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 Post subject: Cheaper parts tip
PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2018 3:51 pm 
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Anyone who uses eurocarparts here's a good tip.
Check their ebay store, almost half the price of their online and high street stores !

Just got a set of brake pads and disks - £270 main dealer, £240 euro online but £85 from the ebay store, a third of the price !! Exact same parts and part numbers.

Checked a couple of other bits and they're all about half cost, eg wiper blades £45 online - £24 ebay. As I said the exact same stuff just a lot cheaper. 8)


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 Post subject: Re: Cheaper parts tip
PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2018 4:58 pm 
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Are these wiper blades gold plated?


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 Post subject: Re: Cheaper parts tip
PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2018 8:43 pm 
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Car parts for less are eurocarparts.


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 Post subject: Re: Cheaper parts tip
PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2018 4:46 pm 
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heathcote wrote:
Are these wiper blades gold plated?
Thats for Bosch Aerotwin driver and passenger side. But still, £22.50 for a single wiper is ridiculous ! :shock:


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 Post subject: Re: Cheaper parts tip
PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:10 pm 
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whats their ebay id?

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 Post subject: Re: Cheaper parts tip
PostPosted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:22 pm 
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http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Euro-Car-Parts-Store

Took a good 5 seconds to find on Google :wink:


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 Post subject: Re: Cheaper parts tip
PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:58 am 
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sasha wrote:
http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Euro-Car-Parts-Store

Took a good 5 seconds to find on Google :wink:


Thanks for the info I tried to find it and failed


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 Post subject: Re: Cheaper parts tip
PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:50 pm 
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Just looked for oil for my car - £60 main dealer, £70 euro high street, £42 euro ebay shop (oil AND filter).


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 Post subject: Re: Cheaper parts tip
PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:33 am 
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sasha wrote:
Just looked for oil for my car - £60 main dealer, £70 euro high street, £42 euro ebay shop (oil AND filter).


Try Asda

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 Post subject: Re: Cheaper parts tip
PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:50 am 
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I'd rather pay for OEM parts as waste money on cheaper parts, especially Brake Pads, Timing Belts etc, The cars and clients are my lively hood so there is no reason for scrimping on the vehicle they book and that their lives depend upon.


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 Post subject: Re: Cheaper parts tip
PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:46 pm 
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So Bosch brake pads are'nt as good as OEM, even though Bosch probably make the OEM ones supplied by the dealer ? And an oil made by Mobil won't be as good as the one you get from a dealer (Mobil are the suppliers to Toyota for eg. They just stick a different label on the bottle and mark it up by 50%).


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