TCP IS out of business :(

Discussion in '1965 - 1973 Classic Mustangs -General/Talk-' started by gp001, May 18, 2004.


  1. bnickel

    bnickel Founding Member

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    the only other advantage i can see to the fatman kit besides the adjustable ride height and bigger brakes is the cost of replacement parts, if you had to replace the suspension as a whole it could possibly be cheaper. escort racks are a dime a dozen as are late model spindles and brakes and the stock style strut as well
  2. foghorn67

    foghorn67 I'll save you the time and choke myself Founding Member

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    I wish I could afford the time into a Griggs setup. :(
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    67Sally Founding Member

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    Too bad Total Control Products couldn't run a business as well as they could make parts. I hope the idea guy(s) from the company end up at a company that can stay in business.
  4. mdjay

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    You can bet on it!
  5. Red Barchetta

    Red Barchetta Founding Member

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    The idea guy was the owner, Terry Buch. He will not be associated with the new owner(s) AFAIK.
  6. 65stanger

    65stanger big blue fuzzy closet monster Founding Member

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    Will the new owners be producing the sub-frame connectors as they are now? If not, does anyone know of anyone who produces something comparable? I really liked the TCP 2-kit sub-frame connectors and was planning on buying a set for my '65. :shrug:
  7. mdjay

    mdjay Premium Sponsor

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    We still have 1 or 2 sets of TCP Sub Center sections left.

    Terry is a great guy but he still owes me about 7k. Imagine that, he doesn't return my calls...

    Long story short, the designs were taken and/or improved upon, not by us. They'll be surfacing very soon by another unrelated company...
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    one2gamble Founding Member

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    so how will we know? Are they going to go, formally tcp parts or are we just supposed to know that they are because its a "new" line?
  9. mdjay

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    It's likely their name won't be mentioned but the designs will be obvious...
  10. Route666

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    Most likely spherical rod ends and tubular arms, coil-overs, etc. will be familiar.

    I bet there are big changes to the rear suspension. I wonder if it'll be close to what I've been thinking up. I'll have to wait and see I guess.
  11. DukeGnarley

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    maybe i'll hold off on the GW stuff for a while
  12. 65stanger

    65stanger big blue fuzzy closet monster Founding Member

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    What about the Kit 1s? PM me!
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    one2gamble Founding Member

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    someone let the info out on who is bringing out these parts, Im getting impatient.
  14. Red Barchetta

    Red Barchetta Founding Member

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    According to the Cougar forum that I previously linked
    Now everyone has a number to call to bug them. I've heard they will have product in as little as 60 days.

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