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    Re: Ripped off by installer?

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    I watched and consulted with my installer guy on everything he did, save for the exact way he wanted to wire my amps which was probably my mistake. But I let him do the wiring the way HE wanted and it works, just maybe not as good as it could.

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    Re: Ripped off by installer?

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    what do u think ur doing now? ur jacking dudes thread to run ur mouth. what have u done to answer the op's question? so do as i say not as i do right? smh
    Cry me a river. If it's ok for you to run your mouth in anyone's thread you want, because as you say "the mods aren't going to do anything", then it's obviously ok for everyone to do so. Or do you think you're special?




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    Re: Ripped off by installer?

    I paid these guys to do it due to time constraints with the amount of work I had on at the time this was put in; unfortunately it seems I probably should have done it myself as I'm going to have to tidy up all the ****** wiring myself now!

    They're actually a chain of car audio stores here in the UK, so I've emailed their head office, but I hear they're terrible with aftersales. I don't think it's worth me going back to the store as apart from the one dude I spoke to initially, all the staff were very surly.




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    OP I would not be satisfied with that work, paying for a professional install it should look like one an the guy who did it should be ashamed. I would go back asking questions as to them fixing it.



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    Re: Ripped off by installer?

    I'm not sure if I'd want them to try to fix it. Sometimes people get really pissed when you complain about their work and they may intentionally make things worse.




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    Re: Ripped off by installer?

    Yeah I wouldn't go back to them, I'll fix it up myself when I have some free time.




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    Re: Ripped off by installer?

    Quote Originally Posted by Austin175 View Post
    Consulting is still not working
    I aspire to be NOT WORKING AT ALL! It's called RETIREMENT!! And it's gonna happen VERY SOON! Months maybe! :-)

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    Re: Ripped off by installer?

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    I'm not sure if I'd want them to try to fix it. Sometimes people get really pissed when you complain about their work and they may intentionally make things worse.
    F UCK them then!! Spread the word via social media and PUT THEM OUT OF BUSINESS!!

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    Re: Ripped off by installer?

    Jesus, this makes me not trust audio installers... Guess it is a good excuse to learn how to do it all myself.
    I am sorry OP, hopefully you can leave a review that will let others know not to go there.




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    Re: Ripped off by installer?

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    Jesus, this makes me not trust audio installers... Guess it is a good excuse to learn how to do it all myself.
    I am sorry OP, hopefully you can leave a review that will let others know not to go there.
    Yep, as the old saying goes: If you want something done right then do it yourself! I was GONNA install all my own stuff but them I found my installer guy as I call him, and I have more money than time to learn AND do it all myself.

    And yes there are a LOT of smarmy car audio installers out there BECAUSE there is NO GOVERNMENTAL REGULATIONS controlling them!

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    Re: Ripped off by installer?

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnKuthe View Post
    I aspire to be NOT WORKING AT ALL! It's called RETIREMENT!! And it's gonna happen VERY SOON! Months maybe! :-)

    Sorry you're still wearing your SLAVE SHACKLES!!

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    Re: Ripped off by installer?

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnKuthe View Post
    Yep, as the old saying goes: If you want something done right then do it yourself! I was GONNA install all my own stuff but them I found my installer guy as I call him, and I have more money than time to learn AND do it all myself.

    And yes there are a LOT of smarmy car audio installers out there BECAUSE there is NO GOVERNMENTAL REGULATIONS controlling them!

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    Has more money then time but your going to retire hmmmm, that's means you do or would have all the time to do it yourself wouldn't it?



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    Re: Ripped off by installer?

    Last thing this world needs is more govenment regulations. The people can regulate themselves. Refusing to do business with, and spreading the word of shady companies is one example.




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    Re: Ripped off by installer?

    kuthe knows a thing or two or twenty about being ripped off by a shoddy installer.




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    Re: Ripped off by installer?

    Quote Originally Posted by Austin175 View Post
    I'd rather be doing it myself an learning the paying someone to do it for me it's called self gratitude something you obviously don't know of.
    And wearing your SLAVE SHACKLES!!

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