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Old 05-17-2012, 06:29 PM   #16
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WTF are you talking about. I suppose you like to pay out of your ass for things that are over priced. Cool that's completely your choice.

But are you saying you would pay $950 for a short block and be ok with it?

You do know what a short block is right?
cool your jets hot shot, was a general comment, and yes Maxmembers are know for being the cheapest in the BMW world.

and yes I sell parts on the side, and I`m also known for being very fair with pricing, I believe you emailed me about an M20, was my price insane
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Old 05-17-2012, 06:31 PM   #17
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Ah well that makes more sense then why he would defend such an absurd price.

Carry on.
wow 2 digs in one page!!! Did I defend or say the price is right to charge...NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
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Old 05-17-2012, 07:55 PM   #18
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cool your jets hot shot, was a general comment, and yes Maxmembers are know for being the cheapest in the BMW world.

and yes I sell parts on the side, and I`m also known for being very fair with pricing, I believe you emailed me about an M20, was my price insane
It wasn't a general comment since you quoted my post... If it were a general comment it would have been a reply without specifically quoting me or someone else.

That said, it's very possible I emailed/PM'd you about an M20 some while ago.. and if your price was abnormally higher then normal then I would have said your prices are insane (probably didn't use that unless you were trying to sell me the M20 for $900).

You guys who part out cars have to remember, you're not the only ones that have these things available... and it's the market and NOT you who make up the prices. I've bought and sold my good share of cars and parts to know exactly how it works.

So if you're out into left field with pricing you're going to get called out on it simple as that. If you're a business and you have overhead and other running costs to factor in make sure you're not trying to make a months rent on one part, simple.

M20's are minimum 20 years old, M50/52 motors are nearing that as well and were offered in a TON of cars. They're not special and they're not worth a premium. Most will need a rebuild, seals changed, water pump, chain & tensioners replaced and the list goes on.
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Old 05-18-2012, 12:59 AM   #19
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Your stepping out of line, giving a false image of me and things I sell, now since I never said you personally and it was a general statement I ask you to watch what you say about me, if you'd like to discuss it in person, I'll
Be home and my shop doors will be open. I get bitchy guys who part out cars complaining I sell to cheap, so get your story strait before you mouth off.




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It wasn't a general comment since you quoted my post... If it were a general comment it would have been a reply without specifically quoting me or someone else.

That said, it's very possible I emailed/PM'd you about an M20 some while ago.. and if your price was abnormally higher then normal then I would have said your prices are insane (probably didn't use that unless you were trying to sell me the M20 for $900).

You guys who part out cars have to remember, you're not the only ones that have these things available... and it's the market and NOT you who make up the prices. I've bought and sold my good share of cars and parts to know exactly how it works.

So if you're out into left field with pricing you're going to get called out on it simple as that. If you're a business and you have overhead and other running costs to factor in make sure you're not trying to make a months rent on one part, simple.

M20's are minimum 20 years old, M50/52 motors are nearing that as well and were offered in a TON of cars. They're not special and they're not worth a premium. Most will need a rebuild, seals changed, water pump, chain & tensioners replaced and the list goes on.
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Old 05-18-2012, 02:05 AM   #20
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Only on Max does everyone want everything for nothing!!!
I keep noticing a lot of your comments make you sound like a 16 year old kid, which i hope to beleive you are not. You're here crying about Max guys wanting everything for nothing, yet you don't sound any better. Grow up, and focus on your business instead of throwing around these useless kinds of comments on here. I can guarantee you that a change in your attitude would change your business for the better. You don't like it here, gtfo.

Sorry for the rant guys, but i'm just sick of hearing this guy cry about everything.
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Old 05-18-2012, 02:22 AM   #21
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I keep noticing a lot of your comments make you sound like a 16 year old kid, which i hope to beleive you are not. You're here crying about Max guys wanting everything for nothing, yet you don't sound any better. Grow up, and focus on your business instead of throwing around these useless kinds of comments on here. I can guarantee you that a change in your attitude would change your business for the better. You don't like it here, gtfo.

