Del-a-lum bushings for 87-93 control arms! **update pg5**

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Re: Del-a-lum bushings for 87-93 control arms! **update pg5*

Postby 88_GTU » Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:25 am

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Okay, couple things:

Firstly, I think there was MASSIVE MISCOMMUNICATION in this thread. Jon was asking plenty of good questions and from what I have seen there was some bush beating and a few circles were involved. I did see that a few people were saying "DERP! IT'S EASY!" instead of answering, or attempting to answer. Hell I've forgotten more about my cars maintenance and mods in the past 6 years to choke several horses, so I was right there thinking "How in dafuq does this work" Up until the middle of page 5 everyone was calm, cool, and Jon was full of questions concerning other things that I also wondered about. What is the maint required on these? How often? How hard is the installation? While these questions are EASYILY answered when you HAVE the parts installed, seeing as that was not the case it could have been easily answered by the manufacturer.

I do think that J(88_GTU) seemed to have taken these questions as a direct assault for some reason. His response to Jon's post about press fitting the bushings in came off rather rude. Quoting J:
... "Someone" did ask. Countless times. I left a ton of voicemails and sent a ton of emails so you can quit with that line. If you want to know if he'll make more than you can do the legwork this time. I can't say that I was very happy with the lack of answers or contact I received from the gentleman I worked with at GW but I've been far less happy with the crap I've dealt with from you. ...


If you don't have an answer for someone, why couldn't you just say "Hey, I asked, but have yet to receive a response about that. I'll keep asking though"? I get that "someone" was talking to the company, but it doesn't give that "someone" permission to talk to someone else this way, who has legitimate questions! I also don't understand how an initial question of "how exactly do these get installed" is not as good as another question asked about the grease fitting. I feel there was no need to be rude about one persons question, then turn around and tell someone "great question!" in the same post...

The old saying "There are no stupid questions, just stupid people" comes to mind...

After reading through all posts, I feel that Jon tried to defend himself a couple of times and while he got pretty heated up in his second to last post, he was fine. I also feel that while J DID NOT openly attack Jon, the content of previous comments posted skirted that grey area like a Scotsman on a windy day. Realize that this is the Inter webs, and while it is "srsbisnis" we should treat each other the way we would want to be treated. Maybe proofreading and message context should be checked before clicking that big shiny "SUBMIT" button, as it would have helped everyone involved out.

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Secondly, another one of Jon's questions still stand. Were there any conversations about setting up a group buy with this company other then the 5 units purchased already? If not, could the contact information be posted so that we could elect a ball roller for this? I would like to buy two sets, so if anyone else is interested speak up!



In my own defense, I did try to get answers during my time dealing with Global West but grew increasingly frustrated with the severe lack of communication on their end. I decided against a group buy because I did NOT want to be responsible for other peoples money when I wasn't sure if I was being ripped off or not.

I have given a set to my friend who makes prototypes for a living and he's already making new sets. They'll be indenticle to GWs other than the blue anodizing. As soon as the first set is done I'll post pics and THEN if there's interest I'll have no issue with putting together a group buy.

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Re: Del-a-lum bushings for 87-93 control arms! **update pg5*

Postby heavywoody » Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:36 am

Awesome; these would be a great addition to the Z26, which is getting a suspension overhaul this winter.


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Postby Travelor » Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:02 pm

88_GTU wrote:In my own defense, I did try to get answers during my time dealing with Global West but grew increasingly frustrated with the severe lack of communication on their end. I decided against a group buy because I did NOT want to be responsible for other peoples money when I wasn't sure if I was being ripped off or not.

I have given a set to my friend who makes prototypes for a living and he's already making new sets. They'll be indenticle to GWs other than the blue anodizing. As soon as the first set is done I'll post pics and THEN if there's interest I'll have no issue with putting together a group buy.

J


I know how easy it is to get frustrated when someone is just spinning your wheels. I also know how easy it is to snap at others because of it. Like I said, was just some miscommunication. Thank you are explaining.

It does seem like this guy runs a busy company, but I'm just not sure how they would take to having their designs copied.. Having your friend make identical sets worries me... I'll stay tuned in the meantime.


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Re: Del-a-lum bushings for 87-93 control arms! **update pg5*

Postby Z26_T » Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:34 am

Any updates?


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Postby Slinky » Fri Sep 20, 2013 12:12 pm

Group buy anyone??


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Postby Slinky » Tue Nov 05, 2013 8:36 pm

I have no use for them since I have a 95 Beretta, but I'm sure a lot of others would be interested, I will be using cavi Poly bushings and machining my control arms so that they fit


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Postby Slinky » Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:19 am

I dig the 95 vert bushings and i really don't have the spare time working what i fo and working on my own project to take on that task, at least currently..


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Postby MY91GT(Z) » Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:02 pm

Anyone interested if I can get 10 people.to order he is willing to make a run on these for the 140+ shipping if anyone interested lmk



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Postby Alxsmt » Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:25 pm

Im in. I was planning on getting some metal bushings made but this could work too


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Postby Travelor » Sun Jan 19, 2014 11:00 am

I'd be down to purchase 2 sets.


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Postby 3400tZ » Sun Jan 19, 2014 11:42 am

I'm in for a set


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Postby MY91GT(Z) » Sun Jan 19, 2014 8:08 pm

Im going to post.this on v6z24 too try to get this to happen in 3 wks and will set up another paypal for this



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Postby Alxsmt » Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:53 am

So whats the deal? You cant not reply to PMs when you have somebodys money


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Re: Del-a-lum bushings for 87-93 control arms! **update pg5*

Postby 3X00-Modified » Mon Mar 10, 2014 11:02 am

Who are you referring to? Because this is 88_GTU's group buy thread.



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Postby MY91GT(Z) » Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:30 pm

He is referring to me Jon as I put the group buy in the for sale section aside.from.this post




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