California - Is there a member in the LA area who could help?

Engines, Exhaust and Fuel Systems

  1. Bruceynz

    Bruceynz Well-Known Member

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    Hi Guys,

    Is there anyone in the California area who could help me out a little, the shipping agent I use is in California, if I can find parts in California the shipping cost to get them there is a lot cheaper, but what seems to happen is I find bits I want and then people don't accept paypal or think I am some sort of scammer and go cold on things. If I had someone in California who doesn't mind helping out a fellow FJMer then send me a message.

    www.kiwishipping.co.nz is my shipping agent and they are at 6400 Regio Ave Suite 5494, Buena Park, CA 90620-1017

    Thanks
    Bruce
     
  2. 89.Fifth

    89.Fifth Well-Known Member

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    Wait the person has to be in California to send your parts payments? I'm not sure I understand.
     
  3. 80mirada

    80mirada Well-Known Member

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    He wants somebody in California, because his shipping agent is there. Be basically needs somebody to help facilitate his US based purchases. I'm in Wisconsin or I would be happy to help
     
  4. BudW

    BudW Moderator Staff Member

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    To help others out (for Bruce), member 80Mirada lives over 2,000 miles (3,280 km) away from Buena Park. I live just a short bit closer at 1,340 miles (2,150 km) away.

    Sounds like a great plan for shipping for Bruce, but neither of us will be able to help much.
    BudW
     
  5. XfbodyX

    XfbodyX Well-Known Member

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    What about using ebay as a middle man and use there global shipping program?

    I see New Zealand is on there country list.

    Global Shipping Program

    What I mean is get the seller to list them on ebay, pay with pay pal and use there global shipping program.
     
  6. Bruceynz

    Bruceynz Well-Known Member

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    Hell no!! they charge a fortune, like sell your left and right testicles! :) Sorry no to expensive, you buy something for $100, they say $50 to ship it and $200 in taxes! I got no idea where they get the huge value for taxes!
     
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  7. XfbodyX

    XfbodyX Well-Known Member

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    Maybe trustworthy Khris Kringle in the dark of night might be the cheaper option.

    A lil testy there on the ebay idea, maybe try Somali Pirates.

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  8. Bruceynz

    Bruceynz Well-Known Member

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    is that the crew from ebay global program? :)
     
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    XfbodyX Well-Known Member

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    Great Reply.
     
  10. XfbodyX

    XfbodyX Well-Known Member

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    Hook me up with a pet wombat and I will find you some parts. I really would like a pet wombat, ive a cat like as big as one but its not the same.
     
  11. Bruceynz

    Bruceynz Well-Known Member

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    Look here is a screen shot for a roller cam, I am sure it is them in the photo! Where do they get that $144 from, pull it out their butt! Welcome to ebay global!

    At the end of the day, its the service they offer, if people happy to use it then all good, ebay is not forcing me in anyway to use it.


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  12. 88_AHB

    88_AHB Well-Known Member

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    I'm in Northern CA,not sure if that would help or not?
     
  13. Bruceynz

    Bruceynz Well-Known Member

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    California is really long eh? Anyone in California is good! I have really good friend in Oregon too! its a next state up.
     
  14. 88_AHB

    88_AHB Well-Known Member

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    Yes it is, I’m about 6-7hours north of LA area.