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Old 04-16-2007, 02:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I called ROVERS NORTH and ordered a S2 chassis. it took them a few days to get back to me on compatibility with my S2. Well they called and said everything will work.
Imaginer my surprize when a s3 frame shows up. my transmission mounts hand brake are different, visually the whole frame is different.
Now i'm pissed because they didn't bother to tell me they were sending a S3 frame unlike the S2 i ordered or that i woulkd need to modify or switch to S3 parts to use the frame.
There catalog is false advertising they claim they have a II, IIa and III built to landrovers specifications. well since the specs are different on all three models thats false advertising. (I will be reporting it to the local DA).
I called and talked to the owner, MARK who told me I must be new to land rovers if I think there is a difference in the frames. (i've been around long enough to reconize the differences at 1st sight) if there is no difference like he says my parts should bolt on right?
Well he basically told me i was a idiot if i complained about the difference, that they don't have to inform the customer that the new frame need mods or S3 parts to work. MARK said he would take back the frame and then didn't want to deal with me ever again. (what way to run a bussiness).

DON"T TRUST THEM, FIND OUT FOR YOURSELF IF THE PARTS WILL WORK BEFORE YOU ORDER ANYTHING FROM THEM, or better yet order from their competitors.
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Well they could have stuck you with the frame and made you find a way to get rid of it. Sounds to me like you might have been a little hostile towards them in the beginning, especially if Mark ended up telling you that they never want to deal with you again. In all of my experiences, a customer only gets that treatment if they deserve it. I have had largely good experiences with Rovers North (I order parts from them almost daily) and reccomend them to many.
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Old 04-16-2007, 03:15 PM   #4 (permalink)
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what suffix II do you have?
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So you came over to pirate and registered for the first time just to bitch about Rovers North?
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Visually "the whole frame" is not different. There are some changes across the models, but they are minor. Still a PITA if it is a galvanised frame.

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Worst first post ever.
X2... Have used RN on occasion, with no complaints. Gotta give 'em the benefit of the doubt over a freakin' newb who signs on just to wank.
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X eleventy billion. Never had a problem with RN, they've talked me thorough some things, and never been rude, or even less than friendly. My only wish is that their prices were a little lower .

vvomit -- what a great username, what with the puking all over yourself.

If you knew the frame they sent you wasn't the right one, why on earth were you trying to mount things to it? You should've known by your "experienced Land Rover owner ESP" that the wrong frame was arriving, and called and arranged an exchange.

Also, and finally from me, it's not false advertising to say they have those three frames. They do. Here, they sent you the wrong one. And agreed to take it back. And in return you sign up here, flame away about them, and leave. Even drop a name of someone whom people on here know.

I'd end this with a but you wouldn't even know what it meant, so you get a instead.
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So you came over to pirate registered for the first time just to bitch about Rovers North?
Welcome back, OS!

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I have spent thousands upon thousands upon thousands of dollars with Rovers North.

Your experience is completely different from mine.

Rovers North is one of the very few vendors I've had that I could say so little negative about.

Expecting a frame-off job to be bolt-on makes me laugh. Nothing on a Land Rover bolts up without some "attention". It's all about the legendary fit & finish of Land Rovers.

Oh yeah, go away.

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Oh, you're just jealous that you missed out on the fun.
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