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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 18, 2013 at 11:02 AM
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    Blackdawg

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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!
     
  2. May 18, 2013 at 4:44 PM
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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:
     
  3. May 18, 2013 at 4:53 PM
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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.
     
  4. May 18, 2013 at 4:56 PM
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    Tweak could mean good or bad... hmmm
     
  5. May 18, 2013 at 4:56 PM
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    did you take it off?
     
  6. May 18, 2013 at 5:13 PM
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    Sorta both in this case

    Yep :cool:

    Lol gtfo of here gage hahaha
     
  7. May 18, 2013 at 5:36 PM
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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.
     
  8. May 18, 2013 at 5:59 PM
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    Yea it's not bad.

    But I love my 14" magna with the custom piping. It's awesome.
     
  9. May 18, 2013 at 6:07 PM
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    you would like the 18" magnaflow. its quietish
     
  10. May 18, 2013 at 6:21 PM
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    :popcorn:

    ish? :p
     
  11. May 18, 2013 at 6:40 PM
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    :D mines louder because of its location.
     
  12. May 18, 2013 at 6:42 PM
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    You can't really go wrong with Magnaflow. Period.
     
  13. May 18, 2013 at 6:53 PM
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    Yeah but many have said you lose low end power and fuel economy.... so I wouldn't like it that much.
     
  14. May 18, 2013 at 6:58 PM
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    Yea 18 isn't very loud.

    Okay so update time.

    So my last trip I did some winch ping and tugging with my bumper. It bent forward pretty badly or so it seemed it had bent at the frame mounts. Turns out it did but only a small part of the mounts. Took a few whacks with a hammer and it was flat again! Cut out some 1/4" plate we had lying around and drill a hole just like the bumper. Going to weld them into the bumper later tonight or tomorrow. Should make it quite stout! Tim at Elite was very helpful and almost mad it had bent :laugh: he offered to make me a whole new center section if needed or anything for me. Was very helpful and stood by his product. Love Elite! Thanks Tim!

    Here are pics of the bumper on the truck

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    Here it is off the truck. Nothing else bent at all other then the outside part by the mounts
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    Couple hits with a hammer and bam!
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    So my dad whipped out the oxy/setilin torch and a slab of 1/4" plate we had lying around and cut out 2 squares 4x6" to mount right behind the mount.

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    Cleaned off the rust and lined up where to drill holes

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    Drilled. What a bitch. This stuff is HARD.

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    Put a bolt in to hold it in place for welding

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    More to come!
     
  15. May 18, 2013 at 7:02 PM
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    I honestly have no idea what I'm looking at :notsure:

    But I'll stay and find out how it ends.
     
  16. May 18, 2013 at 7:05 PM
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    I went to Cherry bomb and didn't realize how much low end I lost. THe magnaflow was a big improvement. Low end is back where it was. For fuel economy, I have done a lot of other stuff to my truck and can't say exactly what's made mine drop. I do believe it is an improvement over the cherry bomb though. Although that might because I drove like a race car with that loud ass thing.
     
  17. May 18, 2013 at 7:06 PM
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    Fixing the elite I'm guessing
     
  18. May 18, 2013 at 7:14 PM
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    Agreed

    Nah not really. Not that bad with magnaflow. Flowmaster yes


    Yep. And beefing it up.
     
  19. May 18, 2013 at 7:18 PM
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    Well yeah... I'm not that knobtacular.

    I just don't see what I'm supposed to be looking at in the pics
     
  20. May 18, 2013 at 7:22 PM
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    The part that is bent is the part the bolts to the front of my frame for the bumper. It bent when I did some big winching since the side bolts slipped under the pressure.
     

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