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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 09-08-2016, 12:06 AM Thread Starter
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TPE still in business?

Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone knows if Tim is still rewinding stators. I was thinking of having one off eBay drop shipped to him for re-winding. His website looks like it's undergoing construction.
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I've emailed him several times and never got a response

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He quit responding to my emails as well....
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Well damn. I wonder if there is any good alternative as I was hoping to have my bike running at the end of the month.

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The only way I was ever able to get ahold of him was to call him. Even then it was hit or miss. Not a very good communicator.

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I've seen various other stator rewinding places/people mentioned on other forums. I'm sure there are others just none I have personal experience with.

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His communication leaves much to be desired. He was very responsive when I contacted him initially, responding back and forth quickly, then I paid him for a new stator, and then radio silence for three weeks (!). I eventually got it, but jeez. Pretty aggravating when we're all used to Amazon Prime and cheerful customer service people. I guess when you're the only game in town you can do that. I'm clearly in the wrong line of work
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Yes he is.He just shipped mine out yesterday after 1 month.
He did respond to my first two e-mails, after that no response.
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post #9 of 13 (permalink) Old 09-08-2016, 07:39 PM
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That means you better use your first two emails wisely. After that, you can send as much email as you want, but you won't get a response.

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I tried and tried to make contact with him. No dice. Finally ended up purchasing a new Stator from Rick's Motorsports
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