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RTM Racing - new (here) vendor

Posted by [email protected], Sep 18, 2020

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  1. Ziggy@RTM

    [email protected] Supporting Vendor

    Joined Sep 30, 2008
    For those of you that haven’t heard of RTM Racing, we are up Southern Ontario. I have run RTM Racing since 2003, and my right hand man Paul joined me in 2008. He now does 90% of the work ☺.

    We started out a little differently than most vendors. I ran a tool and die shop, and decided we needed a product to manufacture when business was slow, and sell on online. I started out with stainless gearshift knobs. We then made a few dressup items for my apprentice’s MX3. When he totalled that, he bought himself a Talon, and we started making dressup items for it. This is when I first became a member of the DSM community and have been proud to be part of it ever since!

    I kept hearing about all these great deals south of the border, but Canadians dislike buying in the US because of expensive cross-border shipping, exchange rates, and the uncertainty of customs duties and brokerage fees. I started buying in the US, and re-selling in Canada. I closed the tool and die shop in 2006 to concentrate on serving my fellow auto enthusiasts.

    We generally don’t compete against US vendors for most common products, because we have paid to import the goods into Canada, and cross border shipping is expensive. However, we still make sales into the US because we have some uncommon/rare parts, some exclusive products we manufacture ourselves (urethane 1g AWD rear subframe bushings and brake upgrade bracket kits come to mind), and we have earned a reputation for excellent customer service.

    I am in my late sixties, and now semi-retired, which means I only work 18 hours per day, LOL. I’m proud of the reputation we’ve built, the service we provide, and the community we’re a part of. I always believed “word of mouth” is the best advertising. While that might be true, I have figured out it is also the slowest. We figured by becoming a supporting vendor here maybe we’ll reach a few more people and at the same time, we can support the DSM community which has been so good to us.

    If we can be of service to you, you can contact us by email or phone. Thanks!

    [email protected] (905-730-0951)

    [email protected] (905-930-9701)
    2GTony, NeMiZiS, 99gst_racer and 25 others like this.
  2. ec17pse

    ec17pse Freelancer

    Joined Nov 1, 2008
    London, UK, Europe
    I have used you a few times and im in the UK so certainly good if i came back after a first order LOL. Nice to see you back and also back to full swing with the company.

    Road Race Build 11K  12  60

    1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST
    175 whp · 180.1 lb/ft · 2G DSM
  3. Canadian_CD9A

    Canadian_CD9A Proven Member

    Joined Feb 10, 2012
    Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Pretty much the go-to for Canadian DSMers, all of us know RTM and have bought from them. I bought most of an engine rebuild kit through RTM not too long ago, and they're great for the small stuff you can't find anywhere else. I have another big list I'm going to need filled, so I'm really glad you guys returned to the business, and I'm sure I'm not alone.
  4. LaserRS92

    LaserRS92 Supporting VIP

    Joined Aug 14, 2008
    Fort Wayne, Indiana
    Have heard nothing but good things about you guys. Keep up the good work.

    2K  0

    1993 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    automatic · 1G DSM
  5. kidmet

    kidmet Supporting Member

    Joined Jul 23, 2012
    Aurora, Colorado
    I've ordered numerous things from you guys and get it faster than when I order here in the states. Love getting oem stuff from you guys we can't get in the states. A+ from me, always.

    788  1

    1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GST
    awd · automatic · 2G DSM
  6. Esquire the Bold

    Esquire the Bold Proven Member

    Joined Aug 19, 2018
    Austin, Texas
    I've also ordered several items from RTM here in the states and have been impressed with the speed of delivery. Thanks Ziggy and Paul as I've been able to source some harder to find items at RTM.

    Street Build 756  3

    1998 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    awd · manual · 2G DSM
  7. T2Small

    T2Small Proven Member

    Joined Dec 22, 2003
    RTM Racing has fantastic support, and as I reassemble the Talon, I will be a customer again. Fast shipping and always have the oddball stuff I'm looking for.

    Autocross Build 1K  0

    1997 Eagle Talon TSi
    433 whp · 352 lb/ft · 2G DSM
  8. Ludachris

    Ludachris Founder & Zookeeper

    Joined Nov 12, 2001
    Roseville, California
    We're glad to have RTM on board. They have some cool not so common parts that more DSMers should know about.

    Street Build 10K  0

    1997 Eagle Talon TSi AWD (sold)
    manual · 2G DSM

    Road Race Build 8K  10  23

    1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    435.0 whp · 399.2 lb/ft · 1G DSM
  9. chinola69

    chinola69 Proven Member

    Joined Sep 22, 2007
    Yonkers, New York
    Have to second and third RTM racing, great company with amazing customer service. DSM knowledge is also great.

