Posted 2020-06-12 2:23 PM (#599579 - in reply to #599561) Subject: RE: Tk Lowery making the floor pans patches out of NH
Location: McCleary WA
kennygs72 - 2020-06-12 3:58 AM
Has any one had any dealing with him?, I think the company is called Rear steel replacements. Thanks kenny
I got the floor for my '57 Dodge wagon from Real Steel (Lowery). His product is good, but he is sloppy with production and very hard to communicate with. I bought 6 panels - some were too narrow, others too wide. I asked for the front left to not have the removable panel, but got it that way anyhow. On some he failed to include the necessary depression for the frame bolts. When I pointed that out he sent another set. They had the recesses stamped but this time lacked the back part of the seat rail depression. He also can supply the 90 degree bracket that fits on top of the floor by the door post, but the spacing between the vertical part and the bolt hole was short by about 2". When I complained and provided the correct dimension, he sent another set that was off just as much only too long this time. When I pointed out that all he had to do was match the dimensions on his own replacement floor panel that piece fit on, he got mad and refused to talk to me. I ended up completely re-shaping his second set by hand. Also, the bolt hole depressions are too shallow - I had to buy a die online and re-press every one, using a wooden buck to prevent warpage. All that said, what alternatives do we have?
Posted 2020-06-17 8:02 AM (#599771 - in reply to #599561) Subject: Re: Tk Lowery making the floor pans patches out of NH
Location: Atlanta ga
Thanks for your input everyone , Unfortunately i had ordered from him before i posted this. My patch panels from him should be here tomorrow ( after 6 weeks ). Ill let everyone know how it goes. Thanks again Kenny