Last post on Aug 21, 2012 at 9:05 AM
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Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback, Sedan, Wagon
#1 of 5 Rotor ripoff?
Aug 14, 2012 (7:17 pm)
I got tired of driving with warped rotors on my '02 Outback LLBean and decided to bite the bullet and go for some upgraded front rotors. I trusted my mechanic to pick out something that would hold up and they selected Centric rotors model 120.47018. When I did my research Centric seemed to be fairly respected. What surprised me is they charged me $134 per rotor. From what I can see online they cost at most $60. Someone please tell me I missed something....
#2 of 5 Re: Rotor ripoff? [ochssk]
Aug 15, 2012 (7:06 am)
Someone please tell me I missed something....
Your mechanic didn't buy them online.
#3 of 5 Re: Rotor ripoff? [ochssk]
Aug 15, 2012 (7:07 am)
Did you ask them why they charged you so much?
#4 of 5 Re: Rotor ripoff? [robr2]
Aug 15, 2012 (7:08 am)
I'm sure they followed the typical parts scenario ... buy from parts supplier at a discount, charge customer list price.
#5 of 5 Re: Rotor ripoff? [dcm61]
Aug 21, 2012 (9:05 am)
Yup, they always mark up parts, plus there's shipping.
Mark up does seem a bit high in this case.