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Unread 06-20-2013, 10:56 PM   #106
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Whats your thoughts on the guy from Superlift who had to pitch your ideas to his boss, and now this same guy has to tell his boss you have backed out and plan to sell your free stuff?

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Unread 06-20-2013, 11:20 PM   #107
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Got an email from Superlift with 6 tracking numbers, complete heavy duty 3.5" kit is on the way. I've already had 4 wheel parts place the order for OME springs though. Looks like the superlift kit will be up for sale, anyone interested PM me for details.
What does super lift think about you selling their sponsored lift sent to you gratis? I'm personally appalled.
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Unread 06-21-2013, 12:37 AM   #108
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Here's the story with Superlift. Joey, the marketing director, sponsored me. It wasn't a full sponsorship, rather partial. I paid them for shipping and their cost of the product. While they were waiting to fill the order for my kit, company was sold under new ownership. There were some serious complications with their product being stuck in customs in India without any real ETA. I was given an option to get the money refunded or wait longer to see what happens.

I waited and waited, called again and was told the 3.5" lift is no longer in production and actually discontinued. They were doing what they could to get my last kit together as promised by Joey. Option was offered to get money back. I decided to call and get the refund and drop sponsorship. This was last Wednesday. They said, sure no problem, will take a few days and money should be refunded.

I call my buddy at 4 wheel parts and order the OME lift expecting to simply get a refund and be done with Superlift. Tuesday this week, money still not refunded. I call them again and to my surprise, product magically appears in their warehouse and tracking numbers provided.

Based on what happened, I figured it's in my best interest to sell the lift. I'm only looking to get what I'm into it, so whoever buys it will get a great deal on the last 3.5" kit ever made. If anything I'll be making someone's day. If you guys think I'm being unreasonable, I'm all ears and will make this right.
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Unread 06-21-2013, 12:43 AM   #109
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You should tell them exactly what you've told us: you're going a different direction and would like the shipment rerouted back to a distribution warehouse. Then you express your gratitude for the opportunity at sponsorship bacau we you're slamming the door in someone's face. This Joey feller has gone through great lengths to have the other part of the cost of the kit written off as a favor to you. Debts should be repaid in order to be in good standing. That's not always a monetary statement.
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Unread 06-21-2013, 01:33 AM   #110
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You should tell them exactly what you've told us: you're going a different direction and would like the shipment rerouted back to a distribution warehouse. Then you express your gratitude for the opportunity at sponsorship bacau we you're slamming the door in someone's face. This Joey feller has gone through great lengths to have the other part of the cost of the kit written off as a favor to you. Debts should be repaid in order to be in good standing. That's not always a monetary statement.

I have certainly expressed my gratitude for the opportunity. Sent superlift pictures of their product in action on trails (current 1.5" superlift on my jeep), along with videos and a detailed write up on the product.

When I called Tuesday to see what happened with the refund, Joey told me the new owners declined the refund as this was an older account created under previous ownership and no refunds are being made to anyone. I then thanked him for trying and explained my order placed with OME. He even mentioned that I had an option to refuse shipment, but still wouldn't get the refund. Joey sent me an appology email with the tracking numbers. I feel that if I was slamming a door in their face, last thing on his mind would be sending me an appology.

But like I mentioned before, I don't intend to do wrong by any means. Based on what has happened along with the OME order, I figured it's best to sell the kit to another jeep owner.
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Unread 06-21-2013, 04:05 AM   #111
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I read all 8 pages, great build in such a short period of time. I envy your disposable income whereas I have to save my lunch money to buy parts.

As far as the sell of the superlift, I support your decision especially after you called them back to explain your situation. GLWS.

Keep up the good work. I hope my build plans for my jeep comes close to yours. I know it will be at a much slower pace.


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Unread 06-21-2013, 04:30 AM   #112
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I read all 8 pages, great build in such a short period of time. I envy your disposable income whereas I have to save my lunch money to buy parts.

As far as the sell of the superlift, I support your decision especially after you called them back to explain your situation. GLWS.

Keep up the good work. I hope my build plans for my jeep comes close to yours. I know it will be at a much slower pace.


