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#201 FirstSubaruGLwagon

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Posted 08 October 2005 - 09:41 AM

Wow...you're lifting a 3AT?? hope you like replacing them, or leaving stock tires on a lifted car.

might wanna update the older gen thread, so if people in the future searching for info the lift know that it was you're fault, not AA's


Looks like my comments have already been removed;)

As far as the tires are concerned im not going over 26.5 in diamater
Plus im not going to be "gunning" it or doing any hill climbing. everythings flat here:lol:

It's finally done, (with the exception of the electric fan)
I made 1.5 inch tranny blocks witch gives the driveshaft the proper alighment, adjusted the linkage, modified the pitch stopper, everything works , drives good now.:)
The worst part about the whole experiance was putting on the lower radiator hose.:rolleyes:

After lowering the struts and shocks it turns out to be about a 2.5 inch lift in total but it looks good.:)

#202 4x4moose

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Posted 11 October 2005 - 12:30 AM

anybody get there ea-81 lifts yet?

#203 mtnman38

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Posted 11 October 2005 - 08:07 AM

not I says this guy

#204 spanky_pete

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Posted 11 October 2005 - 10:34 AM

not I says this guy

ditto

#205 Shadyirishmen

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Posted 11 October 2005 - 11:01 AM

Dont worry.... There coming. We had everything ready to be shipped last friday, but unfortunately, Albie the shop tech informed me that we were going to have to supply brake lines for the rear of the vehicle. We just got them in today, so you will receive them shortly. I think you will be much happier with a kit that is complete than one that is not. Sorry I didn't put a post up about the situation, my bad. Also the kicker checks will be sent under seperate cover i.e. an envelope instead of the lift kit box.

#206 spanky_pete

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Posted 11 October 2005 - 01:55 PM

Dont worry.... There coming. We had everything ready to be shipped last friday, but unfortunately, Albie the shop tech informed me that we were going to have to supply brake lines for the rear of the vehicle. We just got them in today, so you will receive them shortly. I think you will be much happier with a kit that is complete than one that is not. Sorry I didn't put a post up about the situation, my bad. Also the kicker checks will be sent under seperate cover i.e. an envelope instead of the lift kit box.


For the price we ended up paying, I'm certainly not complaining. :grin:
Thanks for keeping us up to date.

#207 ninjaben43

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Posted 11 October 2005 - 11:40 PM

yea by the sounds of it you 81 guys made out like a banditts

I also got a good discount from the guy who I bought my lift from because of the delay

He was kinda up set but it happens

For the price we ended up paying, I'm certainly not complaining. :grin:
Thanks for keeping us up to date.



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Posted 11 October 2005 - 11:42 PM

i'm not complaining either. would be nice to see it by friday Posted Image

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Posted 12 October 2005 - 10:34 AM

Im jealous you EA 81 guys are getting a sweet deal haveing to wait a bit longer. Totally worth the wait! Its respectable that AA is honoring their agreement and refunding a bit. Thats good business to stand behind your word. I can understand that they are bummed to take a hit like this.

#210 spanky_pete

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Posted 17 October 2005 - 10:24 AM

Bump for the new week, anyone seen theirs yet?

#211 4x4moose

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Posted 17 October 2005 - 06:13 PM

nope nothing, not even a tracking numberPosted Image

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Posted 17 October 2005 - 09:12 PM

Chris: here is a tracking number:

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0303 0830 0000 8992 4300


nope nothing, not even a tracking numberPosted Image



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Posted 19 October 2005 - 01:25 PM

Sweet, my kit just arrived. Here's a pic.
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#214 Bobby_boucher

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Posted 19 October 2005 - 01:54 PM

Shady i was just wondering was address you sent my kit to...because i dont remember wether i gave you the shop address or the house address.

#215 4x4moose

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Posted 19 October 2005 - 07:39 PM

oh i can't wait any longer. just got a new shop and need to brake it in. spanky is that some sort of tool that is laying next to the brake lines

#216 Shadyirishmen

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Posted 19 October 2005 - 09:31 PM

No thats no tool thats the extended steering shaft. Bobby I won't know until I get back to the shop friday where it has shipped.


