Joke-Volvo prices for rear discs and pads now!

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Joke-Volvo prices for rear discs and pads now!

Post by catgroom » Mon Aug 01, 2005 6:36 pm

This nearly made me fall over this one people!

Rang German,Swedish and French for a set of rear discs and pads for my Turbo.They no longer stock the discs.Euro Car Parts quoted me a paltry 78 quid including VAT,splendid.

Have a guess how much Volvo want with the VAT without ringing them first!!! :)
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Post by martinholmesuk » Mon Aug 01, 2005 6:56 pm

I know! :rofl:
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Post by SteveR » Mon Aug 01, 2005 9:47 pm

I know too - just rang for the 2L. GSF here I come - if the motor fails the test. Even Camberley Auto Factors the local big supplier were only 20% down on Volvo hence 80% over GSF.
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Post by catgroom » Tue Aug 02, 2005 5:21 pm

Nooooo!CAF are that much???I used to work for them and glad I didnt try them.Horrible to work for,horrible prices too! :angry:
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Post by SteveR » Wed Aug 03, 2005 12:17 am

When I degunged the ebay turbo I bought a can of eng oil additive (instead of diesel) from CAF and when I went round to Halfrauds to buy something else (following broken spanner on sump nut syndrome) they were more than a £ cheaper!! Well miffed.
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Post by SteveR » Wed Aug 03, 2005 11:07 pm

Just ordered a pair of front discs for the 2L from GSF - < £20 incl post packing and VAT
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Post by SteveR » Thu Aug 04, 2005 8:39 pm

Just got an email from GSF to say the discs I odered are discontinued, (I thought £6.50 was too good to be true), and the current ones are £18.50 each - still half the price of Volvo.
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Post by guitarcarfanatic » Thu Aug 04, 2005 11:10 pm

Well I ordered a set of non vented for a 1.7 ES 2 nights ago and they have them. Had to get them from poole but are arriving tomorrow and only £6.50 a disc! Lovely jubbly!
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Post by SteveR » Fri Aug 05, 2005 12:19 am

Mine was for a 2L although now I look there are two sets of prices - weird
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