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Old 04-29-2016, 01:10 PM   #21
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The easiest way to ensure you get a semi good deal on any vehicle/trailer, is to 100% ENSURE that you FULLY believe, deep in your heart as a core value, that the vehicle you see that you love, is completely replaceable and is never a 'one time good deal'. There's more fish in the sea. One hiccup, and I go find another one.

Saying no, repeatedly, firmly, without being a b***hole, (but not leaving either!) will get them to their best deal sooner or later. Later may be days, by the way. Maybe weeks. Keep saying no while somehow looking a little interested, and leave if you want......and they'll contact you. Trust me, they'll contact you.

When they say they must make money, just tell them that you are happy for them to make money on someone else, and you honestly don't care if they go dead broke on this one deal, so long as you get what you want. (Save that one for last).

Take a pen, for sure. Make them put their deal in writing and hand it to you. When you get it, study it quietly, then take YOUR pen and mark out some of their numbers and write some of your own and hand it back.

They are offering prices way higher than they will accept. You need to offer prices way lower than you can expect.
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Old 04-29-2016, 01:20 PM   #22
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Bet the bank love you Later RJD
Ford too. Had a 6 month old F150 traded for a new F250...
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Old 04-29-2016, 01:24 PM   #23
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After local negotiations failed we contacted a small dealer Brewbakers in lower Michigan. And they not only honored "web price" but said it would be in the fall clearance special the following week and gave us that lower price. Salesman made negotiations a pleasant chore.
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Old 04-29-2016, 01:27 PM   #24
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Ther were rolling over your deficit from your current to your new RV.
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Old 04-29-2016, 01:27 PM   #25
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Called and they said mistake on website and I checked it again and they fixed it.
That wasn't a mistake.
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Old 04-29-2016, 01:40 PM   #26
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Don't know what position you are financially on your Durango, but have you considered trading it and keeping the camper? If you need ( want ) a camper the size you purchased, would you be satisfied with a smaller one? Check out a Ram 1500. It rides as comfortably as your Durango but, being a truck, can handle heavier loads. Just a thought.
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Old 04-29-2016, 02:08 PM   #27
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call em on it

First of all, talk to the manager, not the salesman. In his office. Quietly.
Tel them all that transpired, and ask, "what the hell?"
If there is much (even a little) shilly-shallying, then walk out.
As to your current rig, either get used to it, live with it, or take it elsewhere. You are NOT going to get what you paid for a rig a month ago.
Salesmen are dirtbags, who couldn't get an honest job stealing, or in politics.
they lie, are un-informed,("oh, yeah, your truck will pull that just fine"), or they have absolutely no authority to say or offer what they offer.
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Old 04-29-2016, 02:46 PM   #28
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If you want that 17,000 dollar price for the new/used trailer then I can guarantee you they won’t give you what you paid for the trailer you are trading in. The trailer you are trading in will have to be sold as a used unit.

Here’s a shock for everyone, RV dealers are in business to make money.

Here’s another shock for everyone, RV salesmen will tell you anything to make the sale. A salesman job is to sell. Caveat Emptor.
Rv dealers could make more money if they gave better service. Don't know why fr. Puts up with this crap?
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Old 04-29-2016, 03:36 PM   #29
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Called and asked the price of the TT and salesman quoted $26,000, I was quoted $23,000 in person yesterday. Then I told him website showed $17,000 and OH NO!!, mistake! Soon as I hung up phone, price was changed on website to $26,000.
We have only half of the equation. No info on the one you bought or the price.
Is it feasible to go for a full price trade and negotiate on the $23K quoted in person? Apparently, the dealer knows your TT and is confident he can turn it. Another option, if you got a good deal on the one you have, could you sell privately and then deal. 'Tis the season to sell.
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Old 04-29-2016, 06:46 PM   #30
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My RV dealer quoted me a price over the phone from their web site and how much he would give me for a trade in. When I stopped in a few weeks later to look at the RV he had to offer. Now he jack up the price by $4,000 and said they never advertised the lower price. After a couple of hours of haggling I got my price. They were hungry for a sale in late winter on last years model so I had them over the barrel. My only mistake was, I didn't print out the add with the price.
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