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Unread 07-27-2017, 06:44 AM   #561
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Should be putting them in Saturday. I'll let ya know. Mike from Dobinson has been great to talk with and shipped my order out super fast same day while I was talking with him!
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Unread 07-27-2017, 06:47 AM   #562
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Installed some hood lights a few weeks back

Untitled by Bobby Galeazzi, on Flickr
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Unread 07-31-2017, 08:17 AM   #563
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Default Dobinson 701v rear coils

Installed the Dodinson 701v coils over the weekend at my buddy Aha Austin’s home/shop. Everything went super smooth during the install. Had to drop an upper link one side at a time to get the LT coils out and the new Dobi LT coils in.
Initial ride seemed about the same as the HD Metaltech coils but then on the ride home I could tell that they handled the weight better over bumps and in turns. I did gain about ¾”-1” of rear lift and have a bit more rake now, but I like the rake look. I will be upgrading the front end soon anyway and might be able to get a tad ¾’- 1” higher up front. These ride very smooth and not firm or stiff. They handle weight nicely and very controlled over bumps. They also seem to help with body roll and a little with sway. I feel like my front end needs to be rebuilt or redone now, lol. I do not have a front or rear swaybar either.

Riding around for a couple of days now. I would recommend them at this point to anyone that has a super heavy truck like mine with about 400 lbs on the rear.


They’re purdy and a nice touch of color underneath.

Untitled by Bobby Galeazzi, on Flickr

Beside the Metaltech Heavies, they’re about ¾” taller at 19.8” tall.

Untitled by Bobby Galeazzi, on Flickr

Installed

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On a side note my old heavy duty LT Metaltech coils will be up for sale soon. Thinking $180 priced to sell. PM if you’re interested.
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Unread 08-01-2017, 07:40 AM   #564
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Really moderators please
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Unread 08-02-2017, 10:00 PM   #565
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IM one directly. LOL

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Unread 08-03-2017, 06:37 AM   #566
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@Darklight Your build thread has been inspirational for me bro.

I'm talking to Mike at Dobinsons about springs for the rear of my rig based on your suggestion, as i'm hoping to complete my 4x4labs bumper soon.


Keep up the good work sir.
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Unread 08-03-2017, 10:27 AM   #567
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Thanks man, that's what it's all about helping each other out and sharing experiences.
I appreciate it. Been 9 years in the making part by part and piece by piece. It's been a great truck in all of its stages. I'm ready to take it to the next soon though.


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Unread 08-03-2017, 11:36 AM   #568
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I'm ready to take it to the next soon though.
Do I hear SAS?
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Unread 08-03-2017, 12:06 PM   #569
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Sheesh

don't tempt me to call Wyatt, lol
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Unread 08-03-2017, 03:23 PM   #570
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Sheesh

don't tempt me to call Wyatt, lol
Do it!!
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Unread 08-03-2017, 08:01 PM   #571
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Nice! I've been looking at Dobinson for the rear as well, so it's nice to know you like them.

How's the price point?
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Unread 08-04-2017, 08:16 AM   #572
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Reach out to Mike from Dodinson mike@dobinsonusa.com, he was very helpful and patient with all my questions.
They ride very nice and body roll has been reduced as well. They handle the weight way better then the MT coils. They have other options for folks without all the extra weight or rear bumpers, with linear rate or with variable rate for LT or non LT option too.
My buddy PD who turned me on to them recently upgraded to the 675v LT coils coming from the medium duty Metaltech LT coils and he loves his too.


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Unread 08-05-2017, 07:09 PM   #573
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I can help you out once I get to a PC as I use Flickr with all my fish tank stuff forum.

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I knew there was someone on one of my forums I promised to help, however I couldn't recall who and just found my post about it. Did you get it all figured out?
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Unread 08-11-2017, 08:06 AM   #574
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Thanks man, all good now,
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Unread 08-13-2017, 02:31 PM   #575
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Dobinsons is really taking off! They have some great stuff.

Looks good Bobby!
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