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

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by Blackdawg, May 28, 2011.

  1. PcBuilder14

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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)
     
  3. Blackdawg

    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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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.
     
  4. PcBuilder14

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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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    farmerjon Hailing from the land of bucking broncos...

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  7. Blackdawg

    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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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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    Nice! :headbang:
    x2 :eek:
     
  10. Blackdawg

    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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    Yea for me foxes will be better. Icons are supposed to be awesome on washboards and whoops tho.


    NO!!!

    You SAS that freaking thing!!! NO LT FOR YOU!
     
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    This is true. :p And can't see as well at night and can't keep it up as long and ...

    There is nothing wrong with my 18, just can't hear it over the stereo any more. :headbang:
     
  12. Blackdawg

    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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    :headbang:

    Hell yea :cool:






    Will have a build update soon about my front bumper and a tweak I did to it.
     
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    Tweak could mean good or bad... hmmm
     
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    did you take it off?
     
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    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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    Sorta both in this case

    Yep :cool:

    Lol gtfo of here gage hahaha
     
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    I like the quiet gurgle of the stock exhaust. And it's not obnoxious to my ears or anyone else's.

    The only thing I will probably do is cut it off somewhere behind(?) the rear axle because the exhaust tip is just an ugly rusty looking POS. So for pure aesthetic reasons only.
     
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    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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    Yea it's not bad.

    But I love my 14" magna with the custom piping. It's awesome.
     
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    you would like the 18" magnaflow. its quietish
     
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    :popcorn:

    ish? :p
     
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    :D mines louder because of its location.
     
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