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Old 10th September 2009, 21:23   #196
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Hi, not sure why the entire cost estimate was not made known to you before the work began.

My colleague's car was involved in an accident last week, and the dealer called back the next day providing the cost estimate for the work, as well as the amount he would most likely have to shell. This, he informed after the insurance surveyor's visit and approval.
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Old 11th September 2009, 18:30   #197
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Hi,

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and the dealer called back the next day providing the cost estimate for the work, as well as the amount he would most likely have to shell. This, he informed after the insurance surveyor's visit and approval.
That is the norm. I am still not sure why greenhorn's TASC is vague about all this!
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Old 11th September 2009, 18:31   #198
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I know. I recall there being a column which asks about the service advisor's estimate on the service feedback form. Guess who is getting a bad rating on that one this time
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Old 18th September 2009, 10:13   #199
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I'm supposed to take delivery tomorrow, but I have strong doubts if the car will be ready by then. Either way, will show up with a long checklist - not too sure everything will be hooked up by then
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Here's wishing you the best, greenie.
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aight , got a call from him. total bill is 75k
I'll have to pay 19k . Apparently their billing is down, so the bill will have to wait
Whee
Picking up the car in the evening
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Yikes, that's a lot of money down the drain. :(
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got my car and I'm not pleased (as if thats something new)

the dashboard, fascia and the entire plastic of the interiors is covered with a fine mist of white spray paint. apparently they seem to have negected covering the dash when spray painting

they seem to have painted my front bumper too for free ( and for no reason), and my redgrilles look like whitegrilles.

the service adviser asked for a day to set the interiors right. Lets see if they can do something about it.

Will post pictures of the interiors soon
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Old 21st September 2009, 22:21   #204
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And how do they plan to set the interiors right ?
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i havent the faintest idea. I hope it doesnt involve sandpaper or thinner.

the service adviser assures that it will be back to normal. I dont buy it, but lets see
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Rubbing compound maybe?
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Paint thinner is what will be used. Pretty stupid to forget to mask the dash when spraying the interiors.

Looks like they banged up your bumper and instead of removing the whole bumper to paint it up, they just painted it on the car itself.
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Old 29th September 2009, 21:39   #208
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forgive my noobness, but is the indica dls as fun to drive as your car greenhorn?
if not, how is it different?

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its been a while, anekho ( about 5 years) since i drove the driving school dls. i do drive a friend's GLS once in a while - it has enough poke, but no, havent driven a DLS recently. I think you should check zappo and tsk1979's reviews. i believe they have driven both
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hmm... thanks greenhorn.

but the dlg (yours) is the one with the turbo right? dls doesn't have one?
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