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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. Blackdawg

    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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    Well i decided id do the deckplate mod today as i have lots of extra time...only to find that every auto parts store in town doesn't even know what im talking about...sheesh..sooo i guess ill just order one online.

    Also thinking about buying some dupicolor bedliner to spray on my emblems, door handles and rear bumper. why??

    CAUSE I JUST ORDERED AND ELITE PLATE BUMPER!!! :goingcrazy: :cool: :D

    so ill prolly use bed liner to paint the bumper too.
     
  2. 01Tac0ma

    01Tac0ma Bash Fabriction & Off-Road

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    Look at build!
    Nice man, you get the front bumper? I want one really bad but they are just a bit much for me to shell out, plus i want the rear to so it makes it even more :( but i cant wait to see yours.

    & im kinda goin for the weekend offroader thing in the mountains and wherever to take some nice trips, so i wanna be able to have everything id need on a trail if i were to be alone to have the best chance of getting out on my own if something were to happen!
     
  3. Blackdawg

    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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    Thats exactly what im going for! sorta i think.

    And i know dude..they are pricey! but well worth it. But alas...i am just diggin myself a hole as ill NEED a rear one now too haha and Tims Sliders...sheesh..oh well :) i can't wait to get it. Will help settle my Eibachs too.

    After a few days of driving with my lawn trailer im really glad i ordered the AALs. Rear is defiantly lower now that its settled more. So that will be nice.
     
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    01Tac0ma Bash Fabriction & Off-Road

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    Look at build!
    I still think im gonna go with the trailgear front and add a few things to it and the 4xinnovations rear, but if i were you id build some sliders! Its easy, especially if you can weld and if not just find a buddy that can and to make it easier just make em out of square tubing so you wont have to bend anything, it will just be cutting angles.
     
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    MapleMoose Drunk Canadian

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  6. Blackdawg

    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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    Yea the tube bumpers will be much lighter thats for sure lol

    and dude i wish i could weld..:pout: once my dads friend gets his shop up and running (aka our "car" shop) thats were we will have my supra his mustang and fairlane too. There will be a welder there and i will give it a go. I have never done it and really want to learn. Sliders i think will be next after my bumper tho for sure.
     
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    Blue You're my boy blue

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    Looking good man!
    Will be even better once the front bumper is on. Who knows you might get it for free :thumbsup:
     
  8. Blackdawg

    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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    Dude i hope so! that would be SOOO cool lol...course if i won the free bumper drawing. Id just tell Tim to send me a rear bumper and sliders hahaha...maybe i think..depends of finances i guess. But thats most likely what id do :p But yes it'll look sweet!...kinda like your truck :p
     
  9. Blackdawg

    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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    AALs came! Thank you dan for the incredible service and fast shipping! Maybe install tonight. Otherwise ill have to wait till sunday. sadly no wheel spacers today like i thought :( hopefully tomorrow! stay tuned
     
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    Blue You're my boy blue

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    so youre running a new leaf pack and an AAL?
     
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    tacomazach Well-Known Member

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    wheeler's leaf packs only give about 1.5" of lift. So they offer an aal if you want more lift.

    EDIT: sub'd :D
     
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    tacomazach Well-Known Member

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    UMM where is this drawing at?:confused:
     
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    Blue You're my boy blue

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    Any reason you didn't go with a 3" leaf pack?
     
  14. Blackdawg

    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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    Yes sir and 1.5'' shackles too

    In Tims Elite front bumper buy for 1st gens. What he does is out of the first 15 buyers he draws a name randomly and they get their bumper cost back for free(not shipping tho)

    Well i got in on the Wheelers 5pk group buy hoping to save money...alas that backfired but i already bought them so i stuck with them. I wish i had gotten Allpros Expos now tho really. Not that i dont like these, it just wouldve been easier and cheaper for me.


    Also i got the AAL installed and leafs in the rightful places! like 15mins ago :) MUCH more lift, back is now higher then the front officially. I didn't put my lawn trailer on but i doubt it will sag much. The ride doesn't seem to have changed a whole lot either which is nice. Sad part is that i might have to replace my brand new 5150s as i think they might be too short now...i'll have to measure later. Still i am no happy with the look and ride :cool: Sept now i REALLY need bigger tires...ugh...just bought new ones last year...sheesh. I am not being economical about this at all haha here are some pics!

    Rear is now at 39 1/4'' and 39 1/2'' if any one cares. I have no idea what stock height is so idk how much lift it is officially

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    tacomazach Well-Known Member

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    Looks good man. If you decide on getting the expos, hit me up for the wheelers leafs and aals. I might be interested depending on how funds look at the time.
     
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    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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    Thanks!
    lol will do man! :thumbsup: Idk if ill be replacing them any time soon. Literally just got these. We'll see how things pan out. I know ill need them eventually for taking all the extra weight ill have on my truck when i get it the way i want.
     
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    I hear ya man. I may end up getting the expos too eventually.
     
  18. Blackdawg

    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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    can't argue with 400lbs before sag :p lol
     
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    What size tires are you going to bump up to? 33s?
     
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    Pope953 That's a fact Jack!

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    Good looking truck. Subbed to see where it goes :popcorn:
     
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