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Old 09-18-2013, 04:55 PM
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Glad I didn't go down that path. I'm pretty sure it is a bad business move to try to increase profits by screwing your customers. But, I could be wrong...
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That's right up there with the owners of NAPA I used to work at. They told the manager their "new" selling plan was to sell FEWER parts and CHARGE MORE for them.
We didn't do it and they got madder then all get out, they said you will do it. They finally didn't do it because everybody was telling them they were Krazy. BD's current policy ranks right up there.
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Guess my buddy was right when he told me months ago that i couldnt try his bd cuz it would cost 250. I told him no way, and busted his balls about trying it out. OOOps
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Now we know. Thanks for the info!
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Wow, talk about finding a way to stick it to people! Have to agree with Asur, bad press travels way faster than good, so BD must be doing so well for itself it can afford to throw their share in the Chrysler market away or they're trying to make up for poor sales in that area. Either way, BD has been slipping anyway with no custom tunes and even though I don't have a tuner myself, I won't be recommending them to any of my customers. IMO, that's worse than just greed or bad business, that's just sheer stupidity!

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I have started emailing one of the sales guys Lyle.R@bullydog.com the links to these threads, he actually asked that because he was unhappy with the decision from his employers to implement that policy. If you see anything I would not be shy to send him the links
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Apparently the powers that be decided to take down my buyer beware post. That said I am very disappointed.
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Apparently the powers that be decided to take down my buyer beware post. That said I am very disappointed.
That may be more to do with the fact that we now have a 'sticky' on the subject as to avoid multiple thread listings.

I don't think it's anything personal.
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Also, BD are looking for a Beta Tester for the 2014 Ram 1500 5.7L Hemi.

I hope nobody bites from these boards as a gesture of disapproval towards their route in this thread.
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