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New Metrix info (was: H1/H4 Euros)
I missed who originally wrote:
> I can't order from Metrix,
> because I don't have a garage.
> They won't even give me a price!
I'd be curious to know who/when this person talked to at Metrix. I just
finished a successful transaction with them and found out some new info
about how they do business.
Phillipe Sabot (the fellow who the Audifans vendor list says to ask for)
no longer works at Metrix, and some changes have been instituted since
The person to talk to is Doug at extension 246. There are no longer any
requirements that you be an automotive shop to be able to order from
Metrix. They will sell to private individuals and ship directly to your
They are also completely up front about the cost of shipping and duty
taxes for items coming from Canada to the States. (Apparently they
didn't used to disclose this detail, but incorporated it into the price
they quoted.) It cost me a total of $80 CAN for UPS shipping and the
import taxes at the border.
Even with the duty taxes, I had a set of H4 euro's for an 80/90 shipped
to my door in less than 10 days for less than _anybody_ else in the
States was able to provide. (Wolfsport was quoting a lower price, but
they didn't have any in stock and didn't know when they would be getting
They do have a basic webpage at http://www.metrixcanada.com/ but it
doesn't provide much info for the retail consumer.
'85 turbo GT coupe