Best place to buy new apple parts?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by gothamm, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. gothamm macrumors 6502a

    Nov 18, 2007
    I need to order a new topcase for my macbook. 2.2 santa rosa.

    I am a DIY (do it yourself) guy, and have managed to open up my macbook and remove the faulty, non-working topcase. All i need a new topcase. any suggestions?

    Can i buy it from apple directly?
  2. rhyx macrumors 6502

    Jan 15, 2008
  3. gothamm thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Nov 18, 2007
    These guys are ridiculously pricy. $170 for the topcase.

    Thanks a lot for your suggestion though. I think I'm gonna go the eBay route.
  4. mcpryon2 macrumors 6502a


    Dec 12, 2008
    New Apple parts are pricy.

    You can usually find decent used or "working pull" parts on eBay, but if you want new, as they say, "it'll cost ya!"
  5. spacecadet610 macrumors 6502

    Mar 11, 2006
    i've had success with ebay although supple is variable, obviously

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