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Installed my lift today...and got a new dent :(

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by SurfInferno, Apr 3, 2010.

  1. Apr 3, 2010 at 8:16 PM
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    SurfInferno

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    So it took me from 11am-7pm to put in 2 spacers and 2 aals for my 5 lugger... I had 2 friends helping me too.
    There were a few problems i ran into. Some of the bolts were rusted so tight i couldnt get them off, it said to rotate the strut 180 degrees...didnt say how, and my friends pot head neighbor came over to "inspect" what we were doing.

    I was having trouble with a bolt and the guy walks over (he was like 70yrs old) and grabs my wrench and was like here let me try. He tried so hard his head hit my truck right above my wheel well.....and it still did nothing. so pretty pissed off i told him to leave because he was high and not helping.

    So after 14 cuts on my hands, and countless cramps, I got everything on right and i stand back to look at my work and there is a pretty massive dent right where that guys head hit my truck :eek: :eek:

    So now im super pissed off :mad: , and im going to go back there tomorrow and ask him to pay for it.
    pics tomorrow
     
  2. Apr 3, 2010 at 8:24 PM
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    haha did that D-bag that stole your girlfriend help you with it? did you go with readylift or one-off or what?
     
  3. Apr 3, 2010 at 8:25 PM
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    haha yea he did. I went with fat bobs garage....they sent me one wrong sized "U" bolt...i was pissed
     
  4. Apr 3, 2010 at 8:28 PM
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    Should have got yourself a cheater bar to get a little more leverage on the bolt.
     
  5. Apr 3, 2010 at 8:30 PM
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    oh yeah thats that readylift. did you talk to him about stealing your girl? did accidentally drop that huge monkey wrench on his head when he was trying to do something ;)
     
  6. Apr 3, 2010 at 8:32 PM
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    haha nah we are cool now, we talked and honestly im over it....

    Thats what i ended up using was a cheater bar
     
  7. Apr 3, 2010 at 8:37 PM
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    POST PICS! haha i wanna see another lifted 5 lug
     
  8. Apr 3, 2010 at 8:39 PM
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    haha i will tomorrow...its dark now
     
  9. Apr 3, 2010 at 9:01 PM
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    How bad of a dent?? Did the paint crack?? Did you try to push it back out?? Did you try the "can of air" yet??
     
  10. Apr 3, 2010 at 9:04 PM
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    no paint cracked...i pushed most of it out, whats the can of air?
     
  11. Apr 4, 2010 at 4:10 AM
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    it doesnt mess up the paint?
     
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    that compressed air trick is amazing!
     
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    Not that I've ever seen. If the paint didn't crack/break when your stoner neighbor hit it you should be fine.
     
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    Well here are some pics. ill get better ones later....
    Heres the dent. Its smaller now because i was able to push most of it out...and the pics doesnt do it justice.

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    and here it is (pretty much the same height as my dads 8 cyl f150)

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    one of my friends threw my other friends head into his truck and dented it. he was pissed haha
     
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    now you just need new wheels and tires haha quick! it looks like you're rollin on donuts. :)
     
  19. Apr 5, 2010 at 6:17 PM
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    haha i know man. Im not going to get it aligned so they will wear out faster :p
     
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