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Old 07-27-2012, 01:37 PM
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I'm about to give my 97 SH some TLC and drop some money into her. I'm going to buy a mishimoto radiator, radiator fans and F&F coilovers (type 1). I have been original looking at vexmotorsports.com to purchase everything with them. Anyone have any reviews on ordering thru them? Since i'll be spending close to a grand, i'd like to get some peace of mind and other peoples opinion on their prices/service/delivery.

If you have ordered thru them, how was your experience? Any issues with damaged parts upon delivery? I was also looking at horsepowerfreaks.com, but they are a bit higher in price. If anyone has any other suggestions on vendors for the parts i'm looking at, let me know.

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Re: About to drop some $$$, Need opinions

I dunno but I have ordered from Andy's auto before without problems.
By the way, it may seem like a lot but $1,000 is not that much to spend when talking about your car. I probably dropped $5,000 already in the last 3 months. Go for good quality and ignore prices, cheap will bit you in the --- sooner or later.
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Re: About to drop some $$$, Need opinions

Yeah I definitely don't want to go cheap (within reason)..
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Re: About to drop some $$$, Need opinions

I would probably just order the radiator N fans straight from mishimoto. As for the coilover there are places wher you can get them for a cheaper price ( I've seen 530 shipped). If the parts are damaged on arrival it most likely wasnt the supplier but the carrier.
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Re: About to drop some $$$, Need opinions

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I dunno but I have ordered from Andy's auto before without problems.
By the way, it may seem like a lot but $1,000 is not that much to spend when talking about your car. I probably dropped $5,000 already in the last 3 months. Go for good quality and ignore prices, cheap will bit you in the --- sooner or later.
Heard horror stories 'bout Andy's, guess it just depends if you happen to get unlucky.
I went to autopartswarehouse.com and got rotors that didn't fit first time I ever ordered from them.. you'd think they'd want to keep customers.

Hey ricebunny, how much did you pay for it when you got it? Was it completely trashed or did you just do some major upgrades? Sorry if I've missed your build thread (if you have one). PM me, I don't wanna thread jack
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Re: About to drop some $$$, Need opinions

Nobody has had experience with vex?
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I dunno but I have ordered from Andy's auto before without problems.
By the way, it may seem like a lot but $1,000 is not that much to spend when talking about your car. I probably dropped $5,000 already in the last 3 months. Go for good quality and ignore prices, cheap will bit you in the --- sooner or later.
And you forgot about paying for gas? How could you!?
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Re: About to drop some $$$, Need opinions

Alright... super excited. Mishimoto radiator, mishimoto radiator fans, OEM lip and some miscellaneous exterior parts have been ordered from majestic honda. Didn't have enough funds to spare for the coilovers, but i'm close. Maybe next month i'll order them. I'll post pics up on the before and after too!
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