Originally Posted by devinsixtyseven
Keep it off...it'll just happen again. The links on my truck were bent pretty bad, you can either mod the linkage using a horizontal bolt or a heim joint if you want to get fancy, or even fab up a simple disconnect. I'm on the fence whether to reinstall mine with a disco or not.
Yeah, Bandi in the blue room said he might have some heims that would work, but I'm still undecided. I ordered all the necessary goodies and they should be in GWS on Monday if I need them.
I really hate to say this because I LOVE trail body damage. But it probably didn't help your cause on this one. Maybe not. But I could just see the head cheese shaking his head at the overall of your truck. He probably exlusively drives a lexus and doesn't like to be bothered with FJ (or Toyota) riffraff. Especially the ones who get their vehicles, dare I say it, dirty.
Definitely a double-edged sword... the techs thought it was cool and they should take care of it. The desk jockeys followed protocol to keep the numbers nice and neat.
It is not the authority of the service manager to decide what is covered or not. Bring it to Denver and I will have to fix it for you under warranty.
Right on! Tell me where to go.
Damn - that sucks. The off-road argument holds no water for me (I mean the whole FJ marketing machine is about taking the trucks off-road), but I can somewhat understand the TC UCA argument. It is true you've modified the suspension geometry, which could create added stress on the links.
Yup, drive off-road, but only the way we do it... I'm hoping TC will chime in at some point, b/c I asked them about these possibilities and was assured there wouldn't be any problems...
Eric, Maybe we could get together and have a FJ wrench-a-thon. My Inchworm Lefty should be delivered by UPS tomorrow. We could fix yours and mod mine.
Now that's just too cool! This weekend is house hunting in Denver time, the 17-20 I'm in San Fran, the 25/26th was perhaps a Holy Cross weekend, but I ain't going until I get the boot back on...
And I hear you Troy, I'll give them a call. Too bad they don't empower their employees to do the right thing instead of making the customer do the leg work.