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Mid Travel with BS Thread

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by MightyMouse-SCT, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. Nov 17, 2013 at 1:59 PM
    BradyT88

    BradyT88 Skinkwerks Rockware & Fabrication!!

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    That was why I specifically said crawling wouldn't affect it so he wouldn't think I meant crawling when I said wheeling hard. Haha. But yes crawling is wheeling hard just not in this case. I do plenty of crawling and have destroyed a lot of parts doing it...
     
  2. Nov 17, 2013 at 2:06 PM
    4WD

    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

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    It's a different kind of stress Jake, with crawling or difficult obstacles its the unnatural angles & frame twist from those extreme angles that will trash a bed just as effectively as mobbin' a wash at 70 hitting ruts & berms, probably the difference is with crawling it happens over time (fatigue) & mobbin would have a tendancy to happen all at once (hard hits at speed)
     
  3. Nov 17, 2013 at 2:12 PM
    BradyT88

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    That will happen but I doubt throwing the tire in the bed like was suggested will make that happen any faster or slower while crawling.
     
  4. Nov 17, 2013 at 2:18 PM
    MightyMouse-SCT

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    I just don't think I'll like the n fab bed rail mount and don't really want to spend $1,000 on the tire gate swing out .
     
  5. Nov 17, 2013 at 2:21 PM
    PLC721

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    Just strap it down like i keep mine

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Nov 17, 2013 at 2:23 PM
    MightyMouse-SCT

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    Here's the tire gate flat mount state . Plates look to small ? [​IMG]
     
  7. Nov 17, 2013 at 2:24 PM
    MightyMouse-SCT

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    Yeah was also thinking that also. Couple guys do something similiar .
     
  8. Nov 17, 2013 at 2:27 PM
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    Agreed..
     
  9. Nov 17, 2013 at 2:30 PM
    Mitch

    Mitch Somebody call for a Wambulance?

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    Doesn't Nfab have an angled mount? I know Fabtech use to have one
     
  10. Nov 17, 2013 at 2:33 PM
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    Mitch Somebody call for a Wambulance?

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  11. Nov 17, 2013 at 2:35 PM
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    I think that one would be worse than the flat on.
     
  12. Nov 17, 2013 at 2:38 PM
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    What about those tire gate things? Where the tail gate is replaced by a tire carrier? I'd imagine those aren't too expensive....
     
  13. Nov 17, 2013 at 2:40 PM
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    $800 and possibly tax/shipping
     
  14. Nov 17, 2013 at 2:43 PM
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    Oh whoa. At that point you might as well just get a new rear bumper. I thought they would be like half that
     
  15. Nov 17, 2013 at 6:12 PM
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    This is what I use. y ratchet strap and some hooks from home depot and it holds up great. was mobbing today and didnt even move.
    [​IMG]
     
  16. Nov 17, 2013 at 6:15 PM
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  17. Nov 17, 2013 at 6:21 PM
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  18. Nov 17, 2013 at 6:23 PM
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  19. Nov 17, 2013 at 7:34 PM
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    I drilled one hole in my 2006 Tacoma's plastic bed to put an eyelet thru the bed. I used the two rear tie downs in the bed to form the y needed for a Kartek Y ratchet strap. I had a 35" tire on a heavy beadlock that never budged.
     
  20. Nov 17, 2013 at 7:39 PM
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    Exactly what I did
     
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