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08-22-2013, 02:18 AM #1
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Happy Day: Rock Auto is awesome; great help/price for CAT set up
First, I am not sure if I am posting this in the right area. If not my apologies! After searching long and hard for the whole catalytic converter set up ... 2 cats with Y pipes, and
for the proper four O2 sensors which had me in a funk due to the high cost of all parts needed. Interestingly each day calling vendor after vendor, dealer after dealer, and even the
original dealership in Canada, I received answers I was looking for. First off, "my so called CANADIAN 2000 Chevy Silverado" which I and everyone thinking that it was made in the
Oshawa Chevy Plant in Canada was surprisingly manufactured in Fort Wayne Indiana. This is just one of two plants that Canada get their trucks from. The other one is located in
Jacksonville FL. After finding this out, this made it a whole lot easier in finding the parts needed as for some crazy reason I was given the run around that since it was a Canadian
truck that the parts were slightly different! ... To make a long story short; I called a dealer for the price on the cat set up to which they said $1121.94 ... next then I called all
Napa, and they tried to sell me on something that was universal and still quite high ... next, then I called Oreilly's and they said that they couldn't get the part that it showed it
was completely out of stock! When I asked the number to the manufacture the young guy gave me the number. I called the manufacture and they said that they had it in stock
and at their distribution centers the gentleman I spoke to there said to me that it sounded like I was getting the royal run around. and suggested that I buy that catalytic
converter set up somewhere else that they supply like "Rock Auto" he assured me that I would get the same "Walker" catalytic converter setup for much much less! I thanked him
then called Oreilly to speak with the manager. The manager said their price was $737.99 and that when he would have time tomorrow he would call the manufacturer to see why
the could not order it. Not only that the manager said it would then be a special order and there would be shipping cost of $120 on top. I thanked him hung up called ROCK AUTO
and in a matter of 15 min, I ordered my WALKER catalytic set up and the 4 O2 sensors, found a discount code of 5% and my final total was to the sweet tune of $499.66 I AM
ONE HAPPY LADY!!!!!
I will NEVER do business with OReilly and many others ever again!!!
"persistence pays off"
08-22-2013, 09:07 PM #2
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Wow, what a savings! Nice job in sticking with it.
I changed your title slightly so that others know what the thread is about.
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08-23-2013, 12:07 AM #3
Why are trucks made in the US sold in Canada while trucks made in Canada are sold in the US? My truck was built in Canada but sold/purchased here in the US. Why the crossover instead of selling them where they are made???Clint (TX) 2001 Silverado LS 4.8L auto 2wd ECSB [GARAGE]
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08-23-2013, 12:35 AM #4
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