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      01-21-2013, 02:58 PM   #1
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Ads you find on Yardsales......LOL!!!!!

Guys,

since it's nice to see the amount of "knowledge" people put on their for sale announcements, if you find one of those announcements, please post them here so we can get a good laugh.

Like this one of this Porsche Cayenne up in the Graf/Vilseck area.

Read the last part in the "Some of this car's features"

http://graf.bookoo.com/item32028063....SEARCH&ref=BMW
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This car has been for sale for about 6 months.
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"...forever lasting 6 cylinder 4.5L V8 engine with 340 HP"
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I was lamenting a potential problem on my P!G over the fact that the head light washers were not working. Then I realized that I was not pulling back far enough on the stalk...years later & I am still learning things.

Oh! and the 3 series cruise control stays engaged when shifting .... it has a memory!
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I was lamenting a potential problem on my P!G over the fact that the head light washers were not working. Then I realized that I was not pulling back far enough on the stalk...years later & I am still learning things.

Oh! and the 3 series cruise control stays engaged when shifting .... it has a memory!

Did you already pick it up? Let's see some pics brodda!!!
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C'mon?!?!?!?!?! You can do it!!!!!!!
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Dude...you willing to help me wax & wash?

you would have thought that the dealer would have done this first?

BMC...typical of of most dealers.
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Rough draft letter to General Manager of BMC (still some passive voice in there) but I wanted to share with the group.

Dear "Ms. Germaname"

On 17 January 2013 I purchased a motor vehicle from your dealership located in Vilseck and subsequently delivered to Heidelberg. xxx in Vilseck and yyy in Heidelberg were the salesmen I worked with. The vehicle is free from mechhanical problems and is thoroughly enjoyable to drive. Unfortunately, the delivery process was less than satisfactory because.

1. The vehicle was advertised with velour foot mats. These mats were not present upon delivery. When I asked the xxx where they were I was told “We get what it comes with when it is turned in.”

2. When I inspected the interior I noticed and removed food debris from the rear seats, front seats, leaves, and debris from the foot wells. xxx agreed with me that the car was not satisfactorily cleaned and offered an appology.

3. The car came with performance summer tires & wheels. Typically when a customer removes the wheels from storage (reiffen lager) for transportation the wheels will be placed in a large plastic bag that protects the interior of the car from becoming soiled. I have to assume the tires were transported from Vilseck to Heidelberg with no such protection in place potentially soiling the interior of my car. I purchased large plastic bags myself to transport the tires back to Stuttgart.

4. The summer wheels have green caps placed on the valve stems and were missing several wheel weights. When I asked xxx if indeed Nitrogen was used to fill the tires he was clueless. I suggested he contact the dealership in Vilseck or yyy and enquire on my behalf. Which he did but, was not able to determine what compound was used to fill the tires. BMW does not use Nitrogen to fill tires at any of their factories, although BMW service centers will offer this option. I was advised by the salesman that I should work to answer this question myself at my own local BMW Service Center.

5. The car was not waxed and washed clean prior to my receiving it. On a freshly waxed car the water will bead up on the hood and roof. The wax will act as a protectant for the paint and present a nice clean shine for the customer. I understand the weather at the time was not the best, but there are car washes in Germany that will wash and wax a car regardless of the weather conditions.

6. Finally, when I informed xxx and yyy about my dissatisfaction with the delivery process they treated me as if I were being presented with a fantastic deal and that I should grateful to your business for doing me such a favor.

I would appreciate it if you could provide the velour floor mats the car was advertised with and pay or reimburse me for having the summer tires inspected and rebalanced if needed by a Authorized BMW Service Center.

As I am sure you can appreciate, I rely on my car for transport and apart from the inconvenience, this problem has also caused me to incur additional costs in washing and waxing the car myself and detailing the interior to my standards.

I look forward to settling this matter amicably. If, however, the matter is not
Satisfactorily resolved by 1 March 2013 I will consider taking further action to resolve the complaint through BMW Military Sales Corporate Office in Munich.

Yours faithfully,

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2. Appology = Apology

Other than that, I think the letter is stern, but extremely professional. Looks good to me, and hopefully it works out for you. Keep us posted!
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but it's the truth so help me God.
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Other than that, I think the letter is stern, but extremely professional. Looks good to me, and hopefully it works out for you. Keep us posted!
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Wow, I hope they resolve those issues Bob. But your letter looks good to me.

Since its so cold outside... I don't know IF you have ever used a "no rise" car wash products... but they really work well. You could wash the car in your garage even and then wax it! I buy my car cleaning stuff from Detailer's Domain and Phil is really quick to ship orders out to our APO system. Normally takes about five working days.

Btw Bob my museum pics will run this week on the front page.
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Front page..cool!

I put this out there just incase anyone else is going to deal with BMC in the future. You can state your expectations up front instead of learning the hard way like I did.

in Heidelburg they share space with the "Autoexchange". Their salesmen were moving around uncomfortably and exchanging nervous glances as if to say. Whoa, I cant believe BMC actually did this.


I have some Meguiars quick detailer that I have used in the past. But, I am going to hit the craft shop where they have a heated wash room where I can properly strip, clay or polish, and apply some NXT Sealant or BMW Nano Wax.
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Front page..cool!

I put this out there just incase anyone else is going to deal with BMC in the future. You can state your expectations up front instead of learning the hard way like I did.

in Heidelburg they share space with the "Autoexchange". Their salesmen were moving around uncomfortably and exchanging nervous glances as if to say. Whoa, I cant believe BMC actually did this.


I have some Meguiars quick detailer that I have used in the past. But, I am going to hit the craft shop where they have a heated wash room where I can properly strip, clay or polish, and apply some NXT Sealant or BMW Nano Wax.
Do you know how much they charge?
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I wish the craft shop here had a wash room.

None of my co-workers has a heated garage either.
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try rinseless, tried it a year ago and wont go back... its so relaxing to wash the car in 45min in the garage
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I am not so sure rinseless would be advisable given the amount of grime on the car now. After a power wash sure.
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