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PostPosted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:50 am    Post subject: Re: john hamill - [email protected] - John's Car Care feedba Reply with quote

corniglio wrote:
i was very surprised to see any negative comments on john hamil here..i have made the trip to johns car care in westminster vermont twice in the last few months. john is a gentleman and a pleasure to deal with. his knowledge of volkswagen is vast and it is a pleasure to discuss vw with him. he has treated me very well and his parts are excellent and his pricing is very fair. i have bought several items from him with no regrets. his inventory is amazing and well organized. needless to say, i will continue doing business with him. anyone who is within traveling distance from him would be well served to see first hand what he has and will not leave disappointed.


I second this. Most negative feedback on this thread is from people looking to do E-commerce. John is old school. He remains a great resource to us in New England. Let the rest of the country stay away for all I care! Plenty of big box part houses that wiol ship chinese garbage prompty and kiss your ass on the phone when it breaks.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:49 pm    Post subject: Re: john hamill - [email protected] - John's Car Care feedba Reply with quote

Quick communication and I had the part a week after I mailed payment. Thanks Casey
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2016 9:48 am    Post subject: Re: john hamill - [email protected] - John's Car Care feedback Reply with quote

Took a great road trip up to John's shop and had a great experience. I got exactly what I needed; floors, wheels, hubcaps, and steering column. All of it was at a very reasonable cost and with great service. Couldn't of had a better time there. I will definitely get more parts from them.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:58 am    Post subject: Re: john hamill - [email protected] - John's Car Care feedback Reply with quote

I have been to Johns multiple times. In person John is one of the nicest people I've ever meet. He always has what I need in stock and for a reasonable price. John is an old school guy and it doesn't surprise me people have difficulty dealing with him over the internet or phone. If you can make the trip to him go and meet him, you will have a very pleasant experience.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:51 am    Post subject: Re: john hamill - [email protected] - John's Car Care feedback Reply with quote

I have to side with RoCKOROD and others on this one, John is an old man and its probably best if you do business with him face to face. He told me had had bus doors, whihc he did. I had to go digging for them, and the ones i ended up with he didnt even know that he had (look at my gallery), because it was kind of like finding stuff in the temple at the beginnign of Raiders of the Lost Ark.

He reminds me of the three different VW junkyard when i grew up in Colorado Springs and i had a 74 superbeetle.

All 3 old dudes would be like "Go take a look"

John has so much stuff in such a disorganized fashion (it seems his business is mainly working on other peoples VWs, so the junkyard part is more of a sideshow), i can see how he can get mixed up.

Im sorry to hear some people got ripped off, but in this case i dont think it was malicious or intentional.

I believe its more of a CAVEAT EMPTOR (buyer beware) and you are better off goign there in person and laying hands on the actual product instead of tryign to make a deal over the internet or the phone.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:17 am    Post subject: Re: john hamill - [email protected] - John's Car Care feedback Reply with quote

Avoid John's Car Corner like the plague. Bought a van from him and not as advertised. Cut a deal with him on another program where he would buy my heavily modified (6 wheel, chopped) 181. He took the engine and never paid and I lost the car as a result of his prevarication. Heard lots of other stories too. Good guy to visit and shoot the bull with and oggle his scene, but never--never have any financial dealings with him. I'm out $1700 plus my car.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:59 pm    Post subject: Re: john hamill - [email protected] - John's Car Care feedback Reply with quote

Made a purchase with John recently via the internet, definitely old school, Money Order payment was the option, quite a few emails back and forth with minimal response but confirmed the items that were available and a total purchase price was determined. Sent the MO and waited for a response on shipping info (tracking), nothing forth coming but received the items described in a timely fashion and was pleased with the purchased items. Positive purchase, as the quote goes " patients is a virtue".
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:14 pm    Post subject: Re: john hamill - [email protected] - John's Car Care feedback Reply with quote

John posted an ad with a dealer badge that was exactly what I needed for my car, I emailed him, sent a USPS money order on the 4th, and the badge arrived today. Fantastic transaction, and like I've said before, he'll get my business again.
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