Parts Prices - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > General Tech
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Insurance Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

General Tech Have a question that is not covered by one of the other categories? This is the forum for all other items not specifically covered in other categories. is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-23-2001, 13:17   #1 (permalink)
Officially Bored with 347
svo347's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Perth West Oz
Age: 42
Posts: 3,585
Parts Prices

Hooly Dooly just priced a few things from ford & nearly fainted talk about expensive!!!!
1 piece rubber sump gasket $147
Steel/rubber laminated R/cover gasket $89 ea
T/cover gasket $45 not too bad
Looks like cheapy cork/rubber ones from Repco will be the go :o(
svo347 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 07-31-2001, 07:16   #2 (permalink)
Australian EB Fairmont Ghia Member
eb_5litre's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Newcastle NSW
Posts: 1,151
1 little rubber hose, about 13cm long.
$32 BUCKS!!!!!!
no wonder they have ignition!!!!!!
eb_5litre is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2001, 20:40   #3 (permalink)
Posts: n/a
come on fellas, that's where they make the bulk of their money! parts industry!

the manufacturer has to pay for the raw materials and labour. then that gets sold to ford/holden/toyota so they pay for the product and transport. then they distribute it further, put up a huge markup and make you pay for all the costs!
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2001, 21:32   #4 (permalink)
Kypez XR6
Posts: n/a
I wanted a fuel pump for an XR6 EF...
Ford - $340
Auto ONE - $180

same thing... but why is it almost half price... I bet Auto one have similar costs involved with transport and all...
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2001, 10:48   #5 (permalink)
Posts: n/a

ford doesn't make a great deal of money per every car they sell. they make a lot of their profits for spare parts, and it's a very profitable business because as long as you have cars, you'll need spare parts!
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2001, 19:18   #6 (permalink)
Posts: n/a
Yes but who's the "fools" who pay for it?
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2001, 21:48   #7 (permalink)
Bradley :)
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: perth, W.A.
Posts: 24
Is this a bad time to tell you all that i work for ford .. i am a spare parts rep for a dealer here in west oz
MYXR8UTE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2001, 15:34   #8 (permalink)
Posts: n/a
I work for Ford too I got a certian T-series part for $640.00 (retail $930.) But I had a shit fight with two dealers (one being mine) to get that good price. You think it'd be trade or cheaper all the time for ford employee's....but noooo!
  Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > General Tech

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Oil prices vs bowser prices Falchoon The Pub 5 03-19-2003 19:35
Genuine Parts Prices EXECJIM The Pub 10 12-18-2002 23:38
Mazda Rejects Japanese Steelmakers' Demand for Higher Prices RPO83 Mazda Forum 0 10-29-2002 05:36
Prices for parts Fordman_351 Australian Falcons 22 10-25-2002 02:24
Parts Prices svo347 The Pub 17 08-09-2001 20:18

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:51.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.