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Old 02-21-2012, 09:16 PM   #31
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If I don't pick up a used set off r3v this week, I'll be picking up a set from blunt.

As far as I can remember, I've never paid duty or "tax" on any parts I've had shipped USPS.

Correct me if I'm wrong.
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Old 02-21-2012, 09:18 PM   #32
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also, Turner: $491.74 + shipping
http://www.turnermotorsport.com/BMW-...hock-sets.aspx

I used to have a nice list of all the normal parts sites' prices for a full set of billy sports, but I cut out all the more expensive ones to just have blunt and essex. EJ Knight/raceskids is a new supplier.
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Old 02-21-2012, 09:41 PM   #33
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As far as I can remember, I've never paid duty or "tax" on any parts I've had shipped USPS.

Correct me if I'm wrong.
It's hit and miss. Anything over $20 should be subject to duty and brokerage fees (in this case, 6% + whatever brokerage is charged... usually a set fee + "interest" on the duty). USPS is hit or miss, but since you'll have an item with a fairly large price tag coming across expect to pay duty/brokerage.

The only exclusion to this is being sent a "gift".
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Old 02-28-2012, 10:41 PM   #34
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I paid 580 tax in from Essex

they will often tax you on a gift coming from a business address. I paid 580 tax in from Essex and they showed up quick. They are also employing Canadian people!
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Old 02-29-2012, 04:04 AM   #35
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Just Mocked up an order for a set from Essex.. Total is $645 shipped and tax in.. I got quotes for $500 shipped from the states.. thats the best i could find.. i figure if they do get me for the duty then i'll end up almost breaking even with essex.. guess thats a risk i might have to take lol who knows i might luck out
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Old 02-29-2012, 05:52 AM   #36
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this ebay seller has pretty good deals on bilsteins

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/BILSTEIN-SPOR...#ht_500wt_1156
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Old 02-29-2012, 01:24 PM   #37
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you are going to LOVE the billy sports.

best shock i've driven on ever. I will show you why its good! 1 sec..
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Old 02-29-2012, 01:29 PM   #38
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clear difference!
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Old 03-01-2012, 03:27 AM   #39
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Hah those little things would blow in no time in hamilton.. I've heard nothing but good things about billys, so i've gotta get me some.. just part your car, sell me yours, save a little and buy an e30 M3 do-able no? lol btw.. i dunno if its the , but your toes are smiling at me bro loool
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Old 03-01-2012, 10:59 AM   #40
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Hah those little things would blow in no time in hamilton.. I've heard nothing but good things about billys, so i've gotta get me some.. just part your car, sell me yours, save a little and buy an e30 M3 do-able no? lol btw.. i dunno if its the , but your toes are smiling at me bro loool
lol those little things on a lowered car and the weight of the m50 blew them the **** up! well, now i know...before i didnt. never knew that would have happened lol.

lol....say what? my toes are smiling? you are seeing shit son
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Old 03-01-2012, 11:38 AM   #41
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i've delt with essex as well....great place....cheap shipping and CANADIAN.....
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:22 PM   #42
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^bump for essex; I also got bilsteins from them for my dads E46. excellent customer service, cheap shipping and the lowest price I could find!
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Old 03-03-2012, 06:41 PM   #43
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here is an awesome price for bilstein sport struts for an e39 540....75 dollars less than Essex

http://www.autopartsway.ca/PartDetai.../pagenum1/tabS
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:05 PM   #44
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Bilstein B8 Sport Series Strut Assembly

Bilstein B8 Sport Shocks and struts are recommended for vehicles that have been lowered from stock height.

Bilstein B8 Sport monotube shocks and struts deliver absolute mastery of the road surface for the performance-minded driver. Designed to push a car's suspension to its performance peak, these shocks are specifically suited for use with special lowering springs in combination with anti-sway bars or other suspension upgrades. (yellow paint, steel body)
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Old 03-04-2012, 03:21 AM   #45
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unfortunately not the case for e30s, totalled up to 650$ tax in.. which is more than essex
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