I tend to agree with David on British Miles, had a bad experience with
them & will share it with those who write me. Phil...
On Sat, 20 Apr 1996, Phil Bates wrote:
> >Well we're back to suppliers again. I'm game here we go:
> >Special Interest Car Parts have the best interior packages in quality
> >and price.
> >Moss and Vic Brit are the same as far as I'm concerned so your best bet
> >is comparison shopping. Do not expect any technical support help here.
> >Moss can usually get it it to you faster.
> >Roader Factory is best for your stock engine parts and hardware, ie.
> >brackets, mounts and hoses and carry Rover parts when available.
> >If you want performance parts with technical support Brit-tek
> >800-255-5883 and Motorhead 800-527-3140 or e-mail email@example.com
> >are the ones to call.
> >Used parts call Jim Knight of British Racing Green in Delaware
> >302-368-1117 great guy and if he can't find it at his place he'll try
> >his best to point you in the right direction.
> >One caution stay many Kilometers away from British Miles. I've never
> >met a more greedy, nasty, self proclaimed "expert" in life.
> >well that's my opinion good luck, David Deutsch
> I have to defend British Miles here. I have gotten several very hard to get
> parts through them. And their prices are no more unreasonable than Moss or
> Victoria British for the relatively common parts. They are even quite a bit
> cheaper on some things, for example - speedo angle drives. What I have
> found is that your customer service at British Miles varies with the person
> on their end of the phone. Paul Barnes is very accomodating - and
> knowlegable, and Tom, the owner, not quite as accomodating, but still fine,
> and also quite knowledgeable (sp?). I don't deal with anyone else there.
> Oh, and they really don't like it if you call their toll free number and are
> not ordering. This I can understand, that line costs them money.
> Phil Bates
> 67 MGB
> 75 Jaguar XJ12C
> 52 MG TD replicar (VW)