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Is 4 Wheel Parts that bad?

Discussion in 'Texas' started by TXMarine, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. Sep 20, 2011 at 10:26 AM
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    TXMarine

    TXMarine [OP] Well-Known Member

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    First time posting in the Texas forum. I am looking for any input good or bad about 4wheel parts in the Houston area. I am getting closer to being able to purchase a lift kit and can't really do it myself for lack of tools, space and experience. Wanted to see what people had to say about going thru 4wheelparts for purchase and install. Any help is appreciated.
     
  2. Sep 20, 2011 at 10:34 AM
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    achirdo

    achirdo I Weld!

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    i dont mind buying parts from them i just wouldnt want them working on my truck.
     
  3. Sep 20, 2011 at 10:41 AM
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    bakerla

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    Save your money and do it yourself. No tools or space, then keep an eye out for any wrench meets around town and do the lift there with the help of other Tacoma owners.

    How close are you to Pearland?
     
  4. Sep 20, 2011 at 11:30 AM
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    TXMarine

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    Close enough to take a drive to pearland. Used to live there for a bit.
     
  5. Sep 20, 2011 at 11:32 AM
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    krimson

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    I bought my wheels from them, had no issues.
     
  6. Sep 20, 2011 at 1:06 PM
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    Fodder4U

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    Ditto
     
  7. Sep 20, 2011 at 1:07 PM
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    06BLUEDBLSPORT

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    I think they are good, bought my lights there and had them installed there. no complaints
     
  8. Sep 20, 2011 at 1:12 PM
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    neoflex

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    Does Raggedy Ann have cotton tits?:D
     
  9. Sep 20, 2011 at 1:34 PM
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    achirdo

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    If they could mess up a light bar they need to close up shop.

    Rims/tires are pretty hard to mess up too. and thry do rims/tires all day long so im sure they could do that.

    Once again...dont let them work on your truck. Do it yourself or have a reputable shop do it.
     
  10. Sep 20, 2011 at 1:51 PM
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    bakerla

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    What lift are you looking to get?
     
  11. Sep 20, 2011 at 1:56 PM
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    psh what you talking about. I put the light bar on myself, the lights i had them wire up.

    4wheelparts is a reputable shop
     
  12. Sep 20, 2011 at 2:15 PM
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    I wouldn't have them do installs, but I have purchased a couple of large items from them to avoid shipping costs.
     
  13. Sep 20, 2011 at 2:18 PM
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    No problems with my local one.
     
  14. Sep 20, 2011 at 2:19 PM
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  15. Sep 20, 2011 at 2:20 PM
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    OME 3" lift, LR UCA's, spidertrax spacers to fit 285's on stock rims


    Also considered pro comp 3 inch lift.
     
  16. Sep 20, 2011 at 2:22 PM
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    You win this time Keith
     
  18. Sep 20, 2011 at 2:36 PM
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    I think my favorite one is where they sold the one guy USED bilstein 5100's :laugh:,r the one where they told the guy that Bilstein doesn't make 5100's for first gens. I can't decide.
     
  19. Sep 20, 2011 at 2:50 PM
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    bakerla

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    Stick with the OME lift. Right now trdparts4u is having a sale on any OME components over $50 with coupon code "ome10". 10% off.
     
  20. Sep 20, 2011 at 2:57 PM
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    03TRDtacotrucker

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    from alot of the stories your hear ya they have alot of bad rep on installs, but if your from DFW the 4wheelparts in coppell by my house is one of the few good ones, had my lift and gears installed through them and have had nothing but great work and customer service. Gone to them for almost all my upgrades and have always worked to get me what i want for the price i want it for. The manager doug is a nice guy and knows his shit, also that store is one of their main warehouses so they always have everything i want for my truck in stock which is another plus. 4wp conventions at market hall in dallas are a great time to get major discounts on parts and can pick it all up from their coppell location. did that with my tires, bumper, and winch saved me about 500.00 off retail.
    P.S. and no i dont work at 4wp, just giving this location some credit.
     
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