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Fiero Store Buying used parts by PaulJK
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Maybe a way to get some extra cash

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Report this Post07-23-2015 10:55 PM Click Here to See the Profile for jscott1Send a Private Message to jscott1Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Thanks for the heads up... I see at least $100 in store credit right there.
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For some of us, the cost to ship in the parts will be higher than the store credit!

Had that problem with a steering rack (NOT from Fiero Store). This vendor sent a FREE return shipping label to US customers.
Those customers in Canada didn't get that. So it cost me about $75 to ship back the old steering rack to get my $100 core charge.
THEN if they decide it's not rebuildable - you don't get it...

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Originally posted by fierosound:

For some of us, the cost to ship in the parts will be higher than the store credit!

Had that problem with a steering rack (NOT from Fiero Store). This vendor sent a FREE return shipping label to US customers.
Those customers in Canada didn't get that. So it cost me about $75 to ship back the old steering rack to get my $100 core charge.
THEN if they decide it's not rebuildable - you don't get it...


Yup, even to ship a couple of calipers.... here in the US. Then, they have to be rebuild-able for credit. I ended just tossing them into the trash, sadly,as I was cleaning and needed the space.
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Stock Fiero brake parts are starting to get harder to find, especially rear calipers.

I recently needed to change my brakes and two larger part stores near me could not even get brake rotors for the Fiero anymore as their suppliers no longer carried them.

Thankfully places like rock auto still stock them but I remember years ago having 4 or 5 times the options in manufacturers than what is currently available. If you look at the rear calipers, you only have 1-2 options left from Rock Auto.

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Report this Post07-24-2015 02:33 PM Click Here to See the Profile for engine manClick Here to Email engine manSend a Private Message to engine manEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
wow i have some parts and could use some parts i have like 2 ecm 2 caliipers and a v6 dis
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In many cases the shipping will crunch the deal but you will still net something. I would price the shipping before sending the stuff out, Then you will know exactly what you will get. The offer is fair but they pay you in gift certificates so no money changes hands. .

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Hmmmm.. How are we to tell the 7170 ECM's apart between 86 and 87?
Plus there is 6864's for 85 and 86? Not sure what ones will work..
I have about 20 I could send them....

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Originally posted by jaskispyder:
Yup, even to ship a couple of calipers.... here in the US. Then, they have to be rebuild-able for credit. I ended just tossing them into the trash, sadly,as I was cleaning and needed the space.


I used the post office if it fits it ships for one price no mater how much it weights, to ship a couple of calipers to Brian out west somewhere for a class in school to rebuild and I think it only cost me 10 bucks.

So that is an option that may make sending in those parts a good deal, as long as they are paying return shipping on anything you order. I like the idea, I just don't like the,

(Once we receive your cores and determine that they can be rebuilt,)

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if they decide they are not rebuild able you are still out the cost of shipping, no mater how cheap you shipped them. Not to mention a part that you may have been able to use some parts of in a repair on something you have already.

And oh ya, if you needed to throw out Fiero parts you need a bigger place !

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I used the post office if it fits it ships for one price no mater how much it weights, to ship a couple of calipers to Brian out west somewhere for a class in school to rebuild and I think it only cost me 10 bucks.
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I use the flat rate shipping boxes a lot, but if you read the fine print there is a strict weight limit on all the boxes internationally and they are almost 4 times as expensive. So that does not help the folks in Canada. Also they do have a 70 pound limit domestically so like most businesses they have been tweaking the deal to make sure it remains profitable.

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What determines if a caliper can be rebuilt? What should I look for?

Also what happens if TFS determines the caliper cannot be rebuilt? Do they return it? Whats to stop them from just saying its junk even if its not?
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Andy...
TFS is looking for calipers that have the ebrake lever and cable holding bracket for full credit.
Make sure there is no obvious damage to the aluminum cast part of the caliper itself. Make sure any 88 calipers have both parts.(aluminum and steel halves)
Seized in piston(s) are fine.. They will have them sent out and rebored/rebuilt anyhow.

Make sure to toss the unnecessary stuff like banjo bolt,slider pins and pads. Get the fluid out!

If you have a caliper with missing ebrake parts,they will offer partial credit.

I've done thousands of $ in credit with TFS over the span of 15 years or so,and always had a great experience..

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Andy...
TFS is looking for calipers that have the ebrake lever and cable holding bracket for full credit.


But don't we need to keep those to transfer over to our new (or rebuilt) calipers?

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It is cheaper to toss the parts, than to add sq. footage

Plus, I sold what I could and then tossed the rest. Sad, as many body panels were tossed as people were not interested in driving up to get them.

 
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And oh ya, if you needed to throw out Fiero parts you need a bigger place !

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Andy...
TFS is looking for calipers that have the ebrake lever and cable holding bracket for full credit.
Make sure there is no obvious damage to the aluminum cast part of the caliper itself. Make sure any 88 calipers have both parts.(aluminum and steel halves)
Seized in piston(s) are fine.. They will have them sent out and rebored/rebuilt anyhow.

Make sure to toss the unnecessary stuff like banjo bolt,slider pins and pads. Get the fluid out!

If you have a caliper with missing ebrake parts,they will offer partial credit.

I've done thousands of $ in credit with TFS over the span of 15 years or so,and always had a great experience..

Mark


Cool. TY Mark. BTW I sent you a PM a few days back. Lost your # and was wondering if you might have a whosamawhatsit. But TY for the heads up on TFS. I will definitely take them up.

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But don't we need to keep those to transfer over to our new (or rebuilt) calipers?


I've stripped tons of Fieros out,so the surplus goes to great use !

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Cool. TY Mark. BTW I sent you a PM a few days back. Lost your # and was wondering if you might have a whosamawhatsit. But TY for the heads up on TFS. I will definitely take them up.


Gonna hit ya back,Andy.
Let's clink a beer,ya?

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Gonna hit ya back,Andy.
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Hella yea Mang!!

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If you buy parts at another parts store, dont you need your old ones for the core charge there...? Some of the local core prices are way out of hand. I bought some new batteries and they charge me $20 each for cores. I bought a new front facia for a 2015 Mustang from the dealer and it came with a $75 core charge. Never heard of a core charge for a front bumper cover before from a retail dealership. They want the bumper core no matter how damaged it is. All I had was 1/4 of it...rest was maybe at the accident scene or tow yard, and they gave me the credit Sounds like a rip off scheme to me.
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