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Old 08-10-11, 09:25 AM   #1
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When I opened the driver door last night the inside door handle snapped off. I found a Lexus dealer that I can order it from for about $35. The local Toyota dealer price for the Supra handle is about $25. Does anyone know if the parts are identical, or do I need to go with the Lexus part?

Also, I used to order used parts from a guy on here whose email was balconnelly@comcast.net. I tried emailing him last night, but it was returned. Does anyone know if he is still around?
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When I opened the driver door last night the inside door handle snapped off. I found a Lexus dealer that I can order it from for about $35. The local Toyota dealer price for the Supra handle is about $25. Does anyone know if the parts are identical, or do I need to go with the Lexus part?

Also, I used to order used parts from a guy on here whose email was balconnelly@comcast.net. I tried emailing him last night, but it was returned. Does anyone know if he is still around?
I believe they are pretty car specific. I would just opt out for the Lexus part. I had the same problem with the passenger side door handle awhile ago. Try to google the part. You most likely can find if for cheaper online, that's not a dealer.
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Does anyone know where I can look up the part number? Lexus of Pembroke Pines is where I usually order new parts from. MSRP for the part is $48.66, their price is $34.22 plus shipping. My local dealer wants $52 for it. What I found on ebay was around $50.
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PM/contact vendor aliga, should have a used handle for cheaper price. http://www.clublexus.com/forums/sc40...0-partout.html
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I dno't remember which year GS, but they have the door handle that's the same, but metal. Might be something worthwhile looking into lol
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Also check out RGW LLC, http://www.clublexus.com/forums/memb...5-rgw-llc.html. They might have the door handle that you need.
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The same thing happend to me. I hit up a couple people parting out their cars, but never responded back when I wanted that piece only.
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Thanks for all your help. After looking at some pics of some Supras on autotrader, I don't think the Toyota part will work. The Supra handle is on the arm rest instead of the top of the door, and the sides are slanted, not squared up. I've sent out a couple of PMs on here, and if I don't hear anything back soon I'll order it online.
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Does anyone know where I can look up the part number? Lexus of Pembroke Pines is where I usually order new parts from. MSRP for the part is $48.66, their price is $34.22 plus shipping. My local dealer wants $52 for it. What I found on ebay was around $50.

thats cheaper than the dealer I call. they want 68dlls for each one.
does anyone know if lexus ls400 door handle would work???
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Old 08-13-11, 05:26 PM   #10
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Get hold aligi he can get them for you probly has some ready to ship pm him or go to part out thread that that other post says he will pm you a price
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I have 2 handles laying around if you are interested
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I have 2 handles laying around if you are interested




yes, send me a pm with the price, thanks...
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Old 08-13-11, 07:38 PM   #13
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Just go new. $35 isn't a bad price and they're going to last longer than another used handle which could easily snap on you not too long from now.
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Old 08-14-11, 02:17 AM   #14
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I bought a OEM toyota one from Japan from the importer and it was $60 out the door.
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