- Report: #985291
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Complaint Review: Gold Coast Marine
Gold Coast Marine5770 Nicolle St Ventura, California United States of America
Gold Coast Marine Steve Smith Unethical, Deceptive Business Practices Ventura, California
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I retained service to have port and starboard engines mechanically inspected and Vessel, Sea Trialed prior to purchase of 1994 29 Luhrs Open sportfisher. I was charged $1,070.87 on 8/28/2012 for this service, to my surprise after receiving bill and inspection, no compression test was completed, stated only did a visual inspection(REALLY).
Gold Coast Marine / Steve Smith stated the sea trial went extremely well, the engines are strong and came up to 3900 RPM without issues, vessel lacked needed maintenance( Hoses, Belts, Exhaust Risers, Tune up), normal items any boat owner would deal with, nothing out of the ordinary. Recommended I purchase the vessel this is a Marine Mechanic with 30+ years of experience I paid to protect my interest. Taking Gold Coast Marine / Steve Smith recommendation, I purchased the vessel. Hired to do the needed maintenance work on the engines I was charged a additional $2,456.71 to tear down the engines down to but not including the Engine Heads. After questioning and paying the $2,456.71 with reluctance 11/26/2012 Price Gouging. Gold Coast Marine / Steve Smith hands me a estimate for nearly $15,000 for maintenance repairs and at this point recommends I replace both engines. Price $25K REALLY, What happened to passing the engines. I am requesting The $1070.87 I originally paid for inspection and sea trial that if done properly would have shown what we know
today, plus the $2,456.71 and the cost of replacing both engines $25000 Total Sum $25827. Gold Coast Marine and Steve Smith should have their business license revoked for unethical and deceptive business practices.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 12/20/2012 11:41 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Gold-Coast-Marine/Ventura-California-93003/Gold-Coast-Marine-Steve-Smith-Unethical-Deceptive-Business-Practices-Ventura-California-985291. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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