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Post time 2013-9-6 07:29:06 |Display all floors
Ratfink Post time: 2013-9-5 23:03
It's the opposite here. Jags/Landies cost a bomb to service and BMW reasonably cheap in comparison ...

But gone are the days when you could do most jobs on a car with just a basic tool kit, now you need a special tool for nearly anything. This appears to be the manufacturers way af forcing you to use their service agents.

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Post time 2013-9-6 07:36:52 |Display all floors
futsanglung Post time: 2013-9-6 07:29
But gone are the days when you could do most jobs on a car with just a basic tool kit, now you nee ...

Agreed entirely

In Australia at least it's required by law that any specialist tools be available (at a price) to any licensed workshop. Log book stamping has also been broken by newer laws that allow any licensed mechanic who can provide the same service as the OEM to stamp the logbook.  This has drastically reduced servicing costs on smaller cars.
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Post time 2013-9-6 08:45:43 |Display all floors
Ratfink Post time: 2013-9-6 07:36
Agreed entirely

In Australia at least it's required by law that any specialist tools b ...

and rightly so

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DSseeing Post time: 2013-9-5 16:11
Audi

Overpriced, especially here in China.

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Post time 2013-9-6 12:57:46 |Display all floors
Ratfink Post time: 2013-9-4 11:11
The Fiesta isn't an American design for a start. It is largely a European design from Germany and  ...

you have criticized most of the famous car brands in the world, even Audi, you said "Audi's don't last long", by the way, how long do you think is long enough for a car?

you said that Fiesta is not an American design for a start, can you tell me what kind of design work can be called an American design?
now, advanced R&D teams have a talanted pool of people from different countries, maybe the car body is designed by the Chinese, the chassis is designed by the American and the power system is designed by the Janpanese, but the team leader is from German. can we say that the car is designed by a specific country?

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Post time 2013-9-6 14:17:43 |Display all floors
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Post time 2013-9-6 14:43:42 |Display all floors
grb Post time: 2013-9-6 09:18
Overpriced, especially here in China.

then what brand is good for the price?
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