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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Colville, May 29, 2012.

  1. Colville
    Joined: Oct 4, 2009
    Posts: 484

    Colville
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    So, correct me if I'm wrong but is the hot rod company not selling cloth braided spark plug wire anymore? I just ordered some probably a week ago. Damn sure hope I still get it. It says "Sorry the dept. you've selected no longer exists" What the heck? :confused:
     
  2. Colville
    Joined: Oct 4, 2009
    Posts: 484

    Colville
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    Does anyone have a contact # for these guys? I have emailed several times asking about this... no replies. Thanks.
     
  3. 3wLarry
    Joined: Mar 11, 2005
    Posts: 10,829

    3wLarry
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    from Owasso, Ok

    call em,... talk to a human
     
  4. Inked Monkey
    Joined: Apr 19, 2011
    Posts: 497

    Inked Monkey
    ALLIANCE MEMBER

    I don't know about the wires but their site has been weird for the past 6 months or so. They used to carry sooo much stuff.
     
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  5. wbrw32
    Joined: Oct 27, 2007
    Posts: 4,561

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    Check with RhodeIsland Wiring.They have a website
     
  6. sideshowrob
    Joined: Apr 14, 2008
    Posts: 168

    sideshowrob
    Member
    from australia

    I ordered some things last month, took 4 weeks, no reply to any emails, no answer of the phone. Never again.
     
  7. Colville
    Joined: Oct 4, 2009
    Posts: 484

    Colville
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    Oh how nice it would be if they listed a number... theres a FAX number! WTF? I really hope I get all I ordered, being I would probably loose my $100 since I cant get ahold of them in any way :confused:
     
  8. CAL
    Joined: May 5, 2005
    Posts: 334

    CAL
    ALLIANCE MEMBER
    from Neosho Mo.

    Ordered 30 foot of cloth plug wire from them last month. It did take about 4 weeks to get it, but there was a note in the box saying they were at the end of a roll. They gave me 8 extra feet for free.
     
  9. Colville
    Joined: Oct 4, 2009
    Posts: 484

    Colville
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    Well I got a few months before I'll be home to start on it anyway, but what concerned me is they dont even list it on their web page anymore. Sure hope it comes!
     
  10. JeffreyJames
    Joined: Jun 13, 2007
    Posts: 16,382

    JeffreyJames
    Member
    from SUGAR CITY

    They once again took a bunch of stuff down from their site. One day Rajah clips were there and the next they weren't.

    I ordered cloth wire from Brillman before and it was really nice.
     
  11. JeffreyJames
    Joined: Jun 13, 2007
    Posts: 16,382

    JeffreyJames
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    from SUGAR CITY

    I'm going to be very upset if my red spark plug wire I ordered last Sunday takes 4 weeks to get here. I really should be notified if something is gonna take that long.
     
  12. Colville
    Joined: Oct 4, 2009
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    Colville
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    Agreed... a little communication goes a long way
     
  13. JeffreyJames
    Joined: Jun 13, 2007
    Posts: 16,382

    JeffreyJames
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    from SUGAR CITY

    I should say that I'm going to be really upset with myself rather then them. I understand stuff happens out of their control. I wished I had ordered it 6 months ago when I first knew I needed it. I would like a little notification though just so I don't look like a lost puppy Everytime the mail man comes haha!!
     
  14. Colville
    Joined: Oct 4, 2009
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    Colville
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    haha... Yeah, I just called them and no answer... Left a message so we'll see
     
  15. FiddyFour
    Joined: Dec 31, 2004
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    FiddyFour
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    he's a HAMBer and an alliance vendor as well... if you dont get your order, i'd contact ryan and see if he can sort it out with him. i've bought stuff from him in the past and never had any troubles
     
  16. He's side_valve on here so PM him and he will get back to you. Life has been very busy for him of late so please have patience.
     
  17. Colville
    Joined: Oct 4, 2009
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    Colville
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    I've got the patience and no rush... Understand things happen, like I said I got a few months before I'll even be installing what I ordered so thats no big deal... Just wondered why the Spark Plug stuff dissapeared off his page, he had a great selection! Thanks for the help fellas.
     
  18. Kripfink
    Joined: Sep 30, 2008
    Posts: 2,043

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    Mike, who runs the hotrod company is on the HAMB, under the name of "side_valve", and it has been my experience that if you contact him on here he responds pretty much instantaneously, whereas he can take some time if you go direct to the company. I don't know what is going on with the site but he is a real nice guy and I have frequently ordered from him over here in England via this board. If you contact him on here I'm sure he will answer any queries you might have. Plus if he is still selling stuff you can get an alliance discount. You can find him in the HAMBodex.
    Hope this helps avoid a crap storm.
    Paul
     
  19. M.Edell
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    Never had an issue with Mike personally.I have ordered tons of stuff from him over the years.
     
  20. ALEISTER
    Joined: Apr 5, 2007
    Posts: 256

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    1. Virginia HAMB(ers)

    Just, pm,ed Mike as I too was looking @ the red wire on their site just last week, and then its was gone. Mike replied within minutes that he was revamping the site and the plug wire should be back up within the week. If service and shipping are as fast as the reply, I'm inpressed.
     
  21. Colville
    Joined: Oct 4, 2009
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    Colville
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    Definitely BEST way to get in contact with Mike is a PM. He replied within minutes! And yes, everything is gonna be back up as soon as he gets done working on the site :) Thanks Mike!
     
  22. cuznbrucie
    Joined: May 1, 2005
    Posts: 2,569

    cuznbrucie
    Member

    I have bought stuff from Mike for years and he has always been quick to ship and offers the Alliance discount.....no problems here...... But I know that the web site business isn't the only thing tugging at Mike's time........he'll take care of you.....a stand up guy all the way with me....

    CB
     
  23. bag
    Joined: Aug 7, 2009
    Posts: 73

    bag
    Member

    I have ordered from them many times and have always gotten great service. They are the best in my book!!
     
  24. cederholm
    Joined: May 6, 2006
    Posts: 1,117

    cederholm
    Member

    No complaints here! Very happy with past purchases.

    Mike, if you're reading this, perhaps a note on your site that it's being worked on.

    ~ Carl
     
  25. burl
    Joined: Nov 28, 2007
    Posts: 384

    burl
    ALLIANCE MEMBER
    from Minnesota

    After reading some of the negitive post i went ahead and ordered from him anyways.Took a couple of weeks to get my order but was within the time quoted.Parts were great as well.I would definitly order from Mike again.
     
  26. Mr48chev
    Joined: Dec 28, 2007
    Posts: 17,757

    Mr48chev
    ALLIANCE MEMBER

    What little I have ordered from Mike has always come just about as fast as the mail can bring it across the country and has been first rate stuff. Some of that stuff like the twinkling red spark plug wire might be a problem because of his supply source though.
     
  27. Mike B
    Joined: Aug 6, 2002
    Posts: 692

    Mike B
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    1. The Rumblers Support Group

    I was just looking at the site as well for the spark plug wire and accessories. Glad to hear it will still be available. Mike is a stand up guy for sure.
     
  28. Muttley
    Joined: Nov 30, 2003
    Posts: 16,772

    Muttley
    Member

    Cool deal, I'll be needing some of the cloth braided stuff soon.
     
  29. TexasHardcore
    Joined: May 30, 2003
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  30. M.Edell
    Joined: Jun 5, 2009
    Posts: 3,984

    M.Edell
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    Using his Cloth plug wires, plus many other items on that engine.Has a great selection of genuine Stromberg parts.[​IMG]
     

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