2010-05-20 / Columns
Under the Hood
Are Expensive Car Parts Really Better Than Cheap Ones?
My business partner and I were laughing today about someone in my family who thought that he could get a good brake job for $130. The reason why we were laughing was that the person is a banker who graduated from the Wharton School of Business. He should have known the value of a dollar—a brake job costs more than $130 in parts for all four wheels!