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  Reply # 1859334 6-Sep-2017 06:56
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Have a lawyer look over your purchase agreement, it will only take them a few minutes and they would be best to advise you.




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  Reply # 1859500 6-Sep-2017 10:13
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Boeingflyer: Geez, everyone here is a bit harsh, this is a guy who i'm guessing is about to probably fork over $50,000+ and just because he's changed his mind the dealer should throw him away. Not very good business sense throwing away probably $10-$15k profit over a couple of days of communication.
Most people don't buy a brand new expensive car to keep for 20 years, i'm guessing the OP would probably go back to the same dealer 3-5 years later to replace and if he did then this dealer has possibly lost two sales and then maybe more.

Give me 15k you can muck me around for a couple of weeks.


Thats just how things are in this forum. Ask a simple question and c0cks out there just looking for any opportunity to slam a person for what they have done. It happened in the other thread too... but the C/C sided with me. I asked for that other thread to be deleted and it wasn't, so this time around I'm leaving 80% of the story out, upon hearing the rest it adds balance, but hey, this guy sounds like a tucking count, so lets give him a hard time.

Having a count up, I've bought 7 used cars from 4 dealers, and 9 new motorcycles from 3 dealers, no dramas before, during, or after. If I was the type of person I'm being accused of, surely I would have been having issues all along? But as you say, looking at those numbers, yes when I strike a good dealer I go back for repeat business, to the point when I walk on the yard, they know what I'm there for (specific vehicle) without needing to be told.

As for why I didn't kick up a stink about the first issue surrounding the price? Because I like to have really good relationships with dealers, otherwise I won't go back again. Arguing about something is a surefire way to ruin that. I don't have to get everything my own way, so when thing #1 goes wrong, in this case the price, I think to myself, "well that's a real disappointment however overall I'm happy with my purchase so I'll let it slide so we can establish a many years long relationship". I really want this particular vehicle and while I could burn bridges here, and buy the vehicle from out of town, then that creates the problem of needing to get the car serviced/repaired out of town also.

Theres no buyers remorse here whatsoever, it comes down to when I signed up the car was to be here in 2 months, now it'll be 3 months, I'd never have signed up had I known it would be 3. I was told recent orders were consistently showing up 3 weeks early (meaning it might be there in 5 weeks). I'm all for supporting local businesses, hence why I was prepared to wait 2 months, when I could have just driven up the road and got the same car on day 1. However it financially didn't suit me to wait any more than 2 months, so I'd like to pull the pin, get the refund, buy the same car in stock out of town, and the positives for them would be since I do 50000+ km a year, they are in for loads of servicing money, so yeah not sure the margin in new car sales but judging on servicing prices of $90-$105/hour I'd say that side is pretty lucrative - they would quickly make up for loss of sale to me in servicing, but they don't see it that way and are holding me to wait for the car to arrive.


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  Reply # 1859568 6-Sep-2017 11:46
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That seems a very strange situation, one dealer waiting months for stock and another with stock available. Any new vehicle I've bought just required some parts of the servicing done by manufacturer approved agents not necessarily the original dealer.


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  Reply # 1860009 6-Sep-2017 23:13
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MikeB4: Have a lawyer look over your purchase agreement, it will only take them a few minutes and they would be best to advise you.

 

Not sure I agree with the "a few minutes" part. I've read through the OP's post and, truth be told, I have a number of questions that I know I would ask were I paid to advise the OP. And I would spend much more than a few minutes. There are aspects of the OP's story that just doesn't make a lot of sense -- not saying that he's made anything up but average Joes are not always best at describing disputes in which they are involved accurately and dispassionately. Words like "under pressure" are rather conclusory -- there's pressure and then there's pressure that makes a contract voidable. And whatever the original contract may or may not have said, the OP's words suggested verbal variations to the contract. Are there clauses in the contract prohibiting this? But were those clauses waived by conduct?

 

Generally speaking, thinking long and hard before one signs a contract and sticking to what was agreed will lead to much better outcomes.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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