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Old 01-21-2020, 12:23 AM   #1
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Old 01-21-2020, 08:57 AM   #2
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This stinks. Best place to get suspension parts for a Chevy truck. Thanks for posting though, I need a set of big block 2” drop spring for my 427 swap. Discount helped but didn’t even cover shipping but happy to have them.
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Old 01-21-2020, 12:24 PM   #3
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Hate to see this. Been using them for 20 plus years. Excellent parts/great service.
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Old 01-21-2020, 12:53 PM   #4
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Holy crap! One of the best companies out there. Damn shame
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Old 01-21-2020, 06:07 PM   #5
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Hate to hear this news. Pretty competitive market I'm sure. They were just one of the few companies that knew their stuff when you called.
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Old 01-21-2020, 06:07 PM   #6
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Like everyone else I hate to see this news! I've used a lot of their products and have nothing but good things to say.
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Old 01-22-2020, 07:59 AM   #7
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Well that just sux.
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Old 01-22-2020, 11:52 AM   #8
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I saw this posted on FB as well. I went ahead and grabbed some lenses for taillights, reverse lights, and front turn signals... along with some flasher relays.
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Old 01-22-2020, 12:20 PM   #9
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Man I hate to hear that, Ive bought a lot of chassi parts from Mark over the year's. Those guy's are 1st class with great customer service....
I wish them much luck!!
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Old 01-22-2020, 02:07 PM   #10
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Are they selling out or just shutting down?
I have built 4 trucks with their stuff. Excellent product and great service.
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Old 01-22-2020, 02:30 PM   #11
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Are they selling out or just shutting down?
I have built 4 trucks with their stuff. Excellent product and great service.
Shutting down by the looks of it. Drop kits aren't on the website anymore so once inventory is sold out that looks like that is it.
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Old 01-22-2020, 03:00 PM   #12
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Really sucks.

Who you guys recommend for disc brake kits now?

I went and saved some of their tech writeups before they are gone.

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Old 01-22-2020, 05:19 PM   #13
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Who you guys recommend for disc brake kits now?
AZ Pro Performance are excellent with their knowledge of our trucks.
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Old 01-22-2020, 10:32 PM   #14
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They’re going with 20% off on anything left in stock! I guess that’s the only plus.
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Old 01-22-2020, 10:56 PM   #15
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Thanks for posting I will take advantage of the offer and order for next winter's projects.
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Old 01-23-2020, 12:18 AM   #16
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Does anyone else make factory height conversion spindles for a 1970 C/10 so that I can swap to 1971 disc brakes but keep the rest of my front end components 1970? ECE was the only place I had seen those spindles and I’m not seeing them listed anymore.
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Old 01-23-2020, 05:34 AM   #17
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AZ Pro Performance are excellent with their knowledge of our trucks.
These guys are about 1/2mile away from me.....wife stopped by there today and got me a tshirt from there that has a 64-66 Suburban on it.....they had a lil car show there Sat morning.....I guess they do it every 3rd Saturday every month.....coffee/donuts provided...
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Does anyone else make factory height conversion spindles for a 1970 C/10 so that I can swap to 1971 disc brakes but keep the rest of my front end components 1970? ECE was the only place I had seen those spindles and I’m not seeing them listed anymore.
I thought CPP Makes stock height spindles. I have a set on my 1968. Looking at their website and on ebay and summit I can't find them right now. You might call them and ask.
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Old 01-23-2020, 10:38 AM   #19
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Sad too see this
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Old 08-08-2020, 07:24 PM   #20
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I was surfing the net and somehow got redirected to the ECE website. Now it says ECE got picked up by Holley, so should start seeing their products through them. Glad they're not dying.
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Old 08-09-2020, 01:01 AM   #21
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So they got bought out by Holley, sometimes its the right time to cash in. If products stay the same that's good but I'm sure the superb customer service and knowledge that the Staff had at ECE will not be of the same caliber.
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