Cali Raised products: Yay or Nay?

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I’ve known about Cali Raised for a few years now. During that time I’ve seen about the same amount of positive reviews as I’ve seen negative. Their products seem solid and reasonably priced. So my question is should I buy their products or shop at another more consistently reliable company?
 

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I have had there Ditch lights and brackets for a couple of months now, so far I have been very pleased with them. I do plan on purchasing more items from them in the future.
 

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I have had there Ditch lights and brackets for a couple of months now, so far I have been very pleased with them. I do plan on purchasing more items from them in the future.
Im looking at getting some items from them that aren’t too critical like the bed rail flag holder and the bed stiffeners. For items like these, I wouldn’t mind getting non brand, i mean how bad could they be right? Lol
 

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I’ve known about Cali Raised for a few years now. During that time I’ve seen about the same amount of positive reviews as I’ve seen negative. Their products seem solid and reasonably priced. So my question is should I buy their products or shop at another more consistently reliable company?
I am a caliraised fanboy go for it! I have ditch light brackets, bed stiffeners, ditch lights, three different light bars, tailgate cb brackets, switch panel. Dont regret any of my purchases. I did recently contact them about cheap hardware on their bed stiffeners. They use a hex key tool to tighten the bolts and all mine stripped now they cant come out. I informed them that i used regular hex head bolts to fasten other side and it came out way nicer. They did not reply a thank you for feedback or act like they cared at all so if you get bed stiffeners id recommend trashing their bolts and getting hardware store ones
 

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I got their switch plate for the little cubby to the right of the steering wheel. Iit fit switches terribly but when I emailed them they offered to replace the plate or give me credit. So I ordered the shapeways one and got the tailgate accessory mounts from them. They were extremely nice and helpful though.
 

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I recently purchased ditch lights/brackets with wiring harness and Toyota style switch from them. I'm very happy with both the product and the service.
 

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I am a caliraised fanboy go for it! I have ditch light brackets, bed stiffeners, ditch lights, three different light bars, tailgate cb brackets, switch panel. Dont regret any of my purchases. I did recently contact them about cheap hardware on their bed stiffeners. They use a hex key tool to tighten the bolts and all mine stripped now they cant come out. I informed them that i used regular hex head bolts to fasten other side and it came out way nicer. They did not reply a thank you for feedback or act like they cared at all so if you get bed stiffeners id recommend trashing their bolts and getting hardware store ones
I’ll just avoid all that trouble and get some from Rago lol
 

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I’ll just avoid all that trouble and get some from Rago lol
You could but these are pretty darn solid man. Dont let that stear you away and i am also only one ive heard of this happening to and bolts were only 3$. But ya there is other brands out there
 

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You could but these are pretty darn solid man. Dont let that stear you away and i am also only one ive heard of this happening to and bolts were only 3$. But ya there is other brands out there
I’ve also heard about that issues in Cali raised products, especially in ditch light brackets. Ever heard about this complaint?
 

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I have had their Ditch Lights and Brackets for a few months now, I really love the Low Profile of the brackets and the lights are still working flawlessly. On the bolts, nuts, washers, and around the holes in the bracket I am starting to get some surface rust. I am not overly concerned, I'll just replace the bolts and clean and touch up the brackets soon. This won't prevent me from getting more of Cali Raised products in the future.
 

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I’ve also heard about that issues in Cali raised products, especially in ditch light brackets. Ever heard about this complaint?
My brackets are great.
 

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Quick comment on CaliRaisedLED, just got an email from Blake thanking me for being a repeat customer and offering to help out with anything. Another reason I will keep going back to them for my lighting and Offroad needs.
 

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Love em or hate em! There good products that work they are not gold, simple what they are for there price most and all problems with there items can be solved with some preventative measures ie use your own bolts , sand there paint or "powdercoat" and give it a good solid hit of paint .

My personal issue with them was small but annoying, I ordered ditchlight brackets they "shipped" tracking number blah blah 3-4 weeks later way past due date they dont know where it is and then eventually they said they never shipped cause they were sold out. Just annoying small issue .I live in Canada so shipping to here is a hassle especially with the border , I waited like a good boy gave a few more days after the expected time etc.
Will I order again possible as I am looking at there " vehicle switching system cough cough switch pros cough" cause it's still 300 bucks cheaper then the switch pros up here
 

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Hey man, I will never tell people not to go after what they want. Caliraised does their thing an a lot of people like them. I prefer to go with Baja designs and with Switch-Pros.....why? They are proven, their customer service is hands down amazing, the build quality is top notch and they are made in the USA. That’s just my opinion.

P.S. US made might not mean as much to you as it does me though.
 

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Quick comment on CaliRaisedLED, just got an email from Blake thanking me for being a repeat customer and offering to help out with anything. Another reason I will keep going back to them for my lighting and Offroad needs.

I have had a few small questions here and there and Blake always returns my emails promptly. This is why I have been a repeat customer. I have recently started changing over to Baja Designs but love all the products caliraised is kicking out. Very happy with my tailgate brackets, bed stiffeners, fog light bezels etc