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Old April 2nd, 2012, 08:40 PM   #1
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I'm in vegas this week visiting family and since I have a set on order I wanted to stop by and check em out. JD the owner was very cool, gave me a full tour of the facility and the production. I got to check out a few of the project rigs and some of the carnage from KOH! It's cool to see a complete American made shock facility that is down to earth. I can't wait til my shocks arrive.
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Old April 2nd, 2012, 08:50 PM   #2
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Isn't it a brand new office and all. Iirc their building just burnt to the ground a while back.
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yeah it's a completely different facility. they are still setting up the office. its not very big but they were working non stop when i was there.
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this is outside the office. no big signs or race rigs.
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American made shock facility that is down to earth. I can't wait til my shocks arrive.
arent most of the big players made in america atleast i think there are?
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too bad their shocks suck
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ive known a few people with them and they seem to work great. plus 1000 per shock is regoddamndiculous for a trail rig
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ive known a few people with them and they seem to work great. plus 1000 per shock is regoddamndiculous for a trail rig
They do seem to work great when you don't have anything to compare them to. Two names in the coilover business that I will only use is Fox and King…the other companies don’t produce a product that can handle abuse and work at the same time. There is a reason FOA are cheaper than Fox and Kings and that reason is in the quality department.
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http://www.bigshocks.com/
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ive known a few people with them and they seem to work great. plus 1000 per shock is regoddamndiculous for a trail rig
And a good shock is not $1000 each either. I think I paid $325 each for my 2" Fox. Plus the cost of coils.
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They were at least half the cost of any other coilover that i shopped for. Plus they had a few rigs finish KOH with them so how terrible can they be?

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I never said they were terrible, just cheaper in the quality dept. They cut costs somewhere right? When I looked they did cost less than a good shock but not half, nowhere near half. Make sure you're comparing apples to apples as far as sizing ect. Get whatever you want, just remember that you get what you pay for.
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