Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2004 15:12:16 +0100
From: Grunff <>
Subject: Re: Rant - parts prices

Dave Hinz wrote: > OK, but I don' think that's it, as Saab has always been very good about > this as well (witness the suspension parts and some interior pieces > which have had decades-long runs). If anything, the Saab pieces should > be cheaper if that's the reason, because if it's not the tried and true > Saab design, it should in theory be a shared with GM design, right? That is true. Or at least was true. > I don't know. Maybe BMW parts are needed more often on the used market, > so they're easier to predict purchasing patterns & stock them? If you > crash less, you'll need less fixem parts? :-)) It does disappoint me though. I've always seen Saab as the sensible choice, but this has proved to be a false assumption as far as parts prices are concerned on many occasions. -- Grunff

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