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  1. #1

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    Jul 27, 2009
    Need new motherboard housing for mbp a1211
    Hello guys, the mbp has been gome thru alot i wish to replace the motherboard housing and keyboard housing, where Is a cheap place to get thiss? I looked on ebay buy no luck too expensive, thanks

    model macbook pro 15" a1211, c2d 2.33ghz 2gb ram, 120gb hdd

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    Member Since
    May 03, 2009
    MBP 2.33 4GB: MacPro 8 Core 2.8, 16GB: MacMini 2.26 4GB: MacMin 2.53 4GB: iPhone3GS 32GB
    You may want to try iFixit. I get parts from them from time to time and the prices always seem reasonable.

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    Member Since
    Jul 27, 2009
    Hello, first off thanks for responding. AnywaysI looked at ifixit, and they are talking about 250 for upper case and 240 for lower case which is $490+ shipping.......kind of insane pricing if you ask me.....I mean their actual costs are probably like 25 bucks for both.

    I am lost/dumbfound as to why in the world a case costs more than a cpu or motherboard which takes millions of dollars and freakin "rocket" scientists to make.....anyone share the same expressions as me? I would write an email to ifixit it but they would most likely ignore it, not worth wasting time.

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    May 20, 2008
    2011 13" MBP 2.3ghz, 8gig ram, OS 10.8.5
    Unless you can find a cheap "parts" computer...laptops (and even desktops)...just aren't cost effective to repair via parts retailers. They're going to charge top price for the parts.

    You gotta find someone with a broken computer...where the parts you need work.

    - Nick

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