Thu May 09, 2013 7:09 am
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Thu May 09, 2013 10:42 am
Bigschuss wrote:I get annoyed (just this AM actually) when I call my JD dealer for the price of an alternator for my 1982 750 and he tells me "$509.00." $509 for an alternator?!? What the ?
Thu May 09, 2013 11:53 am
Don McCombs wrote:I find it advantageous to walk into the dealership knowing the CIH part numbers for the things I need. Saves their time and mine
Bill Hudson wrote: Could be that I call/go with part numbers in hand. Why not, I have the resources available right here, on this site, to identify the parts, by number, that I need
1farmall95cub0 wrote:at my local auto parts store it all depends on who is waiting on you
Fri May 10, 2013 5:58 am
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Fri May 10, 2013 10:16 am
pickerandsinger wrote:I get annoyed with everyone in the public workplace....I can't even order seeds out a a seed catalog without getting ticked talking to someone from who knows where...Its my experience that counter help in auto parts stores has no idea of what their looking for outside of a number....As Mr Hudson says if you have the time and resources to do their job for them and bring them treats, they'll reward you with the service they should have given you to begin with...What a lovely time I had finding blades for a C2 IH...No one wanted to be troubled....I particularly like it when they don't have an item in stock and you have to pay for them to have it shipped to them and then again to have it shipped to you....I guess thats why the Chinese own our Country....Oops have to stop now, this ol disabled vet from Viet Nam can get carried away at times...Short answer...Yes I get annoyed... Dave
Fri May 10, 2013 3:37 pm
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pickerandsinger wrote:Good thread....Learned about Columbia Tractor....Will try them ....Dave
Fri May 10, 2013 7:41 pm
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Sat May 11, 2013 5:25 am
Super A wrote:Bigschuss wrote:I get annoyed (just this AM actually) when I call my JD dealer for the price of an alternator for my 1982 750 and he tells me "$509.00." $509 for an alternator?!? What the ?
When the bosch alternator on our JD 2940 went bad, the mechanic replaced it with a Delco. Just had to use some washers behind the stock mounting bracket to make it work, and tape up one connection in the wiring harness. MUCH cheaper than the Bosch alternator.