Herb's Restoration Parts ?

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  1. shooter65

    shooter65 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Hello everyone,

    I know Herb's is a popular resource for parts but I haven't used them yet. I've got about $1200 in a cart but I wanted to see if anyone has recommendations on what I may want to avoid before I pull the trigger. It seems that Herb's, to some extent, is a clearing house for several vendors.

    Has anyone had any bad experiences?

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    polara71 Old Man with a Hat

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    I've bought from Herbs at Carlisle, no problems. I thought however they sold the or were selling the business.
     
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    traintech55 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    They did sell the business. They sold to AMS Obsolete parts in Georgia. I did have some problems with parts I ordered from them in the past, mainly a fuel tank, and an engine wire harness. Their catalogue at the time did not show the difference between Plymouth / Dodge, and Chrysler "C" bodies.
     
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    shooter65 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    I have an engine wiring harness in my cart, I'll give them a call and/or take it out of my cart. Looking back at the description, it's too generic.
    69 C BODY ENGINE HARNESS FOR BIG BLOCK W/POINTS
     
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    polara71 Old Man with a Hat

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    That was probably built by Bill Evans, probably. Google Evans wiring harness and get what you need.
     
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    traintech55 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    The harness I ordered was for a Plymouth / Dodge, it only had the one wire for the temperature gauge, not the two wires for a Chrysler. I brought it to their attention about six years ago, they probably have not changed it after sending them pictures of both harnesses.
     
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    shooter65 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    I need to get back to carlisle next year to talk with the vendors face to face.
     
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    polara71 Old Man with a Hat

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    If I'm remembering right Herbs wasn't there last year. Makes sense if Obsolete bought them .
     
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    A+ For Evans Wiring. Deal with them direct.
     
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    live4theking Old Man with a Hat

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    I believe Evans is out of Erie, PA.
     
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