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dagherrera

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Message Posted: Jun 26, 2012 12:26:54 AM

Do you have a nice car? Would you rent it to make extra money?
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55Russ
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2015 10:18:43 PM

My personal car has to go in for 2 factory recalls. I was just going to do a rental from one of the folk who rent their cars out privately. Some pretty spectacular cars are available. High performance sports cars and luxury sports sedans. Cars I'd never get to sit in let alone drive.

But the dealer is giving me a loaner. A decent enough sports sedan. Free beats a rental.
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contiki
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Never......
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 7:41:32 AM

Positively, absolutely NOT.
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2015 9:39:01 PM

I'm probably going to rent a pickup from a private party on the rental site. $35 a day. Beats $18/hour from Home Depot. I can take my time picking up some sheetrock, a door, and some roofing shingles. The guy even delivers his truck to my house.
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2015 8:22:33 PM

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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2015 5:38:30 PM

Only if I was a taxi driver.This seems to be a natural fit.
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2015 3:07:06 PM

Most likely NOT.
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2015 2:49:03 PM

Only to someone I knew.
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2015 2:29:21 PM

No way Jose!!
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no
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2015 11:34:02 AM

Some jaw dropping cars available locally for private rental. One guy has a 2014 BMW 4Series a 2014 Benz GLK and a Land Rover. He is essentially a private rental company specializing in luxury exotics.

I don't know of any place renting late model exotics like this guy. Let alone for a couple $100 bucks. let alone for 1 day.
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gvan
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2015 10:51:51 AM

No, not ever would I consider renting my vehicle.
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2015 9:42:22 AM

Never
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2015 9:19:07 AM

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Hemond
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2015 9:11:29 AM

:::::or even had a clue as to the liability they placed themselves in.::::


$1,000,000 liability insurance is covered under the contract of the rental agency. Included in the daily rate. Plus drivers are pre-screened to week out bad drivers.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2014 9:15:13 PM

::::Think about how you treated that rental car??
::::


Most people treat rental cars respectfully. Sure there are yahoos who rent once every 10 years and feel entitled to pull hole shots with rental cars. Those nitwits are the exemption. Most renters are road warriors who rent weekly, the rental is a tool of the job, not a toy. If anything, the rental is boring for them. Your basic sedan. Just a self driven taxicab.

Why do you think the majors don't rent to under 25 year olds? Because a 19 yo is still a child. He will drive like a wild person.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2014 3:02:04 PM

Think about how you treated that rental car??
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2014 10:52:37 AM

No!!!
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Never..........
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2014 9:16:54 AM

NO WAY!
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never..........
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2014 11:26:00 AM

Wonder who'd be that hard up or strapped for cash to even try doing something that silly...or even had a clue as to the liability they placed themselves in.
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Never......
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