quattro digest, Vol 1 #3797 - 11 msgs

james accordino ssgacc at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 8 16:11:38 EDT 2002

I think more like "6" years, George.  I think they
might actually be getting off light on depreciation,
even with 30k woman driven miles.  Whatever that
means.  You're not going to get full replacement value
10 minutes after you drive it off the lot, let alone 6
yrs. later.  Hello.  Boy, they said my Audi had too
much expensive, high-tech crap.

Jim Accordino

--- George Selby <gselby4x4 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> At 03:40 PM 8/8/02, you wrote:
> >I think you should choose your words carefully
> >and not attack other listers on
> >their "stupidity" when you probably have some
> >events to speak of in your past.
> >
> >Incidentally, the work done was by a dealer.
> >This ended up allowing for more to be made on
> >the claim.
> >
> >I have no idea what you're talking about
> >regarding the car not being in perfect
> >condition. It's a 30k mile Acura driven by a
> >conservative female its entire life.
> >
> >Maybe you should read closer and realize that
> >she bought the car new. You assume people on the
> >list are stupid.
> >
> >She didn't finance. they paid cash, in full.
>  From what I understood, the Acura was just
> purchased, my fault for the
> misunderstanding.  That, however make's his
> questions even more
> questionable.  He wants the full price he paid new
> ($33,000) for a 3 year
> old car.  Of course he isn't going to get that.
> That's how I read the post.
>  From how I understood the statement, it sounded
> like all the work done to
> the car was paid for out of pocket.  Because it was
> all warranty work, it
> basically doesn't matter as far as the value of the
> car goes.  THe car was
> damaged/broken, the dealer returned it to working
> condition.  As to the
> 30,000 miles service, the post said tune-up, that to
> me implies poor
> running.  So the description of a poor running car
> with a repainted front
> end due to headlight theft didn't sound like a car
> in perfect
> condition.  Now that the whole story is in the
> light, it sounds much
> better.  What does being the car being female owned
> have to do with
> anything?  As you saying men aren't capable of
> cleaning or taking care of
> their their cars?  This is a sexist comment, and I
> am offended.
> However: I apologize for calling the person stupid,
> as I was obviously (by
> my statement) not in full awareness of the
> situation.
> I have, in fact, done stupid things in the past, and
> generally don't mind
> being called on it.
> I try not to assume anything.  In fact I assume the
> people on this list are
> quite bright, because they have the sense to own
> Audis.
> George Selby
> 83 Audi Coupe GT
> gselby4x4 at earthlink.net
> PS:  As a sidebar, doesn't the NAV system glitches
> confirm some of my
> previous posts on the topic, it only made it 30k
> miles before the whole
> $4500 unit had to be replaced.  What are you going
> to do at 75k miles when
> it is out of warranty and the same symptoms start
> happening?

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