have a word with the wife

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  1. Just had a call from one of my customers, he has had a letter from main dealer, his mot is due and he can book it online at evans halshaw, he is concernedthat they are asking to do it , he is not the brightest light out there, i explained to him, because your car went in for a recall 2 month ago, they have all your details on database, and they are fishing for your custom [ every car i sell i offer to service and mot next year, at a fixed price] . Had to explain, anyone can service , mot it, they are just fishing for business. [ my business ! ].
  2. Main dealer trying to pinch my business [there's a novelty ! ]

  3. Autotrader shares

    sadiq khan is mr whippy ! dont go on mr whippys turf
  4. Lawgistics Warranty

    excellent !i keep telling someon here , a warranty is a addition to there rights !
  5. I’m after a cheap 3 seater van

    buys the battery
  6. court Mediation service Help

    do we have a update ? pm me if you wish
  7. Business Slow?

    Business Slow? slow ?ha ! handbrakes on here, like pulling teeth keep laughing though, don't let em get to you. [ i once got sacked for laughing, mind you, i was driving a hearse at the time ]
  8. Another fun valuation

    mk2 !
  9. dvla duplicate mot certificates

    well you can do both now.
  10. Part-time Trader

    tip, this is a 24 hour job, you and your friend need to be aware of this, your phone will ring at nine at night, will your friend answer it ? just because you offer a warranty doesnt mean you can hide behind it, you also have to be strong, you mention = and this is where you may fail, what restrictions do you have at the present ? because if you let the customer take control then youwill fail
  11. Motorhub finally nailed

    no, its =https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/06145321 correct, directors details shows his address where bradford council have investigated 3 planning complaints, 1 unauthorised conservatory, 2 unauthorised trading 3 unauthorised car repairs and car sales, two fingers to everything ?
  12. Valeting

    seeing as most underbonnets are 90?% plastic covers, wipe over with a damp cloth then 50% water 50% autosmart finish in a spray bottle on mist.is the safest way, punters never know its been cleaned .
  13. A quick hello

    hello
  14. Nice to see the Easter holidays have kicked in...

    over 25 only need to see licence forms to fill before test drive and if all else fails, temporarily loose the keys
  15. No one ever reads the adds at all EVER

    have you still got car ? yes what will you take ? price is advertised where are you ? in bed, but the cars location is next to the advertised price
  16. Claim cost of insurance increase from third party insurer?

    if you have "legal protection" ask them, you may have this with house insurance for example, its what you paid for
  17. 2003 Fiesta 1.4 Zetec SE MOT Emissions High

    can you post up all 4 figures ? co high and hc high would indicate a faulty cts ? vacum leak ? i also note on the "failure" = Exhaust noise is clearly in excess of that emitted by a similar vehicle fitted with a standard silencer in average condition and you say "sons" car, and lamda was loose, has said boy, i refer you to heat sheild missing, removed the internals ofsaid cat ? [ your honour ]
  18. Interior grab handle snapped!

    sorry but got to laughyour not alone, i once had a bonnet fall off on a old fiesta, hinges snapped, they were a poor design, very similar to gate hinges [ crap] i tried to convince customer that shows how reliable they are, previous owner never had to lift bonnet it didn't work
  19. Royal Mail vans service history

    i sometimes go to meet my postman in the yard, he drives a combo, handbrakes in roof lining, tyres are 2mm, rims are well bent, and the engine is a grenade with pin out, not serviced properly where i work from
  20. Eerily Quiet Or Is It Just Me?

    busy sales last week dead sales this week jobs booked in not turned up [service / mot ] good job i am a millionaire
  21. Farcical Court Case!

    they will need proof of repair, you will be of course claiming, [and letting the defendant know if they go ahead] costs, i don't think they will claim , i hope, keep us to date please, and thanks for posting this .
  22. Unit Size

    its not the size, its the location, and then finding a drive in, then finding "no motor trade" then the security, then the neighbours, then the lease, it just goes on
  23. Recovery of a vehicle under the Consumer Rights Act

    yes, its quite simple, and quoted in many trading standards "help" forms . justina, its quite simple , on the sales invoice simply state who to contact in the first instance eg = jo bloggs car sales 078965432 to be contacted in any instance. they sign that they have agreed to the terms on the invoice, obviously not taking away there rights, thats a unfair contract, i tell them straight, READ, DIGEST, SIGN, it states on my invoice if your not happy with the conditions, do not sign, do not buy the vehicle