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Old 03-24-2020, 02:16 PM   #1
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Exclamation Stipe shocks...

are now $310 each
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Old 03-24-2020, 02:54 PM   #2
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are now $310 each
A lot of parts (and other things) are increasing in price, partly due to the trade sanctions our government put on import of materials. FWIW I paid $275 per Stipe shock in 12/2014, so $35 increase in ~6 years.
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Old 03-24-2020, 03:00 PM   #3
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From what I hear they are worth every penny. I doubt they are getting rich making these. NFI
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Old 03-25-2020, 09:39 AM   #4
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Worth it. I'm just glad they are available.
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Old 03-25-2020, 09:54 AM   #5
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I have a set and would buy another if needed. Good product and good people to deal with.
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Old 03-25-2020, 02:10 PM   #6
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I have Stipe Shocks, great quality you will Like them.
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Old 03-29-2020, 12:26 AM   #7
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Well, you guys talked me into it...just received 2 new shocks from Stipe.

Do I really have to paint them black??? Love the way they look unpainted
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Old 03-29-2020, 12:36 AM   #8
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I think I would paint them. Otherwise I think they will rust.
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Old 03-29-2020, 12:40 AM   #9
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Wow, that was fast! They are a thing of beauty...
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Old 03-29-2020, 06:03 AM   #10
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Good morning,
I installed four stipes 1 year ago. I painted it black.
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Old 03-29-2020, 08:47 AM   #11
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I have two sets on my cars. One set has about 50k miles and the still work as new. I am well satisfied.
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Old 03-29-2020, 10:57 AM   #12
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Have a set. High Quality item.
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Old 03-29-2020, 11:24 AM   #13
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I put the Stipes shock on my '31 A pickup. Handles a world better than without.
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Old 03-29-2020, 04:48 PM   #14
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I installed four stipes 1 year ago. I painted it black.

Werner, did you use black enamel that you thinned, or what.


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Old 03-29-2020, 07:37 PM   #15
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Looks like satin black.
I think they dipped them in high gloss when new.
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Old 03-29-2020, 07:49 PM   #16
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Nope, Sorry Joop.


Most (all) movable or adjustable parts where sprayed with lacquer.
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Old 03-29-2020, 07:58 PM   #17
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What would guys say/think if you saw these shocks painted in wheel colour (apple green in my case) rather than black?
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Old 03-29-2020, 09:20 PM   #18
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Your car your choice - always
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Old 03-29-2020, 09:54 PM   #19
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Wow, that was fast! They are a thing of beauty...
Like everything else that Bill has made for our hobby...the best that can be had !
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Old 03-30-2020, 11:59 AM   #20
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Erich,


I took a special satin black. Not deep black. A very little bit grey shadow; "eldered".
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