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NYCO's '06 Boosted Blue Betty

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by NYCO, May 18, 2011.

  1. Aug 21, 2018 at 1:43 PM
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    NYCO

    NYCO [OP] go explore...

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    there's so much up there i want to see, i had no problems finding alternate routes... already looking forward to getting back up there to see more!
     
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  2. Aug 21, 2018 at 1:49 PM
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  3. Aug 21, 2018 at 8:35 PM
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    Oh yea, that diff taking a dump mid way up on a solo run up MJT would be super awesome. I'd probably just jump out and let it endo down the switchbacks and start walking home...
     
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  4. Aug 21, 2018 at 9:37 PM
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    :rofl:
     
  5. Aug 21, 2018 at 10:54 PM
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    Gramps My walker is faster than your Prius!

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  6. Aug 22, 2018 at 5:22 AM
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    @NYCO @Gramps how are you all liking the tire tucked in the bed on the new swingouts? Is there still the bouncing of weight back there like with traditional spare tire swingouts?
     
  7. Aug 22, 2018 at 6:27 AM
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    I noticed the highway bouncing has been reduced with it tucked in closer... sometimes you get those sections of highway where the truck gets into a rhythm of bouncing..

    Off road it's tough to tell, but the clearance is definitely much better when dropping ledges or climbing steep walls.

    I do need to secure this setup better since it is moving a bit, but that should be solved with a few bolts on each side similar to the TC bed stiffener.
     
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  8. Aug 22, 2018 at 7:51 AM
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    I’m going to be driving out to Montana next summer to pick up a go fast camper. I’ll have to hit you up for some advice on where to go out there.
     
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  9. Aug 22, 2018 at 8:18 AM
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    Let me know
     
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  10. Aug 22, 2018 at 11:57 AM
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    Pretty much what Bob said minus needing to secure it better. Mine has been good so far.
     
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  11. Aug 22, 2018 at 3:12 PM
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    Yeah I know what you mean about the rhythm of the road. Thanks
    . Good to hear .
     
  12. Aug 25, 2018 at 9:47 AM
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    Did you make it to the bottom of the canyon? Goose?
     
  13. Aug 26, 2018 at 9:19 AM
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    Saved the forks valley for when I do Morrison... went above it then dead indian route up to cooke and the lake
     
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  14. Aug 26, 2018 at 9:19 AM
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    Hell ya, pretty rad, huh? How was PJ and the rest of the trip?
     
  16. Aug 26, 2018 at 10:42 AM
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    will definitely be back up there to explore more...

    PJ was bad ass...great to finally see them live.. missoula was a cool little town to walk around in too

    explored wilderness on the ID/MT border after since glacier was closed on the west side... scouted out some amazing areas over there

    tons of smoke especially heading south on i15 into ID over to the tetons...

    got some great camp spots now on the west and east side of the tetons

    only down side of the trip was the rear end falling apart 500mi from home
     
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  17. Aug 26, 2018 at 11:37 AM
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    Nice, love it up there. We’re you on the highway when it blew?
     
  18. Aug 26, 2018 at 12:04 PM
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    Coming over the pass from teton np to Dubois
     
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  19. Sep 2, 2018 at 11:04 PM
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    Hey Bob coming back to this, I’m looking at the deaver stage 3 pack. And do you know if the BAMF shackle design has been revised? Was it the hangers or just the greasable shackles?

    Thanks man.
     
  20. Sep 2, 2018 at 11:28 PM
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    The hanger I believe is the same or similar, the shackle was redesigned. It no longer contacts the hanger as the first release did.

    The first design was a boomerang design similar to the OEM but more dramatic of an angle. Now it's straight and slimmer.

    I have the deaver stage 2 and it sits fine now...
     
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