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Old 04-21-2011, 10:36 PM   #61
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http://www.ctobay.com/bmw-3-series-e...8gb_p5860.html

http://jandtdistributing.com/dynavin...nits/dvn-e469/

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I know most of these do not come with a warranty but my point of posting this is that going to any one of these vendors would save someone $100+ easily.

So my ? is why cant the wholesale vender sell for less. If we can find these online for cheaper.

I would like to buy from a good seller like Umnitza Or Dynavin but I just dont understand why they will not go cheaper.

If you 20 people buy at $500 thats 10k they make. That is a lot out of one group buy.

And I am pretty sure more people would go for a product that is marked down that much.

Thats just my 02.

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Old 04-21-2011, 10:42 PM   #62
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shipping cost to US = $107 which brings total to $675
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Old 04-21-2011, 10:43 PM   #63
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Maximizing your buying power is what we do best. We can easily support your order volume, but we will also support your order volume with a) warranty support b) engineering support and c) discounts on other products.

As a vendor, we are actively interested in making sure you get the best possible value for your order, price is only 1 aspect of the initial purchase, but if you get stiffed with an unwarrantie'able product, the cheap price will seem like a rip off.
I agree 100% I definitely need warranty when spending this type of money.
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Old 04-21-2011, 10:45 PM   #64
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My point was not about shipping. That I was trying to make. I just googled DVN-E46 and looked threw google shopping I did not check out shipping I was just trying to make a point.
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Old 04-21-2011, 10:47 PM   #65
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So my ? is why cant the wholesale vender sell for less. If we can find these online for cheaper.

I would like to buy from a good seller like Umnitza Or Dynavin but I just dont understand why they will not go cheaper.

If you 20 people buy at $500 thats 10k they make. That is a lot out of one group buy.

And I am pretty sure more people would go for a product that is marked down that much.

Thats just my 02.
I agree with this as well!! So have you discovered that all of the deeply discounted resellers do not offer warranties? I didn't click through all of the links you posted.
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I could not tell if they did or not. I was just trying to get some links up out of the many I found to prove my point with out trying to be a dicck. Because that's not what I am trying to do.

I just want to find the best deal out there with out paying out of the Butt for the product just because it is from a well know vendor.

I have bought many things from like ebay My MacBook for 500 of retail and there was nothing wrong with it. Just because its not a well know vendor does not mean that the product is crap.

Just hope the vendors move the price down


Like this Vendor
http://www.sonicelectronix.com/viewc..._id=321&page=1

They have a great return and warrenty policey I have bought over 1000 for my car stereo a couple years ago and everything from them was good.

There nav looks good too

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What you are trying to show with the links is how much of a lock Dynavin has for all of us vendors on pricing, not one of the links drops you below the $650 shipped price point without taking parts out to lower it a little.

Further, your estimate that we make a lot off this is grossly exaggerated. For every 20 units, we invariably have one unit we have to deal with on warranty - that's eating the return shipping, eating the new shipping, and eating the return to the factory shipping...not so cheap
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yeah but think you'll get 15 people to buy ur product if u give a good price right off the bat
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So with 10k in profit from the 20 who buy, minus the 60 dollars for shipping per unit which is 1200 so your profit would be 8800. Minus the one that goes bad and you have to replace you still are making alot.

I am not trying to fight I am just trying to ask why the price can not go any further then 635 shipped.

Maybe I am horribly wrong with all of this if so then I will stop, but I just dont understand the price can only be dropped buy like $65 almost feels like were being used trying to do a group buy with only a discount of $65. I am just saying what everyone else is thinking.
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Here is the thing. They have to make a profit. Say X company pay $300 for each unit they buy directly from the manufacture. Then they have to pay to have the units shipped to them. we will call it $10 a unit. Now you are at $310.00 a unit. Factor in X company ships it to you for "free". Factor in insurance, a box and labels. We will say shipping is $20.00 to you for every unit. No we are up to $330.00 a unit. factor in your employees, your rent, energy web site costs, their profit may really not be that much is they sell the unit for $500.00 just because there is a group buy. That's only $170.00 profit on each unit.

Remember the manufacture may or may not add a "bulk" discount. It may be a set price per unit if you buy 1 or 1000 units.

I know everyone would hop on these units if there was a group buy for $400 shipped per unit. That would only profit the company maybe $70.00. Not really enough to pay bills.

I work for a medical supply company. We may pay $25.00 for an item but we will mark it up to $100.00.
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I went to your shop and had my wheels swapped out. Didnt know you have an account on here?
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I'm in if the price is around 500

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Please let's not distort the numbers.

Shipping by sea is $10 per 50 units, but it doesn't factor in:
customs, broker fees, transport fees, government taxes.

Now multiply those fees 3X if you do AIR to get the shipment here faster.

Shipping to the customer doesn't always account for all the fees:
Boxes - sure, paying someone to pack it, packaging materials, actual shipping, insurance, signature, home delivery fees.

Taxes on profits.

2-4% off the top of the total purchase price depending on a customer's use of Amex or Visa or Paypal.

Guys, you really think that it's so cheap, you don't realize that running a legit business isn't so simple. That we assure you of warranty, quality delivery, and all the things that it means is worth our price we offer.
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4% of 10k is 400

6% of 10k is 600
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We all do understand that you are running a business. Most of us where just hoping that you could get us a better deal. That is all.

There are a lot of e46fanatics on here that spend a lot of money on your website.
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We all do understand that you are running a business. Most of us where just hoping that you could get us a better deal. That is all.

There are a lot of e46fanatics on here that spend a lot of money on your website.

We will do whatever we can.
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Am in ! I've been looking for a good deal on one ! I need the relocation thing for th AC because I got the 330ci and by the way how good does this work with the EVO 4g anybody know ?

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