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Thanks bud, although it may come off as I have some disposable income, far from it. Been working my butt off in a lab for a defense contractor to make ends meet.

With some luck on good deals and great friends around helps move things along faster. Gotta take advantage of free time while I can before starting a fam. Good luck on your build, I'd like to check it out
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Unread 06-23-2013, 02:55 AM   #113
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My buddy Josh picked up this wicked YJ a couple of weeks ago. Decided to drop by today and let me take it for a spin! It's spring over with D44 on 35s. Makes my Jeep look like a little toy:


The idea was to figure out what size tires to go with for my YJ as I'm still undecided between 33s and 35s. I was able to climb in and out using a short rope and "oh ****" handle:




It drove great and his 4.0 definitely felt more alive than my 4.2. 35s are fun, but I think perfect balance for trail and dd in my case would be going with 33s.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 07:21 PM   #114
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06/25 update:

Superlift came in, looks great with full military wrap, springs look like they can take some beating on the rocks:









Few weeks ago, I sold a pair of racing seats from the M3 and placed an order for another set. Today I got a call from the local performance shop telling me seats are back ordered till end of August, giving me an option to get a refund or continue waiting.

I thought about it for a while and decided to cancel the order for race seats and get by with stock ones. Luckily the shop was able to order truck tires and have them ready for pickup tomorrow!

It took me a lot of time to decide between 33s and 35s, 33s being the final decision. Considering auto trans, d30 up front, 4.10 gears and few other financial reasons, I decided on 33s. BFG KM2s!
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Unread 06-25-2013, 08:49 PM   #115
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What about the d30 kept you away from 35's? It'll handle them locked for days. When it comes time for my actual build up I plan on running 35's on it.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 08:55 PM   #116
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What about the d30 kept you away from 35's? It'll handle them locked for days. When it comes time for my actual build up I plan on running 35's on it.
I kept reading d30s in stock form don't like 35s. Doesn't the steering need to be upgraded as well? I would need body lift in addition to suspension lift, would probably have to cut the tub more as I went with YJ rear tubes and not TJ. 4.10 gears and auto trans probably aren't going to agree with 35s. Sure there's a few more things. I may be over thinking this, maybe I made a wrong decision by going with 33s. Guess I'll have to wait and find out or bug the shop some more and have them change order to 35s. I really need to get better at planning this stuff...
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Unread 06-25-2013, 09:06 PM   #117
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I'm sorry for making you doubt your choice! I was asking strictly about the d30. ZTE is actually running 37's on his. I'm not entirely sure about the steering. That's one thing I'm still in the dark about.

But you're right about the auto trans. It'd probably be a dog.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 09:11 PM   #118
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35s or bust! I ran stock steering with 37s for a while that is until I been my tre wheeling. My stick steering was perfectly happy with 35s tho is it ideal maybe not but it works!
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Unread 06-25-2013, 09:14 PM   #119
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I'm sorry for making you doubt your choice! I was asking strictly about the d30. ZTE is actually running 37's on his. I'm not entirely sure about the steering. That's one thing I'm still in the dark about.

But you're right about the auto trans. It'd probably be a dog.
no worries, I'm sure I'll be happy with 33s. I enjoy wheeling on 31s, still an upgrade. I don't want to make excuses or sound like i'm justifiying 33s over 35s. After giving it some serious thought while considering above mentioned concern, I decided on 33s. Doesn't mean in the future I wouldn't be open to 35s or even bigger. Never ending project, these jeeps.


Anyone got any nice pics of YJs with 33s and flat fenders? Google brings up the same old stuff.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 09:18 PM   #120
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no worries, I'm sure I'll be happy with 33s. I enjoy wheeling on 31s, still an upgrade. I don't want to make excuses or sound like i'm justifiying 33s over 35s. After giving it some serious thought while considering above mentioned concern, I decided on 33s. Doesn't mean in the future I wouldn't be open to 35s or even bigger. Never ending project, these jeeps.

Anyone got any nice pics of YJs with 33s and flat fenders? Google brings up the same old stuff.
33s



35s same lift


37s one inch shorter lift

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