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Old 10-17-2019, 09:25 AM
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Thanks Rick for giving us a behind the scenes look at how the parts vendors work. Really proves the old adage "you get what you pay for".
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Old 10-18-2019, 05:26 AM
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The Parts Place has some hard to get parts that nobody else seems to have.. I have never had any issues with them..
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Old 11-12-2019, 09:07 PM
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I was getting ready to place an order tonight(11/12). When I started to click the site, I noticed that the google map stated that the titusville
location was permanently closed. Last week I had a delivery which was a duplicate of an order I received the previous week, and some parts that were part of the order were missing. I called the next day to check on the missing parts. The service rep told me that the item was delivered at
9:48 the previous day and signed for. I said that didn't happen, as I was home all day, and my dogs start barking as soon as you approach my property. She suggested that a neighbor signed for it. She immediately ordered a new shipment of the missing part, which arrived today. No signature was required as it was left on the front porch. in the past month I have received 3-4 orders shipped quickly. I suspect they are going through some reorganization. They recently brought the corvette store and other eclkers companies together in the titusville location.
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Old 11-14-2019, 09:09 AM
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They are still in Titusville , Fl but are no longer on US 1 ,they have moved to a new bldg. closer to 95 off the 406 or 407 . Eckler Corvette was the original store on US 1 , EC Store used to be in Athens, Ga . Eckler bought the ECS & moved it to Fl . I have bought many parts from them in the last 10 years . My main beef is the shipping was so high from Ga .Now I can drive there about 50 miles away . I haven't been to the new shop yet . Shipping charges are high with all vendors . You can find some of the same parts on ebay motors with free shipping .
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Old 11-24-2019, 03:32 PM
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I order a lot of parts from Ground up and they have been great so far!!!!!
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