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Old 09-21-2013, 09:20 PM   #21
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Installed my shocks today set at the middle setting, took me about 9 hours from start to finish.
front right before lift

front left before lift

Had to cut this off

Front left post lift, pre settle, i'll get more pics after i get an alignment and everything settles

Her new stance.
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Old 09-22-2013, 05:35 PM   #23
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Thanks, bilstein 5100 ride height adjustable shock
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Old 10-11-2013, 11:29 PM   #24
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Got new shoes on her today (BFG A/T KO's 265/75/16, load range E)
and i flexed it a little

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Old 10-12-2013, 07:15 AM   #25
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Nice rig. So, did your tires make a big difference when wheeling? I bet your locker is more effective now.
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Old 10-12-2013, 08:08 PM   #26
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Nice rig. So, did your tires make a big difference when wheeling? I bet your locker is more effective now.
Thanks, i haven't really been able to wheel much with the new tires, but the little bit of wheeling i did they helped immensely.

In those pictures i was only in 2wd but did have the locker engaged, absolutely no wheelspin, with my old dunlops i would've had wheelspin, and possibly had to engage 4wd.

They ride good onroad to, they do have a tendency to pick up pebbles from the roadway and throw them, but it's not a issue for me as they're tucked into the wheel wells.

EDIT: i just remembered that the tires were aired down to 20 PSI when i was playing around.
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Old 10-18-2013, 01:50 AM   #27
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265/75/16's stuffed on stock rear suspension.

And the stock droop



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Old 10-24-2013, 09:25 PM   #28
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Looking good, excited to see the build progress through the upcoming months
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Old 10-24-2013, 09:42 PM   #29
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Thanks Mark, the only thing happening in the next few months is a bedliner, and maybe some seat covers.
My other money is going to some Duallys (from Ben) for my quad, and a browning BPS.
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Thanks Mark, the only thing happening in the next few months is a bedliner, and maybe some seat covers.
My other money is going to some Duallys (from Ben) for my quad, and a browning BPS.
Awh rats. Well I'll have to check in during the spring of next year once I get out of boot camp
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Old 10-24-2013, 09:49 PM   #31
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Well i will be lifting my truck in the rear a little (don't like the little bit of "bro" i'm getting with my quad in the back) and i might be putting on new shocks, but other than that nothing, sliders should be ordered next spring though, depends on how busy school is and what job i can get.
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Old 12-04-2013, 12:44 AM   #32
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removed the front mud flaps the other day, gonna shorten them tomorrow if i have time, then back on they go.
Also have 2 55w halogen lights to put in the front bumper valance (just gotta stop being lazy and make a mount), and i've got the CB,COAX, and antenna, just gotta get a mount that converts COAX to what the firestick uses.

Also, BFG A/T KO's don't do to well on wet roads, at one of the stop lights on the way home from school i was a 1 tire fire, gotta remember to get some sand bags to throw in the bed for wet season.
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Lol, BFG A/T's don't do well in anything it seems. Mine instantly turned into NASCAR racing slicks when it came to mud
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Old 12-04-2013, 12:59 AM   #34
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I wasn't helping any, I was driving like it was dry.

I drove to the DFG office the other day when it was really raining, but I was driving for the conditions.
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Did you end up lifting the rear a bit more?

Bro stance = no bueño
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Old 12-04-2013, 01:23 AM   #36
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Not yet, haven't really had time with school, I need to get ahold of Doug to see how much he wants for just the springs and I do the work, just so I don't have to the junk yard.

I think I'm gonna go for 2" of lift in the back, and get additional lift later with shackles (gonna need the height when I get CO's)
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I vote 5100s w/ eibach coil overs & OME AAL in the rear... buuuut thats just me
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If i went with just springs in the front i'd do either eibachs, or 883's.
But i want the adjustability of CO's
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^You can always do the Toytec coilover option like i did. I did the bilsteins first, then bought springs and collars later on...
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I'd like to go with a 2.5 when i get a CO, but if i need to get new coils i'll get eibachs (so i don't need to get new shocks)
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