$709.70 for a pair of 330 taillights! What is going on here?

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$709.70 for a pair of 330 taillights! What is going on here?

Post by JonBrent » Wed Sep 13, 2006 4:46 pm

Just closed recently:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayI ... AMEDW%3AIT

So perhaps they are NOS, but seven hundred dollars? I didn't think these were that rare. The winning bidder has purchased other expensive 330 GTC items recently - but yikes, I hope there was some shill bidding here (sorry brentair360).

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Post by daffy » Thu Sep 14, 2006 5:15 am

Taillight for a new Honda or Toyota are even more expensive.
What will you get for those cars in 5- 10 years ?

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Post by enio45 » Thu Sep 14, 2006 6:28 am

These are virtually impossible to find anymore - the NOS ones are gone, including the fronts. I've been keeping an eye out here in Italy and italian contacts I have - confirmed this. There is a guy that one NOS set in Ferrara italy - - the rears are 1K euro each.

The ones at ital parts - if im correct, i had those shipped to me as NOS quality and the chrome was terrible. i send them back and rechromed a used set.

Actually - at 700 US is still not a bad buy - depends if you need them as the usual problem determining value!!
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Post by Rudy van Daalen Wetters » Thu Sep 14, 2006 12:37 pm

Buyer beware! Tom S. recently pointed out a shell bidder to me on several items from the same seller. For a retired guy, Tom S. is still on the ball.

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Post by 330GT » Thu Sep 14, 2006 7:08 pm

Hmm, maybe I should put the spare set of front ones I have on eBay.
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Post by JonBrent » Thu Sep 14, 2006 7:36 pm

I know I know, everything is worth what the next guy is willing to pay. I guess I was expecting a bit of an increase in parts prices, to reflect the increase in values of the complete cars, but a jump to 700 was a lot more than I expected. Obviously.

I've been looking at prices for the 330 Series 1 front turn signals, and NOS ones of those don't seem to have made this jump (with exceptions as always), even though they are I think unique to only around 625 cars.

Oh well, it was a surprise to me. Glad the ones on my car are OK!

Thanks, JB

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Post by enio45 » Fri Sep 15, 2006 2:29 am

Jon - agree the front series I are not pushing the big money - seems to be a few NOS floating around still, but as soon as these are gone...i would anticpate the same increase....

For my 330 series II i bought the last set of fronts NOS 4 yrs ago....the last set i have seen. Hope they continue to push our car values up !
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Post by kare » Sun Sep 17, 2006 4:14 am

Rudy van Daalen Wetters wrote:Buyer beware! Tom S. recently pointed out a shell bidder to me on several items from the same seller. For a retired guy, Tom S. is still on the ball.
I know many sellers use shell buyers, but I have never seen one that agressive and transparent. Or may be someone just collects:

1) vintage car audio equipment
2) Fiat litterature
3) car parts that once belonged to Italparts' inventory?

Best wishes, Kare :o)
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Post by Art S. » Mon Oct 02, 2006 6:19 pm

Why pay $709.70 when you can buy this :)

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1965-66- ... 5942QQrdZ1

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Post by JonBrent » Wed Oct 04, 2006 10:55 pm

Nice! Actually I did buy one in only slightly better shape for $25 a while back. Never know when you might need a busted tail light I guess.

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