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Old 03-09-2010, 09:58 AM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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Tailgate Rod Clips

Couldn't get the tailgate open this past weekend becasue the little clips that hold the rods in the handle broke. Just got off the phone with the stealership and this little plastic clips sells for $10.61. I don't think he liked my humor when I asked if that was a pack of 10.
Now, to find out where I can bu these things for the right amount, without paying the light bill for the the parts department today.

Anyone have any ideas where to start?

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Old 03-10-2010, 07:54 PM   eBay Motors  #2 (permalink)
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Those lil buggers are expensive!

My dad owns a repair shop. I think when we need them we go to the dealer.. Those prices are rediculous
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Old 03-10-2010, 07:56 PM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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hmmm weird i got a pack of 5 i think it was for 3 dollars at my local auto parts store
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Old 03-10-2010, 07:57 PM   eBay Motors  #4 (permalink)
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They are freaking expensive. I know my dad borrow my truck the other day and gave me crap because i can spend all this money on performance stuff and i wont shell out $10 to get a new plastic part.
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Old 03-11-2010, 05:02 AM   eBay Motors  #5 (permalink)
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I buy parts for a living. We would pay around $.10 for that part. I picked up the ones from the parts store to see if they will work. A pack was $3.

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Old 03-11-2010, 05:30 AM   eBay Motors  #6 (permalink)
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See I coulnt find any at the parts store when I looked just the dealer and he said "I bet it's the green clip."
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Old 03-11-2010, 05:37 AM   eBay Motors  #7 (permalink)
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:39 PM   eBay Motors  #8 (permalink)
 
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Best thing I found is a 3/16" left and right throttle rod clip. These metal clips replace the ever breaking plastic clips...never had a problem since!
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Old 11-29-2012, 02:05 AM   eBay Motors  #9 (permalink)
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Get the part number from the stealer and Google it. I am sure its out there cheaper.
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:37 AM   eBay Motors  #10 (permalink)
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I got a package of them from oreilly auto parts for about 3 dollars
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