Mill Valley to the "other" valley! I did it from Tiburon briefly but but it was too much -- although I do love the North Bay and Tiburon was great!

Last edited by UncleJ; 09-26-2012 at 01:14 PM.
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