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Old 06-03-2017, 02:23 PM   #15
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Strange how some people think I am at fault
That I shouldn't post on "TWO" forums and "snivel" etc. OMG
I can post where I want, the same as any other forum member as far as I know as long as I keep it respectful. You don't have to read it or respond - your choice. Useless comments don't help anyone.

I went in good faith. I wanted the MH as there is nothing else on the market at this time. Yes I paid more (totally my choice), that is not the issue as I see it. I will enjoy it irregardless

The issue is the dishonesty of the dealer.


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Old 06-03-2017, 02:58 PM   #16
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In response to your title: Just wait....

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Old 06-03-2017, 03:48 PM   #17
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It's certainly your prerogative to complain about the dealership. I'll be the first to admit it feels good to vent sometimes. However, with regards to your post about the dealership jacking up the price of the RV - YOU allowed them to do so and get away with it. I think that's why you're not getting much sympathy on here. You would have been my hero if the story ended with you telling them 'Thanks, but no thanks', that you'd be happy to purchase the RV for the advertised price, and then leaving your phone number and walking out the door. Maybe the dealer may have called you - maybe not, but the point is that the dealer screwed with you, and you chose to allow them to get away with it. That's what has me shaking my head about your post. I hope you're extremely happy with your RV, but if it were me it would just leave a bitter taste in my mouth, and then anytime any little thing goes wrong with the RV I'd be kicking myself for purchasing it. Maybe you're different in that regard, but I guarantee that there are other RVs for sale in the Market that are being sold by upstanding and honest individuals and dealerships. It appears that because you were limiting the distance you were willing to travel to find an RV that you felt compelled to purchase from the place you did. Me personally, I would have driven half way across the country and even paid someone more if it meant not having to give one cent to a dealership like the one you're dealing with. You chose to give your business to this place, so to complain about it after the fact is a bit baffling because like I've said, you let them get away with it.

I do sincerely hope your RV gives you many years of fun, and that you're able to put the poor dealership experience behind you. Good luck!
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Old 06-03-2017, 04:47 PM   #18
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I would still like to know the name of the Dealer.
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Old 06-03-2017, 05:00 PM   #19
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I hope any service needs and pricing go better than the purchase. Enjoy and welcome to
the fun RV world !
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Old 06-03-2017, 05:00 PM   #20
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The dealer is a snake. The dealer is taking advantage if you. I would tell them I want the coach, the new tires were on in the ad, but wanted only at the originally agreed price.

You will continually kick yourself if you pay the extra.

Do not reward the dealer for his bad behavior.

If they will not honor the deal I would post everywhere I could a succinct review of the situation. Include the BBB (won't do any good...). Also I am sure there is a state agency you can post a complaint.

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Old 06-03-2017, 05:14 PM   #21
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I'd sure be Leary about the treatment you'll receive for service afterward. I'd get everything in writing, and very specific from this point. A snake is a snake and therefore needs careful handling. But...don't let it all ruin your enjoyment of the coach or traveling with it. Traveling in an rv can be a great way to have fun so enjoy the heck out of it. You're spot on though, the dealer is not someone you'll want any more to do with than you have to.
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Old 06-03-2017, 05:37 PM   #22
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If I read your post correctly, you have already closed on the deal. Now all you can do is complain about the treatment and dishonest dealings. I hear you. Myself, I would have probably walked just on the principle of it. I think at this point you need to enjoy your new coach. I, like others think you should post who this dishonest dealer is so that others can avoid his tactics. No one should be allowed to conduct business like that. The only way to get back at him at this point is post who the dealer is and hopefully it will eventually impact his bottom line.
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Old 06-03-2017, 07:02 PM   #23
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I would have walked out as soon as he said it was an additional 10k. Look at the tires and see when they were built and ask him to show you the tires receipt.
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Old 06-03-2017, 07:45 PM   #24
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As for service after the sale. Whether in writing or not. Good luck. The dealer is a lier and a snake. It will just continue. Realize you are effectively buying the coach "as is".
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Old 06-03-2017, 10:45 PM   #25
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Hate to pile on but this kind of stuff bugs me. I would not, no matter if it was my dream coach, support a dealer that tried to pull that kind of carp on me. Wheeling and dealing is one thing but to blatantly false advertise,,, nope, nada, no way. It's a matter of principle for me.
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Old 06-04-2017, 03:25 AM   #26
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I was recently in the market for an older used MH. I drove over 700 miles and viewed many from both private parties and dealers. While I hate to stereotype by group the dealers where by far the most deceptive in there ads. As a dealer I expect them to know the business and know what they are selling. When major deficiencies are not disclosed in the ad this to me is an unethical dealer. Private parties is a little harder to be critical about. You can usually tell right away if they are just ignorant to what is important versus what is fluff. It is amazing to me when the ad focus is on things like the TV's and don't mention the generator and its size, number of AC units, condition of the motor/transmission and the most left out item the condition of the roof and any known past or existing leaks.

Bottom line for me is you have to be willing to walk away on either the price or the condition. Dealers know what they can likely get on the unit and will make a decision on a quick sale at lower profit or sit on it to try to get more money. Do your research! Know the product and the market.
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cvbdsl; I feel your pain. As a Canadian we (wife an me) went through the difficult search for a DP in our small Canadian market. I find no surprise in what you have been subjected to by the dealer, with the very low inventory in DP here. I do have a strong idea as to the dealer is; as there is one DP nearby that fits the description. Locally they have a bad reputation, but they still sell a lot of RV's.
I should indicate that not all Canadian dealer are bad. We had a great experience at 1000 Island RV in Ganaque Ontario. We had the reverse experience where they had put a used DP in a sale with 10K knocked off the price. It was such a good deal I sent my wife to buy it. They honored the price.
Once you have your DP; forget the troubles and enjoy the travels and people that you meet. Welcome abroad!

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