Where did you buy your Viper?

Discussion in 'SRT10 and SRT10 Coupe Discussions' started by franchise, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. Viktimize

    Viktimize Viper Owner

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    I bought off Ebay from a dealer called Celebrity Cars Las Vegas. I was worried about buying a car sight unseen on Ebay, especially when no Vegas members could tell me anything about the dealer or even take a look at the car for me. Turns out it was a great experience. Car was exactly as advertised and they took care of me no problem. They are located in the Palazzo hotel on the strip.
     
  2. franchise

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    Thanks for the info! Holy cow, some crazy situations!

    I am located in Illinois, and have met and driven with John Gastman of Roanoke. He seems like a great guy. I feel comfortable with him, but the hard thing is the supply of these arent too high.

    Just gonna keep observing all the random sites...

    Thanks!
    Ron
     
  3. gb66gth

    gb66gth Viper Owner

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    I'ld go Woodhouse next time, or Viper Exchange. Mark at Woodhouse is always willing to lend an ear and advice to a Viper guy. Good people!
     
  4. Martin Kennedy

    Martin Kennedy Viper Owner

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    I bought two from Bill at Woodhouse, 1 from a dealer in Dallas and 1 from Bernie at Tomball
     
  5. VIPER GTSR 91

    VIPER GTSR 91 Viper Owner

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    Viper Exchange or Woodhouse are the main two to buy from IMO and many others. They are the strongest and best Viper dealers with a good selection and after the sale help and knowledge. Another might be the VCA classifieds for used Vipers.
     
  6. ZYellow01RT

    ZYellow01RT Viper Owner

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    1st one: Local Craigslist
    2nd one: fleaBay, 2500 miles away
    3rd one: TBD
     
  7. jerseydave

    jerseydave Viper Owner

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    Dan Deery Dodge, terrible experience, unprofessional sales manager. I would't buy a cup of coffee from them.
     
  8. pdub

    pdub Viper Owner

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    Ebay- Texas Direct, large dealer near Houston
     
  9. robiferretti

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    facebook post.
     
  10. mattdillon

    mattdillon Viper Owner

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    Well, was it good or bad? I've heard they're like the wal-mart of used car dealers! Lots & Lots of Volume & Very Cheap Prices, just not real sure of the quality! Also heard there's a lot of turnover with the sales people (does that sound like wal-mart)!
     
  11. swexlin

    swexlin Viper Owner

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    I bought mine from Bernie Katz at BJ Motors. Easiest car-buying experience I've ever had!
     
  12. franchise

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    PDUB....yeah...how was the experience? I have heard alot of bad.... what did you think?


    rferretti...seriously, FacebooK??
     
  13. PAvenomRT/10

    PAvenomRT/10 Viper Owner

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    I bought my most recent Viper from Woodhouse through Bill Pemberton. As noted above, they are one of the largest if not the largest Viper dealers in the US and great to deal with. They have enclosed trailers to deliver your vehicle to your door for a reasonable price. In addition, Mark Jorgensen has a wealth of technical expertise that he is willing to share.
    PAVenomRT/10
    09 ACR
     
  14. pdub

    pdub Viper Owner

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    No problems for me! I called them up, they offered a sales price of about 2k below the buy it now price and after I made my deposit they removed from ebay. Setup financing through them (later refi with Pen Fed at great rate 1.49%) and setup shipping for later that week. All in all a good transaction. They show tons of pictures of their vehicles and car arrived as described. I would use them again.
     
  15. VIPER PIT

    VIPER PIT Viper Owner

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    Bought 3 vipers and 2 trucks from Willie Pemberton a.k.a. 'Paco' at Woodhouse. My Dad got 1 Viper and 3 dodge vehicles from him as well.
    2 vipers from John Gastman at Roanoke and my brother got a viper from here as well.
    1 prowler from Latham Motors in Twin Falls Idaho


    All were great experiences except Latham. I NEVER GOT A SECOND SET OF KEYS FOR THE VEHICLE - so I never went back there!
     
  16. ferraritoviper

    ferraritoviper Viper Owner

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    Just ordered mine from Bill Pemberton at Woodhouse...Bill is the Viper Oracle!
     
  17. franchise

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    Great info guys!

    Much appreciate it...love the stories too!

    R
     
  18. Photog1

    Photog1 Viper Owner

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    John Gastman at Roanoke Motors 1-800-541-6858!!! Bought all of my Chrysler products from their.:2tu:
     
  19. franchise

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    Thanks Photog1! Saw John on Saturday at the Musclecar Nationals in Rosemont IL! Great guy! Chatted about some used vipers...

    R
     
  20. Mopar488

    Mopar488 Viper Owner

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    Red GTS in TN from a collector
    96 B/W from a local used car dealer in VA
    08 coupe from Ringgold CDJ Georgia
    10 ACR SE from Woodhouse in NB
     
  21. am.mscl

    am.mscl Viper Owner

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    We just purchased a 2010 ACR Nurburgring Limited Edition from Bernie at ViperExchange.
     
  22. franchise

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    Thanks am.mscl!

    Saw the 69 bird in your signature...VERY COOL! one of my favs!
     
  23. purplesnake

    purplesnake Viper Owner

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    Traded my yellow 05, (after I had 2 deals fall through to buy it outright), to a broker in Florida that represented a former VCA member selling his 2, 08 convertibles. An SSG vert and the Viper Violet ARY vert that I now have...and love!:2tu:
     
  24. 21bubba

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    Same for me.
     
  25. PittsburghRT

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    VCA classifieds from a VCA member. Drove 4 hours to look at it and check it over. Since I came prepared with the money I drove it back home the same day. It was great weather and a fun drive home.
     
  26. shine

    shine Viper Owner

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    Put me down as another one for Bill Pemberton at Woodhouse. Made it wayyyyyy too easy. I was all too happily parted from my cash in the blink of an eye. Gave him the CC number for the deposit on I think a Thursday and that Saturday afternoon I had the car unloading in my driveway. Everything was exactly as it should have been.

    I will very likely NEVER deal with the local dealer again for an SRT vehicle purchase.
     
  27. Wedge500

    Wedge500 Viper Owner

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    Got mine from John Gastman at Roanoke Motors in Roanoke Illinois.

    Great experience and I would recommend them to anyone looking.
     
  28. NHL2133

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    My parents come from a town in Iowa where Dan's brother Brad owns all but two of the domestic brands franchise rights. No one I've talked to who has done business at his dealership has ever had a good experience, so it doesn't surprise me that his brother is the same.
     
  29. JohnnyH

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    Thats where I got mine also.
     
  30. Brad04Mamba

    Brad04Mamba Viper Owner

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    2 from Marv Rose, 3 from Bill at Woodhouse.
     

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