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I Lol'd; A LOT

Rhyso Jul 26, 2011

  1. Rhyso

    Rhyso Well-Known Member

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    Just had a price from Cardiff Audi to retrofit cruise control to the old girl.

    Now there was a time when VW, Audi etc were doing this for £150 - £200.

    Here's the email I got


    Haven spoken to the parts department they have given me a price of £560.16 that is all inclusive of labour parts and VAT. We would need to see the vehicle first to order the specific parts to your vehicle. If you would like this to be carried out please let me know when would be convenient.


    :wtf::uhm::wacko:
     
  2. A1DEYB

    A1DEYB Well-Known Member

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    Bargain!!
     
  3. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details VCDS Map User

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    Parts are about £90 from TPS :laugh:
     
  4. Paullie

    Paullie Banana Menace! VCDS Map User

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    That's daylight robbery! Jonny on here would fit cruise control to four cars for that sort of money, including all the parts needed. Unreal. :(
     
  5. jb0o

    jb0o North East Forum Moderator Regional Rep Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Like Paullie said I can fit Cruise for £149 and still make a little profit, its beyond me that Audi think its appropiate to charge so much.
     
  6. Rhyso

    Rhyso Well-Known Member

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    I know, its crazy!!! I'm in the dealers tomorrow any way so I'll ask them exactly how they work it out to be that much!!

    Wonder if I'll get 4 new injectors.......
     
  7. A1DEYB

    A1DEYB Well-Known Member

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    Jonny fit mine, top bloke! :beerchug:
     
  8. jb0o

    jb0o North East Forum Moderator Regional Rep Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Cheers Aiden ;)
     
  9. Rhyso

    Rhyso Well-Known Member

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    He's a bit far from me. I could probably do it myself but I'm getting lazy in my old age haha

    Mate does have a TPS account though......
     
  10. slade777

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    Rhyso you could pay for Jonny to drive down, stay in a 5 star hotel and fit the following morning for the price theyve quoted!!!!

    Jonny did mine top job and used it everyday since!!!
     
  11. jb0o

    jb0o North East Forum Moderator Regional Rep Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    I could get you the parts for about £90 delivered if you were interested.
     
  12. Rhyso

    Rhyso Well-Known Member

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    PM coming your way :)
     
  13. Lings

    Lings Active Member

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    Thats disgracefull .Forward that onto Audi uk asking why the quotes so obviously over inflated...
     
  14. A1DEYB

    A1DEYB Well-Known Member

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    Credit where credit is due bud!

    Did you get my PM the other week regarding VCDS?
     
  15. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details VCDS Map User

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    He didn't fit mine, but he's a top lad regardless :wub:
     
  16. gary3306

    gary3306 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    I was just about to blindly post that I would fit it for you, but decided to look at your location first. I think it would cost whichever one of us travelled, the same amount in fuel as what Audi have quoted you for the job. It would be cheaper to post your car to me :)
     
  17. Farhan

    Farhan Active Member

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    Jonny is a baller.
     
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  18. Ritch7

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    thats just crazy. why rip customers off that much.
     
  19. crunchie

    crunchie Active Member

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    I'm wanting it fitted to my S3 but I certainly ain't paying those prices!!
     
  20. Sock

    Sock Shark in a Goldfishes clothing

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    Thats mad, Audi quoted me £250 to fit it to my A3 3 months ago!
     
  21. JoeD

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    Pulling figures out of there arse it seem's, not unsual. I rang Cardiff Audi on Friday asking for a hub flange, told me £106 on the phone, when I turned up Monday it was £90...
     
  22. FranA3

    FranA3 FMDETAILING Regional Rep Site Sponsor Gold Supporter Audi A3 Team Brill Red

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    that sounds like cardiff (robbing twats) audi they wanted to charge me something like £30 for the red led's in the roof i got it from tps in the end for £9 haha cardiff audi suck assssssssssssss
     
  23. Adam.

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    Probably based more on the fact that they don't have a clue what they are doing rather than ripping you off.
     
  24. Rhyso

    Rhyso Well-Known Member

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    I'm still lol'ing as I rang Bridgend Audi who informed me cruise CANNOT be retro-fitted to my car :wtf:
     
  25. macpdm

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    Crewe Audi quoted me £717 + VAT to fit & supply a new front subframe :faint:

    Im getting it fitted & supplied by an indy for £160 + VAT.
     
  26. Rhyso

    Rhyso Well-Known Member

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    :laugh: madness!!
     
  27. Herbsta1c

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    Hi Jonny,

    I can see your the man to ask about cruise control installation? :) i would love to have that fitted in my a3 mate, where abouts are you first off and would this be possible for you to help me out?

    Tried pm'ing you but you have too many messages in your inbox. lol

    cheers

    chris
     
  28. phil76

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    I was thinking about this last weekend while driving to and from santa pod,whats needed on the Audi to do this? is it just the stalk required and where abouts are you Jonny ?
     
  29. Rhyso

    Rhyso Well-Known Member

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    Well Bridgend have won with a quote of £414........

    Guess its a DIY job then!!!
     
  30. Rhyso

    Rhyso Well-Known Member

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    Parts ordered from Jonny so a big thank you to him :icon_thumright:
     
  31. JCMCN

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    Typical Audi!!!
    They once told me the RNSe could not be fitted to my A3 MY10, then quoted me £4500 supply and fit:think: Got one off of ebay £350 and fitted myself....Total Saving £4150...Thanks Audi
     

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