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Re: audi dealer thread

C1J1Miller@aol.com wrote:
> Seems that some audi dealers discount to quattro list members/mail order, such
> as Carlson Audi, Clair Parts Express, and Langan audi... so it must be a
> "suggested list price", and not a requirement.

Yes, that is exactly right. Since this is America, land of the free,
home of the ridiculously brave, people can charge whatever they want.
AoA can't force dealers to charge list price for parts any more than
they can keep them from adding additional dealer markup to a New Beetle.
It's up to the dealer to decide on the balance between integrity and
greed (and you know where that usually heads).
"Life is too short to drive boring cars."

Dwight Varnes, insurance appraiser and car nut
1970 124 Spider (restored, mostly)
1986 Audi Coupe GT (bigger engine at machine shop)
1989 VW Jetta GLI 16v (the wife's ride, needs restored)
1984 Nissan 4x4 Pickup (rust never sleeps)
1965 Buick Skylark conv. (more fun than you'd think)