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      07-03-2007, 07:32 AM   #23
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This is interesting. So it's not a dealer scam. I wonder why BMW would simply not apply it to all cars it produces if it indeed enhances paint quality...
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      07-03-2007, 08:05 AM   #24
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This is interesting. So it's not a dealer scam. I wonder why BMW would simply not apply it to all cars it produces if it indeed enhances paint quality...
My thoughts exactly. It does sounds like a bit of a scam, (and I'm still realing from paying £300 for high-gloss window frames!). I will avoid parking under trees...
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      07-03-2007, 11:40 AM   #25
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I know not the same but it sounds similar to a well known scam that dealers in the southwest like to pull. For a few hundred to grand in some cases, they tack on a dealer addon called "Desert Protection Package" which in simple terms is just a coating of armor all on the dash tires etc.. In fact 99% of all (higher priced makes are the worst here infact) car dealers here in nevada are outright crooks.

Hence why we purchase all our cars etc.. out of state.
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      07-03-2007, 03:16 PM   #26
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I know not the same but it sounds similar to a well known scam that dealers in the southwest like to pull. For a few hundred to grand in some cases, they tack on a dealer addon called "Desert Protection Package" which in simple terms is just a coating of armor all on the dash tires etc.. In fact 99% of all (higher priced makes are the worst here infact) car dealers here in nevada are outright crooks.

Hence why we purchase all our cars etc.. out of state.
wow..i bet they make a killin with that scam....
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