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The Frankenstein Build! LT/Expo/Trail rig..and BS

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by Blackdawg, May 28, 2011.

  1. May 16, 2013 at 6:28 PM
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    Blackdawg

    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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    Mid travel will do that man. And more. Really it's the best option for a good comfortable and capable expo rig.

    But yea..will always want the crazy stuff haha
     
  2. May 16, 2013 at 8:03 PM
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    Late in this discussion but I say go crawl box then save for a ARB in the rear... but I am biased
     
  3. May 16, 2013 at 8:05 PM
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    Yeah, you're right. By this time next year I should have an RTT setup and be spending a lot of my weekends camping! I keep showing my gf the pic of your tent setup, and she gets all excited about me getting one haha
     
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  4. May 16, 2013 at 8:11 PM
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    Madjik_Man The Rembrandt of Rattle Can

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  5. May 16, 2013 at 8:19 PM
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    :facepalm: I would have walked right into that one! I changed the wording of my original post.... :eek:
     
  6. May 16, 2013 at 8:30 PM
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    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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    I like it :cool: haha what I'd want really..

    Lol! Hell ya man :cool: they are awesome.

    And really if I did extended fun coilovers UCAs I'd have pretty good travel all around to take me many a place.

    :laughing:
     
  7. May 16, 2013 at 8:38 PM
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    Haha yeah, I'm debating going with Icon or Fox extended coilovers with resies in the rear, and also run expo leafs, and all pro UCA's.

    Don't laugh! It only encourages him...
     
  8. May 16, 2013 at 8:53 PM
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    You mean icon or fox extended coilover with resis in the front..and a 11" shocks out back with the expos haha
     
  9. May 16, 2013 at 8:57 PM
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    Hmm, I worded that terribly... Haha

    I was thinking I'd go with extended up front and resies in the back. Or do you think I'd be better off with just resies up front. Heck, I'm not even sure if I'll need resies at all haha :confused:
     
  10. May 16, 2013 at 9:00 PM
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    Resis all around man! Case you ever want to hit the whoops. Cause you can with a good mid travel setup. Cooling is great for shocks man.
     
  11. May 16, 2013 at 9:07 PM
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    Hmm, curse you and your good reasoning causing me to spend more money in the future! :D

    Seems that I come up with more and more stuff I want to buy every time I post in this thread! Haha

    Hmm, $2700 for everything before shipping...
     
  12. May 16, 2013 at 9:15 PM
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    Cheaper then just the LT front kit...before shocks...hahahahahahaha

    So I'm really saving you money..haha
     
  13. May 16, 2013 at 9:25 PM
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    Haha I guess you could say that... Plus that also means I don't have to wait for a new DD before I upgrade the suspension...
     
  14. May 16, 2013 at 9:30 PM
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    Exactly!!

    Will work great.
     
  15. May 16, 2013 at 9:42 PM
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    Haha yup! Tent setup this year, and either suspesnion or armor next year...

    Maybe I'll have a truck that's half as awesome as yours in 2 years... Haha
     
  16. May 17, 2013 at 8:30 AM
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    Wont take much :cool: you'll see! be there before ya know it.

    and if your doing tent this year..id do suspension next..or at least the rear to take the extra weight. And then some armor. Maybe rear suspension and sliders and a bumper.
     
  17. May 17, 2013 at 8:43 AM
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    Yeah, that's kind of what I thought as well. I want to go ahead and do a full size spare, sliders, boxrocket bed rack, then a CVT for this year.

    Then next year maybe do expos, Icons, and u-bolt flip kit first. Then work on getting the front done. Depending on how much my tax refund is next year maybe I'll be able to get a rear bumper like yours. The rear bumper with a swingout has grown on me now... Haha
     
  18. May 17, 2013 at 8:48 AM
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    Start saving :p mine cost a ton. IDK if Tim will make another or not. Im sure he will for the right price. Or if adam will..or whoever. If you can weld you can just always add your own to really just about any bumper.

    Really the swingout is the best place for a fullsized 33-35'' spare tire. hands down.

    Does have its disadvantages..but i love it. Can't wait to add a table to mine. Im going to tweak mine a bit more tho first.


    But thats a good plan otherwise man! get too it :cool:
     
  19. May 17, 2013 at 8:57 AM
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    Haha that's what I figured... I thought that maybe I could just order an Elite and just have somebody else build me the tiregate and I'd just put the two together... Or maybe even ship an Elite bumper to somebody like BoxRocket to build me one. so many options haha

    I really like the idea of the table, would be much simpler than lugging around a fold out table in the bed. Plus I like your jerry can setup. Is there a specific reason why every tiregate I see on 1st gens has the tire at a slight angle?

    Haha hopefully I'll start rolling with the plan around the end of June. Unfortunately, I'm going to be at home with the gf in the beginning of June as well as going to Church Camp. Haha So there goes a chunk of my money. :rolleyes:
     
  20. May 17, 2013 at 9:09 AM
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    The reason for tilting the tire forwards is so that it reduces the chances of it dragging on the ground if you go up something really steep. And if it does contact only a small portion contacts.

    Adding one to an Elite will be trickier then most. My Spindle (which is freaking HUGE, Tim went over board with it lol) is integrated into the inside of the bumper and i know he had to change the top lip for the swingout arm.

    But i have never seen one with out the swing out..so yea. haha. Steve is going to try adding dual swingouts to his tho pretty soon i believe.

    and women..money stealers they are :p haha
     

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