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I was at my local dealership to pick up the rest of my OE oil cooler parts from the Tacoma tow package. When the price for two hoses, a few clips, and o-rings came out to over $120! I normally expect the markup of 30% or so, but this felt like they were taking me for a ride... off a cliff. After some searching and remembering Sparks Parts was around, gave them a search and all the parts are considered "wholesale". Whatever it was, it was less than half of what my dealership was charging and shipped to my door! I reached out to them to see if they offer any specials for us and Micah got back to me. For now, you can save 5% with code "FJC".

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I got my super charger through their group buy and some other stuff too... They're great. I didn't know about the 5% off though... Thanks James!
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So-Cal, CA vs Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Sparks is a Supporting Vendor here and have assisted me with questions and part numbers whenever I email them.
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I got my super charger through their group buy and some other stuff too... They're great. I didn't know about the 5% off though... Thanks James!
You must have got a heck of a deal! Maybe one day I can join the SC crew : Sometimes if you leave parts in your cart on the Sparks site for a couple hours, they'll e-mail you a discount code to save some on shipping (as long as you're logged in).

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Sparks is a Supporting Vendor here and have assisted me with questions and part numbers whenever I email them.
Not that I'm surprised by their southern hospitality, but I like supporting good businesses. Didn't know they were still a SV on here. Good people!
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Here's the current list of SV's, towards the bottom of the page, under Regional Forums. https://www.fjcruiserforums.com/forums/

I always check the list first before going elsewhere, like Amazon for Road Ready steelie's.

Unfortunately we've lost a few with the demise of the FJC's production.





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I also had nothing but good experience with them. I have their sticker on my truck.
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Micah at Sparks parts department got back to me. You can save 5% with code "FJC".
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I called my local Toyota dealer with a few part numbers. Those cheaper prices are concurrent with my wholesale/commercial discount prices. Looks like they are just selling to the public at that price. And why not? They still get the sale, even if at a cut rate.
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Keep in mind, Cost and List are two different things. Cost is what we pay, list is what we sell at. Have to keep the doors open somehow.
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Can't argue with that. Just nice to have options. Dealer orders are ready within 24 hours, while ordering and shipping can take up to a week with standard shipping. Usually I'm not in a rush.
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