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Unread 02-07-2011, 09:23 AM   #1
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Rubicon Express Back order situation

So i ordered RE1444 and RE1445 springs in mid december and have still not recieved them. Anyone else waiting for these springs?

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Unread 02-07-2011, 09:40 AM   #2
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Probably a stupid question, but, have you called them?
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Unread 02-07-2011, 09:48 AM   #3
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sure have. they have no idea when they will be available again. im just curious how many others are in this situation.
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Unread 02-07-2011, 09:57 AM   #4
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I bent one of my fronts back in early December and ordered a new pair. The guy said I got the last ones in the country. I would email RE directly and ask what the eta is.
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Unread 02-07-2011, 10:02 AM   #5
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i have multiple times. they just give me what they think is going to be an ETA, but still dont really have any idea when they will be back in stock.
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Unread 02-07-2011, 10:07 AM   #6
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"Unfortunately our shipment has been delayed and we will probably not see them until mid February.We have been doing business with the same manufacturer for many years and we have the utmost confidence in their product however the economy has somewhat changed the lead times on many products.We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience this delay may cause….Mike"

thats what ive been told, so just waiting on further notice.
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Unread 02-07-2011, 10:37 AM   #7
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We ordered some RE 4" springs back late last year.
We did get them but it took some time.
If memory serves, it was close to 2 months.

Worth the wait in my opinion.
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Unread 02-07-2011, 12:19 PM   #8
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RE 2.5" Extreeme Duty kit #5530

I ordered a Rubicon Express 2.5" Extreme Duty suspension kit #5530 (Extreme springs were no longer available so they substituted them for std duty #1430 springs) early Dec. from Jeepinoutfitters. They had the parts ship directly from Rubicon Express as they were available. I got the springs and most of the hardware in 3 weeks. It took 4 weeks to get the shocks. At 6 weeks, Jeepinoutfitters had to get the brake lines and front greasable shackles from other outfitters inventory to close out my order.
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Unread 02-07-2011, 01:30 PM   #9
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I would call them and see what kind of lead time they have, if you don't like it cancel the them and order BDS springs.
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Unread 02-07-2011, 01:32 PM   #10
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I would call them and see what kind of lead time they have, if you don't like it cancel the them and order BDS springs.
Bet you won't be waiting for those.
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Unread 02-07-2011, 02:29 PM   #11
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lol i dont want BDS im going SOA and the reverse eye is really what im interested in. Im going to have to wait.......
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Unread 02-07-2011, 02:59 PM   #12
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Not sure why BDS spring won't work SOA, mine seem to be doing rather well. Either way, it's an option.
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Unread 02-07-2011, 03:21 PM   #13
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I almost went bds to see how they hold up. I really liked the ride of the re's so I stuck with them even though I mangled one. If they had been bds I probably would have got a free replacement minus $100 in shipping.
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Unread 02-08-2011, 01:48 PM   #14
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bad news...

http://www.rubiconusa.com/2011/02/1949/

I just broke a shock, tried calling to get it replaced, apparently they went bankrupt...
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Wow.

I always have loved RE's stuff.. sad to see that happen.
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