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Posted 07 January 2004 - 10:36 PM
Straight the F up.
Posted 08 January 2004 - 09:16 AM
Posted 08 January 2004 - 11:27 AM
I haven’t had time (in the last 6 months, I know LOL). I will try to include them with new kits, and offer them for a small fee to others without.
As far as the price goes, there is no sizable profit in building these. After you price raw steel (new, not scrap), graded metric bolts ($), zinc plating, printing, packaging and shipping costs, royalties to BYB, and about 10-12 hours labor each – I get to enjoy making minimum wage. Oh yeah, I forgot investments in the MIG, drill press, grinder, saws, expendable weld rod, drill bits, cutoff wheels and grinding disks, electricity and shop costs… all in my free time after working my normal 40 hour week.
If I didn’t enjoy this, I would be a Greeter at Wal-Mart and make more money.
Respectfully, Patrick ‘PK’ Davis.
Posted 08 January 2004 - 03:21 PM
I would definitely like to get one of those skidplate spacers with my lift if at all possible. I would even be willing to pay extra for one, rather than spending the time myself, especially if it can help increase your profit any as a means of saying thank you.
Another thing that all of us might want to start pondering, or if anybody who has lifted their car already has suggestions, is what to do with the shifter, 4wd lever, and exhaust so that they can remain close to their respective places. It looks like the shifter would be fine but may require some trimming of the surrounding plastic panel to avoid interference during spirited driving, the 4wd lever will need to be bent upward, and I will probably cut my exhaust right after the first cat and either re-weld or use a flex-pipe to hook that section up to the rest, which will remain where it is.
Posted 08 January 2004 - 04:43 PM
Posted 08 January 2004 - 04:57 PM
I will make it an option for the EA82 from here forward, and include it when asked, for $10. If Jonathon still requires one in the spring, I will throw an extra one in or him at that time.
Posted 08 January 2004 - 05:08 PM
Also, i have some stock steering shafts, want them?
Posted 08 January 2004 - 05:34 PM
Yes, I 'll take the steering shafts, and reward your efforts.
Posted 08 January 2004 - 10:33 PM
The lift kits are WELL worth every penny spent, and PK deserves more than what he charges for them. Jon, i would apreciate it if you would show alittle more gratitude when it comes to posting on this message board.
Ditto on the linkages PK, there are also 4 new Legacy's in the yard if you want Legacy linkages, let me know and i'll have them sent to you.
Posted 08 January 2004 - 11:02 PM
Posted 08 January 2004 - 11:11 PM
There are also pictures of my lift installation on my webpage as well.
Posted 10 January 2004 - 07:52 PM
Torxxx, what did you find out about air freight on AK airlines? Is your connection going to pan out? Let me know. I'm anxious t get this going.
From the PM's I've received and the posts here, along with the local pros, it looks like we'll be able to pull this off without a hitch. Maybe by the time we get to the third one, we can make an instructional video the PK can include as part of his marketing. (We'll have to find someone to take my place - no one wants to see my ugly mug. ) But seriously, if there were a person to pull this off (the video) it would have to be Zapar - he's installed 7 of them, and he's already skilled with the camera.
Posted 10 January 2004 - 10:59 PM
Yes, I am looking for the 3" lift for ea82.
Another question: Does anybody that's going to be in on this have access to a spring compressor? I would like to turn up the rear spring preload on my struts while we're doing this, and the compressor makes it a heck of a lot easier. Last time, I improvised with cables and hooks and stuff, and that took a really long time to figure out.
Posted 11 January 2004 - 08:39 AM
Posted 11 January 2004 - 03:15 PM
Otherwise, I would jump on one too. I might see if I can borrow one from the UAA shop for the weekend.
Posted 11 January 2004 - 04:10 PM
Posted 11 January 2004 - 04:42 PM
So if we were gonna do that, I could get it to Cordova, Alaska and then have his dad ship it up here to me, and I can bring it down to Anchorage
Posted 11 January 2004 - 05:21 PM
Posted 11 January 2004 - 09:31 PM
hes gonna talk to his dad about it in the next few days.. I will keep you guys informed
Posted 11 January 2004 - 10:25 PM
SubaruJunkie - F off.. Up yours. you don't have no room to talk.
northguy - note: pk's name isn't in sig anymore.
sorry to be an a$$hole right now.. Goin back to time-out.
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