Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Marketplace > Trading Feedback
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Trading Feedback Share your experiences (good or bad) with doing deals with other FTE members/sponsors

Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 05-27-2011, 07:29 AM
LMS Residential's Avatar
LMS Residential LMS Residential is offline
Post Fiend
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Chicago and Mt Carroll IL
Posts: 6,242
LMS Residential has a superb reputationLMS Residential has a superb reputationLMS Residential has a superb reputationLMS Residential has a superb reputationLMS Residential has a superb reputationLMS Residential has a superb reputationLMS Residential has a superb reputationLMS Residential has a superb reputationLMS Residential has a superb reputationLMS Residential has a superb reputationLMS Residential has a superb reputation
RockAuto to the rescue....again.



I recently did a thorough brake restoration on the 67 Imperial in my sig. That car was kind of an orphan for Chrysler. It didn't share any of the braking or suspension components with other full size mopars of the era. The Budd front rotors/calipers were a 2 model year only run. Very limited production (appx 20k cars built for 67) so parts availability can be scarce. Problematic 4 piston calipers. Of course when I pulled mine they were toast. All 8 cylinders were scored beyond honing and some po jerk had replaced the pistons with something that sort of fit but did more damage than good.

Anyhow, an exhaustive local search through the usual means showed that the calipers were obsolete even though a few vendors still had them listed. Having used RockAuto for a lot of truck parts, I decided to give it a try. Ordered them last Monday evening and they were waiting for me when I got home from work Wednesday. Amazing. And only 117 bucks a piece plus a 25 dollar core charge. Very reasonable shipping (fedex) particularly considering the weight. Clear return instructions for the cores.

Thanks to rockauto once again. Looking forward to getting them on the car tomorrow.
__________________
Ed M.
08 SD250 2wd 5.4, 93 F450 7.3IDI, 08 4runner, 67 Imperial Crown, 49 Dodge Coronet parts, ask me why.
In wine there is wisdom. In beer there is freedom. In water there is bacteria.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-02-2011, 11:10 AM
Carlene's Avatar
Carlene Carlene is offline
FTE Administrator
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Silver Springs
Posts: 8,033
Carlene has a superb reputationCarlene has a superb reputationCarlene has a superb reputationCarlene has a superb reputationCarlene has a superb reputationCarlene has a superb reputationCarlene has a superb reputationCarlene has a superb reputationCarlene has a superb reputationCarlene has a superb reputationCarlene has a superb reputation
Thanks for posting this. We've been thrilled with Rock Auto too, especially when it comes to hard to find parts. Thats one of the first sites hubby goes to now when looking for parts.

Sounds like a nice little project car you've got going there.
__________________
Carlene

FTE Guidelines
Check out the Florida Chapter
Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2011, 11:10 AM
 
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rebates, Rebates, Rebates! RockAuto Vendor Specials, Discounts, Product Announcements & Group Buys 0 04-07-2014 03:15 PM
RockAuto Issues duallydondon 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12 01-03-2014 04:54 PM
Rockauto 5% discount bashby 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 0 04-30-2013 07:25 AM
rear calipers??? labman1014 Excursion - King of SUVs 3 07-11-2012 01:25 AM
New Sponsor - RockAuto.com FTE Ken Site Announcements 8 07-17-2005 06:09 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Marketplace > Trading Feedback

Tags
73, 96, auto, competitor, competitors, core, exhaust, f150, idi, return, rock, rockauto

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:28 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup