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post #106 of 370 Old 06-02-2009, 03:08 PM
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good on them for making it right. realistically most consumers would be willing to go with whoever provides the highest level of customer service. the fact that some companies don't pay enough attention to it doesn't exactly inspire me to buy products. when an outfit like RC will go the extra mile to correct an oversight, it DOES inspire me to buy their products. other guys could learn from this.


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post #107 of 370 Old 06-02-2009, 03:39 PM
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so if you order the kit now are you going to get 2 diffrent lenght shocks.The long ones for the front and short ones for the rear.
And great job by rc for making this right.
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I ordered my kit yesterday, I was told it should ship Wed or Thur with the new shorter shocks for the rear. I'm in the 1 day shipping area hope it makes it bye Friday, because we are having a off road car show at the Clarksville IN Bass pro Shop Sat.
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I ordered my kit yesterday, I was told it should ship Wed or Thur with the new shorter shocks for the rear. I'm in the 1 day shipping area hope it makes it bye Friday, because we are having a off road car show at the Clarksville IN Bass pro Shop Sat.


NICE! I didn't know that. I'm in Madison and will be in the area on Saturday. I'll be sure to check it out. Nice first post by the way!
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post #110 of 370 Old 06-02-2009, 07:56 PM
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Had my kit for a month or so. Contacted Jeffery about the shocks and he sent new ones out. Great customer service!

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post #111 of 370 Old 06-02-2009, 08:16 PM
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For $30 each. It took me a while to find because their website sucks.
http://www.currieenterprises.com/CES...6.aspx?id=3357
http://www.currieenterprises.com/CES...6.aspx?id=3358


I may have to pick up a set. Looks like a fairly easy mod, especially when my welder is still in my front garage.

those brackets will have to be 5.5" long from the outside raduis to the center of the shock bolt hole to make a difference on the rc 2.5" with 24" shocks...
coming from currie, they are prolly intended for clearance..

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Forgive me, but is there a way to tell post installation whether I have the correct or incorrect shocks? Can I measure the body of the shock? I don't want to find out the hard way by running it off road.

Please advise, just installed this lift a short while ago.
just like this..... if rc is suplying a new shock that's 1" shorter than the current shocks the shock travel measurement should be a little over 4" at ride height on level ground.


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I just want to say that I just talked to Jeff @ RC and I have to say their CS is TOP NOTCH!!! I am sold on RC. For his troubles I went ahead and ordered the Steering Stab and the BL+MML. I wanted them anyway so I figured he more then deserved the business. I will also suggest their products to several of my jeep buddies. Them doing right by this mistake will pay off for them.
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Oh dear... I ordered mine about two weeks ago and am expecting it to arrive next Tuesday, but I'm not exactly sure when it shipped. Maybe I should rather hope there was a delay so that the order went through after RC had started shipping them with shorter shocks off the bat.

Very glad to hear about their excellent CS though, and still very keen to install the kit!
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post #115 of 370 Old 06-06-2009, 11:26 AM
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just like this..... if rc is suplying a new shock that's 1" shorter than the current shocks the shock travel measurement should be a little over 4" at ride height on level groud
the rubber bumper is the new bumpstop

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post #116 of 370 Old 06-06-2009, 07:32 PM
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the rubber bumper is the new bumpstop
do some more reading


.... using the rubber bumper on the shock will damage the shock mounts, bar pins and risk damage to the shock it'self...

the bumpstops need to be set on the axle and frame, then the rubber stop on the shock needs to be cut off.

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do some more reading


.... using the rubber bumper on the shock will damage the shock mounts, bar pins and risk damage to the shock it'self...

the bumpstops need to be set on the axle and frame, then the rubber stop on the shock needs to be cut off.
have you even talked to RC about how they designed this lift to work with the shocks?I talked to RC about my shock prob WAAAY before i posted about it,why?Because every freakin person that reads these threads is going "oh no i better not order this lift" when they really dont know WTF is really going on.Im not here to defend RC but to make people realize that if they have a problem with a product they need to TALK TO THE VENDOR FIRST not go blasting them on a forum.

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have you even talked to RC about how they designed this lift to work with the shocks?I talked to RC about my shock prob WAAAY before i posted about it,why?Because every freakin person that reads these threads is going "oh no i better not order this lift" when they really dont know WTF is really going on.Im not here to defend RC but to make people realize that if they have a problem with a product they need to TALK TO THE VENDOR FIRST not go blasting them on a forum.
I have no intention of blasting rc.

I simply pointed out what they don't tell you or simply don't know themselves... the fact that the lack of axle bumptops "don't hurt RC 2.2 shocks"...

so,....since you're defending the "I" word.... would you like to find out your mounts and bar pins will get mangled by having it happen to you?, then call to say WTF? they'll just keep saying it won't hurt the shocks, you're left up a creek without a paddle at that point.

when my mounts come off, it'll be from a rock snagging em, not a curb at the grocery store.

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I got my 2.5" RC kit back in March so is it safe to assume I got the longer shocks as well?
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post #120 of 370 Old 06-07-2009, 06:35 AM
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My lift came in on Thurs it was done 4 hours later. I did not order the body lift. With full flex on the RTI ramp was rubbing slightly in the front i need about 1 inch more bump stop. At full flex the rear shocks were just sitting on the shock bump stops they were not crushing the stops. I very happy with my lift it scored a 1050 on the ramp which was higher than several high dollar long armed kits. Now if i just had lockers and the armor to protect it in the rocks i would be ready, That will come slowly. If someone could post pics for me let me know and i will send some.
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