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    Default Regan Motors selling Citroens?

    Saw a "just off the boat" Cactus in their yard in Balwyn. does this mean Peugeot dealers will also sell Citroens?

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    PJ Regan back in business with Citroen !!! Wow how the wheels does turn! I purchased my 65 DS19 M Pallas from them in 1970. I wish I still had it now. Is anything happening on that front Tim?
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    Regan Motors, Balwyn and Hawthorn, are on Inchcape's new Citroen dealer list.

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    Letís hope the brand finally gets recognition and some sort of advertising.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Nagaman View Post
    Let’s hope the brand finally gets recognition and some sort of advertising.


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    "Advertising", now there's a good idea. Just look at what Audi has achieved with a long-term, factory-supported program.
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    When Andre was in charge ---- he was all about advertising and publicity!
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    Hopefully the workshop might get a freshening up,the sign out side is from the 80's,faded and buggered,shrubs growing through walls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by salman View Post
    Hopefully the workshop might get a freshening up,the sign out side is from the 80's,faded and buggered,shrubs growing through walls.
    That might happen if you dig up John.
    The son's are too focussed on making money to have time for niceties.
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    How are they going to display Peugeot and Citroens in their poky showroom.....not to mention the minuscule forecourt ?.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Nagaman View Post
    How are they going to display Peugeot and Citroens in their poky showroom.....not to mention the minuscule forecourt ?.


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    They managed it back in the dark ages of the late sixties out of their Whitehorse road showrooms. Perhaps they can again!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by gerrypro View Post
    They managed it back in the dark ages of the late sixties out of their Whitehorse road showrooms. Perhaps they can again!!!!
    John Regan was alive then and so was dedication to selling and servicing the Peugeot marque.
    Regan's kept quite a few auto parts reconditioners in business at the same time.

    BGT clutch and brake, around the corner in Burwood Rd, and an auto radiator shop in High St Armadale to name two.

    Regan's also "trained" staff. Ian Amsing and Reno Dozzi, who left Regans and started up in Collingwood.

    Richie Hillier and Derek Smith , who started up in Dandenong and serviced my Mums Virage.
    EDIT: Richie and Derek were ex Monaco Motors - Bill Lord Milne. My memories are beginning to merge together

    The sons who now run the Regans business have no such commitment, from what I've seen.

    EDIT #2 I still have fond memories of Ernie (putt putt) in Regan's spare parts in Auburn Rd opposite the workshop.
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    I bought my 406 HDI from a genial gentleman Reagan salesman around the Ďturn of the centuryí. Canít remember his name now, unfortunately.


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    I miss Derry and BGT from Hawthorn
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    Derry now operates BGT Dandenong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gerrypro View Post
    When Andre was in charge ---- he was all about advertising and publicity!
    That ranks as the understatement of 2018, and might hold the title for some time!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nagaman View Post
    I bought my 406 HDI from a genial gentleman Reagan salesman around the ‘turn of the century’. Can’t remember his name now, unfortunately.


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    Pretty well describes the "generic" auto salesperson.

    At the least, the salespersons who successfully sell cars. And are not there to solely bolster their ego.

    I've walked away from a few dealers with sales staff like this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by robmac View Post
    Pretty well describes the "generic" auto salesperson.

    At the least, the salespersons who successfully sell cars. And are not there to solely bolster their ego.

    I've walked away from a few dealers with sales staff like this.
    He didnít last much longer.......not pushy enough I guess.


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