Sorry for the rant guys, but i'm just sick of hearing this guy cry about everything.
Then dont read my posts, am I trolling around here for business purposes? I don't use Max to promote my business, if you have never meet or dealt with me on a business level how can you comment on it. But thanks for the opinion and slam!
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Old 05-18-2012, 03:15 AM   #22
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Then dont read my posts, am I trolling around here for business purposes? I don't use Max to promote my business, if you have never meet or dealt with me on a business level how can you comment on it. But thanks for the opinion and slam!
No offence, but can i get a penny for every time you do? I agree with most things you say, but at the end you do the same, so its all very contradicting (and border line hypocritical).
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Old 05-18-2012, 09:45 AM   #24
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Your stepping out of line, giving a false image of me and things I sell, now since I never said you personally and it was a general statement I ask you to watch what you say about me, if you'd like to discuss it in person, I'll
Be home and my shop doors will be open. I get bitchy guys who part out cars complaining I sell to cheap, so get your story strait before you mouth off.
What are you babbling on about? I'm not out of line in any sort.

You're out of line to think you can accuse me for being cheap and thinking I will just sit there and take it.

Why the hell you think I will waste my time to come there to discuss something that you started?

If you want to talk about you it, you can come find me
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Old 05-18-2012, 11:05 AM   #25
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Old 05-18-2012, 11:15 AM   #26
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Hahaha... this is fun...

Why can't we be talking about how new cars are always better instead? I love that one.

A fresh pulled m20? known to be running... as N VR mentions unless the motor has 100% proof that it's been rebuilt.... $100 - 200

An m50 same as above.... maybe $350; very low mileage... $600

I know most of the time wreckers want about 50% the retail of some parts... for a used part! I suggest to anyone that needs more than a few parts to hunt down a whole car to part. "At BMW this is $70, you can have it for $35" - yeah well that part is 20 years old and has components that need replacing.

Some places are used to slipping used parts in to 'save' people money. "Hi sir, yes the head is cracked... (scare tactic= the dealer would want $3000 for parts and labour) "I happen to have a spare head that I can install for $2000".

Well I can do it for $300.

Max members are not always cheap. We're not lazy and we don't like being ripped off. After a few situations they discover they can change a part themselves or they don't need to pay X dollars for something at billy's bimmers when they can order a brand new rebuilt part for x dollars less....

I suggest people ask on the board what to pay, then when you go to these places for parts #1 tell them what you know it's worth, #2 don't seem too interested (don't say 'I need' the part, tell them it's for a future project you're considering) #3 be willing to walk away. You can always get the part cheaper somewhere else. This is how it works... eventually they will get the clue that they need to negotiate a bit.
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Old 05-18-2012, 12:37 PM   #27
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Old 05-18-2012, 01:28 PM   #29
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What are you babbling on about? I'm not out of line in any sort.

You're out of line to think you can accuse me for being cheap and thinking I will just sit there and take it.

Why the hell you think I will waste my time to come there to discuss something that you started?

If you want to talk about you it, you can come find me
i don't think anyone is accusing you of being cheap. You come on a public message board shitting on business that doesn't accept your terms, it makes them bad? perhaps if you bought something and didn't turn out to be what it was you'd have a valid point. it seems you think you are entitled to something from them!
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i don't think anyone is accusing you of being cheap. You come on a public message board shitting on business that doesn't accept your terms, it makes them bad? perhaps if you bought something and didn't turn out to be what it was you'd have a valid point. it seems you think you are entitled to something from them!
Is it just me or can you not read?

What terms? Where did I ever say that I believe they owe me something? Where are you getting this shit from?

My OP was due to the fact that someone was trying to sell me a 1999 M52 short block for $950. WTF does anything you said have to do with anything here?
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