Where's the best place to buy.....

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canada karl
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Where's the best place to buy.....

Post by canada karl » Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:06 am

good quality points and condensor? Maximillian prices seem a little on the high side.
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Re: Where's the best place to buy.....

Post by Mike W. » Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:35 pm

I'm not a fan of Max, but regardless...

Without checking prices on those parts, Autohausaz is my favored vendor, good prices with a variety of suppliers, although the semi recent website change is much for the worse, Amazon often has good prices on things, but you have to be very careful about the manufacturer. Blunttech (sp?) is liked by many but my limited dealings haven't been great. Rockauto sometimes has killer prices, but sometimes killer shipping charges. Sometimes great deals, but often not what it seems.
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Re: Where's the best place to buy.....

Post by Robert Bondi » Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:12 pm

I used to frequent BMP, then BavAuto for common maintenance stuff. They're now both extinct. I agree with Mike on Autohaus AZ and RockAuto for common stuff. You might also check Pelican Parts (well liked by E28 guys I know) and ECS Tuning. ECS sort of paired up with BavAuto as BavAuto closed and were offering discounts to BavAuto customers for a month or so. I've got one order in with ECS....no problems yet.
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