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The Great White un-build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by fatfurious2, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. Jul 11, 2018 at 4:05 PM
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    I ask because u can definitely make an argument about how you could have died because of the fail or at least trashing your truck.
     
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  2. Jul 11, 2018 at 4:14 PM
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    The spring will keep the truck up. Will be a bouncy ride though.
     
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  3. Jul 11, 2018 at 4:17 PM
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    I’m sure there is some point where quality control takes place. My guess is king likely does that although hey I guess they missed one. No offense to wheelers, but I bet they just receive oem shocks and then send out when they are sold. Dsm might perform qc checks on their inventory, but likely after they tune that given shock.
     
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  4. Jul 11, 2018 at 4:21 PM
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    I put them on truck, but not all the bolts. Just to get past HOA. Also, my alignment is for Kings at lower height. Dont want to drop $99 for Icons, then when I swap to Kings again, drop another $99
     
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    Yeah good point. Don’t want to chew through those tires.
     
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  6. Jul 11, 2018 at 4:22 PM
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    I can work on my CMC too.

    Hopefully ready for Rausch
     
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  7. Jul 11, 2018 at 4:23 PM
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    Well that's a bit of a relief
     
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    When you weld on the cab mount, you wanna do a bunch of little stitches, working around the mount. Don’t want to get it too hot and cook the rubber bushing.
     
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  9. Jul 11, 2018 at 4:25 PM
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    Thanks for the tip. I need 6" cut off wheels first. Then mocking up something
     
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    Did you try calling wheelers? Curious to see what they say as I think I got my coils from them since they always got plenty of stock it seemed.
     
  11. Jul 11, 2018 at 4:32 PM
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    Yep. They are working with King to get a replacement under warranty. Im waiting for the call back
     
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  12. Jul 11, 2018 at 4:33 PM
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    That’s good man, let’s be honest it’s times like these that warranties were generally created for...manufacturer defects.
     
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    Exactly! Mad props to Wheelers and King for working this through. Hoping it all works out
     
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    I like to think it was me harassing him and @Braves95 on the radio at AOAA last year until they got into double digit speeds.
     
  15. Jul 11, 2018 at 4:35 PM
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    I’m sure it will...hell you still got the blue zip on the bottom. King has always been solid in customer service and working with people from my experience.
     
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    Unless you order cistcu valved, i'm sure they all just ship inventory off the shelf from King.

    It's probably a bad fitting, from whatever hydraulic supply vendor king buys from.
     
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    Let me know if you need help rebuilding it, . we'll get.you on kings at takeover one way or another.
     
  18. Jul 11, 2018 at 4:42 PM
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    Exactly, I say that as when I ordered my bypasses from dsm they did a valving and shim stack adjustment before they sent them out. That’s the good thing about dsm, they are familiar with a lot of set ups and have developed some preferences along the way.
     
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    I put that zip so the misalignment spacers dont fall out. Just happened to be blue.

    I would like a free T-shirt from this
     
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    Yeah, I ordered my kings from them, but not anything special. Pretty sure they didn't open the box from when it came in from King till I got it.
     
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