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Old 08-09-2012, 07:28 PM   #11
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I was absolutely impressed with Dominic's welding on his website. I ordered the flex/ORP combo on June 6th and finally received on the 17th of JULY... All excited I went to install only to find that it rubbed on the pass drive half-shaft. I'm a design engineer/prototype machinist/programmer and proof my parts for fit once complete... Needless to say I sat down, reverse engineered the flange, programmed, and cut a 3/4" billet T6 spacer that put everything where it was supposed to be.

I will chalk it up to a talented welder, that's it. Not giving him another penny of mine. Hope he gets his stuff together.
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:23 PM   #12
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Yeah, I was impressed as well with the welding. But it seems his fab skills on these pipes aren't thought through. I had the same issues you had with rubbing on the passenger side half-shaft. Sent it back weeks ago and finally got it back last night. Got it installed tonight. Very, very tight fit. Almost like the flex is too long. Not impressed. So far no leaks but I am going to have to keep an eye out for stressing.

On a side note. The ORP makes a big difference in sound. Much louder vs with the stock cat/flex.

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Old 08-10-2012, 07:08 PM   #13
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After reading your posts I emailed Dominic and he responded that the first batch had the flubbing against the shaft and the new ones like the one I got did not have that problem anymore
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Yeah, he had a bad batch. But all seems good now.
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Old 08-10-2012, 11:21 PM   #15
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On a side note. The ORP makes a big difference in sound. Much louder vs with the stock cat/flex.
Thats a given^^^^ Besides the tone, How is the response?
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Old 08-11-2012, 07:11 AM   #16
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Hard to say on the response. Supposed to add a little torque. I think I'm going to be adding a resonator.
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Old 08-11-2012, 10:45 AM   #17
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I've had mostly positive transactions with him.
Worst is the lack of communication often and wait times. He usually fixes things and makes it right.

I do need the lower rear control arms from him, though, with the adjustable perches.
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I'd like to get all of his stuff. Communication was good at first but fell off once I sent the parts back to be fixed. He did end up making it right in the end. Decisions, decisions....I'll have to give it some serious thought.
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Everybody and their need for instant gratification.

you guys DO realize that not only is he a one-guy show, but he also does parts for mazda guys, dodge caliber guys, and im sure a bunch more, not to mention custom-one-off requests AND he works a day job...this all out of his basement....and to top it off, he no longer has a focus.

...unlike a certain other vender who has an entire shop, several staff and is in the business all day, 5 days a week and still take MONTHS to finish little things....starfuryt550 knows what im talking about ;)
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Everybody and their need for instant gratification.

you guys DO realize that not only is he a one-guy show, but he also does parts for mazda guys, dodge caliber guys, and im sure a bunch more, not to mention custom-one-off requests AND he works a day job...this all out of his basement....and to top it off, he no longer has a focus.

...unlike a certain other vender who has an entire shop, several staff and is in the business all day, 5 days a week and still take MONTHS to finish little things....starfuryt550 knows what im talking about ;)
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