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American Motorsports is a rip off

Discussion in 'Long Travel Suspension' started by AmeriMotor, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. Jan 21, 2012 at 6:50 PM
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    AmeriMotor

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    So i destroyed a brand new 5 lug tacoma spindle only to come to a final conculsion....... I cant use any of the stock parts not even the hub. It has preloaded bearings internally. I wouldnt be able to sell them without puting the bearing together first and then if i dont get the preload right you can wear out your bearings very quick............ So that road is leadng no where. But dont worry i havent given up yet i have looked into another way of building this lift spindle.
     
  2. Jan 21, 2012 at 6:53 PM
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    Hey man at least your putting a lot of r and d into your products. In the end your goon to produce a really nice set up. Good luck! I'm glad there are still good fabricators out there
     
  3. Jan 21, 2012 at 11:09 PM
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    yeah dude just take your time and make a good product!
     
  4. Jan 24, 2012 at 4:35 PM
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  5. Jan 24, 2012 at 9:08 PM
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    Any word on making a spindle for 6luggers? That would be sick
     
  6. Feb 1, 2012 at 8:50 AM
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    Yes I definitely would build a lift spindle for a 6 lug but I need to finish up the lift spindle for the 5 lug. Then I'll get cracking on it.
     
  7. Feb 1, 2012 at 9:26 AM
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    Keep up the good work brian... you are the five lugs only hope!
     
  8. Feb 1, 2012 at 12:16 PM
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    Glad to see the 5 luggers are getting put first for once. As it should be :)
     
  9. Feb 2, 2012 at 11:33 AM
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    Hey I talked
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    Some one that wrked with TC and
    On the race truck they used a modified 95-?? 4x4 spindle on there kit
    If I rememeber correctly ... Just something to look into that would be with te LT KIT. Of course
     
  10. Feb 2, 2012 at 4:50 PM
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    Soo ready for this lift spindle to come out! My sway away 2.5s are rough ridin at a little over 2 1/2" of lift. It will be nice to drop them to 0-1" :) keep up the hard work!
     
  11. Feb 4, 2012 at 9:46 PM
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    oh no its happening...........
     
  12. Feb 7, 2012 at 1:55 PM
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    Hell yeah. Another 5 lugger waiting here.
     
  13. Feb 7, 2012 at 2:11 PM
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    MOFO MOFO GET IT GET IT
     
  14. Feb 7, 2012 at 3:38 PM
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    Hell yeah Matt. I've been following your build. I'm getting Cover King custom seat covers made right now & next week Injen is using my truck as a model for the 2012 CAI.
     
  15. Feb 7, 2012 at 4:51 PM
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    i want to see these seat covers for sure....

    also give me specs on tha CAI...... i want a CA legal CAI so badd!!!
     
  16. Feb 8, 2012 at 6:04 AM
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    Hey Matt. The Injen one is not CARB approved. Appearently there is only the TRD & a select few from K&N that are CARB approved. I will obviousl "only be using mine for off road use only." LMAO.... I am looking in to the DT Headers though as well.
     
  17. Feb 8, 2012 at 10:31 AM
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    Damn... I want to build a Turbo but i just bought a house so all truck mods are on hold. i may not be able to make this trip because its on a sunday and i would have to be back at work in northern cali on monday... i am going to make it down soon though
     
  18. Feb 8, 2012 at 5:59 PM
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    I just got parts back from the machinist and ill be prototyping the first set of lift spindles on friday. Heres a sneak peak at whats going on.

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  19. Feb 8, 2012 at 6:03 PM
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    If i get enough people wanting these ill give a group buy for the first sets. So give me an idea on how many want a set.
     
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