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Old 03-30-2006, 05:47 PM   #11
Paul Kile
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Location: Sacramento, CA
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My Ride: 2003 330ci
Originally Posted by OCDGarage
The Griots vacuum is actually a private labeled Metro Vac n' Blow with a higher price tag.

Brett @ OCD
This isn't the first time that I have seen a product that Griot's has relabeled and jacked up the price. My Dad found one of his "Cadillac of creepers" at Pep Boys for about half the price (but minus the Griot's logo). Maybe we should start a list of root suppliers so we can avoid the mark-up.

By the way, I also tried to research some of Griot's car care formulations by requesting a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for the product - no luck. He claims a certain amount of "Trade Secret" information on the MSDS, which makes it impossible to trace the source and the exact chemical formulation.

I like a lot of Griot's stuff, and I admit I buy from him, but I sure wish he priced his stuff for true gearheads and not for poseurs with more money than brains.
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