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    1. #226
      Geriatric Member Aonarch's Avatar
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      Quote Originally Posted by Sold Over Sticker View Post
      Me too. I'll baboon the **** out of you if you don't buy an SS given the opportunity.
      I need that 20% since I am cheap.

      Want to hook a brother up?

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      Quote Originally Posted by t44tq View Post
      When was the last iteration of the 3.6 that you're talking about? I've seen '13s and '14s with the issue.
      Interesting. I thought it was heavily revised in the last 2 years or so...my recollection may simply be bad.

      Quote Originally Posted by t44tq View Post
      I'm talking about the 6 speed trans; when did the Edge or Traverse get a 9 or 10'speed? The Edge hasn't changed the trans AFAIK.

      Obviously, there's no data on a brand new car's reliability.
      Ah - something in your post made me think you were talking about the new 9/10 speed transmissions...
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    3. #228
      Quote Originally Posted by davewg View Post
      Interesting. I thought it was heavily revised in the last 2 years or so...my recollection may simply be bad.



      Ah - something in your post made me think you were talking about the new 9/10 speed transmissions...
      The 3.6 might have changed in '16 for the Camaro and other cars, I don't know.



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      Quote Originally Posted by Sold Over Sticker View Post
      Me too. I'll baboon the **** out of you if you don't buy an SS given the opportunity.
      Noted

      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      I need that 20% since I am cheap.
      Same...hence my post about not wanting to spend ~$50k range on my next set of wheels.

      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      Want to hook a brother up?
      Too bad he's out of the biz. Unfortunately, dealers can't do much without GM support. There is no $ in the car.
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      Hey I can dream can't I?

      I keep explaining that to the Mrs. Dealers have no room to budge, GM corporate are the ones who give the 20% off.

      Hey maybe we can ask dealer to ask corporate...


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      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      I need that 20% since I am cheap.

      Want to hook a brother up?
      I don't sell cars any longer. I can't do isht.
      Driving While Awesome Podcast. Give it a listen.
      Quote Originally Posted by bothhandsplease View Post
      Brendan told me to get the best discount, I had to send dick pics. I thought this was standard car buying practice.
      Quote Originally Posted by H.E. Pennypacker View Post
      Brendan and his all knowing heavy breathing baboon are correct.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      Hey I can dream can't I?

      I keep explaining that to the Mrs. Dealers have no room to budge, GM corporate are the ones who give the 20% off.

      Hey maybe we can ask dealer to ask corporate...


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      June isn't that far off. Can you get by for 6 weeks?
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      Lincoln MKX AWD with the 2.7 Ecoboost seems to be fast, quiet and comfortable. And it has pretty nice looking interior too.


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      Quote Originally Posted by davewg View Post
      June isn't that far off. Can you get by for 6 weeks?
      6 weeks to save $10k, yeah.

      You could rent a car if you had to an still be money ahead.

      The only issue is there isn't a guaranty GM will offer the same discount this year.

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      Quote Originally Posted by PoorHouse View Post
      6 weeks to save $10k, yeah.

      You could rent a car if you had to an still be money ahead.

      The only issue is there isn't a guaranty GM will offer the same discount this year.
      We can borrow a car if needed.

      https://www.cars.com/vehicledetail/d...2897/overview/

      Also thinking about this.

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      Anddddd it is attorney time.

      I'll post back once everything has been settled.

      The dealers self insured company is trying to f us in the a. Making us go through hoops galore.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      Anddddd it is attorney time.

      I'll post back once everything has been settled.

      The dealers self insured company is trying to f us in the a. Making us go through hoops galore.
      Ugh. That's annoying. Make sure they pay for your legal fees too.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      Anddddd it is attorney time.

      I'll post back once everything has been settled.

      The dealers self insured company is trying to f us in the a. Making us go through hoops galore.
      Dang, sorry to hear. Hoping for a favorable (to you) outcome!
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      They valued the car as a V6 and their private fire inspector said the fire was inconclusive. He has no idea where it happened or how. Which is ****ing hilarious.

      Crooks.




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      Quote Originally Posted by Elite_Deforce View Post
      Panache, bruh.
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      I find it ironic that long time Euro brand fans would assume long term reliability issues would destroy any love of a unique product.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      They valued the car as a V6 and their private fire inspector said the fire was inconclusive. He has no idea where it happened or how. Which is ****ing hilarious.

      Crooks.




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      I don't know how the USA works in liability cases, but up here in Canuckistan if you're pissed at someone, you specifically name everyone. The appraiser/fire guy, the mechanic, the lot boy, the service advisor. Anyone that touched your car - by name. It's a good tactic to get the corporate dealer to just give up quick and settle to your advantage. No one as an employee wants to get thrown under a bus.

      Go. For Blood.

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      Yeah that is the scattergun approach. Leaving it all up to the attorney.


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      I'd love to want a 328i wagon, but if they drive anything like the 328/330i sedans I've driven, I just cannot get excited about them.

      I'd either wait for an SS or an XC60, personally.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      They valued the car as a V6 and their private fire inspector said the fire was inconclusive. He has no idea where it happened or how. Which is ****ing hilarious.

      Crooks.




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      So what did they actually offer you, $20k?

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      Quote Originally Posted by puma1552 View Post
      So what did they actually offer you, $20k?
      After hammering them for a week and pointing out there appraisal mistake, $33k was their final number including $3600 in mods just installed, tax, title, etc.

      I'm pulling $38-44k w/o mods or tax/ fees as my number.

      They are at least $10k off, minimum.

      I never heard their first number, but when the claims adjuster lady actually said, "I hope you have GAP insurance, because you will need to use it" I knew something was very, very wrong.
      Last edited by Aonarch; 04-24-2017 at 08:08 PM.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      After hammering them for a week and pointing out there appraisal mistake, $33k was their final number including $3600 in mods just installed, tax, title, etc.

      I'm pulling $38-44k w/o mods or tax/ fees as my number.

      They are at least $10k off, minimum.

      I never heard their first number, but when the claims adjuster lady actually said, "I hope you have GAP insurance, because you will need to use it" I knew something was very, very wrong.
      What did the car sticker for?

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      Quote Originally Posted by puma1552 View Post
      What did the car sticker for?
      IIRC $46k.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      IIRC $46k.
      That sucks. I'd be pissed too considering your car caught fire and its a 16.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Silly_me View Post


      I'd do it.
      Just wanted to chime in that these are relatively "Cheap to run" since you get 5yrs/60k mile bumper to bumper warranty and 5yrs/60k miles of maintenance included with the purchase. The 3.0L supercharged straight 6 and zf 8 speed seem pretty reliable too. If gas milage and price is an issue you can opt for the diesel to save some $$$ upfront and it's rated at 26mpg city / 33mpg highway.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      Anddddd it is attorney time.

      I'll post back once everything has been settled.

      The dealers self insured company is trying to f us in the a. Making us go through hoops galore.
      THIS IS WHY THEY CALL THEM STEALERSHIPS!


      The really obnoxious thing about these so called businesses is that they constantly whine, bitch, and complain that customers
      have it all wrong, and that they are "misunderstood" when it comes to problems you have with them....


      Your experience and so many more prove that it's the way they do business!

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