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AC Delco parts?

Postby webcat [OP] » June 28th 2010, 1:35am

Where are you guys getting your AC Delco parts?
i would like to get them without ordering online.
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Re: AC Delco parts?

Postby astroturf » June 28th 2010, 1:38am

The Dealer.
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Re: AC Delco parts?

Postby webcat [OP] » June 28th 2010, 2:15am

astroturf wrote:The Dealer.

Makes sense :doh:
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Re: AC Delco parts?

Postby 01safari » June 28th 2010, 2:31am

I use an AC Delco distributor from work. They are the ones that supply the dealers and auto parts store. Have you asked for Delco at the parts store? Turns out that the distributor is about 500 feet from the auto parts store that I use. When I ask for Delco, they send someone out the back door to get it. By the time I pay for it, he walks in with the parts. I hope they don't move.
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Re: AC Delco parts?

Postby Gary » June 28th 2010, 2:45am

N.A.P.A. parts stores carry them.Just go on line and do a search for the nearest store to you.
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Re: AC Delco parts?

Postby Mr_Bowtie » June 28th 2010, 2:50am

O'reillys has some on hand and can order most anything else. :chevy:
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Re: AC Delco parts?

Postby astro355 » June 28th 2010, 8:44am

:goodpost:
Diagnose 1st, never be a parts changer!

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Re: AC Delco parts?

Postby astroturf » June 28th 2010, 1:36pm

astro355 wrote::goodpost:


Which one?
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Re: AC Delco parts?

Postby Woodweasel » June 28th 2010, 5:10pm

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Re: AC Delco parts?

Postby Dirk » June 28th 2010, 10:12pm

The other day I read some article about counterfeit Delco oil filters.
The filter core is suposed to be of some kind of inferior material and ends up clogging the oil pick-up.
Anyone heard anything about that?
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Re: AC Delco parts?

Postby astroturf » June 28th 2010, 11:06pm

Dirk wrote:The other day I read some article about counterfeit Delco oil filters.
The filter core is suposed to be of some kind of inferior material and ends up clogging the oil pick-up.
Anyone heard anything about that?


I'm sure it is possible Dirk.

It has been going on since the invention of Woman's Makeup.

:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

You wouldn't happen to have a link would you?

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Re: AC Delco parts?

Postby Dirk » June 28th 2010, 11:19pm

Off course I would.
http://www.turbobuick.com/forums/general-turbo-buick-tech/235897-ac-delco-oil-filter-shedding.html

It's a dated 2007 so I'm guessing the problems are solved but I was just wondering if anyone heard anything about this.
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Re: AC Delco parts?

Postby astroturf » June 28th 2010, 11:31pm

You know after you first mentioned it. I googled and got that result. I'm sure that it happens more than we know. Have you seen the Chinese brake rotors, which are the same width, having larger cooling fins, but less metal in surface area. Pretty tricky and slick. Oh yah it's out there alright. Thanks for the article Dirk.
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Re: AC Delco parts?

Postby Dirk » June 28th 2010, 11:44pm

That's a problem completely unknown to me.
Overhere in Europe we haven't got a problem with counterfeit car parts (yet).
Off course there is aftermarket and there is aftermarket you have the known aftermarket brands that sell from all the part stores across the country and there is the stuff from China which mainly sells via the internet and some dodgy part stores.
So that makes it very easy to spot the crap from the good stuff.
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Re: AC Delco parts?

Postby astroturf » June 28th 2010, 11:51pm

Chinese parts are very common over here. Heck when I went to buy my Ac Delco cap, rotor, and plugs from the Dealership they had some Made in China rotors on the counter. Buyer Beware.
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Re: AC Delco parts?

Postby Leeann_93 » June 29th 2010, 12:18am

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