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Does rising Euro mean higher parts prices ?

Discussion in 'Ferrari Discussion (not model specific)' started by WILLIAM H, Jan 7, 2004.

  1. WILLIAM H

    WILLIAM H Three Time F1 World Champ

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    Obviously for new parts straight from Italy but what about parts for older cars already here in the US ? Has any1 had experience with parts suppliers raising prices on parts for older cars & giving the higher euro as an excuse ?
     
  2. Cavallino Motors

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    the EURO conversion only hits home when you have to buy the parts direct.
    But then everything is relative! :)
     
  3. gabriel

    gabriel Formula 3


    Absolutely. At two different suppliers of Bosch fuel pumps for an 86TR the prices rose appromately $50, to $221 and $223 each - the same PN that I was quoted $179 for a few months ago. Where they 'stock' these pumps, I do not know, nor can I say with certainty that it is *all* from euro appreciation, however, it is indictative...
     

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