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I based my opinion on the look, and I really don't think it looks good in any way, as mentioned "hate to judge a book by its cover" is the honest answer to my opinion...

Or I could say, I don't know nada about them but since the web site is kinda shoddy, I prefer to use XLF's supporting vendors
IMO you are a poor judge. The website is simple, practical, functional, and not shoddy in any way.
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The website is simple, practical, functional, and not shoddy in any way.
I'm not keen on the black background with yellow fonts but otherwise, damn straight. It's clean and straightforward AND they aren't a bunch of liars spouting MarketSpeak.

Should have a street address, phone number and a few photos of their facility but otherwise, not bad. Not bad at all.
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Looking at the source HTML code, the website was created using Microsoft FrontPage 6.0 ...

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they are brick and motar as far as I know (address and phone number) always call if in doubt.
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I've tried to order from them in the past. No luck!
I placed an order and waited, and waited, and waited.
Never received my order.
Tried to contact them, to no avail.
Called the number and couldn't get anywhere.
Tried the email and no response.
After 6 weeks or so, I gave up and ordered from another vendor.
Don't waste your time!
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I ordered from them yrs ago...waited ...waited...finally had to cancel order as they kept saying "its coming".
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i see the web page looks to be home made- which means they didn't spend a few grand hiring a developer- it gets the job done and anyone with a little computer savvy can do it- hell i could write it. i'm not planning to order forward controls until winter but i will try to contact them prior ordering to make sure they have them in stock. it's not an easy task locating forward controls for an 85 unless you want to pay north of $900!
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I have tried them....could not get the parts out of them and their price on the website was not the price they quoted over the phone. It's been a while though, and maybe they updated their website with the correct prices. I do recall they answer the phone. If I buy import, I tend to use Jireh. Another newcomer is PhatPerformanceParts and they have some great prices on many items.
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I talked to him on the phone and he recommended a part for me. So I ordered. Then later I cross-referenced his recommended part and found it was the wrong one for an IH. So I called him back and he charged me 40% of the part cost for restocking. He had not sent me the part yet, but still charged me over $100 to put it back on a shelf (when he never took it off the shelf).
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