Did you get "life time" oil changes from where u bought your car?

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  1. baltimore mike

    baltimore mike Well-Known Member 2010 OG VIP

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    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    Spam, very poisonous here.
     
  3. banksy

    banksy My fav chil VIP

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    have you thought of becoming a service advisor Mike?

    lots more upselling opportunities for an enterprising young man like you...
     
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    baltimore mike Well-Known Member 2010 OG VIP

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    huh
     
  5. banksy

    banksy My fav chil VIP

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    don't be a jagoff Mike

    I want to discuss this in a serious manner
     
  6. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    Yeah but the place is 50 miles away so it's not worth it.
     
  7. newcastlefan

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    no; i prefer using virgin motor oil rather than repackaged, reclaimed oil.
     
  8. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    1/2 price which a did a few times but now I just do it myself
     
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    baltimore mike Well-Known Member 2010 OG VIP

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    yes sir
     
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    Beer Can Cock Well-Known Member VIP

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    The life of a Hyundai is very short so this is another salesman trick.
     
  11. newcastlefan

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    btw, oil change supplies are among the biggest rip offs the dealers get: most buy filters by the train-carload so they cost under a buck a piece (except Fram). Some brands of oil are equally as cheap (Purolator comes to mind). a Ford 1A oil filter costs dealers about a buck each.
     
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    baltimore mike Well-Known Member 2010 OG VIP

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    :gay:
     
  13. Mack

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    It's a great marketing tool. :dontknow: Plus it's a great customer retention tool.

    I wish Ford would do it.
     
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    this is bullshit.

    dealers only offer oil changes for the opportunity to upsell add'l services.

    and dealer techs are way better than those jiffy lube retards.
     
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    i know how little we paid for them when i worked in parts. you believe whatever you want.
     
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    and jiffy lube is garbage. i never mentioned them, you did. why?
     
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    Mack Well-Known Member 2010 OG VIP

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    We pay over $4 for an FL1A which you can walk into a Walmart and buy for less than we pay for them. (srs)
     
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    Froggy worked the front counter at a Dodge store in the 70's

    so of course that means he knows what dealers pay for parts
     
  19. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member 2010 OG VIP

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    We bitched FURIOUSLY to our regional rep about Walmart selling Motorcraft for under our cost and it fell on deaf ears.

    I struggle to average 33.3% on my ROs. :dontknow: There isn't as much markup as most people think.
     
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    You matrix price on cus pay bub?