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Long Travel BS Thread

Discussion in 'Long Travel Suspension' started by amaes, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. Aug 20, 2010 at 10:35 PM
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    amaes

    amaes [OP] Cuz Stock Sucks

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    So thought I'd make a thread where we can chat without clogging up other treads. We can also post little random questions, Industry news, photos, Race events and whatever we can think of. Enjoy!
     
  2. Aug 20, 2010 at 10:38 PM
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    Dezert People 8 DVD premiere tour & trailer:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSYazycOhAE

    Since the first release of Dezert People The Movie in 2001, the Dezert People Video Series has evolved into the longest running, action packed off-road series in the industry. And this year, they are back with the new release of Dezert People 8, featuring the most intense off-road racing action to date.

    Award winning producer Curtis Guise takes you to Baja, California, and Nevada featuring highlights of a full year of events that were shot in amazing HD video.

    Dezert People 8 features some of the hottest drivers in off-road racing, including Roger Norman, Larry Roeseler, Marc Ewing, Andy McMillin, Steve Oliges, Wayne Lugo, Austin "Fish" Farner, Pat Dailey, Dan Vance, Mike Koenig, Matt Vaughn, and many more...

    Along with action packed footage comes an action packed premiere tour schedule. What was once a small premiere at only one location has evolved into a series of premieres all across the county, including tour dates in both southern and northern California, Nevada, Arizona, Baja, and a new location that was added this year in Texas.

    “One of the best things about releasing a new DVD is being able to travel and setup premiere events, meet the fans, and put on a fun show for all of our supporters. And best of all, we all have a great time and a portion of the proceeds go to some great charities that impact our industry,” stated Guise.

    Be sure to check out the current premiere tour schedule below and mark your calendar for one or more of these fun-filled off-road inspired events.


    Dezert People 8 DVD sponsors - HPI Racing, VORRA, MasterCraft Safety, PCI Race Radios, Fox Racing Shox, Total Chaos Fabrication, Trophylite, HighRev Photography, Azuñia Tequila, Baja Junkies, Rock & Roll Offroad and race-dezert.com.

    DP8 premiere sponsors/partners - Norman Motorsports, All German Motorsports, Vision X, Team Ford Las Vegas, Azuñia Tequila, Fast-Aid, Locos Mocos and Baja Pits.


    Dezert People 8 premiere tour details:

    August 26th - Atrium Hotel in Irvine, CA.
    · $10 admission or buy the DP8 DVD for $25 and get in free. Visit www.dezertpeople.com to pre-order tickets.
    · Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with a happy hour from 6-7 pm, which will include discounted tacos and great drink specials.
    · All ages.
    · This is a combined event with Fast-Aid, featuring a large raffle with tons of prizes.
    · The first 15 people that buy the DVD get a free Azunia Tequila margarita.
    · There will be a special rate of $89 (includes breakfast) for rooms at the Atrium Hotel. For those interested, please visit www.dezertpeople.com for the link to reserve a room online, or call The Atrium Hotel directly at 949-833-2770 and ask for the “Fast-Aid” rate. Offer ends August 20th.

    August 28th - Norman Motorsports. El Cajon, CA.

    * $30 tax deductible donation at the door.
    * includes a DP8 DVD. soft drinks, beer and Azunia Tequila margaritas will be available (alcohol for 21 & over only).
    * Become a Facebook friend of Roger Norman or Curtis Guise and RSVP to attend this very special benefit event. Fans, Sponsors, and Friends are welcome, but must RSVP. http://www.facebook.com/curtis.guise
    * Doors open at 2:00 p.m. Movie plays at 3pm and will play again throughout the day.
    * All ages.
    * This event is hosted by Norman Motorsports benefiting Cruz Roja Mexicana and Emergency Services of Erendira.
    * Azunia Tequila is sponsoring the margaritas, Locos Mocos and Baja Pits will be providing tacos (with charity donations appreciated).
    * Gaming in the charity gaming area benefiting Emergency Services of Erendira as well as a silent auction benefiting Cruz Roja Mexicana. (Only Ages 21 and will be allowed in the charity gaming area.)
    * Check Dezert People offroad racing DVD video series for more announcements.

    August 28th - Dublin Square, FT. Worth Texas.
    · Free event hosted by Rock and Roll Offroad.
    · Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with live bands starting at 9:00 p.m.
    · All ages.
    · Dublin Square is a great Irish Pub with many TV's and a huge parking area directly off of I-35 and Western Center.
    · Come check out a great collection of vehicles that will be on display. Over 20 confirmed so far.
    · Call Chris at the Rock and Roll Offroad Shop for any questions or for directions. (817)485-2600, http://www.dublinsquarefw.com

    August 29th – K1 Speed, Carlsbad, CA.
    · No cover charge, hosted by JD Films and All German Motorsports.
    · Companies will have booths and vehicles on display from 2pm-7pm
    · DP8 will play at 7pm.
    · $5 off discount coupons will be available. Check www.dezertpeople.com for details.
    · Locos Mocos and Baja Pits will be setting up a taco stand and all donations will benafit Fast-Aid.
    · Second annual celebrity driver go-cart race featuring Roger Norman, Chad Ragland, Harley Letner, Ryan Arciero, Check Hovey and more.
    · Vendor booth space is available, contact curtis@race-dezert.com for more info.
    · Display vehicles are welcome, contact kyle@allgermanmotorsports.com if you would like to bring your race vehicle or prerunner.


