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Aluminum front hubs

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Old 12-02-2011, 09:29 PM
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Angry Aluminum front hubs

Hey guys
I bought a set of your front aluminum hubs and i have to say that im not impressed!!!

I found them a little pricey



They should be packaged better, because there were gouges and nicks everywhere

The machening was out to lunch!!!
I had to install a shim between the exle and the bearings!!
I had to also add a shim in between the ball joint and the hub on the lower arm!!!

Are you guys sure you arent afiliated with Integy because the price and the quality control is about the same...
Overpriced and poor craftsmanship


Now that i think of it....
Im starting to regret purchasing your product from DDM!!
Its to bad he just shipped it
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Old 12-02-2011, 09:33 PM
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Ordered a set my self hope they aren't bad either
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Old 12-02-2011, 09:36 PM
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Orange aluminum hub carriers
#02679
for the 5B
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Old 12-02-2011, 09:41 PM
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I ordered the rear ones with the degree spacers
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Old 12-02-2011, 09:49 PM
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I just found the same ones i bought on DDM for $69
I paid $107CAD

All i can say is, i hope you have better luck than i did
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Old 12-03-2011, 12:06 AM
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mine seem to work just fine. perfect fit, durable and hey at that price I don't complain about small blems here and there
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Old 12-03-2011, 12:37 AM
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i have front and rears and found them to be very high quality with great fit and finish.
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Old 12-03-2011, 06:03 AM
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I too have the fronts on one of my rigs and no problems. Shimming the axle is normal even for the stockers, some may need it and some don't. And the lower portion I remember having to shim a bit too but only took a couple minutes to figure out. They have a 100% warranty renny so fire off an email about your issues and I'm sure they'll take care of you.
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GH is far from Integy. I have the front and rear hubs and they have been great.
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Old 12-03-2011, 06:53 AM
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Hey my fronts fit good now too! lol
There willnot be any Emails because, all im going to do is keep them on untill they are trashed and chuck em out.
No more complaining from me on these hubs.
I just know what product NOT to buy in the future!!!

Thanks for the replys guys
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Old 02-18-2012, 02:32 AM
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when i got my front hubs from them the bearing didnt even fit , i had to use a dremel to enlarge the hole so the damn bearing would fit . i also had similar issues with integy like screw holes being the wrong size .
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Old 02-18-2012, 02:43 AM
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Hey guys
I bought a set of your front aluminum hubs and i have to say that im not impressed!!!

I found them a little pricey

They should be packaged better, because there were gouges and nicks everywhere

The machening was out to lunch!!!
I had to install a shim between the exle and the bearings!!
I had to also add a shim in between the ball joint and the hub on the lower arm!!!

Are you guys sure you arent afiliated with Integy because the price and the quality control is about the same...
Overpriced and poor craftsmanship


Now that i think of it....
Im starting to regret purchasing your product from DDM!!
Its to bad he just shipped it
no picture?
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Old 02-18-2012, 02:43 AM
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I have alot GH stuff on my full alu Baja, exept from a few TR parts. Never had any problems with them. Even the suspension arms rock! Never bend one or broke anything. I too have to shim some parts, but thats normal. As stuff starts to wear out, play needs to be shimmed out.
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Old 02-18-2012, 03:06 AM
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I have alot GH stuff on my full alu Baja, exept from a few TR parts. Never had any problems with them. Even the suspension arms rock! Never bend one or broke anything. I too have to shim some parts, but thats normal. As stuff starts to wear out, play needs to be shimmed out.
yeah true gh stuff is tuff , but how cool would it be if turtle racing started making alloy front and rear arms for these 5b's , there isnt much good looking stuff and choices for billet arms anymore unless you want the flm brand .
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