I just closed a deal on a 1967 SS I've had my eye on for about six months. I still need to go pick the car up (couple weeks), but I'm already researching various products/parts to make her 'mine'.
To that end, I'd like to gather some opinions on what vendors (and products) are good and which to stay away from. Kinda like a Harbor Freight vs. Craftsman vs. Snap-On comparison in the tool world. I don't mean to denigrate any who find value in HF tools (I have a few myself), but the general perception is HF: so-so, Craftsman: middle of the road, Snap-On: the best.
I see all sorts of online vendors: Ausley's, Don's Chevelle, OPGI, SS396, ad infinitum...
Who should I stay away from?
And are some products good from any particular vendor and others poor? I.e., interior parts from Kim Jong's Super Special Mostly Authentic Chevelle Parts
are fine, but stay away from their suspension parts...
I understand any replies will be opinions, but I'd like to get somewhat of a head's up on who's who in the Chevelle replacement parts world.
Just for the sake of a car intro (I previously added a brief introductory post in the New Members area), the car I bought is a numbers matching SS, 325HP, M21, 3.31 Posi, in great shape. The only mods currently are Cragars, BFGs, a cassette 'factory look-alike' radio, and a couple of aftermarket speakers. (Pic below)
Thanks in advance,