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Got free labor at local Ford dealer today

Well had a check engine light for a week or two now. Talked to Stone and Justin about it and they pretty much helped me narrow it down to the charchol canister on the fuel EVAP system. Well dad went today to look at buyin a new Edge limited (suv), and while we were there i figured i'd go ahead and get the oil in my truck changed and have the CEL checked out. They didnt charge to check it, and come to find out the canister was bad because i had been OVER FILLING my truck with gas and it was leaking back into the canister. I asked how much it was and he said $233 w/labor! The part was $62 and the rest was labor. I said HA its not that hard to put it in and i'll just do it myself. So i left the truck to get finished up and me and dad went to get lunch and the writer called back 5 min after we left, and said if i paid for the part he'd take care of the labor! So there ya go that's how ya get free labor... LOL!! no pics for that so i'll just throw up a random one lol!!

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^^she's a baby!
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thats a sweet look truck!
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What did you do, de-lift it?

Nice job on the labor charges. I did the same thing for getting a stereo in the new truck. They said they would tack the price onto the final bill for a new stereo, and I said no, I'll just have you guys pay for it. Only paid $69 out of pocket ($250 credit to a radio shop, $150 install fee, $169 stereo).
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very good to hear ya with a body lift that canister is a breeze to install
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What did you do, de-lift it?

Nice job on the labor charges. I did the same thing for getting a stereo in the new truck. They said they would tack the price onto the final bill for a new stereo, and I said no, I'll just have you guys pay for it. Only paid $69 out of pocket ($250 credit to a radio shop, $150 install fee, $169 stereo).
Notice the date on the pic...so far in such a short time...lol

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I almost had a stroke Josh... thinking that you de-modded it.
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lol. Sounds like they installed it before getting your approval, and decided it was just easier to leave it in.

Man I used to hate how Oregon is a full service only (you can NOT pump your own gas), and people would keep trying to top off the truck. They would try to keep pushing it until it spills. I always yell at them to hang it up and they look at me like I'm stupid. Jerks.
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I almost had a stroke Josh... thinking that you de-modded it.
LOL i wasn't goin that far with it. The guys at the dealer we're tryin REALLY hard to get me to trade my truck in, they offered me $16,500 for it. I just no there's alot of people that would kick my butt if i did...lol!!

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lol. Sounds like they installed it before getting your approval, and decided it was just easier to leave it in.

Man I used to hate how Oregon is a full service only (you can NOT pump your own gas), and people would keep trying to top off the truck. They would try to keep pushing it until it spills. I always yell at them to hang it up and they look at me like I'm stupid. Jerks.

umm, you got a point there, you might be right lol!!! Didn't think of it that way
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also not a fan of full service only in oregon heard it was done to create jobs

have a friend in eugene who is the part owner of a car dealership, he has a fleet account so hes one of the few that pumps his own
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Coolio, make 'em pay!
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LOL, well i just told him "Come on your tellin me something that takes 5 mins to install because of the BL your gonna charge $180 in labor!?"
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Can you get those like charcol grey rock pannels for a 03 fx4 Level II ??
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Thats cool man. Is that what the weird looking thing in the middle of the frame rails between the back two tires is?
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Thats cool man. Is that what the weird looking thing in the middle of the frame rails between the back two tires is?
LOL!! OK you both lost me there!! If your talkin about the fender flares, I painted them to match, If your talkin about the bottom of my truck its two toned that way from factory......?
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