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exchange rate---was fun while it lasted

Discussion in 'Canada' started by pur octane, Feb 27, 2015.

  1. pur octane

    pur octane Member Established Member

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    well we had a good run,when exchange rate was par, or close to it.But now do you guys/gals think about the extra cost to mods ?Being in a border city,it was always nice to shoot across and grab what I needed,but at 20% It makes things a little tougher ----anyone else feel?
     
  2. yan88gt

    yan88gt Member Established Member

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    Time to sell your used parts to the US .
     
  3. canadianmach1

    canadianmach1 Member Established Member

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    Ya I just bought some rims and tires, 1540 us, cost me 1970.
     
  4. Weather Man

    Weather Man Persistance Is A Bitch Premium Member Established Member

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    Our family construction business is locked out until things improve.
     
  5. Bmeagher

    Bmeagher Seriously Northern Established Member

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    I just picked up a stifflers driveshaft loop, 120 american, plus duty, plus shipping. Cost me 240 canadian! What a rip off!
     
  6. Need 04 Wine

    Need 04 Wine Well-Known Member Established Member Established Member

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    Yep. last I looked was 1.30

    ouch mods on hold till further notice.

    Still tempted to take car to states at some point and drop off at a shop for a week or two and get a rental.
     

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