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#558412 - 07/02/19 11:54 AM Halfords 10% off if in AA
Jack The Lad Offline
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Just had an E-MAIL off Halfords if you are a member of the AA and pop along with your membership plastic its 10% off anything . From tools to oil etc, not sure about the RAC .

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#558413 - 07/02/19 11:56 AM Re: Halfords 10% off if in AA [Re: Jack The Lad]
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10% off at Halfrauds would still be expensiive
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#558420 - 07/02/19 01:02 PM Re: Halfords 10% off if in AA [Re: Jack The Lad]
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50 percent off would still be too expensive

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#558424 - 07/02/19 01:14 PM Re: Halfords 10% off if in AA [Re: Dean-Royal]
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Depends what you are after not many GOOD motor shops about these days and getting less . The new formula one brigade are afraid to get there hands dirty and have to have a new car . When my mates and me started it was a sat a/ noon trip to a scrap yard for bits and a tin of paint nicked out of your mams cupboard hence car of several colours . You where just a twinkle in your mams eye . One mate had a Triumph Renown another a huge fat Austin A? along with other lads Jowet Javelin and we all helped each other out .
MAINLY BUMP STARTING and towing . Along with no plastic money to get your stuff pay later .

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#558427 - 07/02/19 01:26 PM Re: Halfords 10% off if in AA [Re: Jack The Lad]
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I have recently re-discovered my local motor factor who, along with supplying the trade has a small shop area of more common stuff but can get you anything.

Most importantly, it is staffed by knowledgable long timers who can and will help to find a part for you.

The retail prices they display are high, similar to Halfords, but they will give you a decent trade (ish) discount when they get to know you.

I've started to get all my consumables here and I find the experience far more satisfying than the big supermarkets or buying online.


Edited by IvorMog (07/02/19 05:04 PM)
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#558430 - 07/02/19 01:44 PM Re: Halfords 10% off if in AA [Re: IvorMog]
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Originally Posted By IvorMog
I have recently re-discovered my local motor factor who, along with supplying the trade has a small shop area of more common stuff but can at you anything.

Most importantly, it is staffed by knowledgable long timers who can and will help to find a part for you.

The retail prices they display are high, similar to Halfords, but they will give you a decent trade (ish) discount when they get to know you.

I've started to get all my consumables here and I find the experience far more satisfying than the big supermarkets or buying online.



Nice one Bob, I go out of my way to support my local independent, people would be surprised what they can source and the contacts they have
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#558433 - 07/02/19 02:18 PM Re: Halfords 10% off if in AA [Re: Jack The Lad]
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I started what eventually turned into a motorcycle spares import and distribution business after discovering the auto supply chain of Brown Bros. They were happy to cross match filter and bearing part numbers as well as offering trade discount which I obtained with ease.
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#558434 - 07/02/19 02:20 PM Re: Halfords 10% off if in AA [Re: Jack The Lad]
brownbaker Offline

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Even in our small town we have Eurospares and CES (who support classic rallies).
A tool shop where I bought a socket for my spinner tool half the price of Halfords !
Also two motor spares shop very well stocked and last of all a good scrap yard.

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#558436 - 07/02/19 02:43 PM Re: Halfords 10% off if in AA [Re: IvorMog]
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By you can go off people easy. I have one place been in once . The mice are on strike its filthy . You wipe your feet when you come out the tools are rusty and look 2nd hand . Along with the hammer blow the know all started to inform me my mog has a WOOD chassis . He knows because he has serviced 100's . Walked out never been back . Wonder why. banghead


Edited by Jack The Lad (07/02/19 03:57 PM)

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#558438 - 07/02/19 02:51 PM Re: Halfords 10% off if in AA [Re: Jack The Lad]
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Originally Posted By Jack The Lad
By you can go off people easy. I have one place been in once . The mice are on strike its filthy . You wipe your feet when you come out the tools are rusty and look 2nd hand . Along with the hammer blow the know all started to inform me my mog has a steel chassis . He knows because he has serviced 100's . Walked out never been back . Wonder why. banghead


KnS up the road on the industrial estate are good John, the owner "John" is a peterlee or easington Lad and has been in the parts game most of his life.
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