Thursday, August 21, 2008

Assembling a Car from Spare Parts

Sydney Morning Herald
22 August 2008

Column 8

[...] More on automotive spare parts, a spin-off of our exorbitant ink cartridge discussion, this time from Cecil Grivas, of Bathurst. "I was an engineering apprentice in 1948 when the first Holden came out, and it was said around the trades that you could assemble one from spare parts for well under the market price of the car. When GMH became aware this was happening, spares prices were trebled. Urban myth?" [...]