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Old 08-20-2009, 07:32 PM
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Re: Fogs Installation

Here's a story kinda on base with getting ripped off at shops. When I recently installed my Eibach lowering springs myself I stripped the passenger side lower sway bar bolt and it only went in half way. I waited till monday morning and drove it to a local gas station shop where they helped me out before with a frozen lug nut and charged me 10 bucks to take it off, well worth it. I went there but the guy was busy he said, I asked anyways about the cost and he said about 10-20 bucks. So i drove to the next gas station shop, but when they put it on the lift the hick looking grease monkey kid starts shaking his head saying "man thats bad", When i asked what he was talking about he said I needed a whole new lower control arm, FOR A STRIPPED BOLT!!!. I told him to take it off the lift so i can go somewhere that can simply tap and re-thread the hole, then he said he will try it but no gaurantees. So he did it within 2 min, then charged me $46.50. And thats why I dont take my car anywhere, bunch of rip off artists trying to rip off old ladies or sumthing. Sorry for ranting in this thread, but kinda goes with the whole starscan issue and being ripped off for actual work done.
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^^^ i totally agree with ya!!! always trying to rip off customers!!!
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Old 08-25-2009, 01:29 AM
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Re: Fogs Installation

Did you ever take care of this Davy? If you do the install perfectly they can't say anything. Tell them you have reset the battery via removal of neg terminal and they still won't work. Hahahaha
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Re: Fogs Installation

just ordered it from J4J. gonna try to pull it off when i get my first oil change from dealership.
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How come everyone thinks it is Ok to rip the dealer off? That is what you are doing? They have to pay the techs and the Starscan tools arent cheap either..
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My dealer hooked me up for free w/ the starscan tool to turn on my fogs.

And no I DO NOT feel bad for "ripping" off the dealer Saleen!!!
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Re: Fogs Installation

Dealers do that to us all the time. I dont care about them. They are in for the money and not for Customer Service.

They are worst than a root canal without anesthesia.
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How come everyone thinks it is Ok to rip the dealer off? That is what you are doing? They have to pay the techs and the Starscan tools arent cheap either..
i understand but $150 for a 30 sec job is ridiculous. i'm just tryin to get a fair price, afterall i did just buy the jeep from em. I helped them and they should return the favor.
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Re: Fogs Installation

Yeah I do not care about the dealers...they did not even know how to enable my drop-down mirrors in reverse...and think about how many THOUSANDS of dollars they have charged for the starscan tool they are using. Also, they already rip us of at $65 an oil change...if it takes two seconds there should be no charge or like a $10 activation fee; not $150.

Is yours a 09 ltd Davy? I love that lower bumper insert!!!
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so the dealer could install fog on my jeep
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Install them yourself. It's literally a very easy, 1/2 hour job. Take it to the dealer to get starscanned and you're set.
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Troy, it's best to get the kit from J4J and install it yourself to save some $$. but u do need the dealership to activate it tho.
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