Is Ifixit a good website?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by laxexquis, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Sep 1, 2010
    Hi, I am looking to get an LCD for a Macbook unibody to fix my self,

    I'm just wondering if ifixit is a trustworthy website to order from?

    Any experiences?

  2. Moderator emeritus


    Jul 24, 2002
    They've been around for years. Yes they can be trusted.
  3. macrumors 6502a


    Nov 29, 2008
    Yes, they are very well known on the Mac repair scene. They are also known for taking apart just released Apple products to see the insides of the machines. They are pretty trustworthy, I never heard of anyone with a problem with them, although for some of the simpler parts (screws, keyboards, top cases) eBay is usually cheaper. But on a part like a display you are going to get what they advertise with pretty great quality.
  4. macrumors 68020


    May 30, 2010
    iFixit are a very trustworthy site. They've been around for years, and their 'teardowns' of every new Apple product are always interesting :D
  5. macrumors G5


    Dec 22, 2004
    Chicago, Illinois
    iFixit is amazing. Anytime I can;t figure something out, I go there. They have the answers.
  6. macrumors regular

    Jul 12, 2007
    I think their website is awesome.

    Their products and services are pretty good too.

    I replaced my iPhone front panel; the price was fair, the fix kit OEM quality and the detailed instructions made the process about as easy as it could possibly be. Everything about the fix that went well was iFixit's success; everything that went poorly as mine. I screwed up the home row button, but the instructions warned me I was going to do that. They also warned me to be careful with the baffle or I'd get dust under my screen; I wasn't, and I did.

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