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#1002045 - 12/06/17 10:18 PM Re: Dealership Closing [Re: Paul De]  
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Originally Posted by Paul De


I can see the day coming that an old time biker like me showing up in greased up jeans and a t-shirt chasing a part is made to go through the back door so as to not frighten the more posh car drivers waiting for their Bimmer to be serviced!


This is actually great fun at the car dealers - walking in with a broken rusty greasy 20 year old suspension part, in my grimy shop clothes, through the front door, pausing to grab an espresso before plunking the bit down on the parts counter...


*insert witty remark here*
#1002051 - 12/07/17 02:21 AM Re: Dealership Closing [Re: szurszewski]  
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Originally Posted by szurszewski

This is actually great fun at the car dealers - walking in with a broken rusty greasy 20 year old suspension part, in my grimy shop clothes, through the front door, pausing to grab an espresso before plunking the bit down on the parts counter...


Haha; As long as you get good service and treated well its all OK.


If the good old days were so damn good, why did we bother to invent modern times?

Most missed bike: Bultaco Sherpa T 326
#1002193 - 12/11/17 12:53 AM Re: Dealership Closing [Re: GordonB]  
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Originally Posted by GordonB
And here we are in So California with 8 dealers within 50 miles of each other, extend into San Diego and add 2 more.

But none in the LA basin. Well, some might include LB BMW, but I wouldn't. From Santa Monica to Torrance to Norwalk to Downtown, there is NOT ONE!


John

2005 R1200RT 3.8k 31k 71k and rising
1990 PC 800 (dead) 100+k
1979 Yamaha XS750F (sold) 79k
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