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Long Travel BS Thread

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

  1. Sep 8, 2013 at 7:46 PM
    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    damn repost
     
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  2. Sep 8, 2013 at 7:52 PM
    colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    100% possible to tow from a tube bumper/tire carrier if it's properly integrated into the frame and has strength built into the right areas.

    this one has towed a 6500lb boat thousands of miles

    pre hitch gussets

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    gussets

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  3. Sep 8, 2013 at 7:52 PM
    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    Bryan and I started 18th off the line and we finished 5th. The race course turned into a junk yard after the 1st lap.
    [​IMG]
     
  4. Sep 8, 2013 at 7:56 PM
    BMiller421

    BMiller421 FMLYHM

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    I Pulled My Brother In LawsTaco Out With An Engage Bumper Vs. My Homemade Bumper And His Twisted Like That Too..Mine Held Strong
     
  5. Sep 8, 2013 at 8:09 PM
    PLC721

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    I've yanked people out with my all pro :stirthepot:
     
  6. Sep 8, 2013 at 8:30 PM
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    My DTF bumper has been used to pull me out 3 separate times cuz I was trying to crawl behind a 4x4 and it hasnt even tweaked. Plus took out the whole driver side head light and fender to the wheel on a Border Patrol vehicle and still going strong... And slid on the bumper at Superstition. Probably the only thing that kept me from going end over end.... So BIG PROPS to DTF!! ;)

    :rofl:
     
  7. Sep 8, 2013 at 8:47 PM
    DTFtacoma

    DTFtacoma Dezert Toy Fabrication

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    Oh damn!? Yeah I built Nate's bumper a million and a half years ago then he sold it to Bryan. My quality is far better now and I'm now using a 220 machine. It was all .120 wall HREW and had some cold lap. I'm really surprised it lasted this long with all the beatings it took on both trucks.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Sep 8, 2013 at 8:53 PM
    tacokid09

    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    nice.



    im not bagging on dtf at all though if thats what you think. it was his first or second bumper he ever built. that bumper has been to hell and back quite a few times. if i never wouldve gotten stuck, it never wouldve happened. when i originally go hit head on by a sand rail, im pretty sure that ended up cracking the welds. its a powdercoated bumper and after that, i started to see a little rust gather up where the weld was so it was almost a matter of time before the weld broke. it has my stamp of approval. i beat the living shit out of it.
     
  9. Sep 8, 2013 at 8:54 PM
    DTFtacoma

    DTFtacoma Dezert Toy Fabrication

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    This is literally the first thing that I ever made too. That's why I sold you the glass and gave you the bumper for free lol.
     
  10. Sep 8, 2013 at 8:54 PM
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    We all live and learn! Your current work is badass and overbuilt....... I love overbuilt.
     
  11. Sep 8, 2013 at 8:58 PM
    DTFtacoma

    DTFtacoma Dezert Toy Fabrication

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    :thumbsup: Figured that much I think everybody thought you were pissed lol

    me too
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  12. Sep 8, 2013 at 9:01 PM
    tacokid09

    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    yea hahaha. when that happened i just started laughing.. that damn duramax breaks all my shittttt. whatever man, its all apart of the sport.
     
  13. Sep 8, 2013 at 9:01 PM
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    I've followed your work man. I like it!

    When I had my shop we had two things painted on the wall, "nothing ever broke from being over built" and "88mph means serious shit" ha
     
  14. Sep 8, 2013 at 9:27 PM
    CayucosTacoma

    CayucosTacoma Just think outside the Yota

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    Yeah I crashed into a wall going 70.... Bumper held up fine :D
    Lol
     
  15. Sep 8, 2013 at 9:31 PM
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    Well you weren't going 88....
     
  16. Sep 8, 2013 at 9:32 PM
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    Chris......you're alive!?
     
  17. Sep 8, 2013 at 9:36 PM
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    check my build
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    Well i my truck did ok this weekend:D
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    but really need to weld the back of my cab up before it gets worse:eek: And thinking about replacing all the body mounts to the cab. Anyone ever swapped theres out and if so, how big of a pain in the ass was it?
     
  18. Sep 8, 2013 at 9:36 PM
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    Let me know when you do
     
  19. Sep 8, 2013 at 9:37 PM
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    check my build
    when i weld my cab up? or swap body mounts?
     
  20. Sep 8, 2013 at 9:38 PM
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    swap body mounts, i am interested in doing mine as well
     

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