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Steve o 77's Build/Pics

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by steve o 77, Mar 27, 2010.

  1. Aug 25, 2013 at 1:58 PM
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    m3bassman

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  2. Aug 25, 2013 at 2:04 PM
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    steve o 77

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    Dude I miss life out west. My poor truck hasn't seen dirt AT ALL since I moved out here. Makes me want to just buy another car and make it crazy.

    It doesn't help that I work with a bunch of chassis engineers that all own sports cars. I'm the only one with a truck :laugh:
     
  3. Aug 25, 2013 at 10:12 PM
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    2002 XtraCab TRD 4x4 Auto Trans With Lots of Mods King Extended Travel COs Camburg Uniball UCAs Alcan Custom 8-Leaf Rear Spring Packs Fox 2.0 Resi Rear Shocks FrankenFab Rear Shock Relocate All-Pro U-bolt Flip w/Timbren bumps Toytec 1" Extended Shackle 4.88 Nitro Gears ARB Front Locker ARB Twin Compressor 15x8 D Window Steelies 33" BFG KM2s Limited Edition Relentless Front Bumper Smittybilt X2O 10K Winch Rugged Ridge 3" LED Pods w/Amber covers Mini D2S Projectors XB35 Ballasts + 4500K Bulbs Badland Sliders FrankenFab Tire Carrier Swingout bumper w/kitchen BudBuilt Front & Bellypan Skids BAMF Rear Diff Skid Whynter 65 qt. Fridge/Freezer CVT Mt Bachelor RTT Badland Custom Bed Rack GM 140 amp alternator Dual Northstar 24F AGM batteries BlueSea 7622 ML-ACR Battery controller Peak DBI Dual Battery Voltage Monitor Magnaflow 18" Muffler Braided Steel Brake Lines AFE Pro Dry S air filter ScanGauge II OBDII Scanner Kenwood TM-71A Dual Band Ham Radio Larson 70CM/2M Antenna Uniden 520xl CB radio 3' Firestik Adjustable tip antenna Pioneer DEH-P9400BH HU Alpine Amps & Type R components (F) and coaxials (R) Wet Okole Seat Covers Weathertech Digital Liners Deck Plate Mod 1" Diff Drop Carrier Bearing Drop
    At least now that your outa school and earning the big bucks you have some options. Welcome to the real world. :rolleyes:

    Think about all of these poor SOBs that are starting a new semester of classes tomorrow. Aren't you glad that is behind you. :p
     
  4. Aug 25, 2013 at 10:13 PM
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    And think of the old sonovabitches that are one day closer to going senile :brianr:
     
  5. Aug 25, 2013 at 10:20 PM
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    :D
     
  6. Aug 26, 2013 at 2:20 AM
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    :woot: such a great feeling. It's nice having weekends to do stuff instead of worrying about tests and homework.
     
  7. Oct 12, 2013 at 7:23 PM
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    I lost 3 or 4 MPG around town and maybe 2 on the highway with the 255's. Power was definitely down but not terrible. I have 4.10 gears and a 5 speed.

    They looked and performed awesome but just weren't practical at the time because I was commuting 200 miles a week on a college kid budget.

    Ben (m3bassman) is running the 235's if you want to get in touch with him. He claims similar MPG to stock.
     
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2013
  8. Feb 4, 2014 at 11:12 AM
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    Very nice ride! I was curious if you have any pics of your cv boots/angles with the 5100/OME 881 set up? Do you have any issues with the boots with this setup? I'm running the 5100/Eibach coil setup and the Eibachs are giving me more front lift than I care for, therefore I've been contemplating swapping them out for 881's.
    Any advice is greatly appreciated and your ride is definitely an inspiration!
     
  9. Feb 4, 2014 at 4:50 PM
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    Thanks!

    I got about 20k out of my OEM CV axles after the lift (185k on them total) before the boot on the driver's side tore. Now the other side is starting to go at 196k. No pics though, sorry. It's snowing outside.
     
  10. Feb 4, 2014 at 8:17 PM
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    Thanks for the info! Do you know if the cv boot fins (specifically the inners) are constantly rubbing, as in the lift is causing the boots to tear? Also, are you running the top 10mm spacer or just struts and coils? Thanks again- I'm just trying to make sure I do all my research before making another lift purchase...
     
  11. Feb 14, 2016 at 4:13 PM
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    Well this truck is pending sale :(:bananadead:

    I simply don't ever use it and I can't stand to see it rust away here in the salt belt. Plus there is zero good off-roading anywhere near me.

    Anyway someone offered me a pile of cash and is picking it up next week. Sad to see it go.

    Replacement will be a sub $2000 truck, anything but a dodge. An old 2wd Toyota pickup would be great!
     
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