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why are some chrome door handles $15 and others $45?

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by TacoTitan11, May 18, 2012.

  1. May 18, 2012 at 7:10 PM
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    i have been thinking of ordering a set to match my chrome rear bumper, grill, and running boards. i see some on ebay but the prices vary so much. how can you tell the quality difference from one to the next. Of course the sellers all say that their product is the best. Thanks! :rolleyes:

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  2. May 18, 2012 at 7:18 PM
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    Are those prices shipped?

    A lot of eBay sellers sell things for 15+25 shipping and the same product at a different store is 40 shipped.
     
  3. May 18, 2012 at 7:22 PM
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    BC chrome is ghey lol
     
  4. May 18, 2012 at 7:24 PM
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    yeah, there are some sellers selling them for $15 shipped up to $40-50 SHIPPED
     
  5. May 18, 2012 at 7:25 PM
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    They are all just going to be stick on plastic with chrome paint on them. Get the cheap ones IMO .
     
  6. May 18, 2012 at 7:26 PM
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    im just wondering how durable the chrome is gonna be, you know?
     
  7. May 18, 2012 at 7:28 PM
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    Not very. Even in the $50 ones.
     
  8. May 18, 2012 at 7:29 PM
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    really? hmmm....i wonder if anyone makes a better quality one
     
  9. May 18, 2012 at 7:33 PM
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    I'll play devils advocate here.....for $15, who cares? Spend another $15 in two years if they aren't holding up. Now if you got the $50 ones, different story.
     
  10. May 18, 2012 at 7:35 PM
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    how tough would they be to remove...we all know how sticky that damn double sided tape can be
     
  11. May 18, 2012 at 7:37 PM
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    They're all the same, buy them and be ready to replace in a year.
     
  12. May 18, 2012 at 7:40 PM
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    seriously? wow....my friend had some put on his Avalanche 5 years ago and they still look good...
     
  13. May 18, 2012 at 7:45 PM
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    good idea Chris !!!
     
  14. May 18, 2012 at 7:46 PM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    Get what you pay for. Chrome paint on plastic. Get whatever dude. You waste more money in a day.
     
  15. May 18, 2012 at 7:48 PM
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    what do you mean i waste more money in a day?
     
  16. May 18, 2012 at 7:49 PM
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    He's saying think of how much you spend in a day without even thinking about it. $15 is a lunch......don't sweat it.
     
  17. May 18, 2012 at 7:50 PM
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  18. May 19, 2012 at 8:43 AM
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    decisions decisions
     
  19. May 19, 2012 at 9:19 AM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    Just get them. Im sure they will look good.
     
  20. May 19, 2012 at 4:20 PM
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    i saw some stainless steel ones online but they were like $200 !
     
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