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#217 Bobby_boucher

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Posted 19 October 2005 - 09:33 PM

No thats no tool thats the extended steering shaft. Bobby I won't know until I get back to the shop friday where it has shipped.


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Thanks James i appriciate the quick response and i also appriciate the way you are doing business. i will be sure to purchase items from you in the future.

#218 4x4moose

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Posted 22 October 2005 - 08:34 PM

Dont worry.... I think you will be much happier with a kit that is complete than one that is not.

well it got here today. minus a steering shaft. i don't get it other people get there complete lifts and a kicker, i get an uncomplete lift and no kicker, and more then likely wait another week or two for the steering shaft.Posted Image i think if i ran AA i would make sure the people that aren't getting a kicker would get there lifts first and complete.

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 09:25 AM

so anyplans for bumper mounted full auto bb guns??

for those annoying people who cut you off?
like say a small burst of bb fire to dimple the paint on somone trunk/ bumper?

after all you guys are allied armaments and i have yet to see any suby weapons hehe

on a side note why when i see the name allied armaments my mind translates that into armed marmots... wierd

#220 Numbchux

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 11:18 AM

well it got here today. minus a steering shaft. i don't get it other people get there complete lifts and a kicker, i get an uncomplete lift and no kicker, and more then likely wait another week or two for the steering shaft.Posted Image i think if i ran AA i would make sure the people that aren't getting a kicker would get there lifts first and complete.


um...where you in the group buy? cause I think if I ran AA, I'd do it just like they do, they do ALOT of business, cut 'em some slack.

#221 Shadyirishmen

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 01:38 PM

Hey don't worry we are getting the steering shafts out tuesday. We just wanted to make sure you got your lift so you could start installing it now. I should have notified you. Sorry about the delay, I know that these situations can be irratating. Its hard trying to please everyone.



well it got here today. minus a steering shaft. i don't get it other people get there complete lifts and a kicker, i get an uncomplete lift and no kicker, and more then likely wait another week or two for the steering shaft.Posted Image i think if i ran AA i would make sure the people that aren't getting a kicker would get there lifts first and complete.



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Posted 23 October 2005 - 11:57 PM

Shady.. I had a question about the steering linkage..... I got the flats lined up, and I've played with it quite a few times.... If the flats are lined up, the bolt will reach with careful "convencing" but the steering wheel is WAY off.... The other way it to line up one flat and just kinda jam it on where the wheel lines up. Issue with that is A its kinda unsafe and B my bolt kept getting loose on the link, very scary when your driving. Anyway is there any correction for this that I'm missing or do I need an alignment? I would think that it should just line up and be happy:-\

#223 spanky_pete

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 11:57 PM

I spent a few hours on my lift install today. I'm probably 90% of the way done on the front and have a few thoughts.

The components of this kit are ten times better than the last kit I installed, much better welds and quality.

However, the instructions are very lacking. If I hadn't done an install once before I'd be totally flustered by now. :banghead:

They state that the strut blocks are marked left and right, but they weren't. They only fit one way, so that wasn't a big issue. The bigger problem, and this happened on the last kit too, is that the strut hit against the body and won't bolt back up without some "gentle" hammering. There used to be pics of this in the repair section.

For everyone else doing their install, remember to unbolt your pitch stopper first and remove the front brake lines from the brackets on your struts. I also had to unhook a number of wires from the engine that wouldn't stretch far enough while putting the blocks in.

I also recommend putting the new steering shaft in first as it is probably the hardest part of the whole install. My steering wheel lines up perfect, but if yours doesn't try turning your wheel until the shaft rolls over 180 degrees.

That's it for now. More as I progress. :grin:

#224 kingbobdole

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Posted 24 October 2005 - 12:14 AM

My wheel is only off by like 90 degrees.:-\

#225 FirstSubaruGLwagon

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Posted 24 October 2005 - 01:09 AM

take the two screws out of the back of the steering wheel, pop off the horn, get a balancer puller, or a sterring wheel puller, pop out the steering wheel, put it where you want it ,and bolt it back on, and your good to go.

some steeringwheels come off without a puller.




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