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Old 04-01-2017, 11:15 PM   #1
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On how Dodge Dealers really DO try to rip you off........

Back about 2007/8 I had a rock put a small hole in my right fog light/driving light, I never bothered to fix it because it's been working great. Over the last 7 or so years you all know we've been suffering a major drought until this past winter.

I never bothered to take a look at the light - well hardly at all but the other day when all this BS electrical issue started back up again with my truck - I noticed that the inside of the light was turning kinda brownish - from all that dirt and water apparently getting inside.

When I was at Dodge last Monday I stopped into parts to ask them how much a replacement light was going to be, bastards told me $180 + tax.. Gawd.....

So while I was waiting around for my truck I called 2 other dealers and their prices were from $179 to $199.. WTF??

When I got home I went on Ebay and checked and found one, BRAND NEW.. for $28!

Unless it's ABSOLUTELY FLOCKING REQUIRED, I AM NOT!!! Buying a single part again from the dealer!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/130574048586

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Old 04-02-2017, 12:00 AM   #2
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My local dealer has always been a bandit. What's funny is none of them carry any parts and they have to order them from a central warehouse yet all of their prices are different. They simply makeup ptices is my guess.
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Old 04-02-2017, 04:23 AM   #3
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Before Souderton Dodge was bought out by big local narcissistic family deal. Moperformance parts were 5% over cost and factory parts were 15% over cost, I won't buy parts from any steelereship, on-line is the way to go with any factory mopar part just have to watch out for shipping.
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Amazon is a great resource for parts. In most cases shipping is free
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Amazon is a great resource for parts. In most cases shipping is free
and they get the parts to you faster and with fewer screw-ups than the 'expert' stealerships .
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