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Old 12-01-2012, 11:14 AM   #286
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I had done my research and was in the market for brand new Dodge one ton dually pickup truck
Ah, Dodge trucks suck!!!




































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Gotta love the Buckstop! With my truck it's...
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My friends say I aim for them now.

When I bought mine I had been to two dealers. The one I bought from, we had agreed upon a price over the phone. I go down to sign the papers and the salesman wanted more $. WTF? I wound up discussing it with the sales manager.
She wasn't going to honor what the salesman had told me over the phone...until I got up and walked out the door. Then she came outside as I was getting in my vehicle and said they would sell it for that price.

If you have second thoughts about your agreed to price, and try to renege on your verbal agreement, then you have NO business in sales...

That dealership closed down about six months later.
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Old 12-01-2012, 01:27 PM   #287
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I went to the local Yamaha service department to purchase a valve cap. When I walked through the door they did not instantly greet me and give me cappuccino and offer me a foot massage. I fell to the floor and flailed my legs and arms about wildly and held my breath until they gave me a hug. I told them they had lost a customer for life!!!!!!!!!!!! They then told me I could ride any bike in the showroom if I would just spend my 5 cents on the valve cap I had intended to purchase. I said okay and took out a gsxr 1000 which I proceeded to do a burnout in the showroom, cause a black hole to appear and then I transported back in time 3 million years where I fought off dinosaurs. Once I defeated them I was able to transport back to the present where I jumped the grand canyon, stopped for lunch then brought the bike back. The dealership thanked me and then I threw the keys at them and told them to go to hell.

The nerve of them. True story.
Apparently you thought that a Yamaha store was the BMW wankfest?.

You know...the places where you always need to worry about fluids oozing out of the final drive,instead of staying in place?.

Next time, look for a shop with a lot of these hanging about...




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Old 12-01-2012, 08:47 PM   #288
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Apparently you thought that a Yamaha store was the BMW wankfest?.

You know...the places where you always need to worry about fluids oozing out of the final drive,instead of staying in place?.

Next time, look for a shop with a lot of these hanging about...



If you think Yamaha final drives don't fail you are either ignorant or delusional. I have seen more failed Yamaha F/D's than I have BMW's
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Old 12-02-2012, 12:31 AM   #289
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If you think Yamaha final drives don't fail you are either ignorant or delusional. I have seen more failed Yamaha F/D's than I have BMW's
I've never seen one that failed w/o some sort of neglect/abuse.

However, I may have missed a few: unlike some people, I haven't seen them all.
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Old 12-02-2012, 07:49 AM   #290
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If you think Yamaha final drives don't fail you are either ignorant or delusional. I have seen more failed Yamaha F/D's than I have BMW's
Right, statistics please. I've heard of one FJR FD failure in the last 7 years. But if I'm also "ignorant", I may not have enough comprehension to process the info.

Ever seen an FJR on an IronButt with a spare FD strapped to passenger seat? Ian, Iowa
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Old 12-02-2012, 10:14 AM   #291
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Just type ( final drive failures motorcycle ) in google.



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Old 12-02-2012, 11:05 AM   #292
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Just type ( final drive failures motorcycle ) in google.



Yeah those damn Yamaha final drives are a POS! Same with Honda's too!
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:29 AM   #293
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Yeah those damn Yamaha final drives are a POS! Same with Honda's too!


Yeah, I am afraid every time I get on my 1989 PC800 that the final drive will let me down.


But I am sure someone has seen more Honda final drive failures than they have BMW failures.
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:34 AM   #294
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Yeah, I am afraid every time I get on my 1989 PC800 that the final drive will let me down.


But I am sure someone has seen more Honda final drive failures than they have BMW failures.
Hey, there's a real clean, low mile PC just up the road from me that is for sale in the flea market if you know anyone looking for one. It ain't cheap but it looks brand new!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=842002
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:51 AM   #295
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Howdy All,
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Lets go back to August of 2003, I had done my research and was in the market for brand new Dodge one ton dually pickup truck to haul my HUGE camper. I knew what I wanted, knew what it would cost, had the cash in the bank to pay for it. So I go down to the nearest Dodge dealer, walk into the dealership, find a salesman who is holding up the water fountain he's leaning against and tell him I am here to buy a truck in fact I want the Garnet Red one sitting in the front row of the lot. This guy looks at me, and tells me in a voice load enough to be heard by a few other folks nearby that "You can't afford that truck and I am not going to waste any time talking to you." No problem I say, could I have one of your cards please. He hands me a card, laughs and walks away.

I had sorta the same deal a few years back, wanted to upgrade snowmobiles found a dealer that had a 2 year old leftover sled i wanted to went there talked with the owner who was to busy to give me full attention, and or seem to want my business. The funny thing was i walked in with 7 grand in my pocket just burning a hole but he wanted full retail for a 2 year old left over, so i left with the money and the next year yep still sitting on that sled.
By the way nice truck.
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http://www.glriders.com/goldwing-180...drive-failure/

http://gl1800riders.com/forums/showt...-drive-failure

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Old 12-02-2012, 03:01 PM   #298
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Well this IS the "Things Dealers tell Customers" thread! Aptly fitting don't you think?
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Old 12-02-2012, 07:24 PM   #299
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