Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-01-2012, 03:10 PM   #21
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 34
Same here with Coates. Just ordered a new 365saq from Jason. Won't have for 2 months, at least. They were the same as rvnation once I figured 500 in fuel for me to go get it. Thats not even considering my time and possible issues getting it home. Once you pick it up, its yours. If something happens when they are delivering to your dealer; not your problem.
__________________

__________________
karznromz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2012, 03:45 PM   #22
Senior Member
 
trudinator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 1,326
Quote:
Originally Posted by mtnguy View Post
Take the readout from your internet deal, and use it as a bargaining chip for a dealer price. If the internet seller can sell it for x amount, then the dealer should come close to that price.
Exactly what we did!! We managed to find a local dealer - within 60 miles, who beat the internet price by a couple hundred $$. We sent out e-mails to all four Rockwood and Flagstaff dealers within 150 miles of our home, and asked them to give us a price on an identical model and WHY we should buy it from them instead of the internet dealer. We did our homework, probably for a year, before we pulled the trigger. We found the best deal we could find and it really wasn't all that difficult.
__________________

__________________
2012 Rockwood 8293RKSS
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Cummins Turbodiesel 4x4; 2012 Ford Escape 4x4. 3 very pampered cats.
Days camped: 2011: 61; 2012: 66 Days; 2013: 69;2014: 68 2015: 90 Days camped 2016: 34
trudinator is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 10:26 AM   #23
Senior Member
 
Great Horned Owl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Lake County, Illinois
Posts: 301
I handed my local (small) dealer a copy of an internet add and asked how close he could come. He agreed to match it. I suspect that this is not uncommon.

Joel
__________________
Great Horned Owl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 06:58 PM   #24
Junior Member
 
walterw11's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 13
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1133953201.jpg
Views:	92
Size:	50.2 KB
ID:	12079

This is out of the Forrest River brochure.
__________________
walterw11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 07:11 PM   #25
Phat Phrog Stunt Team
 
TURBS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Iowa
Posts: 34,337
I firmly believe in local ! and thats all IM going to say about IT !
__________________
TURBS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 08:27 PM   #26
Moderators' Assistant
 
bikendan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Camano Island, Washington
Posts: 13,271
Quote:
Originally Posted by Great Horned Owl View Post
I handed my local (small) dealer a copy of an internet add and asked how close he could come. He agreed to match it. I suspect that this is not uncommon.

Joel

on the West Coast, it's not only uncommon, it doesn't happen at all.
i've never read any post about a West Coast dealer matching a price from a dealer like RVW or RVDirect. and i've been on RV forums for the past 6 years.

they simply laugh at you and tell you to drive to the Midwest, if you want prices like that.
__________________
Dan-Retired Firefighter/EMT
Shawn-Musician/Entrepreneur/Wine Expert
and Zoe the Wonder Dog(R.I.P.)
2016 PrimeTime TracerAIR 255, pushing a 2014 Ford F150 4x4 3.5 Ecoboost w/Max Tow Package
Equalizer WDH and Prodigy BC
bikendan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 08:44 PM   #27
Member
 
Hoo Dad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Central Virginia
Posts: 298
This may be hard to believe but my dealer beat RVW price by more than $1,400.
__________________


2011 Rockwood 8285 WS
2011 GMC 3500 HD 4X4, 6.0, 4.10, SRW
Hoo Dad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 08:54 PM   #28
Senior Member
 
Kaytee1206's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Michigan
Posts: 221
Our local dealer beat RV Wholesalers by a few thousand dollars, they don't always have the best price. I had a lot of other issues with my dealer, but when it came down the price, no one could beat it.
__________________
2013 Rockwood Roo 25RS
Kaytee1206 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 09:06 PM   #29
Senior Member
 
skullskidr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Watkinsville, GA
Posts: 126
We ordered ours with RVdirect as none of the local dealers would even touch the Internet price. One dealer was a brand new FR dealer and the salesperson pretty much didn't want to talk anymore after showing the quote. So, during the decision process...the owner's wife from this dealer called and she told us what to look out for from an Internet dealer, what we should expect from a PDI from them and if there were any warranty issues they would be happy to fix what ever we needed.
She also said she would be happy to answer any questions we had if we were unclear on anything after the PDI.
Maybe they know how to play the game
__________________
2012 Ford F350 Super Duty 4x4
ProPride 3P
2013 Windjammer 3006WK
1973 Camaro RS, LS6/475hp, 6spd
skullskidr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 12:00 AM   #30
Junior Member
 
case1175's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 16
I live Alberta, Canada. I bought a trailer from the US and saved between six and seven thousand dollars. No one up here will even come close to the US prices. For that much money I will worry about warranty when the time comes.
__________________

__________________
case1175 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:55 PM.