Am I paranoid...

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  1. Motoberg

    Motoberg Read Only Funster

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    I've been looking at a dealers website with interest in one particular MH, I called them a couple of days ago to get basic details then emailed them a number of questions yesterday as the ad for the van said "new arrival -please call for details"

    so far so good, I havent had a response as yet...but....on further surfing every single used van they have says the same " new arrival - please call for details " surely they can't all have arrived last week ?

    It's like they dont want to commit to anything in writing
    Or am I just being paranoid ?:Eeek:

    they're all out to get me you know, I hear voices everywhere.. :Laughing:
     
  2. madbluemad

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    Maybe its just a case of they havent changed their web site, that seems to be a common problem with dealers, mh dealers or not.

    All of the vehicles that they have in will have been a new arrival at some time and the web site never gets changed.

    Judge the dealer and the mh your interested in on your own experience.

    DONT PANICK

    Jim
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  3. Maurice & Val

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    I DON'T PANIC - Just get FLUSSTEERED...:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
  4. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Stick with paranoid.

    Believe the worst and hopefully you get a pleasant surprise.

    This forum is full of broken dreams caused by rogue dealers.

    Remember YOU are boss. You pay any money under your terms. You don't pay in full until the are 100% SURE the van is as you want it. Do not fall for "we are waiting for parts, we'll call when they arrive and you can bring it back".

    If they don't like it you can be sure they are about to shaft you.

    We did this at Discovery, got treated like royalty, everything we asked was done and a perfect handover. Possibly because I made a check list and gave them a copy and said "this is what we expect".
     
  5. Motoberg

    Motoberg Read Only Funster

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    even if I've had a conversation with a dealer, I like to get confirmation about the questions I've asked in writing, I know of people who've agreed verbally that certain things would be done or carried out and the dealer 'doesnt remember' that part of the conversation :Sad:

    admitted car dealers not MH dealers but why should I expect anything different
     
  6. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    MH dealers have a ten times better chance of ruining your life. The cab/habitation warranty split and the huge number of things that can go wrong in a "house".
     
  7. madbluemad

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    I have to agree with you on that one.

    Jim
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  8. Mags52

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    You could maybe tell us who the dealer is then anyone who has experience of them might be able to help. For instance, our local dealer is Knowepark caravans in Livingston. Their website always has that new arrival thing going on but I know from experience that they are really excellent dealers who look after their customers well.
    Hope that helps.
    Mags
     
  9. Douglas

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    That's not paranoia, its inner self telling you not to believe a word of it. a moments haste and a lifetime of regret.

    Doug...
     
  10. Terry

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    Remember nothing in the English language that is said cannot be written :thumb:
    Get it in writing
    I have just called in at the upholsterers and a lady there had been in saying that she did not order this and wanted that :Eeek: The upholsterer produced his notes from the order and she has got exactly what she ordered :thumb:Now the big question is will she pay for it :Eeek: or even pay a little extra for him to alter it all :thumb::Rofl1: who knows I will find out tomorrow :Rofl1:
    terry
     
  11. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

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    I am paranoid !

    Why have a website if its not up to date, my lot get their backsides well and truly kicked if anything is missing!

    Replying to emails can sometimes be a problem as they can dissapear up their own backside in cyber space sometimes.

    Peter
     
  12. Motoberg

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    after a mere 8 days I get an email response saying its sold
    just proves they got it and it didnt dissapear into the ether

    customer service at its best....:RollEyes:
     
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    Veideo meliora, proboque's deteriora seqquora


    video meliroa, proboque's deteriora sequora = I see the better things, I follow the worse.

    Trust a dealer, that is like saying trust a lawyer (hell what am I saying!!) change that to car dealer or estate agent. Motor Home dealers fit in somewhere at the top of those not to trust. Check, check and re check and get it in writing. Do not pay for it until you collect it. HPI check it yourself (that way you get the real history of it). Glossy showrooms mean nothing, look at some food joints.... If it is to posh you are paying for it (added in to the buying price).

    New in? yea... just a case we do not actually have it yet or we are trying to buy it in. Or here is another mug we can sell him a motor home... get him through the doors.

    Good luck in your hunt for the dream.. it is out there somewhere.

    Bob:Blush:
     
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