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Old 10-07-2010, 12:57 AM   #9
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2008 Astra XR
Default Re: Brake questions..

Originally Posted by Nightwalker View Post
The US law says that a company has to supply replacement parts for a car for a minimum of 10 years after its release. Meaning GM has to supply parts until 2018.

But since GM is a douche bag, they decided to gouge prices for those wanting Astra parts. I mean come on, $600 for an alternator?!
And their excuse for the high price would be "we have to charge this much, all the parts come from Europe ..." If it comes down to it, I can get a lot of parts off of ebay or I only have 1,000 miles till the bumper to bumper warranty expires. So far no problems, hopefully none in the next few years.

Astra XR 5dr (Traded for 2014.5 Focus ST)
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