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The building of a truck (carcharias' build)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by carcharias, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. Aug 14, 2012 at 10:40 PM
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    ae111black

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    Lol yep I tore I my rugged trails real good last fishing trip. Km2's do well here
     
  2. Aug 15, 2012 at 12:43 AM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

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    Looks good Mike, I like what you have done.
    I'm running my 255 KM2s at 38 on road & 18 front 15 rear when off road.
     
  3. Aug 15, 2012 at 1:27 AM
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    ae111black

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    What are you guys doing when you get back to the trailhead to reinflate your tires? I carry one of those ciggarette lighter pumps for emergencys but I can't see using it much more than that and the occasional bike tire.
     
  4. Aug 15, 2012 at 1:40 AM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

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    I don't know about Mike but I use a MasterFlow cigarette lighter pump that re-inflates all 4 in about 20 to 30 min. That's if I don't go with someone that has on board air or there are several trails around here that have a gas station less than 1/8 mile down the road with free air.
     
  5. Aug 15, 2012 at 1:52 AM
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    I was thinking about doing in board air for such an occasion..... OP sorry for the derail

    None of the trails I do have a gas station near by so something reliable is key.
     
  6. Aug 15, 2012 at 9:45 AM
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    carcharias

    carcharias [OP] Giggiddy what what

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    Thanks, Randy! Great to know about what you run your tires at! I was at 25psi for a bit of desert fun the other week and didn't seem to have a problem. You dip them down the same for sand as well as rock? Also, why the difference between front & rear?


    Heck, Kimo, I don't care about thread derailment as long as I learn something! ;)
    I just bought a Viair 400P that connects to my battery. Haven't tested it out yet, though. :eek: So far, the trails by my place have gas stations somewhat nearby.
     
  7. Aug 15, 2012 at 12:11 PM
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    For sand rock or dirt. Softer ride & better traction.
    I don't drop the front as much because of more weight up front & I figure the front would be mor likely to pop a bead.
     
  8. Aug 22, 2012 at 3:44 AM
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    You have a write up for this? im just starting to look through your build :D Your truck looks good man!!
     
  9. Dec 24, 2012 at 12:41 PM
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    carcharias [OP] Giggiddy what what

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    Aw, sorry I'm getting back to you too late, man. No, I paid $100 to have someone install it, but it really didn't look to be that difficult. Not a bad setup.

    QUESTION FOR FOLKS HERE:
    Every part of my truck now squeaks like a jalopy. I've read to hit the suspension w/ WD-40, brake fluid, etc. What's the consensus on what I should use and where should I put it in the suspension?
     
  10. Dec 24, 2012 at 4:39 PM
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    Which supplies did you buy exactly for the PA system?
     
  11. Dec 24, 2012 at 5:46 PM
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    carcharias

    carcharias [OP] Giggiddy what what

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  12. Dec 25, 2012 at 9:31 AM
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    So you can use the PA system, and then can you switch it off and use it as a normal CB? With the sound projecting inside the truck instead of thru the PA?
     
  13. Dec 25, 2012 at 9:50 AM
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    carcharias [OP] Giggiddy what what

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    Yes, this setup allows me to switch on the PA so I can both speak through it but ALSO get broadcasts outside of my truck in case I'm walking around. Just have to remember to switch it back...
     
  14. Dec 25, 2012 at 10:03 AM
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    For that switch, can you do that on the CB or do you have to do it separately?
     
  15. Dec 25, 2012 at 10:40 AM
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    carcharias [OP] Giggiddy what what

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    Done on the CB. Just turn the volume up and everyone can hear you.
     
  16. Dec 25, 2012 at 11:22 AM
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    Have fun with the CB! And merry Christmas!
     
  17. Dec 25, 2012 at 11:36 AM
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    Awesome truck I really like the wheel and tire choice makes the look of the whole truck.
     
  18. Dec 25, 2012 at 12:03 PM
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    carcharias [OP] Giggiddy what what

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    Thanks, Kimo! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

    I appreciate that! Took a while to decide on both of those, but I couldn't be happier!
     
  19. Jan 28, 2013 at 1:32 PM
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  20. Jan 29, 2013 at 9:40 AM
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    ^^ Thanks, man, yours is a beast! Great offroading with you, and thanks for showing us around there. DEFINITELY down for the Miller Jeep Trail! And anything else before that... heheheh
     

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