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AUTO PART STORE'S!!!!!!
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 4:58 PM on j-body.org
Have you noticed that every single auto part's store caiter's to HONDA'S? I've gone into numerous auto part store's looking to buy some stuff for my Cavalier even sometime's every day stuff they don't carry but if I wanted a cold air intake, spark plug wire's, spark plug's,wing's,exaust, tail light's, pretty much any kinda basic moding stuff, unless im driving a civic or accord I'm pretty much screwed. By screwed I mean that if I want something they'll have to order it for me which take's 1-3 week's in most case's. I know we now have a load of product's on the internet but this is not about being on line. This is about I don't wanna wait for my part's to ship I wan't it now. I've resorted to buying on line for my products cause it's the only place to find all our $h!p!!!! Has anyone else noticed this?




Re: AUTO PART STORE'S!!!!!!
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 5:13 PM on j-body.org
then buy a honda or a SBC if you want to walk in and buy parts

demand determines supply, until a billion people are modding cavs forget aboot it (ok so a billion is a bit much)





Re: AUTO PART STORE'S!!!!!!
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 5:31 PM on j-body.org
Have you noticed that gm has been producing CAVALIER'S for 3 generations? I think there's a pretty good total of cavs still on the road and if the products where there in availability they would buy stuff for them? At least i would that's why I posted this topic here. No I'M not gonna open my on shop or anything I just think it's alota bull that there are million's of cav's around and you can't just go and get After Market part's for them.



Re: AUTO PART STORE'S!!!!!!
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 7:17 PM on j-body.org
I work at Advance Auto Parts. (Just got off work, actually) and we DO sell alot of aftermarket parts for Civics, Accords, riceboi's, ect. I don't like it too much, but they sell, so that's why we carry them.

You may be able to get alot of aftermarket parts for a Honda, but just TRY getting an EGR valve or a heater core for an 87 Civic hatch. It will almost be a ure bet that it's an order item. The same things for a Cavalier will more than likely be in stock, and in quantities greater than 2.




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Re: AUTO PART STORE'S!!!!!!
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 7:49 PM on j-body.org
yea, i'm mad too, why don't they carry parts for my sisters Grand AM, or a kick @ss spoiler for my mom's van. Oh yea, and my brother's 87 buick? I'm sure he would buy an intake if they had one for sale. Now, if they only had pentos, my grandma would be pimping!

fact is that they only have so much shelf space, and hondas sell the best.





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Re: AUTO PART STORE'S!!!!!!
Thursday, May 12, 2005 5:08 AM on j-body.org
Roofy, thanx for being honest.
Niceguy4186, Lmao My mom used to have a 72' Pinto!!!



Re: AUTO PART STORE'S!!!!!!
Thursday, May 12, 2005 3:54 PM on j-body.org
yeah bottom line is more ofthen than not your average riceboi is driving a honda
besides who cars if u have to wait a few days to get your parts
i have been with out a car for 3 weeks waiting for my injectors to be upgraded






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Re: AUTO PART STORE'S!!!!!!
Thursday, May 12, 2005 11:22 PM on j-body.org
Because fact is, more people drive civics than j-bodies.

It's like carrying two brands of cereal. A certain brand may be good, but doesn't sell much, and the other brand may not be really that good, but sells like crazy. Who cares if the cereal tastes like crap, stop selling the good tasting stuff and make room for the nasty stuff because people are buying it and you need the extra space.

The good cereal being the J-body.
The crappy cereal being the typical Civic.

It's quite simple really.



Re: AUTO PART STORE'S!!!!!!
Thursday, March 12, 2015 7:43 PM on ecotecpower.com
You check out auto parts warehouse if you are looking for good parts. You can find your parts there which you can't find anywhere else. What I mean is you can get parts from them in a very affordable price.
Re: AUTO PART STORE'S!!!!!!
Friday, March 13, 2015 7:59 AM on j-body.org
Should have waited till may 13th. Then you could have claimed a decade bump to an elderly thread.....





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