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High street theft....
« on: 09 October 2017, 15:07:24 »

Sister-in-law complained she was sat for 90 mins at Kwit Fit waiting for work on her car, I asked what she was having done. New front wipers and dipped bulb replaced, so not only taking that long. But they charged her 78  :o :o :o :o

19 & 16 for each front blade and 24 for a bloody bulb!!!!!  >:(

Eurocarparts can get me that lot for 18, reckon cheaper at Halfords Trade as ECP wanted 16 for wiper set, can get them for 9.99 a Halfords on trade.

Told her to bring it to me next time.
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Re: High street theft....
« Reply #1 on: 09 October 2017, 15:15:58 »

Hear so many bad reports about this outfit, beats me how they stay in business.
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Re: High street theft....
« Reply #2 on: 09 October 2017, 15:33:16 »

Sister-in-law complained she was sat for 90 mins at Kwit Fit waiting for work on her car, I asked what she was having done. New front wipers and dipped bulb replaced, so not only taking that long. But they charged her 78  :o :o :o :o

19 & 16 for each front blade and 24 for a bloody bulb!!!!!  >:(

Eurocarparts can get me that lot for 18, reckon cheaper at Halfords Trade as ECP wanted 16 for wiper set, can get them for 9.99 a Halfords on trade.

Told her to bring it to me next time.

Equal 59..........was the other 19 labour charges for the services of the local neanderthal knuckledragger? :)
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Re: High street theft....
« Reply #3 on: 09 October 2017, 15:38:09 »

I think the labour, oddly, was 6, brining it to 65, add the VAT on top...
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Re: High street theft....
« Reply #4 on: 09 October 2017, 16:59:52 »

Probably because they get stick about labour rates, easiest thing to do is "massage" parts prices and keep the labour "reasonable".  ::)

As with a lot of chains, they are visible, convenient (to get to) and well advertised. This is usually enough.
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Re: High street theft....
« Reply #5 on: 09 October 2017, 17:28:25 »

Hear so many bad reports about this outfit, beats me how they stay in business.
Because there are a lot of stupid/lazy/inept people on this planet...  ...and this country has most of them.
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Re: High street theft....
« Reply #6 on: 09 October 2017, 17:59:42 »

Everyone should know about Kwik Fitup and the dodgy, deceiving practices that I and countless others have highlighted for the last 30 years!

As said, how they can stay in business with so much derogatory stories about them and their practices, and even statements made by ex-employees who simply left after they saw enough to run from it.

When Dave Farmer started the business in the 70's they were good, but once he sold up they just went to the dark side and went down hill starting in the 1980's.

No one should touch them with a barge poll! >:(
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Re: High street theft....
« Reply #7 on: 09 October 2017, 18:19:52 »

Hear so many bad reports about this outfit, beats me how they stay in business.
Because there are a lot of stupid/lazy/inept people on this planet...  ...and this country has most of them.

Presumably when your 'cull' is finally implemented such people will no longer create a problem. ::) ::) ;)
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« Reply #8 on: 09 October 2017, 18:50:47 »

Hear so many bad reports about this outfit, beats me how they stay in business.
Because there are a lot of stupid/lazy/inept people on this planet...  ...and this country has most of them.

Presumably when your 'cull' is finally implemented such people will no longer create a problem. ::) ::) ;)
We will no longer have a housing crisis. Or an NHS crisis. Or a crime crisis. The trains will have seats, and there will be plenty of room on the roads.

You know its Utopia. TB for President.
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Re: High street theft....
« Reply #9 on: 09 October 2017, 19:08:25 »

Please don't put me against that wall with a blindfold, TB; I HAVE had good service(and freebies) at KwikShit, but after they tried to con me that my front brake disc needed replacing the other week, when they deffo did not, they won't see me again!  >:(

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Re: High street theft....
« Reply #10 on: 09 October 2017, 19:21:01 »

Hear so many bad reports about this outfit, beats me how they stay in business.
Because there are a lot of stupid/lazy/inept people on this planet...  ...and this country has most of them.

Presumably when your 'cull' is finally implemented such people will no longer create a problem. ::) ::) ;)
We will no longer have a housing crisis. Or an NHS crisis. Or a crime crisis. The trains will have seats, and there will be plenty of room on the roads.

You know its Utopia. TB for President.

TB could be the new Draco. ;).......given half a chance.
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Re: High street theft....
« Reply #11 on: 09 October 2017, 20:45:50 »

Hear so many bad reports about this outfit, beats me how they stay in business.
Because there are a lot of stupid/lazy/inept people on this planet...  ...and this country has most of them.

Presumably when your 'cull' is finally implemented such people will no longer create a problem. ::) ::) ;)
We will no longer have a housing crisis. Or an NHS crisis. Or a crime crisis. The trains will have seats, and there will be plenty of room on the roads.

You know its Utopia. TB for  :y.
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Got my vote. 
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Re: High street theft....
« Reply #12 on: 09 October 2017, 23:17:06 »

Hear so many bad reports about this outfit, beats me how they stay in business.
Because there are a lot of stupid/lazy/inept people on this planet...  ...and this country has most of them.

Presumably when your 'cull' is finally implemented such people will no longer create a problem. ::) ::) ;)
We will no longer have a housing crisis. Or an NHS crisis. Or a crime crisis. The trains will have seats, and there will be plenty of room on the roads.

You know its Utopia. TB for  :y .
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Got my vote.


I'm beginning to wonder if he's grown a silly mustache and developed a penchant for uniforms :o
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Re: High street theft....
« Reply #13 on: 10 October 2017, 09:29:36 »

Whilst searching for some electronic components a few years back, I did run across a site for ladies who like to dress up in Nazi uniforms.

So I had to look around :D
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Re: High street theft....
« Reply #14 on: 10 October 2017, 09:44:06 »

Are you going to share those pictures with us?

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