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C-Dan...big time money maker for AT.

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by flintknapper, Jul 13, 2005.

  1. flintknapper

    flintknapper

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    I usually have the opportunity to browse this forum every couple of days....and I can't help but notice the number of people who work on their own Cruisers, and use C-Dan/American Toyota for parts.

    American must be doing very well... (as a direct result) of having Dan working for them. I wonder if they are aware of the amount of business that comes their way because of his efforts here?

    Thanks Dan, for all you do for the members here.

    I know I can speak for everyone when I say.....Its great to have such a knowledgeable person to order from, the prices are great....and the service even better!

    Hope you're around for many years to come, or at least training a protégé for when you retire.
     
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    Gumby Supamod Staff Member s-Moderator

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    Have you ever called over there? There's like 40 people in the parts department. Of course Dan is the last one on the list.

    If I heard the phone message right, Dan's last name explains a lot. :D
     
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    keeping a low profile means allot.
    if my boss knew what i did for my friends on company time,
    she'd have my butt grilled over a long hot flame...THEN she'd go to work on me!

    edited to add:
    this is a reference to the line from the movie oceans 11 where what's his name says 'first he'll kill ya, then he'll go to work on ya!' meaning, my boss runs one hell of a tight ship, and i fear her like i fear being grilled over a long hot flame.
     
  4. woody

    woody unhelpful spotter Staff Member Admin

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    extension 8

    BTW: Dan is in the Caymans again....having 50% stock in a timeshare is serving him well....

    :flipoff2:
     
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    You don't have his direct dial? :flipoff2:
     
  6. Gumby

    Gumby Supamod Staff Member s-Moderator

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    You oughtta have it, you're the reason he's in the Cayman's again. :flipoff2:
     
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    Call? What? A phone? Oh the thing that hangs on the wall, from like a century ago.. :D I think I've called him exactly once...every other order was done via PMs only...I'm too busy for that whole talking thing.. :D
     
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    No, I haven't had the pleasure of speaking with him personally yet. I just placed an order with him last week by means of private message (handy).

    I had no idea how many people worked in the parts dept., but assumed it was several.

    Anyway, its great to have this forum (thank you woody) to gather information from, and Dan to supply parts. Makes Cruiser ownership all the better.
     
  9. woody

    woody unhelpful spotter Staff Member Admin

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    yes

    his lovely wife and I chat frequently :flipoff2: (usually Saturday mornings...hehehe)
     
  10. NorCalDoug

    NorCalDoug problems solved daily...

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    I like to combo my orders from CDan. In the past, I've sent a PM and then call with CC info and to just chat. Other times I've just called up. The downside for me not sending a PM is that I'll usually forget something...and not realize it until I receive the shipment :doh:

    Dan's cool to talk to. :)
     
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    Mace rock scientist.. Staff Member s-Moderator

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    Ann will be jealous ;)
     
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    I agree really cool guy to talk with. Most of the time I just placed my orders via PM, its easier and more convenient(sp)
     
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    Just spoke with his honor this afternoon. He was working his arse off. As a 1/2 :banana: type, I always learn something when I talk with him and he has all the patience in the world!

    Thanks Dan!
     
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    I want to have Cdan's children...so there
     
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    You guys are killin' me here...:flipoff2:

    Right now I'm about a day behind in replying to PM's 'cuz we have been burried with "real" work all this week..:rolleyes:

    Thank you all for the kind words and your patience in getting PM's answered.


    :cheers: D-
     
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    Hey!!! are you saying we're not real work :crybaby: you know you would rather respond to our PMs than do "Your real work" :D
     
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    I've talked to him over the phone, too. Great resource and knows his stuff - which is so nice for a change.

    However, I have to say this, it freaks me out a little that instead of just talking, he sings everything. It's almost it's like he's acting out his own little Broadway play or something.

    This doesn't unnerve anyone else? :D
     
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    cruiserdan SupportingVendor Emeritus Moderator

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    I DO NOT SING... Ask my wife, I couldn't carry a tune in a bucket....:flipoff2:


    Oh, ask Woody to ask her since he is alway visiting.......Never mind I'll have C ask him to ask her instead....:idea:
     
  20. Tapage

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    Always is a pleasure, real customer service :cool:

    PS. you have PM .. :grinpimp: