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Old 03-09-2014, 08:00 AM   #1
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Weren't they at one point a sponsor? Are they no longer one?

I know they were working on the ST line
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They haven't been for awhile. No real reason. Good group of guys.
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Old 03-09-2014, 12:11 PM   #3
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Yea, they seemed like it. They will be getting my business, and i like that they are local.
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Mook, Have you purchased anything from them or have any work done by them? Because my dealing with them was 100% negative.
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I took my 350z there for something....I dont remember what. Exhaust probably. I was shown around while they worked on the car. Talked w/ everyone. Nice guys
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They make amazing products, but I wouldn't trust them working on my car. Right @ChiLAX?
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This was a few years back tho so anything can change.
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Old 03-09-2014, 02:18 PM   #8
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Hmmm, well the products seem legit. But still hoping to hear more input about them
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Lethal now offers parts for the ST as well.

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Never had a part made by them, but their work on my car was turrble. Just turrble.
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Yeah, their R&D and Milling is top notch- Even their Fuel rails and Mounts are disgustingly sexy. But on the shop side, I think they've got someone a little short on experience. Paul/Chilax left their shop after getting all his stock junk replaced with Urethane bushings, and barely made it home before his LCA popped out. There are also a ton of Neon guys that were flamingly pissed after their Dyno Day (same day we had ours at Deans), I guess they were running their cars in third, even after everyone pointed out:

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So in short, I love their products and will continue to buy them, but yeah. They aren't touching my ride.
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It made it a couple weeks before it let go, but dealing with them was a nightmare when I was trying to recoup money from the tow and subsequent repairs. They basically told me to get fucked.
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I wouldn't let them touch anything or expect any customer service from them.

I saw their cutting of rotors on here. It said $50. I asked in the thread if that was a pair or for a single but got no replies. I called and the person on the phone put me on hold, came back and confirmed the price was $50 for a pair. So I dropped them off at the company next door as the Boomba side had no one there. I was told them I had to prepay for them which I thought was weird as they had my $850 rotors. I get a call the next day saying they made a mistake on the price and it was double. I said not to cut them and I would pick them up. They said they were already cut and I needed to talk to the owner. I go to pick them up and the owner yelled at me, told me I was trying to extort him (not sure he knows what that means), told me he was going to keep my rotors, threatened me personally and more. I gave in and paid as I wasn't gonna sit there and argue any longer with a person who is threatening me. I put them on and made it around the block as the shuddering while braking was horrible. Took them to a machinist buddy and found they cut them incorrectly and the faces of the rotors were not flat and were not parallel with the rotor hat. I had to replace the rings on these two piece rotors. There is even more to the story. But that is the "quick" story.

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Seems Boomba Racing is a side business to the main business. Using machines the other company has to make car parts.
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Sounds about right, there's a lot more to my story as well. If anyone was thinking of having them work on their car, I would look elsewhere. But that's just me, since I like my suspension attached to the car.
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Thanks @Mook, lethal has a pretty good selection. Thanks for the replies guys. Didn't plan on any work being done there but at least buy product and pick it up if anything lol
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The guy that use to run the shop side was Devin. He left not long after they were sponsors here. I guess they didn't get anyone better.
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ive ran their fuel rail and throttle body with absolutely no issues... ive never had them work on my car though...
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