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funkytuqe
04-16-2011, 12:04 PM
Hey all. I am posting here to warn you of some shady business practice i have been victim to.
I am a Mobile detailer that does a small amount of auto interior detailing on the side in my spare time to earn extra money for my family. I do 1-2 cars per month, not a lot, just when time permits.

This story starts from last week when i had a customer contact me through e-mail inquiring about a detail. He straight up asked for my address, i replied to him ([email protected]) and explained that i am fully mobile and can come to him providing he has a driveway or garage. He replied and said he has no garage and asked for my address again. I replied as which comunity i live and if that was convenient for him then let me know. Again, he demanded my address without any other words. I found this fishy so i pushed back a little but after some more back and fourth, i caved and sent him my address. He never replied after that. Hmmmm. fast forward 3 days to Friday (yesterday), a bylaw officer is pounding down my door responding to a complaint of a business operating out of my home. I was baffled that any of my neighbors complained and explained that i am mobile and don't typically serve customers at my home (i am not pumping cars in and out of my garage affecting the neighborhood) and that i go to the customer location.
The Bylaw guy was pretty cool about it seeing that obviously nothing was going on. He would not give the details of the complaint but did explain that it was not a neighbor that complained and that it was a Local business!!!! WTF. He said i may even know this person. The officer wrote me a warning because i am operating without the proper permit and was on his way.

Immediately i remembered my correspondence with [email protected] After some quick googling, i linked the e-mail account to a local Detailing business (gotcha!). What a dick faced move. I will not state the business name here as my evidence is purely circumstantial, but also very convincing, i cant' prove it was him.

I am posting this as a warning to all you "on the side" detailers on this forum (i know there is a few of you). If [email protected] contacts you DO NOT reply to him, blow him off, he just wants to shut you down. I can't believe someone would spend his time to do this, maybe if he spent more time growing his business and working with the community then he would be better off.

That is the end of my rant, sorry for the long windedness and beware!

Cheers

ryanallan
04-16-2011, 12:07 PM
It's just a neat story without the name...

funkytuqe
04-16-2011, 12:09 PM
Google the e-ail account and you'll find it....

Like i said, i can't prove it was him, maybe i'll go pay them a visit?

captain134
04-16-2011, 12:09 PM
Original Post Removed. (Please read the Forum Rules and Terms of Use (http://forums.beyond.ca/articles.php?action=data&item=1) before posting again, or risk getting banned).
RCS Car Parlour Ltd.

funkytuqe
04-16-2011, 12:10 PM
wow that dd not take long!! LOL

topmade
04-16-2011, 12:16 PM
^^ Well you did provide the email already and it was the first hit on google LOL.

89s1
04-16-2011, 12:24 PM
Originally posted by captain134
RCS Car Parlour Ltd.



Looks like this guy is having trouble keeping busy and resorting to this to assure a steady flow of customers...

Seriously dick-faced move on his part.

I wonder if he worked as hard at his job as trying to corner the market if repeat business would solve his problems...

Some people can't see the forest through the trees.

InRich
04-16-2011, 12:44 PM
why dont you just say it... RCS car Parlour tried to fuck you.

03ozwhip
04-16-2011, 01:10 PM
now why doesnt everyone try and fuck RCS? just a thought, ignorant fucker he is.

A790
04-16-2011, 01:11 PM
Maybe a threat title change is in order? ;)

revelations
04-16-2011, 01:13 PM
Whats the RCS side of the story?

Usually someone doesent get singled out unless there is some past history between the two parties.

Unless of course, RCS has been doing this to other detailing shops as well :dunno:

Kloubek
04-16-2011, 01:25 PM
It is impossible to know 100% that this is what happened, though the evidence looks pretty obvious.

Would indeed be a dick move to try to "oust" the competition. Very uncool.

Sentry
04-16-2011, 01:33 PM
Fuck it. Fuck him.

Order pizzas to his house/business.

Many many pizzas.

Even that is less childish than what he pulled here.

FraserB
04-16-2011, 01:37 PM
LOL it looks like the "gallery" on his site is just a bunch of stock pictures.

Zewind
04-16-2011, 01:49 PM
Originally posted by FraserB
LOL it looks like the "gallery" on his site is just a bunch of stock pictures.



:rofl:

googe
04-16-2011, 02:01 PM
http://www.sudarshangautam.com/

:rofl:

what a clown

http://n3pal.com/?p=6

seems to suffer from unwarranted self importance.

