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Ever loose your timbrens?

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by mcwlandscaping, Nov 23, 2010.

  1. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    Just wondering, but i was looking at something in the front end of my 97 the other day and noticed my timbrens on both sides are gone! The mounting studs are still there and round steel plate that is on top but the rubber timbren itself is gone! This ever happen to anyone else? Kinda sucks considering how much they cost!!
  2. tac48

    tac48 Member
    Messages: 41

    I was wondering about that. I just installed some on one of my trucks. First set I have ever bought. As I was installing them, I was thinking they did not have the toughest looking mounting bolts and the thread insert in the timbren is just molded in. Quite pricey to have them coming off. However, they do have a LIFETIME WARRANTY so maybe they will give you a new set. I would give it a try for 200 bucks. Lets us know if they do.
  3. Ctll

    Ctll Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 82

    Same thing happed to me, just the rubber part was gone everthing else was still there. They will send you new ones if you contact them. I told them when I purchased and they ask for my shipping address, three days later whole new kit shows up free. Thanks Timbren!
  4. buddymanzpop

    buddymanzpop Senior Member
    Messages: 603


    Timbren will make good on any damaged parts, they are exspensive but worth it when they split or come apart, they replace with no questions for me.
  5. Mr.Markus

    Mr.Markus PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,779

    I find them all the time cutting along roadsides:nod:, they take alot of abuse and it's good that Timbren understands and stands up to their guarantee.
  6. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    Thanks guys! Ill be making a phone call on monday :)
  7. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,264

    Is there anyway to prevent this? Or just abuse over the years?
  8. djtidbit

    djtidbit Junior Member
    from 60515
    Messages: 14

    use loctite
  9. Milwaukee

    Milwaukee 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,180

    How that help if bolt is snap off?

    Have lost 2 on F250 I believe it cause by potholes here we have are giant which impact on bolt then snap off.
  10. Plowinpro03

    Plowinpro03 Senior Member
    Messages: 151

    Mine actually pulled off the other day when i was doing breaks, i couldn't believe it. The entire hardwhare remains but the inner part loses tension i believe and lets loose. Pissed me off to no aveal. I'll call tomorrow c what they say.
  11. badabing1512

    badabing1512 Senior Member
    Messages: 370

    They are alwys good about relacing tem, after all they cost 250 and ae probably a few dollars to make a piee