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Unread 09-19-2013, 08:42 PM   #61
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Damn squire who did you talk to I've been trying for ever to get ahold of the sales manager I've basically given up

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Unread 10-07-2013, 08:49 PM   #62
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Gave one last ditch effort to contact RC last night, I found the scrap paper I wrote the Sales Managers email address on. As of today nothing yet doubtful I'll ever hear from RC so I doubt I'll ever do business with them again!
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Unread 10-08-2013, 06:53 AM   #63
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I didn't call I talked to a guy named Will on there online customer service and he made me send him pictures of the broken bolts.
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Unread 10-08-2013, 05:55 PM   #64
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Ah ha that's the trick. I finally received a response today. Their R and D department is aware of it and waiting until they get a stock jeep in so they can figure it out. Sounds like a line of BS to me
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Unread 10-09-2013, 09:33 AM   #65
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Ah ha that's the trick. I finally received a response today. Their R and D department is aware of it and waiting until they get a stock jeep in so they can figure it out. Sounds like a line of BS to me
That must be quite an R&D department. They can get the stock bolt length by simply measuring a bolt or looking up the part at Mopar. All they need to know is the length of the stock bolts + 2" but apparently that is beyond their level of mechanical ability. You are dealing with some dimwits LOL.

I found the same thing at the R&D department of another well know supplier of lifts for WJs. The other suppliers problems in getting lengths and adjustments right goes way beyond just bolts. Bottom line, just because a company sells a product don't assume they have the necessary skills in design and manufacturing to get it right.
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Unread 10-10-2013, 11:08 PM   #66
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That must be quite an R&D department. They can get the stock bolt length by simply measuring a bolt or looking up the part at Mopar. All they need to know is the length of the stock bolts + 2" but apparently that is beyond their level of mechanical ability. You are dealing with some dimwits LOL.

I found the same thing at the R&D department of another well know supplier of lifts for WJs. The other suppliers problems in getting lengths and adjustments right goes way beyond just bolts. Bottom line, just because a company sells a product don't assume they have the necessary skills in design and manufacturing to get it right.

Very well said. Needless to say I will not do business with them again and I will begin replacing every part that they sold me. This may sound stupid but a shirt and bumper sticker would of made me just as happy as Squire.
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Unread 03-17-2014, 06:41 AM   #67
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I have another failure of the stabilizer bolts. 8.8 grade..............lost the spacer and whatever else went with it
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Unread 03-17-2014, 05:58 PM   #68
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That sucks really is not much more than bolts and a spacer. Did it do any damage to the case? I just replaced my entire rear end three weeks ago because of the damage
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Unread 03-19-2014, 03:41 PM   #69
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i got a new spacer and hardware in today from RC. they're still selling the 80mm 8.8 grade bolts. I wont use those. I'm thinking 90mm but could the housing take 100mm for even more bite? i dont have the broke ones out yet
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Unread 03-19-2014, 03:52 PM   #70
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I used 90mm bolts and its the perfict length but also step up to the next grade of bolt, use 10.9
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Unread 03-21-2014, 02:49 PM   #71
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I'm somewhat using the RC installation instructions to line up my tools. For removal and reinstall of the rear end, will I need the coil spring compression tool? thanks
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Unread 03-21-2014, 03:12 PM   #72
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No spring compressors needed. Pretty easy to get them out!
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Unread 03-21-2014, 08:02 PM   #73
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I'm somewhat using the RC installation instructions to line up my tools. For removal and reinstall of the rear end, will I need the coil spring compression tool? thanks
Are you just replacing the bolts or are you installing your lift?
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Unread 03-21-2014, 10:24 PM   #74
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Shouldn't need them, once all of the connecting bolts are removed it will fall right out so be careful
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Unread 03-21-2014, 10:43 PM   #75
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Am I the only one that hates this stupid rear upper control arm design? It seems like the four arm setup worked fine for decades. Why the heck did they have to mess with perfectly good tech? Damn Engineers!
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