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This is just bad!!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by swervin22, Aug 20, 2008.

  1. Aug 20, 2008 at 7:46 AM
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    swervin22

    swervin22 [OP] "Obviously, You're not a Golfer..."

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  2. Aug 20, 2008 at 8:16 AM
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    dually

    dually Low and slow

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    Not as many as the 98..
    Notched A-arms... what a dumbass.
     
  3. Aug 20, 2008 at 8:47 AM
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    hillbillynwv

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    Those should be yanked from eBay. Looks like they would brake from the first pothole they hit.
     
  4. Aug 20, 2008 at 8:58 AM
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    Coreyjon

    Coreyjon Northern Alliance: Airlift Div

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    wow, what a total botch job :eek:

    uncool, hopefully nobody buys them thinking they can get away with severely weakened UCA's.

    I'm all about modifying things, but there is a right way and a wrong way, taking a plasma cutter (or acetylene torch) and "trimming" without reinforcing is just plain wrong when it comes to a critical part that gets stressed quite a bit. Parts like our factory control arms rely on that edge to give the part strength and rigidity.
     
  5. Aug 20, 2008 at 9:46 AM
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    lakewoodbilly

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    just saw that they were no longer for sale on eBay! Hurray!
     
  6. Aug 20, 2008 at 9:49 AM
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    I can't wait to get home tonight and try that to my new '08 4x4 :eek:

    Anybody have a hacksaw I can use? :rolleyes:
     
  7. Aug 20, 2008 at 11:10 AM
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    tacomaman06

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    what a tool.....selling something dangerous like that.:mad:
     
  8. Aug 20, 2008 at 12:02 PM
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    monoman

    monoman Time to get dirty!

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    Ha! About the only good thing that could be used for is for the recycle bin!:eek:
     
  9. Aug 20, 2008 at 1:26 PM
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    silver07taco

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    WOW, are you kidding me,Thats all you have to do to fit 285, Damn I was about to cut the wrong place HAha, Thats a true asshole move do something stupid like that then try to sell it.
     
  10. Aug 20, 2008 at 2:29 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    of course no one noted that he was from texas.....:rolleyes:
     
  11. Aug 21, 2008 at 7:05 PM
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    Coreyjon

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    I emailed him on eBay and shared my concerns. He said it was done by a local shop who after they notched the control arms, told him it was safe, well after a few emails, he began to realize 75 bucks was not worth it if someone got hurt because of them, so he pulled them off eBay. He is going to have them checked by another shop to see if they are safe. I doubt very much that they are. I was not sure if it was my place to email him but felt kinda obligated to - glad I did, who knows what might have happened if someone bought them and they failed while driving on the highway or anywhere for that matter.
     
  12. Aug 21, 2008 at 7:09 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    good job man!!! good looking out for someone's safety!!!:)
     
  13. Aug 21, 2008 at 7:10 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    wonder if he is related to the guy that went Kite surfing in a ropical storm? :confused:
     
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