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      06-23-2014, 12:35 PM   #1
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Picking up a new 428 in a few days and I want to get the Carbon Fiber mirror covers to match the CF trunk spoiler that is coming OEM on the car. They list for $650 for the pair, I called another dealership and they gave me a price of $420 without asking for a discount which is what I've seen them on line for.

My question is because I'm getting a 55K car, I want the dealer to give me true cost on the CF mirror covers, does anyone know what true cost is around based on the $650 list and what I'll call the everyday selling price of $420?

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Picking up a new 428 in a few days and I want to get the Carbon Fiber mirror covers to match the CF trunk spoiler that is coming OEM on the car. They list for $650 for the pair, I called another dealership and they gave me a price of $420 without asking for a discount which is what I've seen them on line for.

My question is because I'm getting a 55K car, I want the dealer to give me true cost on the CF mirror covers, does anyone know what true cost is around based on the $650 list and what I'll call the everyday selling price of $420?

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Why get it from the stealership when you can get it from vendors on the forum
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Why get it from the stealership when you can get it from vendors on the forum
Stealership? If there is a warranty issue you just drive it in. I had a bad CF dash part.......just drove it in and it was fixed and warrantied.
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Stealership? If there is a warranty issue you just drive it in. I had a bad CF dash part.......just drove it in and it was fixed and warrantied.
Mine cracked when i was adjusting the rear view mirror.
They refused to change it under warranty
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Stealership? If there is a warranty issue you just drive it in. I had a bad CF dash part.......just drove it in and it was fixed and warrantied.
And yes it is a stealership when they are charging you 4-5 times what the item actually cost.
Since we sell OE parts, i know exactly how much they get parts for.
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Shit.... what you need to do is wrap those mirrors in CF and save yourself 400 or 600 bucks respectively.
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Shit.... what you need to do is wrap those mirrors in CF and save yourself 400 or 600 bucks respectively.
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Mine cracked when i was adjusting the rear view mirror.
They refused to change it under warranty
What were you doing buying from a stealership? Make up your mind man.
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$420 is cheap for 2 mirrors. Lowest price ive seen is $460 from bmw of newton
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There is no relationship between cost & price other than price needs to cover cost + profit. Price is based on what people will pay for a product & have it sell in sufficient numbers to meet ROI goals.
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There is no relationship between cost & price other than price needs to cover cost + profit. Price is based on what people will pay for a product & have it sell in sufficient numbers to meet ROI goals.
Well said. People will pay for convenience. Time is money as well. That why Dealerships sell so many tires at inflated prices.
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