The 1947 - Present Chevrolet & GMC Truck Message Board Network







Register or Log In To remove these advertisements.

Go Back   The 1947 - Present Chevrolet & GMC Truck Message Board Network > Info Center > Review Board > Vendor Reviews

Web 67-72chevytrucks.com


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-16-2017, 10:25 PM   #1
DeadheadNM
Carpe manana

 
DeadheadNM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Back in Albuquerque
Posts: 7,094
Truckseats (Tim) and Truck World (Larry Nease)

It's uncomfortable to post this but I feel obliged to do so that it may spare others some hassle. I've ordered several sets of seat covers from member Truckseats in the past and have been pleased (as have many other members here).

In April 2016 I paid Tim $1885 for a set of plaid front/rear seat covers for a highlander blazer and an accompanying set of rear bedside panels. Tim distributes these products made by Truck World of Springfield, MO run by Larry Nease. I expected a bit of a wait. In September of 2016 after inquiring about delivery I received an email from Tim that my covers were shipping and that my panels would ship the following week.

When my seat covers arrived one of the two had the plaid pattern misaligned and needed to be redone. Tim asked that I work directly with Larry to ensure the cover was redone correctly, which is appropriate. I finally received the redone cover in March 2017, 11 months after my initial order and after incurring an additional $50 To return the covers to Larry.

As I was directly communicating with Larry now, I kept up inquiries through him regarding my panels (that did not arrive when I was told they would) always receiving excuses about why the manufacture was delayed. In late December 2016 Larry told me that he could make my panels with a premium vinyl much better than he typically uses and a match to OEM and that he could turn them around quickly. I agreed and sent Larry an additional $750 through Paypal that I'm subsequently clawing back as he later (March 2017) claimed the embossing process wasn't working well on the thicker vinyl. I was led to believe he had worked with this upgraded vinyl before and was not informed he was experimenting with different vinyl. He agreed to make me panels using his typical vinyl and that mine had priority - I expected no more than say a six week wait.

I've periodically checked in with Tim about my order and on those occasions he contacted Larry on my behalf. To this date I have not received my rear panels: that's now almost 14 months after the original order. Today a board member here reports that he just received his rear panels (this week) through Brothers Trucks after a wait of only six weeks.

If I could order a set of panels from another manufacturer I would never have waited this long. Larry Nease of Truck World is the only manufacturer and supplies all the distributors. There are other vendors on this board I have spoken with who have cancelled their business arrangements with Larry for similar unreliability.

Larry sent me a text on Monday June 5, 2017 stating my panels were "Going out in next 2 days for sure...".
__________________
1972 K5 CST Blazer
1972 K5 CST Highlander Blazer: http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=708547
1972 K20 Cheyenne Super: http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=528308
1972 K1500 GMC: http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=638747

Members met: ORANGBLAZ, 2003 silverado, MikeCofield, BB72CHEVKT, Duncan&Son, Sameyrasmea72, THENEWMEXICAN, HotRod C/10, brianthelion02, Sport/Truck, ryanroo, michael bustamante, Dirt's72, Already Gone, WestButteTruck, 57taskforce, Moreyel, AASmedic, SoCoC10, Lumaestas, carbuff382
DeadheadNM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2017, 06:58 AM   #2
GMCPaul
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: Rockville,In. USA
Posts: 3,443
Re: Truckseats (Tim) and Truck World (Larry Nease)

Sorry to hear this. Dad was getting these from a wholesaler that bought from them in quantity for a better price than we could direct but dropped Truck World products from our web site well over a year ago after years of problems. Order's we were told were 4-6 weeks but in reality they actually always took 3-6 months at best with many orders having taken significantly longer than 6 months. I don't believe they ever met the 6 weeks they promised to have something done in to be honest.
He will eventually come through but his promised deadlines are just empty promises in our opinion that meant nothing.
Paul Jr @ GMCPauls
GMCPaul is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2017, 01:57 PM   #3
Truckseats
Senior Member
 
Truckseats's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Tri-Cities, Wa
Posts: 1,608
Re: Truckseats (Tim) and Truck World (Larry Nease)

Peter,

I have included you on an email I have sent to Larry for answers regarding your order. Paul is absolutely right about the deadlines. He always does come through but this is a little much. Your panels will be my top priority. I think I still have all of the information you gave me about your direct order with Larry in my email.
Truckseats is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2017, 09:11 PM   #4
Truckseats
Senior Member
 
Truckseats's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Tri-Cities, Wa
Posts: 1,608
Re: Truckseats (Tim) and Truck World (Larry Nease)

I talked with Larry today and was insured again that due to the special vinyl and scrolls on this specific vinyl, this took considerably longer than their standard panels. I was also told they would ship Monday. Pete you should have the same email I received. Lets update this the first part of the week to insure that they did ship and that we have a tracking number. Thanks - Tim
Truckseats is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2017, 03:06 PM   #5
68c10airstream
Senior Member
 
68c10airstream's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Marquette michigan
Posts: 662
Re: Truckseats (Tim) and Truck World (Larry Nease)

A little reluctant to chime in but will say tim with truckseats was great and honest to deal with. I included very explicit order details (71-72 blue hounds tooth horseshoe pattern to be cut to fit a folding 68 seat, 71-72 don't fold) and got a oem 71-72 cover but not for a folder. Called truck world directly and was told that there are many pattern for these trucks and didn't have the 68 pattern. I provided a perfect 68 upper and a taped up oem used bottom for a pattern, absorbed the shipping but in 3 weeks got exactly what i wanted. Funny, because in my sheet with explicit details i included my cell# that i will answer most anytime. Worth the wait and hassles, YES, but the customer to supply the pattern, surprised!!

Last edited by 68c10airstream; 06-24-2017 at 09:41 PM.
68c10airstream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2017, 12:17 PM   #6
Truckseats
Senior Member
 
Truckseats's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Tri-Cities, Wa
Posts: 1,608
Re: Truckseats (Tim) and Truck World (Larry Nease)

I received these pictures of your panels last night and were told they are ready to ship.
Attached Images
   
Truckseats is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2017, 06:10 PM   #7
Truckseats
Senior Member
 
Truckseats's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Tri-Cities, Wa
Posts: 1,608
Re: Truckseats (Tim) and Truck World (Larry Nease)

Panels have shipped and UPS tracking information has been sent.
Truckseats is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2017, 09:40 PM   #8
DeadheadNM
Carpe manana

 
DeadheadNM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Back in Albuquerque
Posts: 7,094
Re: Truckseats (Tim) and Truck World (Larry Nease)

Tim thanks for your help in closing the loop. I really appreciate it. Glad Larry was able to get it in gear and assemble them over the weekend.

I'm a multiple repeat customer of Tim's and can attest to the quality of the work Larry does as I've used his covers on four trucks now and have a set of his K5 panels on my green Blazer that are better than OEM. Ordering the upholstery for the current build was one of the first steps I made along the rebuild as I knew it would entail a wait.
__________________
1972 K5 CST Blazer
1972 K5 CST Highlander Blazer: http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=708547
1972 K20 Cheyenne Super: http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=528308
1972 K1500 GMC: http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=638747

Members met: ORANGBLAZ, 2003 silverado, MikeCofield, BB72CHEVKT, Duncan&Son, Sameyrasmea72, THENEWMEXICAN, HotRod C/10, brianthelion02, Sport/Truck, ryanroo, michael bustamante, Dirt's72, Already Gone, WestButteTruck, 57taskforce, Moreyel, AASmedic, SoCoC10, Lumaestas, carbuff382
DeadheadNM is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:59 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 1997-2013 67-72chevytrucks.com