1) The vehicle
manufacturer's retail price:
The price of the original equipment
component from a franchise dealer. If the component is bought
through a Franchise Dealer's parts department and sold at this price
the garage would make 10-15% profit.
The Aftermarket average
The average price for a professional trade quality
component, on the Aftermarket. The price is an average and
therefore there will be components on the market at lower and higher
prices, the aftermarket average retail price provides a practical
If this component is bought from the Motor factor and sold at this
price the usual profit margin for the garage is 25-35%*.
*On engine and gearboxes the profit margin is
3) Original equipment part
The vehicle manufacturer's part number, which is listed in the asp®
guide is used to indicate the particular vehicle manufacturer's
component against which the Aftermarket comparison is made.
Remove and re-fit time
The time given for removing an old part and fitting a new one is
shown as a percentage of an hour. For example one and a quarter
hours is shown as 1.25.
A time charge table is given on the last page of the book to help
calculate the charge for labour.
The time shown is generous to allow for the age and condition of
Example pages. The complete Alfa Romeo listing.
Please click on a pic to view the full page
Please note these prices are not current.
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