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Old 09-14-2005, 19:01   #1 (permalink)
Jack
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Feeling Blue...

Driving on the interstate today and the "Y" pipe suddenly broke on my '96
disco, V8, NAS above the cats at the manifold.

$866.00 US for a NRP replacement part w/o shipping. No labor.

Boo Hoo


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Old 09-15-2005, 12:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Feeling Blue...

On or around Thu, 15 Sep 2005 01:08:16 GMT, "Jack" <jack@dharmabums.com>
enlightened us thusly:

>Driving on the interstate today and the "Y" pipe suddenly broke on my '96
>disco, V8, NAS above the cats at the manifold.
>
>$866.00 US for a NRP replacement part w/o shipping. No labor.


WTF?

I'll never understand this. Unless it includes the cats, that's overpriced
by about 8x.
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Old 09-15-2005, 15:02   #3 (permalink)
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"Austin Shackles" <austinNOSPAM@ddol-las.net> wrote in message
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> On or around Thu, 15 Sep 2005 01:08:16 GMT, "Jack" <jack@dharmabums.com>
> enlightened us thusly:
>
>>Driving on the interstate today and the "Y" pipe suddenly broke on my '96
>>disco, V8, NAS above the cats at the manifold.
>>
>>$866.00 US for a NRP replacement part w/o shipping. No labor.

>
> WTF?
>
> I'll never understand this. Unless it includes the cats, that's
> overpriced
> by about 8x.


It does, hence the price. Landrover UK list the same part at around
700-950, depending on exact model!!
Badger.


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Old 09-15-2005, 16:01   #4 (permalink)
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"Jack" <jack@dharmabums.com> wrote in message
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> Driving on the interstate today and the "Y" pipe suddenly broke on my '96
> disco, V8, NAS above the cats at the manifold.
>
> $866.00 US for a NRP replacement part w/o shipping. No labor.
>
> Boo Hoo
>

and seemingly marginally cheaper in the US then in the country of origin
http://www.paddockspares.com/shop/system/index.html that is diabolical I
would be looking at a fabricators with pipe bending kit like Orange County
Choppers surely got to be cheaper I assume north british cant do you a
better deal
http://www.northeastbritishparts.com...%2099--exhaust
Derek


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Old 09-15-2005, 16:01   #5 (permalink)
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On Thu, 15 Sep 2005 19:28:08 +0100, Austin Shackles
<austinNOSPAM@ddol-las.net> wrote:

>On or around Thu, 15 Sep 2005 01:08:16 GMT, "Jack" <jack@dharmabums.com>
>enlightened us thusly:
>
>>Driving on the interstate today and the "Y" pipe suddenly broke on my '96
>>disco, V8, NAS above the cats at the manifold.
>>
>>$866.00 US for a NRP replacement part w/o shipping. No labor.

>
>WTF?
>
>I'll never understand this. Unless it includes the cats, that's overpriced
>by about 8x.


Mine went there, and the replacement was about 700, including the
cats.
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Old 09-16-2005, 02:01   #6 (permalink)
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On or around Thu, 15 Sep 2005 23:03:21 +0100, Tim Hobbs <tim@spam.com>
enlightened us thusly:

>On Thu, 15 Sep 2005 19:28:08 +0100, Austin Shackles
><austinNOSPAM@ddol-las.net> wrote:
>
>>On or around Thu, 15 Sep 2005 01:08:16 GMT, "Jack" <jack@dharmabums.com>
>>enlightened us thusly:
>>
>>>Driving on the interstate today and the "Y" pipe suddenly broke on my '96
>>>disco, V8, NAS above the cats at the manifold.
>>>
>>>$866.00 US for a NRP replacement part w/o shipping. No labor.

>>
>>WTF?
>>
>>I'll never understand this. Unless it includes the cats, that's overpriced
>>by about 8x.

>
>Mine went there, and the replacement was about 700, including the
>cats.


are the cats actually defective? don't see why it can't be welded up, if
it's broken
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Old 09-16-2005, 02:01   #7 (permalink)
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On or around Thu, 15 Sep 2005 21:52:00 GMT, "Derek"
<delwattsspamnoman@cwcom.net> enlightened us thusly:

>
>"Jack" <jack@dharmabums.com> wrote in message
>news:4Q3We.14112$b37.7575@trnddc04...
>> Driving on the interstate today and the "Y" pipe suddenly broke on my '96
>> disco, V8, NAS above the cats at the manifold.
>>
>> $866.00 US for a NRP replacement part w/o shipping. No labor.
>>
>> Boo Hoo
>>

>and seemingly marginally cheaper in the US then in the country of origin
>http://www.paddockspares.com/shop/system/index.html that is diabolical I
>would be looking at a fabricators with pipe bending kit like Orange County
>Choppers surely got to be cheaper I assume north british cant do you a
>better deal
>http://www.northeastbritishparts.com...%2099--exhaust
>Derek
>


I'd be getting the welder out...
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Old 09-16-2005, 12:01   #8 (permalink)
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"Austin Shackles" <austinNOSPAM@ddol-las.net> wrote in message
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> I'd be getting the welder out...


I'll get the extension cable....


Lee D


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Old 09-16-2005, 17:01   #9 (permalink)
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"Austin Shackles" <austinNOSPAM@ddol-las.net> wrote in message
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>
> are the cats actually defective? don't see why it can't be welded up, if
> it's broken
> --


The price I posted before does include both cats but no lambda (O2) sensors.
Prior to the break I was getting an ECU trouble code. Bad rear 02 sensors/
bad cats. The US$866.00 NRP stainless steel exhaust is considered an upgrade
with a higher flow exhaust. NRP from http://www.roversnorth.com is the only
company suggesting an increase in horsepower.
LR Genuine is US$1825.00 just for the part. After market stainless is
US$654.50 from http://www.get-rhino.com , again cats included. Lastly,
http://www.roverparts.com has a SS set for US$699.95.

I'm considering the NRP "upgrade" with a new 4 set of Bosch O2 sensors.
Looks like ~ US$1500.00 if I do my own labor.

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