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 Post subject: Re: 500 conversion pilot
PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:38 pm 
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Mudbogger wrote:
cruz_01 wrote:
How did he butcher it?

Look at the pictures close if you can everything that was performed is bent, incorrect angles, poor workmanship to be kind. Its a real shame as i love my first pilot that was done by him but this one is complete junk nothing is uniform, from the arms to the angled steering shaft.
Not going here to provide information to inflame this topic has been extremely hard on me but i spent thousands of dollars on this 2nd pilot and got nothing in return. If anybody from his side wishes to respond i encourage them too, i am sickened by the deal and really personally feel betrayed and in a sense ripped off.
Now i am too the understanding that Dave's health was poor at the time of my pilot project, i have also heard to the contrary, i also understand my parts i boight went to others who expressed displeasure in the kits provided, whatever the case this is a forum and i have a right to express my personal experiences.


I want to make it perfectly clear to you AND to anyone else here that I am not vouching for Dave-CO or supporting him to any extent. I believe I was his first victim with his work here and I had my fair share of problems. I think the amount of issues you had on your second pilot was pretty bad and same goes for SCpilot as well. I blew out two CV's because the rear upper control arms were welded wrong and 3/4 balljoints are in bad condition and since I am not a fabricator, I'm very limited on how to fix the problem.

The reason why I asked you what he butchered is because I want to know if there are certain things I missed on my pilot I didn't see before. For instance, I have the same power steering setup on yours as well as SCpilot. So far, I haven't had any issues with the power steering as of yet. Also, Dave-CO did my roll cage as well which concerns me things weren't done right.


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 Post subject: Re: 500 conversion pilot
PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 2:38 pm 
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Hi my first pilot no issues honestly,
Second we will post pocs of what was done to it which is pretty much limited to front end prior to shipment back uncompleted and no money back for aervices paid for might i add.
You perfectly entitled to defend or not defend Dave here the reason behind the postings will be to inform persons for safety, what to do and not to do, what to look for from a consumers point and not get ripped off and be stupid like me.
Everytime i look at this hunk of shit i want to puke. I really get physically sick to my stomach ask merhodical. I cant see a project get thrown away so luckily for me i have a great friend in methodical and the fine members here to helpnwith parts, fab, design etc.


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 Post subject: Re: 500 conversion pilot
PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:11 pm 
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You trusted Dave to build your machine for what you paid for and got the complete opposite. Nothing much you could have done considering you live in the east coast. Ask Steve what happened to him when he drove a couple of hundred miles to pick up his paid up front pilot. It was a little easier for me to deal with Dave since I live somewhat by him but I still wasted countless hours driving back and forth dealing with problems.

Anyway, hope everything works out with methodical and I think we're all excited to see what this pilot will look after it's done..


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