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Ian Rubie

Julian Mar 8, 2010

  1. Julian

    Julian Well-Known Member

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    Just like to say, if you need Toyota genuine parts, Ian is the man
    I needed some CV Joint Boots for my axle rebuild, he had some and the pricing was advantageous, to be honest he was much more helpful than my local main agent
    Just thought you all should know
     
  2. Paul

    Paul Well-Known Member I am in england

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    Can he do all genuine parts? ;)

    Which local dealers have you tried as all the ones in Soton area seem to be useless. Just paid £19 for an oil filter and when i replied "how much!" he said that loads of people still go there for filters as they are sure they are the cheapest, even cheaper than the aftermarket ones!!!!
    Huge pinch of salt i think, i then said not to bother doing the quote on the wheels, gear knob and stereo mounting. :twisted:
     
  3. Jon Wildsmith

    Jon Wildsmith Super Moderator Supporter Guru I am in england

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    Ask him ;)
     
  4. Ian Rubie

    Ian Rubie Moderator I am in uk

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    I can get most parts. I import the parts that I sell and bring them in using air freight. The savings are best on small, light, high value items such as diff lock actuators - these are typically 50% of UK dealer. Things like starter motors or body panels are not economical due to air freight costs.

    I try to hold a small stock of things, the import process takes 7 - 10 days.

    I am not a dealer, I am not in it to make a living, it is just something I do in my spare time.

    Cheers

    Ian
     
  5. Chris

    Chris Super Moderator Supporter I am in europe

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    And very well you do it, too Ian. My plan is to eventually to replace all the parts of my 90 so that I can re register it in 2011 as being brand new! I'm not doing too bad so far.

    C
     
  6. Andy

    Andy Well-Known Member Supporter I am in england

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    I had some window rubbers from Ian,

    Super fast delivery at a good price, will contact him again when I want other bits
     
  7. Ian Rubie

    Ian Rubie Moderator I am in uk

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    Thank you all for your kind words.

    Ian
     
  8. adrianr

    adrianr Well-Known Member

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    Thank you Ian. Excellent fella, top service, great prices, fast delivery.

    You could teach Toyota a thing or two.
     
  9. Nuclear Chicken

    Nuclear Chicken Well-Known Member

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    :cool:

    I'll second, third and fourth that. Top man.

    Toyo UK need to get a grip on their prices. £18+ for an oil filter is just daft.
     
  10. joinerman

    joinerman Well-Known Member

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    Funnily enough i bought a filter from yota yesterday for my 80. £12 + vicious added tax
     
  11. AndyCook

    AndyCook Well-Known Member I am in scotland

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    I recommend Ian too,
    sorted out a new rear difflock actuator for me very quickly in the winter. and I had the replacement on the truck in time to use it in the snow

    cheers
    andy
     
  12. Bat21

    Bat21 Well-Known Member Supporter I am in morocco

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    Just bought a set of starter contacts for my 80 from Ian, excellent service.
     
  13. silvercruiser

    silvercruiser Well-Known Member

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    Thanks to Ian for my genuine U/j's excellent service and i even fitted them today cheers.


    Joe
     
  14. Gary Stockton

    Gary Stockton Super Moderator Supporter I am in zimbabwe

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    More kudos for Ian - all my bits for the suspension upgrade and rear door project have arrived safely and at attractive prices for OEM kit :clap: :clap: :bow-yellow:
     
  15. TonyP

    TonyP Super Moderator Supporter I am in uk

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    Might as well as my thanks to Ian to this thread too. My parts to fix Lil'Blue arrived sharpishly and at a very good price! Thanks Ian :clap:
     
  16. Chris

    Chris Super Moderator Supporter I am in europe

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    Well I have had the odd few bits and pieces from him. He's alright I suppose.

    Ha Ha. And they said that Eric Clapton was God. Ian's an absolute life saver. :bow-yellow:

    Chris
     
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    Another thanks to Ian, fantastic service and a very good price :clap:
     
  18. Matt Wright

    Matt Wright Well-Known Member I am in south_africa

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    To add my 5 cents, it's not just that Ian goes so far out of his way to give you genuine useful information on any job you're attempting, but that he always supplies exactly what you need, not just what the manual says.. That makes a huge difference (the extra bits that arrive in the packages are an added bonus :) )
    I've rebuilt my front left and right axle using Rubie parts and have everything ready to do the BEB's and rear axle. In fitting my truck out for a 99 day Africa crossing, Ian is at the very top of my list of helpful people [as well as Andrew P and you too Gav with all the big parts :cool: ]

    The very highest recommendation possible from my side - and thanks for helping organise Lincomb again Mr Rubie! :dance:
     
  19. angeloperego

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    Ian Rubie: the very highest recommendation possible.
    He is effective, fast, cheap and very kind.
    Was a pleasure to deal for my front axle rebuild parts.
    Thanks again.
    Angelo
     
  20. trapper

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    top man prepeard to go the ex mile cheers ian
     
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