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Defined Engineering

Discussion in 'Vendor Reviews' started by HomerTaco, Jul 11, 2012.

  1. Aug 1, 2012 at 8:04 PM
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    steve o 77

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    I wouldn't worry about it, if you manage to break those things you have bigger problems.
     
  2. Aug 2, 2012 at 8:11 AM
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    The guy who made it and sold it to you said it in the for sale thread. He openly admitted they were not strait. Even Kevin from ATO commented on it.

    Simple geometry and physics tell you bushings cocked to one side will wear faster on that side then if the weight is evenly distributed like the bushing was designed for.

    Even one of the guys who installed it said his springs were cocked and not strait.

    I'm not making this shit up.

    I'm glad your happy with your misaligned flip kit :cool:


    wut? I have not heard anything.

    I agree with his detail and wish he would make them custom lengths. I'm simply stating this has the same geometry as stock and pairing it with a bolt on ATO shackle flip with whatever springs your running will be hit or miss concerning the proper geometry.

    I know how the TW bandwagon rolls so I figured I would comment before everyone drank the cool aid and installed this item thinking it would be perfect.
     
  3. Aug 2, 2012 at 8:21 AM
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    OZ-T

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    If it matches the stock shackles and you are using it to replace the stock shackles ( no flip kit ) what's the problem ?
     
  4. Aug 2, 2012 at 8:23 AM
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    You asking me Trollholeo?

    If so read what I said in my previous posts.

    No problem's here. I'm sure yours will work great for you if you ever get off your lazy ass and install them :p:D
     
  5. Aug 2, 2012 at 8:30 AM
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    i like mine, smooth and quiet and seems to be holding up great!
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Aug 2, 2012 at 8:35 AM
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    That's round 2 install coming up soon
     
  7. Aug 2, 2012 at 8:51 AM
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    Are you finally installing the relentless bumper?!?! :eek:
     
  8. Aug 2, 2012 at 9:24 AM
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    That , 1/4" Toytec top plate spacers , refurbed LCA's , OME d29xl AAL , Defined greaseable shackles
     
  9. Aug 2, 2012 at 9:37 AM
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    I do not believe you! You told me you sold the bumper months ago you SOB.
     
  10. Aug 2, 2012 at 10:01 AM
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    I lied
     
  11. Aug 2, 2012 at 10:02 AM
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    your dead to me
     
  12. Aug 2, 2012 at 10:21 AM
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    *you're

    *than
     
  13. Aug 2, 2012 at 10:37 AM
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    A little of this and a little of that.
    For anyone interested in complete information regarding this banter refer to this thread.

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-tacomas/216040-interest-shackle-flip-05-taco.html

    Opinions expressed about the bracket in the DE thread do not tell the complete story and may be misleading.

    My apologizes for contributing to a bit of off topic responses in this thread.
     
  14. Aug 2, 2012 at 10:47 AM
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    ^^^^ That thread link was already posted , no ?
     
  15. Aug 2, 2012 at 10:52 AM
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    Yep, already posted.
     
  16. Aug 2, 2012 at 11:03 AM
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  17. Aug 2, 2012 at 11:03 AM
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    A little of this and a little of that.
    Might of been. Just closing the circle and trying to bring the thread back on topic.

    Go build a house or something. :D
    Thanks for the confirmation.:cool:
     
  18. Aug 2, 2012 at 11:17 AM
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    PM sent to CoTacoTRD

    Not trying to start a war. Just stating simple facts.
     
  19. Aug 2, 2012 at 12:07 PM
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    A little of this and a little of that.
    PM replied. But simple is not all of the facts.
     
  20. Aug 2, 2012 at 12:10 PM
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    steve o 77

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    I love how the PM argument still ends up in here
     
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