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Chev's of the 40's

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Wicked50, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. Wicked50
    Joined: Apr 14, 2008
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    Who has ordered parts from Chev's of the 40's. How is the quality of their parts. I priced out the parts I need for my truck and including shipping it came out to about $500 cheaper than LMC or Brothers. Thanks
     
  2. Tony
    Joined: Dec 3, 2002
    Posts: 7,350

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    I've bought a bunch of stuff from them. Overall i've been pleased with what i've bought and how quick it got here..
    The door weather striping is a bit 'universal' but did work pretty good, and for the price, i couldn't complain..
    I bought both cowl side's from them too. I was actually impressed with those. They were a heavier gauge than i thought they would be..and fit pretty nice too.
    I've had good luck with thier customer service too..
    So i guess i don't have much bad to say with my personal experiences.


    Tony
     
  3. OldSub
    Joined: Aug 27, 2003
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    I've bought stuff in their store and been satisfied with it. I've never ordered anything from them.
     
  4. Squablow
    Joined: Apr 26, 2005
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    My dad bought some stuff from them for his '54 Belair and didn't have any complaints. I think they run a pretty good company there.
     
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  5. Only heard good things about them, but I'm sure someone has had a bad experience.
     
  6. KJSR
    Joined: Mar 7, 2008
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    from Utah
    1. Utah HAMBers

    Nothing but good stuff from them. It's too bad they dont have more for my truck!
     
  7. Ive had good luck with the parts, and the customer service has always been top notch......
     
  8. Just bought a couple things recently and am pleased. I'd buy from them again.
     
  9. thumbs up here!!
     
  10. I am told that they are a top notch outfit! The neighbor always buys from them, and sells them carbs (cores) for rebuild.
     
  11. chopt49
    Joined: Jul 5, 2006
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    Had great service with them too.



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  12. Fishtail8
    Joined: Jul 18, 2007
    Posts: 366

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    Good experience here also. The person who I got on the order desk was also quite knowledgable about which pieces meant for the Chev's would also work on my Pontiac. I'm a repeat customer.
     
  13. Lucky444
    Joined: May 14, 2006
    Posts: 1,151

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    4 stars for Chev's Of The 40's.

    I've personally had better luck with them than with National Chevy Association. All parts have been good quality and staff seems knowledgeable.
     
  14. customcory
    Joined: Apr 25, 2007
    Posts: 1,832

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    One of the good companies, send stuff fast!:D
     
  15. edljames
    Joined: May 2, 2008
    Posts: 232

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    from OK

    Have bought lots from them good and fast - only problem I have had was reproduction grill ends for 54 Chev were a bad fit but worked with "persuassion"
     
  16. Bill Schickling
    Joined: Feb 13, 2008
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    I have bought a ton of things from them and I always go back. I do check out The Filling Station and Jim Carter to compare prices though.
     
  17. LeadSledMerc
    Joined: Nov 29, 2003
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    I've bought a ton of stuff from them building my '37. 99% of what I got was great quality, the 1% went back with no problem. They have a great catalog with excellant diagrams, a knowledgable customer service and they ship right out.
     
  18. owen thomas
    Joined: Jun 15, 2008
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    I bought a pair of chrome hood side emblems for my ’53 pickup from Chev’s of the 40’s, one of which was total crap. Contacted them by email and by mail, no response at all. Nothing. Didn't try phone.
    Bought a lot of truck stuff since from Truck Shop and Car Shop in Orange, California – great service from them.
     
  19. I buy from them constantly. they always seem to have it in stock. they have expanded to hot rod parts and their new facility is well run.
     
  20. Rockit53
    Joined: Aug 4, 2005
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    I've ordered a bunch of stuff from them, good experiences.
     
  21. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
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    from California

    good company. no problems ever with anything I've bought from them.
     
  22. Busy B
    Joined: Dec 13, 2008
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    from Kalama, WA

    I work just down the street from them...their staff is very knowledgeable and they have a pretty cool showroom! I've had great buying experiences there.
     
  23. billbrown
    Joined: Dec 24, 2007
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    i got some stuff for my 37 from them and they were awesome. Nice parts and super decent pricing. not sure why they arent alliance vendors yet?
     
  24. cicciobilly
    Joined: Sep 29, 2009
    Posts: 109

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    from italy

    I've ordered some stuff from them last december, I got it in no time also if it was around Xmas time, maybe the fastest shipping to Italy I ever had ordering something from the USA, the only bad thing was the shipping cost and the customs here in Italy, but this is obviously not their fault!
    Also the customer service is good, as soon as I need something I'll place orders there again!
     
  25. Kustom Kid 53
    Joined: Feb 9, 2011
    Posts: 188

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    great to deal with. just ordered more stuff from them yesterday.
     
  26. Yep, I buy from them on a regular basis and no problems. In fact I got an item misboxed recently and they sent a will call UPS tag and got the correct item to us quickly. Very good service.
     
  27. cederholm
    Joined: May 6, 2006
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    ...another happy customer here.
     
  28. Swifster
    Joined: Dec 16, 2006
    Posts: 1,449

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    As an appraiser, I've used them quite a bit for parts and no one has complained. If I needed help, Dale has always been happy to do so...
     
  29. kkoacolonel
    Joined: Oct 27, 2005
    Posts: 965

    kkoacolonel
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    from Union,NJ

    I just ordered some gaskets from them for my 51.Ordered on line and 5 days later it was at my door.Good service.I would definitely order from them again.
     

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