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Grey market car parts availability???

For those of you with euro cars here in the states, do you find it hard to get parts when you need them, and are they more expensive than US models?? Do the good points outweigh the bad? thx, bc
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RE: Grey market car parts availability???

I own 7 MBs as of right now. Out of those, 5 are grey market cars. Personally, I have no issues obtaining parts for these cars, and given the option of a Eurospec car over a US spec car, I'd take the Eurospec one. They just seem purer and less watered down. I used to joke that the defective MBs were sent off to the US market and only the best ones stayed in Europe.


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