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Recently I sold some BX ECUs on ebay from cars which I had previously broken up.
I was suprised by the level of interest coming from overseas. I was asked if I would be willing to post to - Belguim, Israel, Greece and even the U.S. :o
In the end two stayed in the UK and the other went to Norway. :o
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I'd love to have a box full of ECUs that been taken out of cars as being "faulty."
It seems that with some people, evrything from a flat tyre to an empty fuel tank is caused by a faulty ECU, so there might be a good e-Bay business there by selling ECUs to them and offereing to take their old ones as part of the deal which could then be resold on the same basis as I reckon you'd sell & buy 100 before you got a crook one.:oops:

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Post by AndersDK »

Ken -

ECU's are costly from breakers here in DK. Same story in Sweden and Norway.
£200 and up - Bims & Mercs crazy :roll:
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AndersDK wrote:Ken -

ECU's are costly from breakers here in DK. Same story in Sweden and Norway.
£200 and up - Bims & Mercs crazy :roll:
Flaming hell! Sounds like a good marketing ploy to put them on eBay, question is can I beat Vanny to the local scrappies?!!!
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One of the scrappies on Ebay is starting to sell them.

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Well I think I`ll give that a crack then when I get the time. BTW, anyone any experience of posting abroad and who`s the cheapest to use? Have someone in south Africa who wants some Cav MK3 parts posting out-the firms I`ve spoken to so far are talking telephone numbers and ridiculous delivery times.
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It helps to have an account with one of the firms - rates get a lot better that way. I think that the rates Securicor(?) used to offer me for parcels were OK when I had a lot of contact with them running a books business 5 years or so ago.