Best place to buy Alpine 9831?

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  1. Neo22

    Neo22 OT Supporter

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    I've found several on ebay namely Finest deals and other online stores such as etronics and onlinecarstereo. Ebay is the cheapest I found for around $270 shipped. Does anyone know if etronics or onlinecarstereo are authorized dealers? SHould I just buy one off ebay and chance it?

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  2. Baited

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    i was just looking at 9831s and 9833s on ebay and i was going to ask the about buying them on ebay too...freaky :p
     
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    There is only one authorized online retailer; Crutchfield. I would never buy a head unit on ebay and only from a reputable online retailer that is either authorized for the product in question or offers their own comparable warranty.

    Look at any consumer product, failures always are most common where the device interacts with user. The one part of a car stereo that really needs the warranty is the head unit.
     
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    you get what you pay for... either buy from a authorized dealer, or take the chance.
     
  5. Elderain

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    I've bought from etronics, the service was good for stuff in stock. They gave methe run around on how long it would take for a backordered item though. I got it within a week, it was just slightly annoying not knowing when it would arrive. I palced an order with Onlinecarstereo too before, but I ended up canceling it. Service was good, within 2 hrs of the order, they called to tell me 2 of the items were on back order, so I canceled and got stuff from allcarstereo.com who had it instock and got it out fast!
     
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    it's not worth the hastle of online shopping w/o a warranty. Find a local shop that's authorized. My local Good Guys sells em.
     
  7. Neo22

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    Dude the local shops around here are not doing much ofany price haggling, and I pay TAXES. The cheapest place I found was $349 plus taxes of course.
     
  8. gthesob

    gthesob the fun machine took a shit and died OT Supporter

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    That's the way it is. You can't have it both ways.
     
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    I got a 9831 at Good Guys for $260 :shrugs:
     
  10. Neo22

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    They dont have one of those around here.
     
  11. gthesob

    gthesob the fun machine took a shit and died OT Supporter

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    I checked the Good Guys site and they don't even have Alpine listed.
     
  12. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    whats the difference btwn the 31 and 33?
     

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