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Old 05-17-2013, 11:08 PM   #1
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I bought a new clutch and....

So I bought a clutch kit from a local parts store and when I get home and open the box and I see right away it's the wrong part. I check the box and it has the right part number on it, but the pressure plate has a different part number. With some help from google I figured out it's the clutch kit for a 911 turbo and costs something like $800-1000.

So what do fanatics think I should do? Return it for the right one, or sell and basically get a free clutch?

This wasn't a mix up in the store either since Sachs glues the box shut, unless someone at the store was trying to help out his buddy and swapped them and glued it shut again.
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Old 05-17-2013, 11:16 PM   #2
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Old 05-17-2013, 11:17 PM   #3
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Old 05-17-2013, 11:24 PM   #4
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Do the right thing.
I will probably just return it, but this was a mix up at the factory, so it's not like an employee or business owner would be thankful and Sachs will probably just throw it out anyways.


It's just crazy to me how two parts that are similar enough to be confused at the factor have such a huge price difference.
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Old 05-17-2013, 11:26 PM   #5
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I'd tell the Factory, maybe they can trace the owner of that 911 who also got the wrong clutch, they might give you both a clutch for free?
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Old 05-18-2013, 01:11 AM   #6
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:17 AM   #7
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:20 AM   #8
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I bought a new clutch and....

Throw it in your E46. +40hp


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Old 05-18-2013, 07:43 AM   #9
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I'd tell the Factory, maybe they can trace the owner of that 911 who also got the wrong clutch, they might give you both a clutch for free?
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Old 05-18-2013, 10:11 AM   #10
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It's a clutch that someone in a factory mislabeled. It's not like anyone is starving because of it.

Capitalize on the victimless mistake and sell it.

"The right thing."

Do it like republicans do it - sell it and then pray to baby jesus to forgive you while you spend the money on hookers and blow.
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Old 05-18-2013, 10:45 AM   #11
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Old 05-18-2013, 11:16 AM   #12
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Old 05-18-2013, 11:33 AM   #13
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Old 05-18-2013, 12:33 PM   #14
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The part wasn't shipped incorrectly. It's a 911 clutch that the factory put in a BMW box.

Who's he supposed to exchange it with?
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Old 05-18-2013, 01:18 PM   #15
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It's a sign. Now you must buy a 911 turbo that needs a clutch.
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Old 05-18-2013, 01:27 PM   #16
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Re: I bought a new clutch and....

Karma does suck, sell if you can make it quick. Or just return it and make a scene like you realized the wrong clutch was given after taking the clutch off the whip. Maybe they'll give you a t shirt or free windshield wipers. .. or donuts. .. mmmm donuts. ..
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It's a clutch that someone in a factory mislabeled. It's not like anyone is starving because of it.

Capitalize on the victimless mistake and sell it.

"The right thing."

Do it like republicans do it - sell it and then pray to baby jesus to forgive you while you spend the money on hookers and blow.
We agree! Its a victimless mistake. Tracking the owner of the other half of the clutch? What are you people smoking? The other half can be on a Porsche in Bulgaria for all you know. The business owner lost nothing, and Sachs lost nothing since it costs them basically the same to make either PP. Sell it, and enjoy profits.
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It's a clutch that someone in a factory mislabeled. It's not like anyone is starving because of it.

Capitalize on the victimless mistake and sell it.

"The right thing."

Do it like republicans do it - sell it and then pray to baby jesus to forgive you while you spend the money on hookers and blow.
you put things so eloquently.
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It's a clutch that someone in a factory mislabeled. It's not like anyone is starving because of it.

Capitalize on the victimless mistake and sell it.

"The right thing."

Do it like republicans do it - sell it and then pray to baby jesus to forgive you while you spend the money on hookers and blow.
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