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Joel's 98 5lugger Build

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

  1. Mar 17, 2013 at 8:38 PM
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    95 taco

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    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. Mar 18, 2013 at 8:42 AM
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    Joels98taco

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    Which part of the frame are we talking?
     
  3. Mar 18, 2013 at 9:51 AM
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    the front end, about in the middle of the door.
     
  4. Mar 18, 2013 at 1:46 PM
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    K ill measure it in a sec
     
  5. Mar 18, 2013 at 3:24 PM
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    donutman126

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    Are you maxing your new rear shocks?
     
  6. Mar 18, 2013 at 9:23 PM
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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. Mar 18, 2013 at 9:28 PM
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    14" to the bottom of the frame
     
  8. Mar 18, 2013 at 9:46 PM
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    awesome, thanks.
     
  9. Mar 18, 2013 at 9:58 PM
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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. Jul 5, 2013 at 3:37 PM
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    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. Jul 11, 2013 at 10:22 PM
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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]
     
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  12. Jul 22, 2013 at 11:55 AM
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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. Jan 26, 2014 at 1:48 AM
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    can start making those brackets if theres still interest.
     
  14. Jan 26, 2014 at 1:59 AM
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    Your build sorta makes me miss my 5 lugger
     
  15. Jan 26, 2014 at 2:01 AM
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    shoulda kept it dude :(
     
  16. Jan 26, 2014 at 2:28 AM
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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. Jan 26, 2014 at 8:19 AM
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    4xs are nice but i wouldnt trade my truck for one
     
  18. Mar 1, 2014 at 10:30 PM
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    Really like the look of this one. The 5 lugger treating you ok when offroading?
     
  19. Mar 1, 2014 at 11:01 PM
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    never let me down :cool:
     
  20. Mar 11, 2014 at 5:33 PM
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    How much for a pair of those lbj brackets?
     
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