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Offline rlhammon

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GROUP BUY - ENERGY SUSPENSION BUSHINGS

Who is interested in Energy Suspension bushings? Currently the control arms (front & rear) and differential bushings are no longer available. There is ZERO inventory of either of these three sets.

Energy Suspension is willing to make a run for us, but it requires 40 (FORTY) orders to do. I'm trying to collect who is interested via this Google Form, and will communicate with those who sign up going forward.

https://goo.gl/forms/bV9Q9qrw5JnMevdS2

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Re: GROUP BUY - ENERGY SUSPENSION BUSHINGS Control Arms & Differential
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2018, 09:55:17 AM »
I must have got one of the last kits, I had to buy it direct though no one had them in stock.  Shipped 12/7/17

Plan C, maybe a vendor can work a deal and outright buy 40 at a discount and resell them.   It would probably cost just as much or more to try and build kits to sell.
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Re: GROUP BUY - ENERGY SUSPENSION BUSHINGS Control Arms & Differential
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2018, 04:28:35 PM »
I must have got one of the last kits, I had to buy it direct though no one had them in stock.  Shipped 12/7/17

Plan C, maybe a vendor can work a deal and outright buy 40 at a discount and resell them.   It would probably cost just as much or more to try and build kits to sell.


I purchased a set May of 2017, and it was the last set I could find at that point. Now I have another Kappa and want to upgrade the bushings in it... so hence doing this to hopefully help out some others as well. We're close... 35 people so far in 1 day showing interest. Once I get final pricing we'll see how many go through with it.

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Re: GROUP BUY - ENERGY SUSPENSION BUSHINGS Control Arms & Differential
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2018, 08:42:27 AM »
Yep, I'm interested. But there has to be some idea as to what a set of bushings would cost ($100, $200, $500, something).

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Re: GROUP BUY - ENERGY SUSPENSION BUSHINGS Control Arms & Differential
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2018, 09:58:41 AM »
Yep, I'm interested. But there has to be some idea as to what a set of bushings would cost ($100, $200, $500, something).


The pricing is in the link in the first messge.

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Re: GROUP BUY - ENERGY SUSPENSION BUSHINGS Control Arms & Differential
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2018, 08:07:03 PM »
I had a mistake originally and was wrong on the differential bushing. I thought they were for the rear (black crossbeam), but it is a single bushing made for the base differential to mount the front. This has been removed from the group buy (not enough interest) and only the control arms are still available.

We are over our minimum of 40 people, and as soon as I get the final price quote I'm moving and setting this up.

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Re: GROUP BUY - ENERGY SUSPENSION BUSHINGS Control Arms & Differential
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2018, 08:08:41 PM »
Yep, I'm interested. But there has to be some idea as to what a set of bushings would cost ($100, $200, $500, something).


Is this Steve P.?

Anyway... on the form is the information as Dave has said. ESTIMATED at $160 for both Front and Rear control arm bushings. I reached out to the distributor today (that's who the order has to be placed through) and Energy Suspension trying to push for a final price quote as we are over our minimum (40 orders) as of today.

I'll update the form and provide an email to all who have signed up with proper information as it comes to light.

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Re: GROUP BUY - ENERGY SUSPENSION BUSHINGS Control Arms & Differential
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2018, 10:40:37 PM »
I had a mistake originally and was wrong on the differential bushing. I thought they were for the rear (black crossbeam), but it is a single bushing made for the base differential to mount the front. This has been removed from the group buy (not enough interest) and only the control arms are still available.

We are over our minimum of 40 people, and as soon as I get the final price quote I'm moving and setting this up.

Dangit; I've already got a diff nose bushing, but wanted a spare. I think most people who have removed the AR5 have to use the nose bushing instead.

What's included in the control arm kit? Is it enough pieces to cover the uppers AND lowers?

Also, why not just do the master set? Don't people need swaybar bushings, too?

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Re: GROUP BUY - ENERGY SUSPENSION BUSHINGS Control Arms & Differential
« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2018, 12:36:14 PM »
I am interested too in these kits, it is neccesary front and rear arms or only front?

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Re: GROUP BUY - ENERGY SUSPENSION BUSHINGS Control Arms & Differential
« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2018, 02:32:14 PM »
Going to have to cancel this group buy.

When it came down to actually asking folks if they were committed to purchase and could provide payment, the responses dropped from 50 people down to 17. I'm not going to stick my neck out to cover $8000 to place the order. Thanks for those that were interested.

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Re: GROUP BUY - ENERGY SUSPENSION BUSHINGS Control Arms & Differential
« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2018, 11:37:35 AM »
All too common, unfortunately.
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Re: GROUP BUY - ENERGY SUSPENSION BUSHINGS Control Arms & Differential
« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2018, 09:41:48 PM »
Lots of people talk the talk
but too few
walk the walk

I always state, payment is your proof of commitment.

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Re: GROUP BUY - ENERGY SUSPENSION BUSHINGS Control Arms & Differential
« Reply #12 on: March 08, 2018, 10:41:54 PM »
So who has to pay to have GJ committed?
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Re: GROUP BUY - ENERGY SUSPENSION BUSHINGS Control Arms & Differential
« Reply #13 on: March 09, 2018, 01:46:33 AM »
Going to have to cancel this group buy.

When it came down to actually asking folks if they were committed to purchase and could provide payment, the responses dropped from 50 people down to 17. I'm not going to stick my neck out to cover $8000 to place the order. Thanks for those that were interested.
I never got any message about that? How was it sent out? (IE: are you sure that people actually received the request for payment?)

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Re: GROUP BUY - ENERGY SUSPENSION BUSHINGS Control Arms & Differential
« Reply #14 on: April 04, 2018, 11:20:59 PM »
damn it, I just signed up too.

 

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