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    Hi guys, just wondering if this crowd are good to deal with?
    Also they stock RTS (race trans solutions) hi-vol sumps. Anyone had any experience with them? They are about half the price of other better known performance sumps. Im thinkin you get what you pay for, but thought id ask anyway. Thanks

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    Everyone on this board seems to rubbish the big players ( Rocket and VPW ), but I've had good dealings with Barney and VPW. I would recommend them.

    Depending on the part, it could work out cheaper to import.

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    Yep I agree I've bought a few things from them and been very good. I've only bought from them when:
    a. they have had it in stock
    b. I needed it urgently

    I have found if they don't have it in stock I can usually get it cheaper and faster through Summit or Jegs than through VPW. But every dealing I have had with them has been excellent...good service
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    The only complaint I had with VPW is they would just send anything, complicating matters. I solved this by doing the ordering by using part #s that way you are sure of what you are receiving. Tho I haven't dealt with them for some time now.

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    Oh Yes make sure anything you order is in stock!!!

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    As above, have used them many times with no problems, 20 min drive so easy. Like others have said call them and confirm they have the stock you want with part numbers, sited !!, before you order. Not the first time the computer said 2 in stock drive out and theres no stock lol.

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    They're usually cheaper than anyone else so I use this to play off against local shops as VPW often don't have stock when I've phoned up.

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    Barney is a clueless ****, I've had world war 3 with him before but I still use a trade account there so it helps when going to Speedpro to get a better price LOL.

    Half the time Speedpro are on par or cheaper than VPW trade anyway!

    Not rubbishing the place, just the owner/staff. Having said that, I have still used them.

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    at the current climate condition, importing is the go

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    I have used them several times with no problems. as said be specific. prices and freight are always competitive.
    If it doesn't have a MOTOR, it's not a SPORT

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    Bought off Barney from VPW heaps, orders always on time and right, never any wars .. And on the odd occasion where we have had to send something back its always on their dime and they send it out even before I send the unwanted parts back...

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    I have used them a few times and have had nothing but great service from them .

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    Quote Originally Posted by SilverVH View Post
    Barney is a clueless ****, I've had world war 3 with him before

    Not rubbishing the place, just the owner/staff. Having said that, I have still used them.
    Looks like you are rubbishing the place.

    The owner of the biggest mail order parts store in Australia is " clueless ", you don't like him or his staff, but you still buy from him? At least he doesn't help promote AT racing and live in LA LA land.

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    Havent bought anything off them in years had one bad experience and that was it.

    EDIT....i used to buy EVERYTHING off them then i had my bad experience and bye bye to my business with them.
    Last edited by BENT 8; 06-01-2011 at 07:34 PM.

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    None of you botherd to notice that red taxi is in NZ so "anything" he buys for his car has to be imported, Iv used VPW quite a few times, always did right by me, but I buy mostly bb mopar engine stuff so no one in Australia can realy help me so I import & some times from NZ
    if a little knowledge is a dangerous thing then I have enough to seriously hurt myself

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