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Just curious.. I was thumbing through some parts catalogs and I see rebuilt transfer cases for my '96 Rangie (for instance) for $2795...

Can someone tell me what a transfer case costs in the UK?? I am curious if they are cheaper.. WAY cheaper!


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Bloody hell

I wouldnt expect to pay more than £400 for one over here It does seem rather expensive over there.
 

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Same thing in OZ as a set of para's is $1800 for a long wheel base and I can get a set from the UK with shocks for 500 pounds = $1315 but I think it has alot to do with import duty's in different country's

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I wouldnt expect to pay more than £400 for one over here It does seem rather expensive over there.
I think you would be hard pressed to find a Borg Warner Transfer case for 400 quid over there. An LT230, that's a different story.

There are a few speacialists over here, other than Rovers North and Atlantic British, the larger ones in the NE, who bring in containers of parts, and body panels pretty regularly (RDS averages one per week) Bulk purchasing gets the price pretty reasonable. I was quoted $1200 for a set (4) doors for my Defender, but the best price I got in the UK (Foley) was 1600 pounds, though that included the rear door. Seems specialist shops in the UK charge more reasonably than over here, another good reason for learning your vehicle inside and out. The more you do on your own the more you have for other odds and sods. Series Frames over here are actually less, if you consider the exchange rate. I'd love to come over and drop some more, but with the exchange as it is now, can't justify it. Only thing cheap is airfare, and having made over 60 round trips, I ought to own a piece of BA.
 

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Used parts are certainly more abundant and less expensive in the UK. I attended the Sodbury Sortout this spring and was amazed at the prices of stuff I was able to buy for dirt cheap, compared to ridiculous US prices for new.

Diesel engines, Salisbury (and newer Wolf) axles as far as the eye could see-even if it was rainy.

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I have two sat in the yard The most expensive of the two was 320 quid,If you go to dealers they expensive like anything,If you look in breakers yards (ones that no nowt about landrovers and rangies you can pick em up for a song,we have a fairly local breaker who takes crash damaged vehicles I got both of him cheap my mate got a 200tdi engine of him for 300 quid like anything its knowing where to look
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TerryS said:
I think you would be hard pressed to find a Borg Warner Transfer case for 400 quid over there. An LT230, that's a different story.

There are a few speacialists over here, other than Rovers North and Atlantic British, the larger ones in the NE, who bring in containers of parts, and body panels pretty regularly (RDS averages one per week) Bulk purchasing gets the price pretty reasonable. I was quoted $1200 for a set (4) doors for my Defender, but the best price I got in the UK (Foley) was 1600 pounds, though that included the rear door. Seems specialist shops in the UK charge more reasonably than over here, another good reason for learning your vehicle inside and out. The more you do on your own the more you have for other odds and sods. Series Frames over here are actually less, if you consider the exchange rate. I'd love to come over and drop some more, but with the exchange as it is now, can't justify it. Only thing cheap is airfare, and having made over 60 round trips, I ought to own a piece of BA.
 
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