The first model of iPhone, Model A1203 with 4, 8, or 16 GB capacity and an aluminum back. Repair requires a significant amount of prying, and may require some soldering.

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Where can I buy back housing for 1st gen iPhone 2g? Thank

Hello I have a iPhone 2g and would like to refurbish it but cannot find a original back housing for it in the 8gb model. If anybody knows a place or website that would be great! Not bothered if outside uk but would rather be in uk.

Thanks Lewis

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Hi, i've been hunting for one as well. after a long search, i've found some available here:

shop.td-phone.com

i just have placed the order, so i don't know if it's a scam of there is a catch yet.

i'll let you know.

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Okay thanks very much, please get back to me once you recieve it as it looks quite promising and i think i might buy a few if you recieve yours. Thanks again Lewis

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I have had a look at at it and seems to be okay. Website doesn't look very proffessional thou. http://www.td-phone.com/ (thats there other website for local people so has opening times etx.) http://www.yelp.com/biz/td-phone-hayward (here is some reviews of that same business. All 3 have same logo so i guess they are teh same bsuiness. Seems quite promising. Good luck and let me know how you get on!

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Here is a scam advisor of that website too

http://www.scamadviser.com/check-website...

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Unfortunalty i just got an paypal refound. It seems that the part is sold out. (8gb)

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Oh really! thats unfortuante. Probs wont be back in stock as impossuble to find. I've just got hold of 3 myself if you want one? I live in UK and happy for you to pay via paypal. I had to pay £70 each so £80 and its yours?

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Happy to send pictures too if you're intrested

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I found them on ebay, seem genuine as they have gle on the inside on some but i am not sure. Quickly bought them all before someone else got them

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I am actually finding some selling for $35. And that site you have shop.td-phone.com actually has the cheapest I have found so far at $34.99 (even better than ones coming from Hong Kong and Indonesia). I found a few on Alibaba for between $1-$20 (I think it depends on the quantity you buy and I do not see the original type face on the casing).

However, I trust nothing from them and before I purchase anything I will inquiry about it with the buyer (for instance, they were selling "nuclear batteries" for cellphones, which turned out to just be lithium-ion batteries). I will let you know how it goes. Here is where I am talking about: http://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/Si...

I would like some device if silver is the right color for repairing my phone see pictures here:

iPhone 2G (1st Gen) 8gb back panel repair

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If you got something better let me know! I would much appreciate it because the math here is not making sense. I am spending already $50 (new LCD screen, antenna cover, front bezel) and having to spend another $34.99 seems overpriced when you can only really sell a used iPhone 2G for $68. If I try to undercut the market and sell it for $60.99 I make maybe $10 in profit? How'd that make all that labor worth it?

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Try looking around ebay for salvaged ones. I've been looking around, trying to repair my 3 2G's, so far so good..

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