1/8/2017: I’m not updating this section anymore, just in case anyone was curious. 

I’ve added a new page to my blog: Shopping. I do a fair amount of online & local purchasing so I thought I’d start posting quick reviews of places I’ve had good or bad experiences with.

Good Local:

Discount Tire (American Fork)- these guys are top notch, always friendly, offer great deals and provide exceptional service. They are the only place I go for tires.

Gene Harvey Chevrolet (American Fork) – Competent, friendly and a great place to buy OEM parts. My only issue is that they are not always as careful as they could be (I had my car scratched a bit when I took it in for some body work).

Larry H. Miller Chevrolet Provo – This is where I bought my car. The staff is super friendly (two of them are my neighbors). I always got calls back, I was helped in a courteous professional way and I never felt pressured into getting anything. I would recommend LHM if you’re looking to buy a Chevrolet.

However, I have had several issues issues with their service department. They are always very friendly, but I had one issue (crooked exhaust – not a huge deal) that I was not able to resolve. I think I would pick a different service center in the future.

Luxe Auto Spa in Murray UT. Exceptional work. A little on the expensive side but your car will bee in good hands.

Good Internet:

SubThump ( – I ordered my sub woofer box from them. Super product, fast shipping and very responsive customer service.

World Motor Sports – in progress. So far it’s been bumpy, but fine.

Good eBay Sellers: 

powerquest22 – I bought jack pads from them and they quality and price was excellent. Quick shipping too.

willfulone (Custom Corvette Accessories) – They shipped quickly. I had an issue with part of my order and they promptly shipped me a replacement.

pick_a_part  – They were willing to break apart a listing for me which was nice. I’ve used them a few times and the service has always been acceptable. I think sometimes they nick parts when they are pulling them out, but it’s never been too serious.

www-sonicelectronix-com – Bought most of my stereo parts (for the Vette) from them. They have always shipped quickly and their prices are excellent. Once they were out of stock on an item but they allowed me to cancel the order and refunded me quickly.

carstuff4sale- I bought a set of Lloyd’s custom car mats for my Camaro. The mats came super quick and were good quality (a little flimsier than the stock mats, but still nice).

buy12volt – I bought a Kenwood amplifier from them. The amp had an issue and they exchanged it for me with no hassle. Very fast shipping.

carbeyondstore – Bought some accessories from them. Just as advertised with super quick shipping.

infiniti-electronics – Got one of my JL Audio sub from these guys. Super price. No problems.

dicky5581 – I picked up a custom painted Chevy bowtie emblem set. They turned out great.

online_car_stereo – I bought a JL amplifier from them. Excellent price, acceptable shipping.

Good Product Vendors:

Dewitt’s Radiator – Quick shipping and a great product. I accidently punctured my radiator when I was installing it. I sent it in to them and they fixed it and shipped it back to me for free. That’s great service.

Not so Good Product Vendors:

West Coast Corvette – Used to be great, but lately service has been really sub par. I had an order issue (wrong item) and they totally blew me off. I decided to give them one more chance and they ignored my emails (question about items I wanted to buy). They won’t get anymore of my business (and I doubt they care).