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2TRunner

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by 2TRunner, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. Apr 20, 2013 at 4:28 PM
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    2TRunner

    2TRunner [OP] Don't give up here just yet

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    H.M.W. is a very excellent idea. Already see many benefits of having one.

    You won't mind hooking up to this new beastly bumper for awhile will you though? Bought it with you mind (no homo, of course), no more having to to find and finagle a way to hook onto my truck for my eventual being stuck.
     
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  2. Apr 22, 2013 at 1:01 AM
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    2TRunner [OP] Don't give up here just yet

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    - Bought 2 D-Rings and a can of flourescent orange spray paint. This is the ending result. Wanted some neon green paint, couldn't find any. Like the orange also, mesh's with the interior dash lighting and I'm a Bengals fan.

    - Going to pick up a couple black D-ring isolators. Paint/Bed-line the bumper and it will be a completed project.

    - Placed the spare back where it is supposed to go.

    - All in all, incredibly happy with the Brute Force Rear. Truck actually looks like a truck and no longer like a janky hunk of junk I threw together. Even the ol' wife gave a few positive comments regarding the bumper.

    [​IMG]
     
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  3. Apr 22, 2013 at 4:12 PM
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    2TRunner [OP] Don't give up here just yet

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    - Got the sleeve for the UCA today.

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    - Better and more pics of the bumper/orange d-rings.

    (Thats my boy, Eli, hanging out in his dads truck)
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  4. Apr 22, 2013 at 5:18 PM
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    Looks good! When do the UCAs and C/Os go on?
     
  5. Apr 22, 2013 at 6:53 PM
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    2TRunner [OP] Don't give up here just yet

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    This weekend or next.

    I still need shocks and to reassemble the coilovers. Get those done and it will be a full lift set, ready to install. Reassemble COs tomorrow on lunch. Get shocks on Friday when I get paid.
     
  6. Apr 22, 2013 at 7:56 PM
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    Nice!

    What shocks are you going with for the rear?
     
  7. Apr 23, 2013 at 3:02 PM
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    2TRunner [OP] Don't give up here just yet

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    Still a bit unsure about shocks. Have several roads I could go down. SAW and ICON are both supposed to make a 5 lug specific rear shock, still have make a few calls to those places. I could also just get some billy's (cheaper/quicker) from one of the parts store around town.

    Got the COs assembled on my lunch break. Took all of about 10 minutes.

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  8. Apr 27, 2013 at 9:35 AM
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    2TRunner [OP] Don't give up here just yet

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    Brute Force Rear Plate Bumper.

    (Eli hanging out in dads truck, checking out the new bumper!)
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    I decided to move the "TRunner" emblem from the grille to the bumper. Looks good there I think. Still need a "2".

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  9. Apr 27, 2013 at 11:38 PM
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    2TRunner [OP] Don't give up here just yet

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    Free photo editing program, GIMP, very similar to photoshop. More of this type of stuff to come....build thread will never be the same :D. As noted earlier, I have a artsy side, was once in a graphic design program, so I'm quite excited about the chance to spiff up some pics. Little bit of playing around with some color effects and a couple of my fav pics.

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  10. May 4, 2013 at 12:51 PM
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    2TRunner [OP] Don't give up here just yet

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    Mid-Travel: Installed

    1 quick pic as my 1 year old boy is going nuts, I need a shower and We have a family meeting with a potential new dog.

    More pics later....

    Something is not right in the rear, looks bro'd out and I have the same ground to wheel well measurement in the rear post-lift as I did pre-lift.
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  11. May 4, 2013 at 3:24 PM
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    Time for bigger tires :p
     
  12. May 4, 2013 at 3:55 PM
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    2TRunner [OP] Don't give up here just yet

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    Naw, not at the moment.

    Posted this over Mid-Travel BS thread, but I'll quote it here to.

    More pics...

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  13. May 4, 2013 at 5:18 PM
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    That's odd :confused::confused: I would think the rear would be lifted some even with the front being lifted 3". You said you took the overload out but I don't think that would have decreased the overall lift by more than the lift gained by the AAL. Is the AAL used or new?
     
  14. May 4, 2013 at 5:27 PM
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    New, but been sitting awhile.

    Just read something about which way they are supposed to be installed, gonna go see if I jacked that up.
     
  15. May 4, 2013 at 5:33 PM
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    Hopefully whatever it is it's an easy fix.
     
  16. May 4, 2013 at 5:40 PM
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    2TRunner [OP] Don't give up here just yet

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    Went and checked. The D/S would be installed wrong if the longer end of the top AAL leaf is supposed to point towards the rear.

    However, I measured both sides from ground to fender well and the D/S at least has a .5" of lift to it.

    D/S sits at 34.5" P/S sits at 34"

    Got a feeling I'll be in contact with ICON...
     
  17. May 4, 2013 at 5:44 PM
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    How much lift are you supposed to gain from the AAL? It's probably a good idea to check with ICON.
     
  18. May 4, 2013 at 6:47 PM
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    Supposed to be like 1.5"

    Started a thread over in the ICON vendor section. Don't know how quick I'll get a response being late Saturday night, tomorrow Sunday.
     
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  19. May 4, 2013 at 7:40 PM
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    Weird. Hopefully they get back to you soon. You should call them Monday morning if they don't get back to you before then.
     
  20. May 4, 2013 at 7:51 PM
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    On the list.

    Just trying to think of whats up, or where the issue could be, but it's a pretty straight forward set up with a rear axle truck.

    The 1 AAL is backwards, but I wouldn't think it would inhibit the lift aspect, I dunno, talk to ICON about it.

    Center pin nut to tight or something?

    I got a plate bumper and spare back there weight wise.
     
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