View Full Version : Spare parts prices!!

Super Balls
08-28-2000, 06:32 PM
I recently had to rebuild my Tamiya TGX engine and the only way I could get the parts I needed was to order direct from Tamiya. I tried calling them but couldn;t get through for like 2 days and when I finally got hold of the the right person to find out the parts numbers, I was quoted a price of less than $10 and asked for my credit card number. I didn't have it at that time, and I told him I would get back to him. I called back a day later and told a different person which part numbers I wanted, and the total came to OVER $40 not including shipping!
When I asked why, they said the price I was quoted before was the dealers' price.
So that would mean the retail stores are making a profit in excess of 300%
That's just not right.

Tamiya rules