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Old 06-24-2013, 10:57 PM
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Originally Posted by oldhp View Post
It boils down to money. "If" the dealer does it, lift, lower, bigger tires, different exhaust, different gears, factory hi-po tuner or whatever, its OK. "If" you do same thing and something goes sour, "they" can start denying warranty. I lowered the back of my truck with springs/shocks. So NO warranty if a shock starts leaking or spring sags. "If" they wanted to be #@$%%&^'s and I had a bushing go bad in a track bar, "they" could refuse to fix because its not factory ride height and "I" caused it. All depends on dealer, what mod, and most important, how much $$$$$$$$.
Yup.....and when you do hi-po mods yourself, all bets are off. All work must be documented by the factory if they are going to foot a bill for major mechanical work......shadetree mechanics with these high tech ECU's today is taking a huge financial risk. A friend of mine, who is a Master Mechanic for Ford told me last week, the biggest red flag for warranty denial today is the aftermarket tuners......enough said.
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