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    Thread: Pretty Funny Gathering in front of at a VW dealership in LI NY

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      09-21-2010 04:24 PM #1
      A friend of mine was driving home when he noticed a mass of people gathered outside a VW dealership in Long Island , there were people and balloons outside. He figured it must be some type of customer appreciation event.




      Upon closer inspection it looked quite different:





      Being a VW Jetta owner I can TOTALLY sympathize.... this is probably the last VW I will EVER own...

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      09-21-2010 04:33 PM #2
      lol. that's pretty funny.

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      09-21-2010 04:34 PM #3
      Gas to Virginia too much for them? Or they're afraid the car won't make it down to VA?

      Either way, I think parking it in front of VW of America would be more fitting. Isn't the dealer at the mercy of corporate in terms of warranty and lemon law?

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      09-21-2010 04:34 PM #4
      Awesome

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      09-21-2010 04:36 PM #5
      i would have thought same thing at first and then after reading the sign LMAO!
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      09-21-2010 04:36 PM #6
      i saw some guy with home made signs he printed out pasted on saturn, and he was sitting in front of the dealership for about 8 hours reading a book to get a message out. people complain about some pretty crazy stuff with their car and then call it a lemon. granted, the dealership can try to screw you too, but if you dont fly off the handle and start threatening legal action right away then most people are happy to work with you.
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    7. 09-21-2010 04:38 PM #7
      Not trying to defend VW here as that would be blasphemy or make me look like a fan boy... but I've never had a problem...

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      09-21-2010 04:39 PM #8
      idiots..

      with the money they wasted on supplies and whatever their time is worth they could have just fixed the car or gone to a more accomodating dealer...

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      09-21-2010 04:45 PM #9
      you gotta be pretty pissed to take a day off from work to do that...

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      09-21-2010 04:45 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by 2035cc16v View Post
      idiots..

      with the money they wasted on supplies and whatever their time is worth they could have just fixed the car or gone to a more accomodating dealer...
      "But it's the point, man..."

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      09-21-2010 04:46 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by MatchStick View Post
      you gotta be pretty pissed to take a day off from work to do that...
      A volkswagen will do that to someone.

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      09-21-2010 04:47 PM #12
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      09-21-2010 04:50 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by Rabbit5GTI View Post
      A volkswagen will do that to someone.
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      09-21-2010 04:51 PM #14
      Funny enough, i bought my MKV Rabbit from those a$$holes. that dealership is all sides of shady, don't ever visit them or give them business/service. total rip off those guys.

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      09-21-2010 04:57 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by dieselraver View Post
      Funny enough, i bought my MKV Rabbit from those a$$holes. that dealership is all sides of shady, don't ever visit them or give them business/service. total rip off those guys.

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      Not libelous at all

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      09-21-2010 04:59 PM #16
      too bad the chick in the back isn't topless
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      09-21-2010 05:01 PM #17
      Long Islanders.

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      Not surprised.

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      09-21-2010 05:05 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by 2035cc16v View Post
      idiots..

      with the money they wasted on supplies and whatever their time is worth they could have just fixed the car or gone to a more accomodating dealer...
      I doubt they would be making this much noise if their problems were that simply resolved. Not to mention a new car being a POS and piss poor customer service will make people go far out of their way.
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      09-21-2010 05:06 PM #19
      At least it's better than a Dodge Caravan, lemon or not!

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      09-21-2010 05:09 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by mx5er View Post
      Gas to Virginia too much for them? Or they're afraid the car won't make it down to VA?
      Back when I had a VW I know I was afraid it wouldn't make it down to Virginia... And I lived in Maryland at the time...
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      09-21-2010 05:09 PM #22
      A Chrysler dealer here had an issue a few years back, when a group of 20 or 30 owners got together and held a parade in front of the dealerhsip. They spend a Saturday morning driving around the dealership with sign, balloons, and loudspeakers. Protesting warranty claims on peeling clearcoat. i'm assuming Chrysler said no warranty.

      I'd be pissed, but not to the point of demonstrating or protesting.

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      09-21-2010 05:10 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by ZDuB12 View Post
      too bad the chick in the back isn't topless
      if the car is a lemon, why is she making "#1" hand signs?
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      09-21-2010 05:12 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by iDance View Post
      Not libelous at all

      only libelous if it's a false claim. its not. i speak truth
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      09-21-2010 05:13 PM #25
      Wait, if the car is actually by law a lemon, then the dealer can't do anything but take the car back. The owners are most likely being typical whiny Long Islanders that think every thing is entitled to them since they live on NYC's penis. The fact that they own a vw makes them even whinier.
      so it goes... ಠ_ಠ

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