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post #1 of 8 Old 09-03-2018, 05:27 AM Thread Starter
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best place to order parts

Who are the best site to order parts from in the U.S?
I know from my car and firearms hobbies that prices for the same part can change drastically from site to site.
Where are your favorite places to get parts?

Is there a low price part search engine?

Iím getting ready to clean my fuel tank, and I want to replace gaskets and or seals on the filler cap and some other stuff.
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post #2 of 8 Old 09-03-2018, 06:30 AM
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I usually use MR, but have also used, and Babbits online.
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post #3 of 8 Old 09-03-2018, 11:45 AM
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I usually just Google the part or part number and then check the results. There are some OEM parts that are only available from outside the US, like turn signals and top box reflectors.
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post #4 of 8 Old 09-03-2018, 11:51 AM
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I have had such good service from Chaparal, I just go to them and quit driving myself crazy looking at a dozen sites.

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post #5 of 8 Old 09-03-2018, 03:11 PM
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For OEM parts Oneida Suzuki is usually very good.
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post #6 of 8 Old 09-03-2018, 10:06 PM
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Depending on the part or parts, I usually check the following:

Oneida Suzuki
Ron Ayers
MR Cycle
Dennis Kirk
Rocky Mountain ATV / Jake Wilson
American Motorcycle Tire

And sometimes these too:

Bike Bandit

Usually after comparing prices plus shipping Oneida or Ron Ayers come out the cheapest (unless it's tires) but not always.


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post #7 of 8 Old 09-03-2018, 10:28 PM
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Recently i got stuff from Babbits...quick shipping and easy. Last order came from Bike Bandit....s l o w.....but it got here cheaper than Babbits. I called BB and asked why the delay.....oem parts have to ship to them first before shipping to me and they said no drop shipping. Not sure if I believe them but the stuff took almost 2 weeks to arrive.

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post #8 of 8 Old 09-03-2018, 10:42 PM
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I always buy from Rocky Mtn. ATV

They have good pricing.
They show the part stock
Very fast shipping usually
You get a percentage of your purchases back to apply to future orders.

Also they have their house brand of products, Tusk. Very good quality and typically 1/2 the cost of name brands.
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