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more DSMS awesomeness!!!

Discussion in 'Downsouth Motorsports' started by tacomaman06, Feb 27, 2011.

  1. Feb 27, 2011 at 8:09 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    after having my 5100's for a while....and not liking the ride anymore, decided to go with ome nitrochargers to replace the 5100's. after pm's/price checks with a few places.......i ended up ordering from Marco over at DSMS. cool thing is,they dont carry them, but they ordered them for me....... and they were cheaper than any other place i checked.

    bar none...........best customer service there is belong to Sonny, Marco and the rest of the folks at Downsouth Motorsports!!!

    thanks guys!! much appreciated for all ya'll do for the folks here at TW!!:proposetoast:
     
  2. Feb 27, 2011 at 8:12 PM
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    Pope953 That's a fact Jack!

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    Thats awesome to hear! Lets see some pictures when you get it on :D
     
  3. Feb 27, 2011 at 8:16 PM
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    did it all Saturday, but didnt get and rear pics.
     
  4. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:11 AM
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    I would agree with you Will. Marco has gone FAR ABOVE what I consider good customer service to help me match a new set of springs to my coilovers. It has been greatly appreciated. DSM is the first place I will go for suspension and other parts from now on.
     
  5. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:26 AM
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    wat?
    what did you end up going with?
     
  6. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:31 AM
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    16" 750# kings.

    My skyjackers coilovers had 14 3/4" 675# originally.

    how are you liking your new springs?
     
  7. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:33 AM
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    wat?
    holy shite...

    i love mine so far. took almost 2 weeks for them to settle a lil bit.
     
  8. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:34 AM
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    didnt you get the 16" 750#?
     
  9. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:36 AM
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    I think the 750# will be great with the ARB/Winch/Bud skids. I also ordered the ARB compressor and inflation kit.
     
  10. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:36 AM
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    wat?
    16x700

    they settled to just under 39" last i measured.
     
  11. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:37 AM
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    Jamie I believe your front is a couple hundred pounds lighter than mine. AP front and no winch right?
     
  12. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:40 AM
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    wat?
    AP - winch + ATO IFS. plan on getting the other 2 ATO skids as well and taking this terrible hunk o junk off the front and going w/ something else.
     
  13. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:41 AM
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    How is the ride on the 700#'s ?

    Plus I have the added weight of the long bed, wonder how much that really is?
     
  14. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:47 AM
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    wat?
    right now they feel a bit stiffer than i was running, but those WE coils were shot, so that's expected. i like the way it rides now. now that i've backed down to a 33 again, I was able to remove the sway bar...again. not much body roll at all w/ these coils up front.
     
  15. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:50 AM
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    My thoughts exactly. I'm doing away with the sway bar when I swap the new spring in, I'm expecting the 750's to be stiffer. Marco was under the impression my valving would be ok moving to the new springs. what was the original weight on your WE springs?
     
  16. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:52 AM
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    marco talked to both AP and WE and they both claimed the springs were a 14x600, yet the part number on the spring pointed to a 14x650.
     
  17. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:56 AM
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    Since my coilovers are a Skyjacker/Fox collaboration there was a little confusion with my specs also. Oh'well I'm confident with what we settled on. I still believe the 750's will ride ok because they will not have to be preloaded so much.
     
  18. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:59 AM
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    wat?
    bingo. i went from 3 1/4" and 3 1/2" of thred to 3/4" and 1 1/8" now. may need to add a tiny bit later if they continue to drop any.

    that extra 2" of coil makes a difference:eek:
     
  19. Apr 26, 2011 at 7:08 AM
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    lol... Blocked at work. Image URL says "penis" in it.
     
  20. Apr 26, 2011 at 7:11 AM
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    So how much did you have to compress the 16" to fit in on the shock body.


    lol this is getting terrible...
     
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