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Re: Orio parts.... OEM & aftermarket
Posted by Bill Homer [Email] (more from Bill Homer) on Sun, 10 Jun 2018 12:14:25
In Reply to: Re: Orio parts.... OEM & aftermarket, Justin VanAbrahams, Sat, 9 Jun 2018 19:27:50
Don't be so sure about parts coming in "Genuine SAAB" packaging - I just installed front control arm front bushing caps (a weak design) on my SAAB 9000 Aero and insisted on buying genuine parts, due to negative previous experience with the cheap replacement parts. These parts were marked "SAAB 4426003" in the casting, but came in a stapled clear plastic bag with a part number and and "Made in Norway" stickers - no SAAB markings.
I didn't mind paying seven times the price for the real thing, as I don't feel like repeating this job again in a year. Note that many suppliers, such as Eeuroparts, are now labeling Proparts Sweden parts quality as "OEM" - they definitely are not.
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Posts in this Thread:
- Orio parts.... OEM & aftermarket, Sondeen , Sat, 9 Jun 2018 19:19:301
- "OEM parts suppliers", ELaw , Tue, 12 Jun 2018 05:56:011
- Re: Orio parts.... OEM & aftermarket, turrbo , Mon, 11 Jun 2018 21:57:05
- PPS is OEM now for some parts..., Jeremy R., Sun, 10 Jun 2018 20:13:09
- URO., Norval99 , Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:14:25
- Interesting..., Justin VanAbrahams, Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:43:21
- Improvements, Norval99 , Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:53:30
- Improvements, Norval99 , Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:51:38
- Re: Interesting..., neil dale , Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:36:57
- Re: Interesting..., RS , Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:08:21
- Re: Orio parts.... OEM & aftermarket, Justin VanAbrahams, Sat, 9 Jun 2018 19:27:50
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