Is CK Performance still around?

#1
I'm planning on building a 200-4R for a monte I just bought, and one of the names I've been seeing pop up a lot is CK Performance but I can't gather any concrete evidence of Chris still being in business.

If he isn't, could someone suggest a builder that deals with 200-4R hard parts? I've heard stories about the input drums being wildly inconsistent and I don't feel like trying my luck.
 
#7
I hear you, the person asked a question and I responded. I never had to follow up with him for any reason so I wouldn't know. I definitely agree with dealing with a reputable person. Have a nice day!
 
#10
Better hope you don't need anything from him... He will duck you and not take care of business... Do yourself a favor and deal with a vendor from the board that actually seems to give a damn about the community.....
Really in the market for a Rollerized Center Support, and he was the only one I could find that made them (and someone who had a half organized website).

I also seemed to get that vibe from some of the posts I've seen here, with a couple people just going absolutely off on him.
 

GNICETRY

Cat&wife post starter
#11
I don’t have David Husek’s transmission yet but I will tell you that I called him about 3 times and he always had time for me to discuss tranny options and even other mechanical issues. He even kind of talked me out of an upgraded trans, standard +. He said the standard would be sufficient. Of course I will get the standard + because I believe in a little overkill. He has been involved in TurboRegals from the ground up and he doesn’t talk crap about any of his competition (at least never to me). I do not know him personally but he does seem like a humble, quiet guy.
I also can’t recall one post on this board that ever had a negative comment about him.
 

gusszgs

Active Member
#12
Dave Husek was a HUGE help to me. I built my trans myself and he guided me every bit of the way and supplied me with everything I needed to build a great shifting trans. Answered the phone EVERY time I called with a dumbazz question too!
 
#13
Nice to know, I just pulled my brf trans out, broken band i think. Bill be rebuilding myself, and have been banging my head off the wall to decide where to get my parts.

Already have a CK shift kit in it, with his servo, but currently using a 200c servo.
 

SS/GN

Well-Known Member
#15
First I don't want this post to be in any way a deterrent from the other vendors mentioned because they are all very good. I do have a problem with how easy this group over here bashes someone and they have never even dealt with a certain individual. Some vendor will have an issue with an individual and he gets dragged through the mud by everyone.
This is just my opinion. I have bought parts, talked to Chris and received friendly service and advice. His parts worked well and showed up on time. His book is a good read and has some dated and some very good info for a novice builder. Sometimes he was hard to get a hold of but he does have a business to run and many more people and other headaches to deal with than just myself. This community is not growing and they are not making more of these cars, I just think we should look after the ones that still make products for us. Boy am I going to take heat n this :rolleyes:
 

Steve V

Steve V's Automotive 757 560 2782
#17
My experience, call order parts, get the cc bill long before the parts, parts show up missing components.

Been in several of his units, most high dollar units , but basically stock rebuilds.

If I treated my customers that way I would would be out of business and back at the dealership.
 

1952ray

Scrambled Dog
#19
First I don't want this post to be in any way a deterrent from the other vendors mentioned because they are all very good. I do have a problem with how easy this group over here bashes someone and they have never even dealt with a certain individual. Some vendor will have an issue with an individual and he gets dragged through the mud by everyone.
This is just my opinion. I have bought parts, talked to Chris and received friendly service and advice. His parts worked well and showed up on time. His book is a good read and has some dated and some very good info for a novice builder. Sometimes he was hard to get a hold of but he does have a business to run and many more people and other headaches to deal with than just myself. This community is not growing and they are not making more of these cars, I just think we should look after the ones that still make products for us. Boy am I going to take heat n this :rolleyes:
I will NOT give you any heat what’s so ever, I guess you did get good service and things did work out for you. All I’ll say is I did get hung out to dry. But hey that’s my problem, and I didn’t post anything bad. It’s the way of the world. Good times/bad times.