G-ZUS
04-16-2011, 02:06 PM
We should all book a detailing through this link :D

http://rcscarparlour.com/book-online.php

FraserB
04-16-2011, 02:09 PM
Googe, pretty sure thats not him.:rolleyes:

googe
04-16-2011, 02:26 PM
Originally posted by FraserB
Googe, pretty sure thats not him.:rolleyes:

Oh, you don't think so?

http://calgary.kijiji.ca/c-jobs-cleaning-housekeeper-WANTED-AUTO-DETAILERS-W0QQAdIdZ268442277



RCS car Parlour LTD is looking for a Full-time and Part-time Auto Detailers. No exp. necessary. We will train for the applicants. provide over time. Please email resume soon [email protected] .or call to Sudarshan 403-235-3200



$ host rcscarparlour.com
rcscarparlour.com has address 69.57.170.30
rcscarparlour.com mail is handled by 0 rcscarparlour.com.

$ host sudarshangautam.com
sudarshangautam.com has address 69.57.170.30


http://calgary.kijiji.ca/c-resumes-cleaning-housekeeper-Need-Auto-Cleaner-person-SOON-W0QQAdIdZ261813385



RCS Car Parlour ltd ( Auto sale & Detailing) is looking to hire a M /F dependable and reliable skilled auto detailer.


How to Apply:

Contact: Sudarshan Gautam

funkytuqe
04-16-2011, 02:29 PM
Yah dude, i don't think that is him. His first name is the same but that's it. How could this guy even detail a car? Plus no mention of the business in question on that website

I have had no prior contact with this guy nor even heard of RCS car parlor before this all happened yesterday.

Yes from his side of things, he has made the investment to run a business out of a shop an put up with all of the expenses so i can kind of understand that it is annoying to have guys like me around that can somewhat under cut the business and make a steeper profit margin. I'm pretty sure that is all there is to it from his point of view. Having said that my prices are very much in line with the industry and its not like i charge something ridiculously low for a detail like some other on the side guys. He probably just saw my add and thought to himself that he didn't like it.

It is all on me though, I'm not licensed end of story. The thing is though, if i can't take on a job for what ever reason then i will recommend a shop that is close to the customer to them. After this i certainly wont recommend these guys.

googe
04-16-2011, 02:40 PM
Originally posted by funkytuqe
Yah dude, i don't think that is him. His first name is the same but that's it. How could this guy even detail a car? Plus no mention of the business in question on that website


Check again - his first name, last name, email address, and the IP addresses of both websites are all the same. Both are in Calgary.

Also he lists both email addresses here:

http://nepalportugal.com/?view=print&sCat=np1272301170mr&nID=Cnt1286709468



www.sudarshangautam.com
email: [email protected]
: [email protected]

tictactoe2004
04-16-2011, 04:07 PM
googe is right, that is him. Below is a link that show both his full name and photo, it's an add looking to hire a detailer for RCS Car Parlour which apparently is also going to start selling used vehicles soon.

http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:aHjuw3tf_4cJ:www.tweetcepts.com/auto-class/facebook+%22sudarshan+gautam%22+%22RCS+car+parlour%22&cd=2&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=ca&source=www.google.ca

funkytuqe
04-16-2011, 05:10 PM
wow, nice work. You were right.

Huh, i wonder what ticked him off about me? Assuming it was him or course.

vrsc400
04-16-2011, 06:20 PM
Originally posted by funkytuqe
wow, nice work. You were right.

Huh, i wonder what ticked him off about me? Assuming it was him or course.

You're more handy.
Being mobile and whatnot...


Highly inappropriate I know

Sugarphreak
04-16-2011, 08:04 PM
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xxviet
04-16-2011, 08:31 PM
Originally posted by Sentry
Fuck it. Fuck him.

Order pizzas to his house/business.

Many many pizzas.

Even that is less childish than what he pulled here.

LOLOLOL :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :clap:

Rat Fink
04-16-2011, 08:49 PM
Is it just me wondering this......How long did it take him to write you that dick email?

His detail client base must all be wierdos with foot fetishes. I know I wouldn't want some dude wiping his feet all over my car which is probably why he's hiring

FraserB
04-16-2011, 11:24 PM
Whoever posted the kijiji ads swears up and down its not him lol

Joe-G
04-16-2011, 11:41 PM
Definitely him...

http://www.canadianimmigrant.ca/immigrantstories/health/article/8281



A former student of Mt. Royal College in Calgary, Gautam also runs his auto-detailing business and has received huge social recognition in Calgary.

EDIT: Heres a link showing how he can write and type without a problem... :dunno: :dunno:

http://uofcnepali.com/content/videos-sudarshan-gautam-ctv-news-and-calgary-sun

Hakkola
04-17-2011, 12:20 AM
OP should apply for a job with him. :rofl:

The plan is in motion.

I guess he's getting more social recognition for his hard work.

SR240SX
04-17-2011, 12:27 AM
Originally posted by captain134
Original Post Removed. (Please read the Forum Rules and Terms of Use (http://forums.beyond.ca/articles.php?action=data&item=1) before posting again, or risk getting banned).
RCS Car Parlour Ltd.

lol.....Mod fuck up?

