Trying a new fiberglass company...

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Re: Trying a new fiberglass company...

#16 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:53 am

I had good luck with Unlimited, but then again, the cowl hood on my Camaro was bought back in the 80's.
I also heard there is a line at the BBB for complaints against them.

I recently heard bad talk about Harwood and their quality went somewhere other then into their products.

I'm hoping to hear good news from the place John ordered his deck lid from. John, did it show up yet?

VFN and Glastek seem to be the place to go.

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Re: Trying a new fiberglass company...

#17 Post by John_Heard » Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:42 am

Nope, not here yet. He shipped it last week, so I'm hoping it'll show up here soon.

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#18 Post by Chevyfireball » Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:31 pm

Sorta made me wonder if maybe some companies in the states save their factory seconds for export.
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#19 Post by sc racing » Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:47 am

Chevyfireball wrote:Sorta made me wonder if maybe some companies in the states save their factory seconds for export.
Not Unlimited they keep their factory seconds( which are their best quality) for employees and send the really bad stuff to its customers wherever we live :mrgreen:

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Re: Trying a new fiberglass company...

#20 Post by Speedster » Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:59 pm

what about these guys? http://www.up22.com/index.htm

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#21 Post by sc racing » Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:53 pm

Speedster wrote:what about these guys? http://www.up22.com/index.htm
US Body source is a lot worse than Unlimited, at least Unlimited will send you something. When I had my speed shop we sold their products ( or at least tried to) they would make you pay in full then wait 4-6 weeks than tell you it will be another 4-6 weeks over and over. This went on for almost a YEAR on two separate sales, finally they told us that the parts we wanted were discontinued and they would refund the money.In one of those cases went ahead and got a trunk lid and bumpers from Unlimited for our customer (who owned a body shop ) after a lot of prep he still couldnt get the stuff to fit or look good.
Ive sold and have stuff from VFN its nice quality if I need to get more parts I would definitly buy from them again.

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Re: Trying a new fiberglass company...

#22 Post by John_Heard » Wed Apr 07, 2010 10:43 am

Deck Lid finally showed up today, some dumbass at Yellow Freight ran over it with a forklift so I had to refuse the shipment. Haven't talked to Advantage yet. Crap...

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Re: Trying a new fiberglass company...

#23 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Wed Apr 07, 2010 10:50 am

Sorry man....that sucks and I was just getting ready to check with you and see if you got it yet.

A deck lid needs to be shipped by truck, UPS can't handle that size?

Gee is my front bumper going to come by truck as well :scratch: hope not?

Well good thing is, when you order a new one, pay the extra amount and get a
black gel coat.

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Re: Trying a new fiberglass company...

#24 Post by Speedster » Wed Apr 07, 2010 11:56 am

John_Heard wrote:Deck Lid finally showed up today, some dumbass at Yellow Freight ran over it with a forklift so I had to refuse the shipment. Haven't talked to Advantage yet. Crap...
Oh man,That sucks!
Now hopefully they send you a new one and not make you wait for the trucking company to pay up?

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Re: Trying a new fiberglass company...

#25 Post by John_Heard » Thu Apr 08, 2010 6:56 am

Shawn called me back, he's making me another one (with black gel-coat this time) and should have it ready next week.

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Re: Trying a new fiberglass company...

#26 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Thu Apr 08, 2010 7:09 am

Good deal.

Hope the freight company is getting the bill?

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#27 Post by supernova » Thu Apr 08, 2010 7:14 am

UPS trucking brought my hood. Most trucking companys do a good job but every now and then they suck at hualing things. :pissed:
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Re: Trying a new fiberglass company...

#28 Post by John_Heard » Thu Apr 08, 2010 7:15 am

Yeah, Advantage will have to turn in a claim for the damage.

I really don't see why the deck lid can't be delivered via UPS, they aren't really that big.

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Re: Trying a new fiberglass company...

#29 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Thu Apr 08, 2010 7:23 am

On a nova, their HUGE and I'm surprised a 40' trailer could hawl one.... :smt005 :smt005

See, if you only would have bought a Camaro, this wouldn't have happened.

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Re: Trying a new fiberglass company...

#30 Post by supernova » Thu Apr 08, 2010 9:07 am

Bruce,
I know you have Nova envy so "STOP IT" :smt003 :smt003 :smt003 :smt005 :smt005 :smt005 :smt006
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