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Re: One Hot V8

At 01:57 PM 11/17/1999 -0500, Brett Dikeman wrote:
>Airbags only last 10-11 years.  The dealer isn't pulling your leg.

No, the dealer may not be pulling legs but what evidence is there that
airbags only last 10 years or so?  None that I'm aware of.  Only
speculation from so bureaucrat somewhere made about 10 years ago.  Or was
that from some airbag supplier in anticipation of selling bunches of
airbags several years into the future?

>We're finally getting around the time where the first airbags are 
>starting to reach the service interval.  On a $1000 car, who's going 
>to spend $1000+ on an airbag?  It's insane.  The airbag guys are 
>probably laughing all the way to the bank and bracing themselves for 
>a LOT of business.  Expect to see airbag prices skyrocket as demand 
>goes up.  I can't wait until 2001 when mine expires...joy.  Not.
>91 200q20v
>At 1:33 PM -0500 11/17/99, PlyBoyDoct@aol.com wrote:
>>In a message dated 11/17/99 6:40:01 AM Pacific Standard Time, aes@idsi.net
>>  > I told him in no uncertain terms that was EXACTLY why I brought the car
>>  >  in. After about 30 minutes of some vigorous discussions, he shoved the
>>  >  service order in front of me and said, " sign HERE.......no charge". At
>>  >  least I avoided a well overpriced thermostat, but still had my
>>  >  overheating problem.
>>This makes me wonder if the dealer was pulling my leg when he told me
that my
>>airbag was already broken when I bought the car in to the dealer for a
>>recall.  Told me that the recall fix the problem but the recall also told
>>dealer that the airbag was dead.  Hm......
>Brett Dikeman
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