UK prices for US car spares seem very high and it looks like it would be
worth my while ordering direct from the US, especially with the exchange
rate so far in my favour (although I do have to understand UK import tax
first). I have discovered Classic Industries but before I go ahead I
wondered if anyone could recommend any other US sources for new, quality,
2nd gen parts that can be shipped to the UK - preferably one with a decent
website so I can compare prices. Does Classic Industries have a good rap in
the US? Any UK guys used them?
Help me get my UK based 1979 T/A 400 Manual back on the road after 10 years
Mostly all of those "resto houses" source from the same vendors, so choose on
price and service.
For instance, PUI interiors likely supply all the interiors, ACC all the
carpets, Fine Lines the prebent lines (there are others), GM NOS is GM NOS :),
and in some cases, they may even buy from each other! :).
With that being said, I skip all of them and buy direct from their vendors.
If GM still offers it, I buy it discounted through the dealer or through AC
Delco (if it's available that way), since I head off the markup.
Joe--ASE Certified Parts Specialist & 10th Ann.Club Tech Director
'80 Carousel Red Turbo T/A, 26k orig.
'79 "Y89" 400/4 speed 10th Ann. T/A, 57k orig
'84 Olds 88 Royale Bgm 2 dr, 307 "Rocket" (lol), 141k and still going....
'80 T/A project car...
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