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Im sure this has been answered a thou.times but...

I have a 67 in my shop now that is almost ready for paint. I guess the customer is so happy that he has decided to buy all new everything for it such as seals, handles, trim, bumpers ect.

Money is not a huge issue, Id like to find a place if possible for one stop shopping of all the parts I will need that are quality parts.

My experience with most everything aftermarket is that its all junk and sometimes fits and sometimes not so much.

Can someone steer me onto one company if possible that will give me the best bang for my buck. Thanks
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National Parts Depot generally makes an effort to carry the best stuff.
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Most stores carry several brands of reproduction parts, Ive had also good experience with CJ Pony.

In terms of aftermarket brands, Id say Scott Drake parts have very good quality, TMI for interior upholstery

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Most stores carry several brands of reproduction parts, Ive had also good experience with CJ Pony.

In terms of aftermarket brands, Id say Scott Drake parts have very good quality, TMI for interior upholstery
You may be about to find out that kind comments about Scott Drake branded parts are fighting words around here...

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I have a 67 in my shop now that is almost ready for paint. I guess the customer is so happy that he has decided to buy all new everything for it such as seals, handles, trim, bumpers ect.
Outside of NOS Ford, Daniel Carpenter brand seals are the best on the market. I wouldn't use other brands.

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My experience with most everything aftermarket is that its all junk and sometimes fits and sometimes not so much.
You're not going to have any surprises with the reproduction parts for '67 Mustangs it sounds like!
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Outside of NOS Ford, Daniel Carpenter brand seals are the best on the market. I wouldn't use other brands.
^ +1. They're a wholesale-only operation so look for their stuff at your favorite Mustang vendor.

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I've found NPD is very transparent on what brand part they're selling if asked on the phone. Some places won't disclose so I think that speaks for itself.
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I had an issue with a mustang vendor that I had dealt with for a long time. Now I shop at NPD and have had no such issues.
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NPD is the only choice here, they have multiple levels of reproduction quality for most parts and they have almost everything in stock.
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NPD is a great choice certainly. Virginia Classic Mustang is also a great choice as well. Both reputable honest places. With NPD though, You have different levels of parts, (Good, Better, Best) so if you do not ask for the best, You may get a lower grade part. NPD does this to offer consumers better cost savings which is understandable, so they provide more choices which is great. Virginia Classic Mustang tries only to carry the best parts available and they try not to deal with cheaper lower grade parts if they can help it. Both are great places, but have different business dynamics. NPD is a way bigger distributor of the two as VCM is a way much smaller operation.

Mustangs Unlimited and CJ Pony parts are good too for cost savings, but they are a crapshoot. You have to know what you are getting...sometimes having to return certain parts before you really get what you want.

Those are my experiences and my 2 cents... I continue to order from all of them for certain things depending on what it is...

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