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I don't know how Orio would source parts, but what would be absolutely AMAZING is if they could produce a production schedule and arrange monthly/quarterlywhatever group buys... Resellers could stock up during a production run, and end users could plan. Nothing sucks worse than finding a previously unavailable widget was in production for a limited time you missed it, again.
That said, some things I think that should absolutely be produced include:
1. &*%^*! hall effect sensor housing. NLA forever, and cars are useless without them!
2. Exterior window scrapers - I think Scandix had these for a while, but don't anymore.
3. Any/all glass seals, especially the windshield and man o man I'd love to buy some for the opera windows on 5-doors. :(
4. Tail light lenses, maybe entire housings. They are starting to crumble and are increasingly hard to find
5. Brake boosters for '88/'89 cars. This is so incredibly unlikely as it's such a small window of time, but one can dream. :)
Something else came up recently that I can't recall, but these are five items that really hose a car and don't have good alternatives. Like, there's the c900 clockspring shortage, but there *are* functional substitutes. These things... when they go it's over.
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Posts in this Thread:
- Possible Unavailable Classic 900 Parts from Orio in the Future, Scott Paterson , Wed, 19 Dec 2018 14:49:42
- THREAD CLOSED, Scott Paterson , Sat, 5 Jan 2019 14:44:25
- Various plastic and rubber parts, RS , Mon, 31 Dec 2018 04:18:05
- Re: windshield wiper motor. n/m, Tom G , Wed, 26 Dec 2018 17:16:03
- Re: Possible Unavailable Classic 900 Parts from Orio in the Future, Name Left Blank, Wed, 26 Dec 2018 07:33:50
- Re: Possible Unavailable Classic 900 Parts from Orio in the Future, Bloodnose , Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:46:05
- 1989 C900 Upper Chain Guide - 7505845.....n/m, vsfoxe , Sat, 22 Dec 2018 21:33:061
- Re: Possible Unavailable Classic 900 Parts from Orio in the Future, vsfoxe , Fri, 21 Dec 2018 21:09:11
- Remembered the other thing..., Justin VanAbrahams , Fri, 21 Dec 2018 07:22:46
- Re: Possible Unavailable Classic 900 Parts from Orio in the Future, bengen, Thu, 20 Dec 2018 06:58:10
- Re: Possible Unavailable Classic 900 Parts from Orio in the Future, southsaab , Thu, 20 Dec 2018 05:39:31
- Re: Possible Unavailable Classic 900 Parts from Orio in the Future, S Carlson, Wed, 19 Dec 2018 21:01:38
- Re: Possible Unavailable Classic 900 Parts from Orio in the Future, Justin VanAbrahams , Wed, 19 Dec 2018 15:54:30 <-- Viewing This Message
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