[urq] Door Handle Group Buy?
martin at quattro.ca
Tue Nov 6 09:59:14 PST 2007
Don't know if it's worth the hassle.
I can get those Aftermarket units for $6 each, my price!!
I would feel guilty putting anything higher than a 100% markup.. that's
still $12 each!
I have couple of these handles on my cars and other than the supplied trim
piece fell off by itself, you can always use the original one and it fits
Just my $0.02
> -----Original Message-----
> From: urq-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:urq-bounces at audifans.com] On
> Behalf Of Todd Phenneger
> Sent: Tuesday, November 06, 2007 1:45 AM
> To: urq list
> Subject: [urq] Door Handle Group Buy?
> Heya guys,
> I recently broke both the front and rear driver side door handle in the
> last months. The rears are fairly in-expensive and don't fail as much
> "and coupes / urq cars don't have rears.
> But the fronts are bloody expensive. I got prices ranging from $30 -
> $70 for a new one. The $70 being OE, the $30 being Chinese knockoff.
> Well, as many people know the part that fails is the forked piece inside
> that breaks. It seems to be plastic or something and just breaks not
> allowing the lever to move the arm.
> I might have a line on Replacement Forked pieces. I got one for my door
> and I"m thinking, if there is enough interest, maybe I can buy 100 of
> them. They are dual sided so the same arm works for either passenger or
> Driver side door. Once your door handle is out, the swap is fairly
> easy. You just take a small phillips or better yet a Driver/punch if
> you have one and drive the old pin out. Then remove the arm, pay close
> attention to the orientation of the SPRING before removing, and then
> replace with the new part and pin but re-using the old spring.
> Anyhow, just wondering if there is interest in this part for around $12
> - $13. Maybe less. Its made of aluminum and seems to work. I'm going
> to try and get about 4-of themf or spares for various 4kq/urq cars.
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