Monthly Archives: August 2011

Friday Funnies for 8/26/11

Sometimes a day that starts out bad, when nothing goes right for hours on end, can finish off in a surprisingly funny way. I had such a day while at work. Actually, it started out bad when the alarm went … Continue reading

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DEALER ADD-ONS, Part 2

Car alarms … Yes? No? That depends. Is the car you’re buying on the Top Ten Most Stolen list? Does it have special paint, special wheels and tires, or a special entertainment package that makes it stand out? Do you … Continue reading

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Some Funnies to Kick off Your Weekend — 8/19/11

Snobbery can turn around and bite you on the butt. And in this situation, it certainly did to a BMW salesman. At the time I was selling Cadillacs. I was on a test drive in an Escalade with two potential … Continue reading

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DEALER ADD-ONS, Part 1

Paint protection. Carpet and seat protection. Do you need it? No! So don’t let the salesman or the finance manager sell you on it. All car manufacturers do both right from the factory. The interior and exterior are already protected … Continue reading

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Some Funny for Your Friday — 8/12/11

1972, the same year The Judge was put to rest, people were flocking to the showrooms to see Pontiac’s latest creation, the Firebird Trans Am. It had been offered as a very low production model in the last half of … Continue reading

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How Much Infotainment Do You Need In Your Car? (and Why I Love SiriusXM!)

Many new cars now have a SiriusXM radio option. With it you get 3 months of service for free to road-test it. Sometimes it’s offered at a stand-alone option, or part of an infortainment package, or it can even be … Continue reading

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