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Fit for Purpose

Postby plastic orange » Mon Apr 21, 2014 9:27 am

Please list parts that you consider to be fit for purpose and where you purchased them in this thread.
This will help others to obtain parts that actually fit and do what is intended.

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Re: Fit for Purpose

Postby tickman » Mon Apr 21, 2014 10:13 am

This could unfortunately be a little posted in thread :?
Hopefully it will save us a lot of time and frustration with locating 'good' parts.
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Re: Fit for Purpose

Postby plastic orange » Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:18 am

You're probably right John. Sad thing is that too many people buy at cheapest price regardless of quality and when things fail they just buy another (modern world?).
I'm hoping that we will get some responses - not looking for negatives though - we may start another thread for that ;)

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Re: Fit for Purpose

Postby chesney » Mon Apr 21, 2014 1:55 pm

I found Bull Motif's 'correct spec rubber compound' engine mount rubbers a lot better than others.
Sadly, seems to be a lot easier to bring poor quality parts to mind, at the same time, there aren't always alternatives to what the suppliers offer (short of making them ourselves!).
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Re: Fit for Purpose

Postby MickEssex » Mon Apr 21, 2014 3:47 pm

I for one will be posting in here (hopefully will get some good parts that last and fit). I will willingly pay more for decent parts that I only need to fit once and then forget about it. Anything rubber and chrome seem to be the biggest culprits of bad parts. :roll:
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Re: Fit for Purpose

Postby plastic orange » Mon Apr 21, 2014 3:54 pm

Bumpers from Birmingham Minor Centre seem to be fine.

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Re: Fit for Purpose

Postby MM » Fri Sep 19, 2014 11:39 am

I've been happy with stuff I've bought from Andrew Eggleton (ame353 on E-bay), such as poly bushes, halfshaft gaskets, etc.:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/170775900106? ... 26_rdc%3D1

Good prices, and the quality seems pretty good too.
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