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Discussion: Archives > Perma Plate
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I am getting a 2011 Mustang.  The dealer is trying to sell me an "Appearance Package" that is a product called Perma Plate.  Does anyone know this product? What do you think about it?  The dealer wants to charge $500.  If this is so good why doesn't Ford put it on the car?
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Save your money.

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From our Car buying advice page:

Extras you don’t need.

Another profit source for dealers is extras such as rustproofing, fabric protection, paint sealant, and etching your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on windows to deter thieves. Sometimes, these types of charges will simply appear on your bill of sale without anyone having mentioned them to you. Don’t waste your money. What could cost the dealer about $90 can cost you $1,000 or more.