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Anybody Here In Australia?

Post by 4g63mightymax » Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:42 am

Hi,
Anybody Here In Australia? I can't remember. I may be looking for some obscure parts soon though. Let me know. :)

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Re: Anybody Here In Australia?

Post by 300D50 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:40 pm

I have a gearhead friend in the land down under.
He may be registered on here, can't remember.
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Re: Anybody Here In Australia?

Post by wheel_of_steel » Wed Apr 17, 2013 4:02 am

¿pǝǝu noʎ op ʇɐɥʍ 'ǝɹǝɥ ǝıssnɐ

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Post by 300D50 » Wed Apr 17, 2013 4:05 am

Your unicode is slightly broken on android. :p

Jeremy, if you want we can lump parts together to save shipping, I have some stuff coming up from Tom sometime soon-ish.
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Re: Anybody Here In Australia?

Post by 4g63mightymax » Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:57 am

Well, I don't need anything quite yet, but I may be buying a 1991 Mitsubishi Galant VR4 that was converted to right hand drive. I would need all of the Heater / AC box parts for it. Everything under the dashboard I guess. I could also use front door panels and a console I believe. Is that stuff easily attainable in junkyards your area? :)


Also - I have no idea how you type upside down. lol
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Re: Anybody Here In Australia?

Post by wheel_of_steel » Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:19 am

I usually recommend going private for parts.

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The usual junkyards charge unbelievable (read: $140 for a map sensor, $250 for a bumper cover, $600 for a wiring loom etc) prices, so I'd have to wait until a private wreck pops up to get you good value. There are plenty of jap-import wreckers though, so they might have better prices. I'll certainly make some calls and get a rough quote going for you.

As for shipping, they're fairly bulky items so I'd guess that shipping to Massachusetts would cost anywhere from 100-150. Hope that helps.

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Re: Anybody Here In Australia?

Post by 4g63mightymax » Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:37 am

Wow, that is some wild stuff! I guess that's what I should expect from a place with so many snakes and kangaroos. ;) Once I have the vehicle in my possession I will figure out what I need and then decide if it is worth it to buy the rest of the parts from the land down under. I greatly appreciate the info!
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