Hard to find Hardy disc

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Hard to find Hardy disc

Post by cauchoiskev » Tue Sep 05, 2017 5:25 pm

My estate is due for the MOT in January, so I was giving it the once-over to find potential fails. The Hardy disc looked like a good candidate, pretty cracked and brittle. This car has PAS.

So I tried to find a replacement... uh oh. I only found one site with stock in France https://www.webdealauto.com/fr/flasque- ... 90652.html, at the outrageous price of 65.75€. I finally found one on ebay in Germany, at only 13€, but with delivery to France costing the double. I bought it anyway, but it seems to have been their last one.

The reference of the part is 95 630 094. The non-PAS versions are still available, I suppose because they are common with a few other old French cars, but the PAS one is specific to the BX, so if you can get your hands on one, buy it now !
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Re: Hard to find Hardy disc

Post by Way2go » Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:07 am

The pas version has been difficult to source for several years. I found a last one at a Cit Dealer in Ascot and even they have since gone out of business some years ago.

On the plus side, the rubber part supplied for the non-pas is the same and can be rivetted up into the old housing for the pas. Extra fiddle-work but do-able. :)
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Re: Hard to find Hardy disc

Post by Tim Leech » Thu Sep 07, 2017 6:15 pm

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Re: Hard to find Hardy disc

Post by RobC » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:19 pm

Chevronics prices are hilarious. But I guess that's good business - if they're the only ones doing these parts they can charge wth they like.
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Re: Hard to find Hardy disc

Post by Kitch » Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:06 am

RobC wrote:
Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:19 pm
Chevronics prices are hilarious. But I guess that's good business - if they're the only ones doing these parts they can charge wth they like.


It may well be the case that it costs a lot to have these parts reproduced, and there's nothing to stop anyone else doing the same thing and undercutting them, of course.
Personally, I wouldn't rest easy knowing I was chucking an absurd margin on parts for BX owners (if my business began dealing in BXs) but then that's just because I always put myself in the customer's shoes when it comes to taking money off them. It's probably why I'm not wealthy :lol:
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Re: Hard to find Hardy disc

Post by Defender110 » Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:17 pm




HOW MUCH!!!!! :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Re: Hard to find Hardy disc

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Re: Hard to find Hardy disc

Post by RobC » Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:32 pm

Ha yes - that's the one I bought a while ago. Sure it needs some fiddling to make it work with a PAS car, but still. A lot better value than £78!
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Re: Hard to find Hardy disc

Post by Defender110 » Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:40 pm

RobC wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:32 pm
Ha yes - that's the one I bought a while ago. Sure it needs some fiddling to make it work with a PAS car, but still. A lot better value than £78!


The £78 is the same and also needs some fiddling with for PAS.
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Re: Hard to find Hardy disc

Post by RobC » Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:41 pm

In that case I might buy up a load of the £5 one, list them a bit more clearly on ebay, and flog em for £50! Easy money... :lol:
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