Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Injun Territory, 'Merica!
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Depends on where you live & what you need. On small Pontiac only reproduction parts that one can only purchased from a few retail catalogue vendors, Ames, Motor City Muscle, & OPGI may be your best choice. I used to use PY for little stuff I coUld not get through whls channels, then PY merged with Ames.
On so many large items there are reproduction parts suppliers all over the country that can supply the same exact reproduction 1/4 panels, trunk drops, floor pans, trunk pans, hoods, decklids, gastanks, core supports, carpet, as a catalogue vendor thousands of miles across the country. The key is to educate yourself on what is out there. These often decent sized metro area suppliers can typically sell that same part for less, then you save on all the shipping. Often a factor, you can pick up, examine, make sure such large pieces are not damaged.