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Old November 18th, 2019, 07:22
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Another "Cr*p" K Suspension product........

I knew about their poor injectors and some other products but when I saw they were offering a XJ to JK coil conversion wiring harness I thought great we have someone offering a new product. I bought 4 harness's to use on my projects. It turns out their using some Airtex/Wells pigtails and splicing them all together vs a 100% new product using continuous wiring with new terminals. I could have done that myself but was looking for a better end result!
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Old November 18th, 2019, 07:30
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Re: Another "Cr*p" K Suspension product........

I saw your picture in the other thread.
Is that what you are talking about?
Do you think that is just the custom made ones they did for you?
Or the standard one they sell with their kit?
Or both?
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Old November 18th, 2019, 08:03
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Re: Another "Cr*p" K Suspension product........

All 4 of "their" harness's have splices in them! I was trying to use their harness's in my custom wiring to make 1 good harness.
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Old November 18th, 2019, 08:05
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Re: Another "Cr*p" K Suspension product........

Yeah but is that the regular they sell with the kit or the ones you had custom made?
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Old November 18th, 2019, 08:15
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Re: Another "Cr*p" K Suspension product........

No, that would be what sell in their regular kit because my first order of the (2)12" ones are shorter than their kit and still contain splices.
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Old November 18th, 2019, 08:52
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Re: Another "Cr*p" K Suspension product........

It was a very frustrating weekend. Out of 4 harness's(8 total ends-4/male and 4/female) I only needed 1 female and 1 male to work. My harness is only about 12" in each direction and I still ended up with splices in my harness,WHICH SUCKS!!!
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Old November 18th, 2019, 11:25
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Re: Another "Cr*p" K Suspension product........

Do they not work? Are the crimp connections subpar? Do they advertise it as 100% new scratch built?

Nothing wrong with properly done splices...
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Old November 18th, 2019, 14:15
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Re: Another "Cr*p" K Suspension product........

I reached out to Ksuspension because if that was the case like you said I would just make them myself.

I asked:

I am wondering if you are splicing together Airtex/Wells pigtails by adding wire and crimping it in to make your harness or are the wires in this harness one piece (no crimps, soldering, butt connectors, etc) between each connector.

They replied:

As for the extension harness, we make them here in house, we’re not splicing into another companies product and extending the wires. It’s 1 wire from plug to plug and each piece is brand new.

So I am as confused as I was before. LOL.
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Old November 18th, 2019, 14:18
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Re: Another "Cr*p" K Suspension product........

Except when they are right where you need to make a termination.

When you buy something "new", it should not be re-manufactured, rebuilt, or refurbished.
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Old November 18th, 2019, 14:20
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Re: Another "Cr*p" K Suspension product........

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Except when they are right where you need to make a termination.

When you buy something "new", it should not be re-manufactured, rebuilt, or refurbished.
What does that mean?
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Old November 18th, 2019, 15:05
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Re: Another "Cr*p" K Suspension product........

How do you put one of these on a butt splice connector?
https://deutschconnectorstore.com/pr...-1060-16-0122/
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Old November 18th, 2019, 16:21
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Re: Another "Cr*p" K Suspension product........

This is where I'm at, if you notice closely you'll see splices. On top of that the MSD requires 6 wires in from a 4 wire harness and 5 wires out.
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Old November 19th, 2019, 13:25
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Re: Another "Cr*p" K Suspension product........

Are they all spliced? Are some wires being split into two?
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Old November 19th, 2019, 14:05
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Re: Another "Cr*p" K Suspension product........

They are all spliced at least twice within each harness.
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Old November 20th, 2019, 10:12
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Re: Another "Cr*p" K Suspension product........

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They are all spliced at least twice within each harness.
Looking at the product, looks new and well made to me (as far as I can tell from the blurry photo). Splices are perfectly okay if done correctly.
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