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Rusty Eck Ford pitchman can no longer save you any money

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  • Published Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at 5:05 a.m.
  • Updated Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at 5:53 p.m.

WICHITA — Craig Minten can no longer save you any money, at least not at Rusty Eck Ford.

Minten says he resigned his position as general manager after seven years. He also was the face of the dealership and was known for saying, "If you don't come see me today, I can't save you any money."

"Everybody is sad, and they loved me as their coach," Minten says of his sales team at the dealership.

He knows that's not necessarily the version of his departure that's making the rounds.

"I've heard about 100 different versions," Minten says. "I heard that I was in Thailand today, so ... ."

He's now starting his own marketing and advertising business, which is yet to be named.

"I'm getting too old for the car lot," Minten says.

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