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Old 08-04-2018, 10:32 PM   #1
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Am i crazy or is this parts site way over priced? He wanted $125.00 for just a part number for a Draglink
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Old 08-04-2018, 11:24 PM   #2
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some of these sites are... if your chassis is still manufacturted many of the chassis parts like drag links are still available at the dealer for less.. or as a used part from vanderhaags or truck parts inventory.. thinbgs like steering boxes and power steering pumps can be rebuilt by a 3rd party shop for miuch less than a site like bus parts dot com sells them


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Old 08-04-2018, 11:27 PM   #3
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Thanks. $300 for a Draglink is crazy
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Old 08-04-2018, 11:33 PM   #4
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I know I didnt pay near that much for mine on my red bus.. I got it at NAPA .. most larger cities have an area where theres a lot of trucking warehouses and depot's.. often there is a truckpro or NAPA store in one of those asreas that stocks a LOT of commercial truck parts.. you can call international to get the part number for your draglink then shop it around.. sometimes the dealer in my city, rush truck, is actually very reasonable on parts and has them on the shelf..

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