    1K  3

    1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    14.840 @ 000.000 · 2G DSM
  10. jed344

    jed344 Supporting VIP

    Joined Jan 10, 2008
    Waterville, Iowa
    Have purchased stuff from you 5+ years ago without issue!

    1K  38

    1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    awd · manual · 2G DSM
  11. ChessmoDSM

    ChessmoDSM Proven Member

    Joined Apr 22, 2017
    Burlington, Vermont
    Highly recommend RTM now that Ziggy and his right hand man Paul are back in charge.. Buy with confidence from this vendor!! :thumb:

    Street Build 464  2

    1992 Plymouth Laser RS Turbo AWD
    awd · manual · 1G DSM
    chinola69 and LaserRS92 like this.
  12. Boosted Fabrication

    Boosted Fabrication Supporting Vendor

    Joined May 29, 2018
    Charleroi, Pennsylvania
    I'm pretty sure I've bought some hard to find parts off you before. Glad to see you here, and keep up the good work!
    chinola69 likes this.
  13. lasthope05

    lasthope05 Proven Member

    Joined Mar 31, 2006
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    RTM is amazing. I don't know how they do it, but I've gotten stuff faster from them then other vendors here in the states, which is crazy. You can always count on them for very unique products not found elsewhere.
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2020
  14. Archer Fabrications

    Archer Fabrications Proven Member

    Joined May 9, 2011
    Scottsdale, Arizona
    I got all my DG koni parts and bunch other stuff over the years from you when I lived up in oakville! Welcome back ziggy!

    1K  17

    2006 Evo 9 MR
    awd · manual · Lancer Evolution
  15. Ziggy@RTM

    [email protected] Supporting Vendor

    Joined Sep 30, 2008
    I would like to thank all of you for the kind words and the warm welcome!

    1990TSIAWDTALON Moderator

    Joined Nov 14, 2013
    Independence, Kansas
    Ziggy was the only one that offered a -12 turbo drain for us and he and I talked about the kit he has and I have 2 of them. I have use RTM since getting into DSM's and every comment above is true and fact. Super cool man to work with and always helpful to get the right setup for his customers.
    Thanks for getting on here and helping us all out Ziggy and Paul. :thumb:

    Street Build 5K  29

    1992 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    14.74 @ 117.04 · 1G DSM

    2K  15

    1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    awd · manual · 1G DSM

    936  18

    1967 Chevrolet Camaro RS
    rwd · automatic · Misc Vehicles

    Street Build 1K  7

    1998 Eagle Talon TSi
    fwd · manual · 2G DSM

    Street Build 6K  15  25

    1990 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    13.620 @ 108.460 · 1G DSM
    ec17pse and ChessmoDSM like this.
  17. Bizarre

    Bizarre Proven Member

    Joined Jun 23, 2005
    Ziggy and Paul are the best!!! Keep up the great work!
    Mike ;)
  18. Salty-Seagull

    Salty-Seagull Supporting Member

    Joined Jul 16, 2019
    Kimball, Michigan
    RTM Racing is amazing. I ordered a rear window molding that I couldnt find anywhere else- literally absolutely nowhere. I honestly thought it was an inventory mistake and didn't expect it to arrive, but then there it was on my doorstep. It was shipped quickly, was well packaged, and arrived in perfect condition. I still cant believe it.

    You guys are awesome, and I'm really excited to see that you are a vendor here now!

    Street Build 721  9

    1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse N/T
    fwd · automatic · 2G DSM
  19. colbyc

    colbyc Proven Member

    Joined Oct 10, 2007
    Benton, Arkansas
    I've used RTM several times in the past. Absolutely a pleasure to do business with. I remember ordering my oil feed line for a holset, and requesting some oddball size orfice, and they took the time to produce that exact size for me. Much appreciated for your contribution to the DSM community!

    Street Build 226  1

    1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GST
    awd · automatic · 2G DSM

    2K  0

    1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    manual · 2G DSM

    667  0

    1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    12.900 @ 110.000 · 2G DSM
  20. iugrad92turbo

    iugrad92turbo Supporting Member

    Joined May 22, 2007
    Kalamazoo, Michigan
    Welcome back ive ordered stuff for my hx40 drain.

    8K  5

    1992 Eagle Talon TSi
    awd · manual · 1G DSM
  21. Sp1kE

    Sp1kE Proven Member

    Joined Dec 24, 2005
    stratford, ON, Canada
    Always comes through with requests and alternatives. Been ordering from there for the past 10+ years.
    Even had him machine up a bunch of odd ball parts when he still had the machine shop for a great price.

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