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Old 03-24-2012, 12:20 PM   #1
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Dealers washing campers

We recently purchased a used tt from a dealer. The inside was in need of a good scrubbing and the outside definitely needed a good wash and wax. Got it home and did both and within 2 days 4 people stopped to ask if it was for sale and was offered up to $2500 more than what we paid! It was tempting! Lol So why don't dealers at least wash the outside of used units? I know their main concern is selling new units but a good wash could go a long way.
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Old 03-24-2012, 12:25 PM   #2
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Our new unit was washed up prettiful when I picked it up, and promptly drove 85 miles in the rain.

Many dealers don't have the time and manpower to wash a unit thoroughly, and forget about them waxing a camper.

Big difference with that wash job.
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Thanks! It made a huge difference and it rained the night I finished
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Old 03-24-2012, 02:26 PM   #5
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I traded a camper last year. It had sat all winter and needed a good cleaning. The dealer gave me a trade in price sight unseen. They went by pictures and our word. They were not local. Everything was based on this price they quoted. I cleaned the inside of the trailer and washed the outside,the day before we were to get the new one. The dealer could not believe the condition of it. They told us you would not believe what they found in trade ins and how filthy they were brought in. They actually gave us more than the qoted amount.
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Great job, but aren't you glad the dealer didn't do it and then charge you an extra $2,500?
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Great job, but aren't you glad the dealer didn't do it and then charge you an extra $2,500?
Yes very glad!!! But would you buy a used car from a dealer that had french fries and candy wrappers all over the floor?
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