Here's a Triumph related one!
THe Early Spitfire uses the same door striker as several
Austin Healey models. But Moss doesn't even last it for the
SPit. You can, however, buy them for the AH and pay about
$35 each for them.
David A Templeton wrote:
> I had the same experience when I went to the dealership for a part for my VW
> Rabbit. One part cost $16 and the same part cost $75. The difference being
> one had the VW logo on the bag and it was made under union
> contract(expensive). The other was not and had no logo on the bag. The
> kicker was both pieces were made by the same shift of workers!
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Bill Gunshannon <email@example.com>
> To: <Mark.Milotay@gems5.gov.bc.ca>
> Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
> Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2000 4:32 PM
> Subject: Re: Moss U/K
> > According to Milotay, Mark ISTA:EX:
> > >
> > >
> > > Now that would be truly awful. I remember seeing a set of plug wires at
> > > local parts store for an 8 cylinder BMW & they wanted 526.00 for them.
> > > Imagine the pricing they would come up with for our parts.
> > >
> > Many years ago I drove a Porsche 914. If you went into Imported Car Parts
> > (the Bap-Geon distributor) you could by trigger contacts for the 914 or
> > Super Beetle. The first one cost $74.00. The second one cost $18.00.
> > Now, you want to hear the real kicker. They both have the exact same
> > Bosch part number and are infact the same part. The only difference was
> > catalog you look them up in.
> > bill
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