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Briley CF tube too short


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9 minutes ago, electric7 said:

Why isn't the end threaded?  Should have same threads on both ends.

It is. 

23 minutes ago, fatbiker852 said:

Been on order for a month?

Yeah I ordered it in March and final showed up today. 
 

time to wait some more. 

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Either a defect or they sent you the wrong one. Either way, contact them.

 

Also, you were able to fit the spring restrictor in the tube? One I had was too wide to use that so spring was held down by the cap.

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16 minutes ago, aznwhip said:

Either a defect or they sent you the wrong one. Either way, contact them.

 

Also, you were able to fit the spring restrictor in the tube? One I had was too wide to use that so spring was held down by the cap.

Is the spring restrictor a part that Briley provides? Or the Benelli OEM one didn't fit in the Briley tube? 

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18 minutes ago, aznwhip said:

Either a defect or they sent you the wrong one. Either way, contact them.

 

Also, you were able to fit the spring restrictor in the tube? One I had was too wide to use that so spring was held down by the cap.

The little black piece that keeps the spring in? 
 

yes it fit. You need a snap ring pliers to squish it. 

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37 minutes ago, electric7 said:

Allthingschokes is saying that it was a Briley factory defect and Briley will fix it.  So, sounds like he is aware of it and there is a resolution.  

I'm a bit confused. So you bought your CF tube from him? 

 

11 hours ago, RyanExtra said:

I bought mine from seller allthingschokes and they suucked. 
 

no communication and slow to ship. Hopefully your experience is better. 

So did you buy your CF tube from this guy on eBay too? I'm a bit confused. 

 

Is allthingschokes Briley's eBay storefront page or something? 

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1 hour ago, fatbiker852 said:

I'm a bit confused. So you bought your CF tube from him? 

 

So did you buy your CF tube from this guy on eBay too? I'm a bit confused. 

 

Is allthingschokes Briley's eBay storefront page or something? 

Yes, bought it from the seller on eBay. I do not believe they are affiliated with Briley. Here is what they told me. 
 

“Hi, the factory confirmed (AFTER ALL THE DELAY) that there was a length issue. Can we get another out with a call tag, or do you want a refund?”

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57 minutes ago, electric7 said:

Allthingschokes on ebay seems to be a high volume Briley product retailer who offers the lowest prices.  They have a website as well.  He seems to be offering a resolution and is communicating.  So, not sure what else a retailer can do more.  

Yes he's offering some sort of resolution but, seems to me he should be dealing with his vendor (Briley), rather than passing it along so you can deal with it.

 My 2cents............Caveat Emptor.............

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20 hours ago, RyanExtra said:

The little black piece that keeps the spring in? 
 

yes it fit. You need a snap ring pliers to squish it. 

 

20 hours ago, fatbiker852 said:

Is the spring restrictor a part that Briley provides? Or the Benelli OEM one didn't fit in the Briley tube? 

 

Yeah, maybe they improved it, but the one I had (and I know StrangerDanger had the same problem) was too wide for the OEM spring restrictor. If Briley didn't make an update and you bought from an ebay retailer.... might question their authenticity. I'd hope not, but coming from aftermarket automotive world... CF parts are the easiest and most prolific counterfeits out there. Especially with the length problem... that seems fairly obvious and knowing Briley, I can't see how that would have escaped their QC.

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