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Old 07/08/2019, 01:26 PM   #1
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I'm pretty sure Mustangs Unlimited is going out of business. I called about a number of backordered items and the sales guy lied to me, saying the manufacturers are no longer making the items.
NPD has the items, but after NPD drives all the others out of business prices will surely rise.

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Old 07/08/2019, 03:12 PM   #2
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I think that there are plenty of Mustang suppliers out there at this time. My opinion is Mustang parts are some of the most reasonable for any car out there! I wish that quality was a bigger factor in the repop business. I get lots of reproduction parts that do not fit and seem to be cheaply made. Given the chance if the quality is there I will pay more.

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Old 07/08/2019, 04:38 PM   #3
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I try to order from MU because of their proximity, but seems like they are Out of Stock on MANY items. I use NPD primarily.

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Old 07/08/2019, 06:27 PM   #4
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I'm pretty sure Mustangs Unlimited is going out of business. I called about a number of backordered items and the sales guy lied to me, saying the manufacturers are no longer making the items.
NPD has the items, but after NPD drives all the others out of business prices will surely rise.
I might be naive, but from what I have read and experienced first hand, I would be very surprised if NPD trying to drive anyone out of business or that they would up their prices after doing so. They have the best quality parts already and back their products.

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Old 07/08/2019, 08:06 PM   #5
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I use a small Mustang supplier called Bel-Kirk Mustang in Seattle frequently. They deal in quality parts and their counter people are very knowledgeable. They have one day shipping to me due to their proximity to my shop. Yes, they cost a bit more, but in my mind totally worth the few extra bucks for quality and fast shipping. Of course, I am working on customer cars alot and fast delivery saves my customer money.

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Old 07/08/2019, 08:38 PM   #6
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Certainly appears like they're going out of business...
I just went to their website. "30% off all in stock items" is the the first thing that pops up. And, as stated above, the selection is limited. Might be a good time to browse for some good deals...

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Old 07/09/2019, 07:34 AM   #7
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I might be naive, but from what I have read and experienced first hand, I would be very surprised if NPD trying to drive anyone out of business or that they would up their prices after doing so. They have the best quality parts already and back their products.
I may have phrased that poorly. I donít think NPD is trying to drive the others out of business but I think many other main players will inevitably go under just because they canít compete with NPDís prices and delivery.

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Old 07/09/2019, 08:28 AM   #8
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Arlie is correct. The little guys will go under eventually. Classic Industries is another new player in the Mustang world.

https://shop.classicindustries.com/1...194.1557192111

I have not bought from them for a Mustang and the above is no advertisement or endorsement. I have used them for GM customer cars that I have worked on. They are another huge company that will absorb the little guys.

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Old 07/09/2019, 09:41 AM   #9
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Summit Racing also carries a lot of Mustang parts, as does Amazon. Most of Amazonís Mustang specific parts seem to come from Macís and are more expensive than NPD. My first searches are always NAPA and Summit, then NPD if the first two donít have what I need.

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Old 07/11/2019, 09:26 AM   #10
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I have a Scott Drake catalog that is very descriptive and seems to list most parts. I use that number and check Summit 1st. Summit is a Drake distributor and usually has the best prices. I must include that my car was 95% complete when I got it and I'm not doing any of the major work a lot of you guys are doing.

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I just ordered all window felt and rubber weatherstrip from Classic Industries. I caught 15% off and free shipping.


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