Recca168
04-17-2011, 06:50 PM
Checkout the address for RCS Car Parlour. Looks like he operates in the middle of a field. Unless google maps is really out of date

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=145,+1807+60+ST.+South+east+calgary+alberta&sll=37.926868,-95.712891&sspn=36.395839,56.513672&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=1807+60+St+SE,+Calgary,+Division+No.+6,+Alberta+T2A+7Y7,+Canada&view=map

cam_wmh
04-17-2011, 07:05 PM
http://www.facebook.com/people/Sudarshan-Gautam/665511328

01RedDX
04-17-2011, 08:02 PM
I doubt he had a hand in this. I mean of all the underhanded methods... um

I mean using such strong-arm tactics... uh

The balls on this guy!

Power_Of_Rotary
04-17-2011, 09:47 PM
what a dick move indeed.. i dont care if hes handicap or not, why would he go around sabotaging others work

SIC1
04-17-2011, 11:59 PM
Fuck that guy...


Talk about false advertising :nut:

http://rcscarparlour.com/contact.php

RCS Car Parlour Ltd.
Hand Car Wash and Detailing
145, 1807 60 ST. S.E. T2B OM5
Calgary, AB Canada

Mixalot27
04-18-2011, 06:57 AM
There is a story about this guy in today's Sun:

http://www.calgarysun.com/news/alberta/2011/04/17/18025676.html

funkytuqe
04-18-2011, 08:15 AM
Originally posted by FraserB
Whoever posted the kijiji ads swears up and down its not him lol

What do you mean by this?

Anyways, I'm just gonna let it go. For me to act out (on suspicion especially) would make me no better than the person that did this to me. Sudarshan (he called himself Tom in his e-mails) or [email protected] .com is the only person i gave my address to in recent weeks and that is the only reason i drew to this conclusion. Given that his e-mail address is posted everywhere on the internet, it could have been anyone (how easy is it to hack into a g-mail account?)

Please post here if anyone else has a run in with this person, i have noticed that the independent detailing adds on kijiji have decreased, so i suspect i was not the only one.

BlackArcher101
04-18-2011, 05:40 PM
Originally posted by Mixalot27
There is a story about this guy in today's Sun:

http://www.calgarysun.com/news/alberta/2011/04/17/18025676.html

Ya, this thread is the first thing that came to mind. Interesting coincidence.

Toma
04-18-2011, 07:34 PM
OMG, you guys are mean lol....

The_Penguin
04-27-2011, 09:35 AM
Originally posted by 01RedDX
I doubt he had a hand in this. I mean of all the underhanded methods... um

I mean using such strong-arm tactics... uh



ROFL!
Dammit, I just sprayed coffee on my monitor.

J-D
04-27-2011, 02:42 PM
Originally posted by 01RedDX
I doubt he had a hand in this. I mean of all the underhanded methods... um

I mean using such strong-arm tactics... uh

The balls on this guy!

:clap: :clap:

roll_over
04-27-2011, 02:52 PM
how do we know OP is real post picture of you holding todays paper with both hands

BrknFngrs
04-27-2011, 03:02 PM
Originally posted by funkytuqe
Sudarshan (he called himself Tom in his e-mails)...

Hmm, I suspect you have the wrong guy; the culprit likely works call centre support for Dell.

Impreza
04-27-2011, 03:47 PM
Im surprised he used the legismyhands email in a kijiji ad, people interested in the job must be wondering WTF.

Does anybody else wonder how he drives?

Kona9
04-27-2011, 04:51 PM
Originally posted by funkytuqe


Anyways, I'm just gonna let it go. For me to act out (on suspicion especially) would make me no better than the person that did this to me. ............................(how easy is it to hack into a g-mail account?)



:rofl: :clap:

AllGoNoShow
04-27-2011, 05:13 PM
Different name, same phone number, can't spell worth a shit.

http://calgary.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-automotive-services-detailing-cleaning-Car-from-100-truck-from-120-van-suv-from-150-W0QQAdIdZ278269695



Discount Auto Detailing Ltd. Offers very low price detailing service for you.



In this package, we clean your vehicle 100%. Engine, outside wax, Tires, inside carpet, mats shampoo, and trunk.



Make an appointment now 403-235-3200


We are professional auto detailers with big business place. We have been cleaning high ends cars.



Discount Auto Detailing Ltd

funkytuqe
04-27-2011, 09:45 PM
I am now fully licensed as of this week!! I should have done it a long time ago, then i would have avoided this whole mess:banghead:

heavyfuel
04-27-2011, 10:02 PM
Fuck eh? All that trouble to fuck with someone making an honest living detailing cars. What a POS.