-When one orders a trunk gasket or any other part for that matter how do you find out who the manufacturer is? -I've heard alot of good about Daniel Carpenter
In most cases you can't find out. IMO most venders won't say unless it's listed in their catalog.
There's another problem with name of the "maker". In many cases the name part like Scott Drake (not picking on them that name just came to mind). Many times the name brand re packages a part from an un named source!
MU for example with their online cat allows you to select "shop by supplier/maker". It's kinda like TireRack allows shop for tire by brand.
So you select Scott Drake for example...in reality a lot of their stuff is re packaged!
My '64 1/2 vert. Ordered May '64. D code 4 speed, handling package, caspian blue, accent group, Ford blue manual top.
'68 vert. driver. Owned since Apr '78. C code AT, AC, PS, P disc B, PT lime gold, standard black interior and top. NOS RF fender and left quarter.New top and folding glass.