I have had good luck with all the vendors that service the hobby.
I purposefully buy from multiple sources because I want to help ensure
that they all stay in business, including my local FLAPS. I usually
check to see who has the best price including shipping on the complete
set of things I need at a given time, and order from them. Sometimes I
re-arrange my work plan to fit what's on sale.
Here's a short list of suppliers I've had good results from --
Patricks Antique Cars - Engine parts, manufacturer of Fenton intake and
Classic Parts of America,
BTW, I have a 4-core radiator with trans cooler for the AD trucks if
you're gong to run a v-8.
I bought it and discovered it's too thick to work with an inline without
some core support mods.
> Date: Sat, 1 May 2010 11:58:40 -0600
> From: henry rhone <email@example.com>
> Subject: [Oletrucks] best place to buy restoration parts for 1954 3100
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> I am doing the second restoration on my 54 five window 3100 and am
> wondering if there is a best place to purchase parts.
> Need lots of parts and don't want to be buying from a lot of different
> vendor's. Need wiring, radiator, engine replacement bolt's,
> rubber, list goes on and on. Any suggestion's appreciated.
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