    August 30th - Farrelli's Cinema, Scottsdale, AZ.
    · $10 admission and DVDs will be on sale.
    · Multiple shows will be throughout the night starting at 7pm.
    · Full bar and dinner menu.
    · The first 20 DVD sales get a FREE Azunia Tequila margarita.
    · Call Farrelli’s to reserve your seats. 480-905-7200.
    · This event is sponsored by Vision X Off Road Lighting.



    August 31st – Sierra Gold Tavern & Pole Position, Las Vegas, NV.
    · Free admission.
    · Doors open at 6:00 p.m. at Sierra Gold, movie at 7:00 p.m.
    · Tecate and Coors Light beer tab is sponsored by Team Ford Las Vegas / Steve Oliges!
    · The first 25 to buy the DVD will get a FREE Azunia Tequila margarita.
    · And the first 15 to buy the DVD will get a free race at Pole Position.
    · After the premiere we will be heading over the Pole Position raceway at approx. 9pm for discounted racing and a celebrity driver showdown race with BJ Baldwin, Robby Woods, Ed & Troy Herbst, Pat Dean, TJ Flores, Steve Oliges and more!

    September 4th - VORRA Hawthorne race, El Capitan Casino.
    · Free admission
    · All ages.
    · DP8 starts immediately after the drivers meeting for the VORRA race at the El Capitan Casino.

    San Jose, Mexicali and Ensenada premieres will be announced soon.

    DVDs or Blu-Ray can be pre-ordered on our web site. Keep checking www.dezertpeople.com for the latest premiere details and to place your order.
     
  3. Aug 20, 2010 at 10:39 PM
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    MonkeyProof

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    i have a few Dezert People vids..pretty much always the best ones to watch
     
  4. Aug 20, 2010 at 10:41 PM
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    amaes [OP] Cuz Stock Sucks

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    Yeah 7 was pretty good, So I hope this one is up to par.

    Bajaflo is also an awesome series
     
  5. Aug 20, 2010 at 10:42 PM
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    memario1214 Vivid Illumination Vendor

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    Well... That's not an advertisement^^^ lol. Okay, question for all of you that are lt. Is daily driving quite a bit smoother? Or do you only notice it offroad? For that matter, is offroad really that much smoother when LT?
     
  6. Aug 20, 2010 at 10:53 PM
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    Hey some people might want to go to the premiere. I know I am.

    Daily driving is sorta smoother then some of lifts but stock trucks have the best on road ride I think. But its night and day in the dirt. I can be doing 40+ over stuff and you really don't bounce around much and it just feels like driving down a smooth dirt road at 20 in a stock truck. and if you have it set up awesome and tuned right it could be even better. the one thing with LT as a DD is its loud and noisy. its moans and groans and squeaks alot. Matt said it best " Its louder then a group of horny pigs" haha but thats if you are just like pulling out of a parking spot or going slow over speed bumps. I spray everything with teflon and the makes it stop until I take it in the dirt again.
     
  7. Aug 21, 2010 at 6:23 AM
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    good idea alex for this thread

    having a LT truck as a DD is cool and sux at the same time... like alex said, LT trucks are fucking loud and it's super annoying cause my truck (like everybody else w/ a LT DD) see more time on the road than in the dirt so it gets kinda old.

    i tell my truck to shut up all the time, it never listens... haha
     
  8. Aug 21, 2010 at 8:07 AM
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    Cool. I've been trying to find a good place to post this question.

    How difficult and what tools/parts are required to revalve a shock with an external resi?
     
  9. Aug 21, 2010 at 9:16 AM
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    you guys just don't know how to build your trucks cuz mine is quiet on road...

    :brianr:

    kidding

    well, sort of....

    my truck is actually quiet... only noises i get are from my accessories that are stored in bed...
     
  10. Aug 21, 2010 at 9:31 AM
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    You guys should look into fluid film to quiet your rides down.
     
  11. Aug 21, 2010 at 11:30 AM
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    haha..mines pretty quiet on the road too except for my accessories as well..particularly my HiLift jack i always keep in my bed.

    i think my ride as a DD is way better and funner when compared to stock..plusher over bumps and dips and everything else..you can just take em at speed when everyone else slows the fuck down, then they all look at me with envy when they watch how smooth the truck took everything. plus making the truck do the "baja lean" when making turns is fun as well!!

    Baja..i mean Taco lean anyone?! :D
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  12. Aug 21, 2010 at 11:37 AM
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    Jealous.
     
  13. Aug 21, 2010 at 4:02 PM
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    sure does. no drive thru's, parking is a bitch since most places are compact parking. Mine is pretty quiet but the leafs are squeeky.
     
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    yeah, parking is a bitch but i can still fit through drive throughs... sux that you can't
     
  15. Aug 22, 2010 at 2:25 PM
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    does all your monies go straight from your pay check to your truck? It seems like It would, or thats how I would do it. Lol
     
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    used too until i got my motorcycle, now it's a home depot queen.;) had the same tank of gas in it for three months.
     
  17. Aug 22, 2010 at 2:31 PM
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    Just here for info and to :drool: MonkeyProof, that's an awesome shot. And you guys have conviced me to say the reason my truck squeaks so much is due to my LT lol
     
  18. Aug 22, 2010 at 2:41 PM
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    Haha same here!
     
  19. Aug 22, 2010 at 2:51 PM
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    mine makes more noise than all of yours. I don't even have LT, idk where the fuck it's coming from!!! :annoyed:
     
  20. Aug 22, 2010 at 2:52 PM
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    How come no drive thrus? Are they narrow in LA or is it because you can't get close enough to the window? You could just prop that wheel up and crawl up the wall:D
     
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