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Old 10-07-2012, 12:06 AM   #35
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Time to get the News Media involved
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:08 AM   #36
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Now if one of those anonymous Internet hacker guys could catch wind of it and put it on the dealership website, that would be pretty funny.
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:15 AM   #37
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Time to get the News Media involved
True dat my friend. Sent the link and explanation to the two local stations. However they may be a conflicted due to the amount of money car dealers pay for advertisement.
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:18 AM   #38
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Now if one of those anonymous Internet hacker guys could catch wind of it and put it on the dealership website, that would be pretty funny.
It was posted to the dealer Facebook page. HA!! HA!!
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:27 AM   #39
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All I'm going to say is...a few people better be in the unemployment line Monday and the dealership better make things right. I'm sure they wouldn't want an audit from GM. That comment at the end would definitely cause one!!!
Totally agree. Shawn Lowe isn't worried, he said, "they get audited all the time". I LAUGHED in his face when he said that. Their butts are in a sling. And deserve all things that come their way. He's the Fixed Operations Director. That's the person in charge of all service departments of the affiliated dealers:
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Old 10-07-2012, 01:22 AM   #41
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Wow, good damn idea but you know, they make spy cameras real small with audio, that would have been much better, no trying to explain who said what when and where.

But the voice recorder is a good stepping stone, but if that's all I was using I'd make sure it makes super high quality crystal clear recordings. My iphone 4 will record for up to an hour, I've used it before to monitor my car while it was parked at work. I am seeking a dvr system with 4 cameras and motion sensors which will record while it's off if I choose (for vandalism).

Put it on Youtube, everybody in your area will see this, try to get local news on it. The leverage you have is all about going public with it, they'd have to take care of you fairly and let it be known the jack-asses that did that were fired. Of course don't just threaten to do it, do it and let them know, they already did the damage, now it's your turn.

So what made you suspect that you'd find something like this on your voice recorder? Was it just reading gestures, body language, how you were treated during past dealings, or did you hear rumors they were scumbags? Sickning!!

Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't there laws against malicious destruction of others property, and when it's over a certain amount, isn't that a felony
and a valid right to file a case with your local police? The beauty of using a security camera is that they are date and time stamped, which I hear is an important factor in a legal situation for it to be used as evidence. BTW, if they KNEW that your car had cameras and audio, and they were not to tamper with them, they'd never have done that crap in the first place.


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Old 10-07-2012, 01:58 AM   #42
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Well, then I will run a camera in my car if I ever have to take it in. They do that stuff to mine and I will be driving away in a new car for free, if they are lucky and that's all I settle for in a lawsuit.
I was lied to, bullied, and taken advantage of the first time by Kevin Whitaker. I was made to believe I was wrong. So I trusted another dealer to be the trustworthy professionals they're supposed to be. However, to err on the side of caution, I placed the voice recorder in the door pocket. It would have been nice to have a camera. Had they not called names I'd be in a worse fix, but they did use names and bragged about the abuse. How much does a four camera dvr system four a car cost? Where do you get it ? I can install it myself.
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Old 10-07-2012, 05:02 AM   #43
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SHAWN of the DEAD

A new TV series coming out this fall. Lead in with GOOD OLE BOYS laughing and rib sticking each other over how they really F'd up the last customers car....GM is the corporate leader of the " Who ME ! " in this sage of woe...This thread will become the ..coming attractions with more to follow................
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Old 10-07-2012, 05:48 AM   #44
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Sorry to hear this happened to your car. But, if it were me, I would remove it from the web. Although true info, they could try to make a case for slander if this goes to court. Just my $.02. And they will get what they deserve. It always comes back around.
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:28 AM   #45
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Smart man! Way to go! NOW, GO GET 'EM!!

Thank you, feel free to auto tune these guys into a "Banjo Duel" lol
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:29 AM   #46
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Sorry to hear this happened to your car. But, if it were me, I would remove it from the web. Although true info, they could try to make a case for slander if this goes to court. Just my $.02. And they will get what they deserve. It always comes back around.
Is it slander if its true and you have proof?
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:37 AM   #47
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To make matters worse your clutch clunk is normal for an SS manual 6 speed. Read on.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=155282
So then GM does have a problem, and its not simply a dealership issue?!
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Wow crazy story
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So then GM does have a problem, and its not simply a dealership issue?!
Good point, doubt if this is something unique to GM dealerships. I'm wondering if this crap goes on at many shops, are jack-wagons like that who work for GM dealerships coddled by unions?

I'm betting no but the blame falls on the dealership who will deny it ever happened. I was told by the private owner and mechanic at a local shop this about dealerships: " Y'eah, but who do the dealerships hire? Their boss says a 4 hour job is only a 2 hour job and that's all their getting paid." (When I was inquiring about getting a front end alignment after I get lowering springs installed). I had just told him there was a guy here complaining that his alignment seems like it's all screwed up and he had just got it done at the dealership.

My guess is that the dealerships mechanics (in general, not all of them of course)..are not exactly an elite group of highly talented and well paid experts .

About the only reason I'd ever go there is for warranty issues, and than I'd try to go to an authorized repair shop.
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Good point, doubt if this is something unique to GM dealerships. I'm wondering if this crap goes on at many shops, are jack-wagons like that who work for GM dealerships coddled by unions?

I'm betting no but the blame falls on the dealership who will deny it ever happened. I was told by the private owner mechanic at a local shop this: Y'eah, but who do the dealerships hire, their boss says a 4 hour job is only a 2 hour job and that's all their getting paid.

My guess is that the dealerships mechanics (in general, not all of them of course)..are not exactly an elite group of highly talented and well paid experts .

About the only reason I'd ever go there is for warranty issues, and than I'd try to go to an authorized repair shop.
I took some classes at an automotive technical institute and if you would have seen how some of my classmates acted, drank alcohol, and how careless they were with our guinipig cars.... you, like myself, would never want to take your pride and joy to a shop again. Too bad it's often inedible.

There are some good mechanics out there too that handle cars with kid's gloves, just no way to be sure you will get one when you drop off your car at a dealership service garage where anyone can end up getting your automobile. It's not fair to the customer.
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