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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 17, 2013 at 9:16 AM
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    Got ya, I knew there had to be a reason. Haha

    Hmm, yeah. Could be tricky...Hopefully by the time it comes around for me to order one, he'll have it available or somebody will be willing to help me out.

    I saw that Steve was attempting dual swingouts. Should be interesting...

    Haha women definitely are that!
     
  2. May 17, 2013 at 9:18 AM
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    yea and like i said. Could always ask if he will make another one. He told me after he finished mine i doubted he ever would just cause it took so long..but i was the first one..so maybe he would do it again :notsure: Worth a shot to ask i guess. just be ready for a big price tag if you get the wrap arounds and receiver mounts and all.
     
  3. May 17, 2013 at 9:22 AM
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    This is true. But I've still got another year or so before I get one, so I'm not going to bother him just yet. I know mine will be expensive, as I want all the options he offers. I also want aluminum if possible... :eek: Gonna be expensive! I'm wanting to run as much aluminum as I can to keep this thing at a halfway decent weight for a dail driver...
     
  4. May 17, 2013 at 9:25 AM
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    yea if he had offered the AL discount on the GB i was in..TOTALLY woulda done it.

    But when i asked about it for my front it was 250 extra i think. Didn't even want to know what the rear woulda been haha But i wish mine where AL now..truck is a heavy ass beast now..
     
  5. May 17, 2013 at 9:37 AM
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    Yeah, it's still $250 for the aluminum on his site. Since I won't be getting in on the GB it'll run me around $1,260 for the front in aluminum.

    I definitely don't want to be as heavy as you are! :p But I figure with all aluminum bumpers, sliders, and a bed rack that won't always have a tent on it won't hurt me too bad.
     
  6. May 17, 2013 at 9:55 AM
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    yea probably not.

    and thats almost what i paid for the rear..haha
     
  7. May 17, 2013 at 11:32 AM
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    HA!

    Was looking at the skid i bought that was screwed up that im going to fix..turns out its 1/4'' steel already! kinda cool haha
     
  8. May 17, 2013 at 11:45 AM
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    Hmm... Does he know this? Haha
     
  9. May 17, 2013 at 11:48 AM
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    i PMed him to let him know to make sure he wasn't getting screwed buy steel prices or so he won't have a pissed off customer.

    I sure as hell am not complaining! lol although by the time im done welding the backwards TRD over and a new rear mount...gonna be freakin heavy..my eibachs are gonna be hurting bad..already not liking the winch..
     
  10. May 17, 2013 at 11:56 AM
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    Sounds like you need some new and shiny coilovers :p
     
  11. May 17, 2013 at 1:00 PM
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    Haha no kidding!

    Some 2.5x8 with 700lb coils would be nice...
     
  12. May 17, 2013 at 5:48 PM
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    :drool:

    Yes! I still can't decide if I want to go Fox, King, or Icon in the future... Or whatever other brand there is out there I should look at. I've decided I don't want SAWs. Just don't hear enough good things about them. I'm leaning towards Icons.
     
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    Hey Blackdawg,

    What spring rate are you running up front now? (too lazy to look for myself, sorry)
     
  14. May 17, 2013 at 6:41 PM
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    I'm going foxes I think all around.

    Toytech eibachs. 620lb spring rate. Have worked great. Just getting tired from wheeling with all the weight.
     
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    I actually think Foxes are slightly cheaper than Icons.
     
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    I think I need a louder muffler. :pout: I can't hear mine any more. :eek:
     
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  18. May 18, 2013 at 8:28 AM
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    They are a bit. And different valving too i believe so they ride a bit different.

    lol chop that shit off! :D or get a 14'' magna like me :cool:

    I actually find it funny driving my double cab now..stock exhaust..its actually kinda nice sounding..i mean..its quite as shit compared to Frankenstein..but it doesn't sound bad either..

    :ohsnap:
     
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    Yeah, I've seen that Icon is digressive while most others like Fox are progressive. I can't decide what would be better for me. Digressive would be smoother on the highway but rougher on the trails, while progressive would be the exact opposite.

    And I second the 14" Magnaflow! I love mine. Gives a nice sound while driving around but isn't obnoxious when driving on the highway. Mine's dumped.
     
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