Discussion in 'Northeast' started by BIGt0007, Jun 2, 2014.
Anyone going to his get together in June?? Of have been in the past?
We had a great time last year.
Rory knows his stuff and he's a great guy.
After meeting with and spending the day with Rory on Friday, I'm enthusiastically agreeing with two thumbs up with this. He's an animal with this stuff and clearly is an expert on our trucks, particularly relative to the suspension. He's also just a really great guy to hang out with with a few beers talking trucks.
Rory carved off basically the entire day on Friday, dawn to dusk, to take care of me. My shocks with 60k CNY miles were absolutely horrific (my fault, didn't appreciate the required service interval requirements). He went far above and beyond and even when we finally realized my fronts were actually not worth saving, he took some others he had in the shop and rebuilt those for me instead, mid perched me, and serviced the rears... all the while educating me every step of the way.
He gave me a very fair price considering the labor, time and parts involved and even got me a good discount on the upper control arms I needed from the local Ford dealer next to him (which he apparently deals with often).
I learned a hell of a lot and gained a huge appreciation for the technology incorporated into these trucks and the shocks in particular. I have no doubt I made the best decision I could have to make a 4 hour drive to have this expert nurse my truck back to good health.
My truck drives so much better now, I'm very happy with it. The 4 hour drive to his shop was definitely worth it for me.
If you're considering shock service and you'd prefer having someone with expertise and a love of these trucks do it right, then you really should contact Rory.
@rh0ne I am there with you on that. Had mine done by him last month.
Where in CNY are you from? I don't know anyone else from my AO Syracuse.
Yeah I think it might become a yearly trip for me. I'm in Pompey/Manlius - I see a few Raptors around here, but I haven't met any owners yet.
@rh0ne no kidding I am actually from closer to Auburn. I never see any other Raptors unless my brother comes to town or the random one on the Thruway.
We ought to link up at some point. We could go north and run around tug hill, hit up a cars and coffee meet or something.
Was that your flame orange that Rory posted pics of the internals completely trashed??
I just talked with another Raptor Owner today.
First thing he said was "do you know Rory?"
I'm glad Raptor Folks here on the east coast are getting to know him.
i need to get to know him lol
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