Ford Part Price Madness
Ok, we all know Ford, like all car manufacturers, charge a premium for their original parts. That's not my beef. I understand spare parts is a profitable part of the business that helps their bottom line.
My beef is the pricing strategy for various bits you can buy.
I went to my dealer, Sinclair Ford, to order boot-lid trim (moulded carpet, affixed with clips to the inside of the boot) and the trim found under the parcel shelf in T-Series car where Premium sound was standard. I have Premium Sound also, and thought the carpet would help neaten up the boot (which I now know is a judgable item at some shows, including the Tickford Day.)
The boot-lid trim? $45. I actually thought that was cheap!
Under parcel shelf trim? $345!! :dead: :dead:
Please tell me how they justify $300 difference for a part with half the carpet, other than 'it's a T-Series part'. :crazy1:
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