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  • The only difference between these parts and NOS was the lack of dust and the crazy price tags people put o more...
  • I bought a steering wheel for my LX, looks excellent and very happy with the quality and finish
  • First of all I'd like to say a big thank you for the amount of repro parts that are being made available t more...
  • Need advice. about to purchase quarter window rubbers looking for best quality and fit. Rare spares or bet more...
  • Well I had a very unexpected thing happen after my post... On Thursday I had a message from one of the k more...
  • I would like to express my approval on the new four speed shifter for the LJ Torana. it felt like it just  more...
  • LJ Battery Tray 'Rares Spares one is fine and the support bracket is factory'
  • XY GT Bonnet F2150 'My grandad and I fitted one not long ago from rare spares and it was perfect'
  • I can tell you that my experiences within the street machine industry have, in the main, been fairly poor  more...
  • The 7400227 layshafts arrived on Friday – many thanks. I fitted them up with no drama at all. Good to fina more...
  • Hi Received parts as ordered and in good condition In the process of fitting them at the moment Thank y more...
  • 1. I purchased one of those gts repro mirrors though and I'm reasonably happy. Their floor pans weren't to more...
  • SOME OF THE BEST QUALITY PARTS I HAVE EVER BOUGHT The Aussie folks know quality. 1968 American 2dr falcon
  • Mike, Just a word of thanks to you guys. I am sure you are aware of the challenges of restoring vehicl more...
  • 'Rare Spares HK radio cover's are a perfect reproduction, 100% accurate to original. I myself have trouble more...
  • From Web site: What will I pay for a set of HQ GTS guards?, Reply from Alex, Too much. Buy new ones, I did more...
  • HJ HX HZ Front Bumper Bar Rubbers. I have a rares one and it fitted perfectly. They are good.
  • RE: LX Hatch Repair Lower Corner 'With regards to these corner sections and the channel sect, they are pre more...
  • 'I have just completed my replacement of ALL my LX Hatch rubbers after a respray. Used the Rare Spares kit more...
  • We bought some outer door weather strips, Part RDS1050 and 49 they were a very good reproduction, and fitt more...
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Rare Spares began life in 1974, supplying new and refurbished parts for 48-FJ Holdens. The business started in a residential basement in one of Melbourne’s leafy suburbs and then quickly moved to a small factory in Reservoir. The business expanded rapidly and before long, larger premises were required.

The Company moved to Brunswick where it started a vigorous manufacturing program, both locally and abroad, and by 1986 Rare Spares had added Ford parts to its range. In addition, an Australasia wide distributor network was established to sell and market the ever increasing product range. Also in 1986, the Company started its diversification program with the marketing of its products to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) companies, and the development of an industrial rubber product range.

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In 1990, Rare Spares took one of what would be many huge steps, with the building of its modern and spacious new warehouse and head office facility at Campbellfield, situated in Melbourne’s far northern suburbs. This gave the Company much needed space to rapidly expand its range as well as finally being able to operate in a new and efficient office complex.

Furthermore, in 1998, Rare Spares became early achievers of the automotive 'ISO9001' quality accreditation program. 1998 was a big year for Rare Spares as the Company commenced its own metal pressing business after the successful acquisition of a Newcastle based business. The new metal pressing facility was set up in separate premises and became immediately successful.

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With business booming in the early stages of the 2000’s Rare Spares continued to grow, space, again, became a problem. At the start of 2006, the Company continued its expansion with the purchase of a large secondary modern warehouse in Campbellfield, to house products for the Company’s ever-emerging OEM and Moulded Rubber Products business.

Also heralding in 2006 was the move to an overall company name and brand that recognised the diversity of the company whilst harnessing the synergies between each division. In mid 2006, RSP Automotive & Industrial Pty Ltd was launched with a new logo and identity that unmistakably represents every aspect of the business; Automotive OEM, Clips & Fasteners, Information Technology, Metal Pressing, Moulded Rubber Products, Hose Products and the Rare Spares branded automotive aftermarket parts and accessories.

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