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Old 07-17-2018, 10:02 AM
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Always looking on ebay from time to time for Corvette parts and came across this original part ,.... for how much, LOL's???



https://www.ebay.com/itm/Original-GM...from=R40&rt=nc

Should have bought wing nuts instead of McDonald hamburger stock in 1968, maybe??
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Old 07-17-2018, 10:13 AM
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Originally Posted by 20mercury View Post
Always looking on ebay from time to time for Corvette parts and came across this original part ,.... for how much, LOL's???



https://www.ebay.com/itm/Original-GM...from=R40&rt=nc

Should have bought wing nuts instead of McDonald hamburger stock in 1968, maybe??
Yeah and you don't even get the box?!
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Old 07-17-2018, 10:37 AM
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check his completed auctions, he is getting somewhat close to those obscene prices.
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Old 07-17-2018, 10:51 AM
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What a greedy little s**t....
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Old 07-17-2018, 11:07 AM
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Amazing !!
I think I will let it go :- )
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Buyer would be the real nut in that auction.
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The seller obviously knows and believes what P.T.Barnum said. "there is a sucker born every minute"
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Just goes to show the length the trailer queen crowd will travel.
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You know the old saying about a fool and his money.
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Is this the same seller who is selling them in the classifieds on this forum? I recall seeing one for sale in the "Parts for Sale" section on here for a ridiculous price. Thread may have gotten locked due to other forum member making fun of them.
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Old 07-17-2018, 03:51 PM
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That`s it. I mean, I love our 71 coupe... but I`m tearing it down and selling it piece by piece.
For those kind of prices, I should make a couple million bucks!
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hmmmmmmm just what I was looking for! A $165 wing nut to replace the incorrect nut currently holding down my air cleaner haha
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Originally Posted by mbp View Post
The seller obviously knows and believes what P.T.Barnum said. "there is a sucker born every minute"
Maybe the suckers are the people who laughed at him when they were $25 cheaper and he sold them all.

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Is this the same seller who is selling them in the classifieds on this forum? I recall seeing one for sale in the "Parts for Sale" section on here for a ridiculous price. Thread may have gotten locked due to other forum member making fun of them.
More likely the members making fun of a forum seller in his sales thread were sent on vacation.
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What's the problem? Don't like his asking price? Then don't buy it. It may be worth it to someone looking for that part, if correct, for their restoration. Good for him if he gets that kind of money. As always, this part, or anything else in life for that matter, is what a buyer is willing to pay for it and the seller is willing to sell it for. Take this for what it is worth, I bought a rusty, dirty, non functioning 69 wiper motor for $195 because I needed a washer hose Y fitting from it that is not available and is not reproduced. Yes, it was worth it to me.
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...and he's got two of 'em !!!
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Originally Posted by 20mercury View Post
Always looking on ebay from time to time for Corvette parts and came across this original part ,.... for how much, LOL's???



https://www.ebay.com/itm/Original-GM...from=R40&rt=nc

Should have bought wing nuts instead of McDonald hamburger stock in 1968, maybe??
WTF?? Fruitcake seller!!
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Originally Posted by Vettebuyer6369 View Post

More likely the members making fun of a forum seller in his sales thread were sent on vacation.
Free vacation for making fun of someone's over priced parts? Hmmm suddenly I think I could dream up a few insulting comments. Is it all inclusive??
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I don't see any draw markings on it. I was going to buy both if it had them......NOT
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It is a crazy price. Considering the fact that these were used on many GM cars you should still be able to find them in junk yards.

If someone deliberately asks crook prices for something, they should expect criticism. Criticism is societies way of keeping people in line and on the right track, we need more of it!



Anyway, here is the $5 one I would buy if I needed it.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/64-thru-79-...itleDesc=0%7C0
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Originally Posted by Douglas Mariani View Post
What a greedy little s**t....


Reminds me of something I ran up against, about 20 years ago. At the time, I had a 1977 Pontiac T/A, and apparently GM had either a bad batch of RH rear quarter panels, or a bad day on the assembly line, resulting in quite a few cars getting out with the quarter panels not aligned properly. This resulted in water getting into the "dogleg" area where the rear window joined the quarter. The result was premature rust in this area.

This happened to my T/A, but not until the car was long out of warranty, since I didn't drive the car in the winter. I wanted to replace the quarter, so I went to the Pontiac dealer where a friend was the parts manager. He looked up the panel and it came back as "discontinued". He did, however, give me the phone numbers for the various GM "parts depots" across the country, think that even though the national computer system showed "zero stock", there still might be a few that slipped through an inventory, and be available.

Long story short, I called all of the warehouses, and while there were indeed a few around, I was always a week to 10 days too late, they had been sold. Turns out, some recently retired GM employee had decided to open up a parts/restoration business, and he used his connections to locate and purchase ALL the original Camaro/Firebird body parts that were in the system. I stumbled on to an add that he had placed in Hemmings, advertising the quarters for sale. The GM price was $360 each. He wanted $1000....

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