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Joel's 98 5lugger Build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by Joels98taco, Dec 17, 2011.

  1. 95 taco

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    Bilsteins front and rear, front set to 1'' and rear are 9'' 5125's, OMD springs in the rear, CSJumper LED's inside, hard wired inverter.
    do you know how tall your truck is from the ground to bottom of the frame, on the front?
    i'm at 10'' lifted (supposed to be a 3'' lift), and another guy on here is 9'' stock.
    and how much lift is the spacer supposed to be?
     
  2. Joels98taco

    Joels98taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    fabtech 3" spindles, icon aal, 10" bilstein 7100 rear shocks, daystar coil spacers, AFE Pro Dry-s drop in filter, sony head unit, 2 12" pioneer subs, pioneer 6.5s all around, custom 1.25 lift shackles, custom lower ball joint brackets fabbed by me
    Which part of the frame are we talking?
     
  3. 95 taco

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    Bilsteins front and rear, front set to 1'' and rear are 9'' 5125's, OMD springs in the rear, CSJumper LED's inside, hard wired inverter.
    the front end, about in the middle of the door.
     
  4. Joels98taco

    Joels98taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    K ill measure it in a sec
     
  5. donutman126

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    Are you maxing your new rear shocks?
     
  6. Joels98taco

    Joels98taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    No i have about 1/4 at bump and another 1/4 at droop. I have 12 inches of fully usable travel. Going to get that measurement right now
     
  7. Joels98taco

    Joels98taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    14" to the bottom of the frame
     
  8. 95 taco

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    Bilsteins front and rear, front set to 1'' and rear are 9'' 5125's, OMD springs in the rear, CSJumper LED's inside, hard wired inverter.
    awesome, thanks.
     
  9. Joels98taco

    Joels98taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    im sitting at 4.5 of lift up front and 3" rear though. and tire height comes into play too
     
  10. Joels98taco

    Joels98taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    fabtech 3" spindles, icon aal, 10" bilstein 7100 rear shocks, daystar coil spacers, AFE Pro Dry-s drop in filter, sony head unit, 2 12" pioneer subs, pioneer 6.5s all around, custom 1.25 lift shackles, custom lower ball joint brackets fabbed by me
    well its been dead in here lately. started a new job and have almost no spare time. I have done a few small mods though. finally got my motor skid, tinted the windows, new fog lights to replace the ambers, making another set of shackles.im sure I forgot something lol ill try to get some pics this weekend
     
  11. Joels98taco

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    So here's what it looks like with the tint
    [​IMG]

    And swapping my lights and my front skid mounting tube after I welded and painted it
    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 11, 2013
  12. AmP Offroad

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    Front: 2.5x10 Sway Aways, 18in Travel 6in Over Custom built longtravel With 6 lug conversion 4x4 spindles Rear: Custom 4 Link T100 Rear Axle 46% antisquat 24in Travel Bump/Straped 14in Swayaway Coilovers 4in Swayaway Bump stops Bucket Seats, Fiberglass, Gears, LSD 4.88, etc.
    hey joel i pmed you about having some of those ball joint brackets made if you can contact me asap id appreciate it!


     
  13. Joels98taco

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    can start making those brackets if theres still interest.
     
  14. 95 taco

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    Your build sorta makes me miss my 5 lugger
     
  15. Joels98taco

    Joels98taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    shoulda kept it dude :(
     
  16. 95 taco

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    Maybe, i really like my 03 though, and it has 70k less miles than my 5 lugger had.
    Plus i now have 4x4
     
  17. Joels98taco

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    4xs are nice but i wouldnt trade my truck for one
     
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    Really like the look of this one. The 5 lugger treating you ok when offroading?
     
  19. Joels98taco

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    never let me down :cool:
     
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    How much for a pair of those lbj brackets?
     
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