[s-cars] Polling for A8 owners + Stealer Visit

Brett Astleford ghettobretto at hotmail.com
Fri Jan 3 21:45:47 EST 2003

another exp:
2 hours labor to print out diagnostic codes on a 1991 Porsche C4.  10 minute
procedure.  Gotta love dealerships

>From: wmahoney at disk.com (Bill Mahoney)
>To: s-car-list at audifans.com
>Subject: [s-cars] Polling for A8 owners + Stealer Visit
>Date: Fri, 03 Jan 2003 15:16:35 -0600
>To really appreciate this fine list of members, one only has to spend a
>little time over on the dark side at audiworld.  (insert scream here.)
>Since I have not seen much chat WRT the A8 here, I was wondering if
>there are any list a8 owners?  Anyone?
>Anyways, I took the car to the stealers "quattro cafe" today for an oil
>change, but really just to get the svc history printed out and find out
>about key codes and radio codes.  This is a very new fancy Audi building
>for the dealer.  Labor rate posted is 99 bucks an hour.  That's
>Customers can now wait at the "Q cafe" while the cars are worked on (or
>whatever.)  It was hilarious to see folks reactions to the, not so
>greased up pole, when informed of their cars prognosis.  "Both your
>remotes are broken (huh?) and new ones are $115 each plus 1/2 hour to
>program them."  It was amazing to see what are prolly otherwise
>professional doctors, lawyers and indian chiefs just bend over and take
>it.  People are funny!  I think there's a business idea here as an
>agent/negotiator perhaps.
>Blaupunkt/Bosch Nav system is broke.  $800 if I want to swap for a good
>one.  No thanks.  Got it at Dads for 500.  Still costly but, will keep
>the Mrs on track hopefully.
>BTW they supposedly have orders for 15 RS6's.
>Bill m
>W/real quiet 1144's even now in chgo winter
>Welcoming back Bob "I can sum this up in one sentence" Pastore
>Upgrading status for Nurburgring 2003 from definite maybe to totally
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