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>Date: Wed, 18 Mar 1998 10:11:02 CDT
>From: "Al Powell" <apowell@agcom.tamu.edu>
>Subject: Re: Stupid Parts Tricks
>I said:
>> > I once heard from my resident mechanic and ex-Porsche owner that
>> > the bolts which mount the turbo on his Porshe were $80 each!  One
>> > of the few items which makes Audi parts seem reasonable, if only
>> > by comparison...

While on the subject of making ourselves feel better by comparison:

A local Porsche salesman showed me the options pricelist for a 911 model (I
can't recall which one). The cost of the pearlescent paint option is
$10.5K!!! That's US$10,500. Not lira, not yen.

Phil Rose		Rochester, NY
'89 100			pjrose@servtech.com