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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by tecton, Apr 13, 2004.

  1. tecton

    tecton 1/2 ton status

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    explain this to me

    what do stores mean with core charge, ect

    whats the deal?
     
  2. 4xcrazy

    4xcrazy 3/4 ton status

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    They need the old unit you are replacing back so they can ship it back to the manufacturer and have it rebuilt.

    The charge i would say is to ensure that you bring back the old unit. Also the store gets credit for those old units they turn in.
     
  3. heavy4x4

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    Say you buy rebuilt calipers that are $40 with a $15 core.

    At the counter, you pay $55 and then you bring your old calipers back to them when you're done replacing them and they give you $15 back.
     
  4. stallion85

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    Yes...precisely, I usually just remove the old part and turn it in when I buy the new one. That way I only have to make one trip /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    That works too...but make sure you take a different car to go get your calipers if you do it that way. /forums/images/graemlins/yikes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif
     
  6. tecton

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    so they dont make new parts anymore?
    just rebuild old ones?
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    so they dont make new parts anymore?
    just rebuild old ones?

    [/ QUOTE ]No, but rebuilts are alot cheaper then new.
     
  8. jakeslim

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    if you want to keep your old parts, just go to a pick and pull and pick up a "similar" part and return that. I've never had them actually check them.
     
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    I can remember (though not lately) there used to be big $$ in core parts. There were people that collected all they could....alt's, generators, calipers, waterpumps, master cyl's, etc. ....must have sold them directly to the remanuf's /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif
     

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