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Re: Graham Walker Ltd

Post by Corky » Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:22 am

I find GW are great for the bits you don't expect them to have. They usually come covered in dust and as a bonus are quite often at 1980's prices. They surprised me a few times when I was restoring No.404.


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Re: Graham Walker Ltd

Post by scimjim » Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:47 am

Funnily enough, I've just received a reply from Sean :-)


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Re: Graham Walker Ltd

Post by taz » Fri May 16, 2014 9:20 pm

nice to see he is still going, back in the 80's I recall visiting his showroom in chester



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Re: Graham Walker Ltd

Post by Lukeyboy46 » Fri May 16, 2014 9:24 pm

I've had really good experiences with GW, been very helpful!


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Re: Graham Walker Ltd

Post by scimjim » Fri May 16, 2014 11:32 pm

he's moved from the showroom you'd remember in Mollington (right on the Chester High Road) - to a "new" industrial estate nearer Chester.


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Re: Graham Walker Ltd

Post by swoakes » Fri May 16, 2014 11:33 pm

I purchased some turbo bits when I attended for the AGM; all in stock and all much cheaper than Nissan :shock:


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Re: Graham Walker Ltd

Post by SE50039 » Fri Nov 21, 2014 10:00 pm

Is it pretty much a waste of time emailing Sean these days? What method would members recommend for getting parts from them for export?


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Re: Graham Walker Ltd

Post by AJL Electronics » Fri Nov 21, 2014 10:30 pm

Get in touch with me and I can deal with them for you.


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Re: Graham Walker Ltd

Post by Oldconn » Sat Nov 22, 2014 9:53 am

I normally telephone Sean first, to check that he has what I want in stock. Then I confirm by e-mail. He is sometimes a bit slow to respond, but I have never had to wait more than a week. The last delivery arrived four days after confirming the order, and that was by DHL.


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Post by Fred Warwick » Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:33 am

Thumbs up to GW, all parts required were in stock, order placed 14.30 arrived next day 09.00!



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Graham Walker Ltd

Post by cannonball » Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:18 pm

Yesterday afternoon I gave G.W. a ring and today an envelope with the parts arrived, the guy in the stores knew straight off the top of his head what i was wanting and that was without any part number. A 400 miles journey in between too. Happy days.

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