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Old 11-03-2019, 02:45 PM   #1
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Miss it but good thing I traded it in...

I loved my Focus but the poor guy that bought it has been without it for over a month. It's been sitting on the lift at the local Ford dealer the whole time waiting for a back ordered transmission...




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Old 11-03-2019, 08:34 PM   #2
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Great you shipped it, thanx to the dct. Wow that'd never happen at all the shops I worked at, a vehicle waiting on parts sitting on a rack taking up money making space. That'd have a dolly bolted to it & shoved out back...What'd you end up getting?
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Old 11-03-2019, 10:32 PM   #3
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Got an Escape again. That makes this one Escape #4. So that brings the total so far to three Focus's, four Escapes, one Mustang, and one Explorer (not counting the E450 RV). Get a lot of snow here so the AWD comes in handy half the year. There was a '65 Falcon somewhere in the past also.
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Great your thinking about the area you live, depends on what vehicle you drive.....
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Wow that'd never happen at all the shops I worked at, a vehicle waiting on parts sitting on a rack taking up money making space. That'd have a dolly bolted to it & shoved out back.
When I read the OPs post I thought the same exact thing.

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Was there today again for snows. It's still up on the lift.
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Was there today again for snows. It's still up on the lift.
Wow that dealer must be really slow, business wise. I'd think the service manager would be trying to drum up business or even call the used car manager to get work in there. IDK what the hourly rate is, but its not even in the middle of December yet & looking in the background, no vehicles....
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Some shops just have a lot of lifts. While I was in automotive school we toured a brand new Toyota dealership they had way more lifts than necessary.

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You dodged that bullet. Congrats.
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I suppose it depends on the location....All the shops I've worked in, never had enough, but then there are high volume, high turn out shops......
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