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Old 03-11-2013, 02:41 PM   #27
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The billet oil pump gear is something we want to be made. The problem is finding a company that is willing to make it. This one of the most difficult parts to be made. Only a few limited places can do it right. When you tell a place you need 25 of these made a year. A good amount of them are looking for a 1,000.00 of a part to be made. The quantity we are looking for is a rather small job. I think most places are not interested given this.

The problem is having a good place make with that low of a volume. Most places want to work on more profitable items before working on this.

We also ran into an issues at one place where they said they could make it, but did not make it correctly. We tested the units and found out it was made to the incorrect tolerances.

We are working with two different companies at the moment. Both are already busy with other projects. I will see about doing some more research when I can about trying to find another company.
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