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Old 11-18-2007
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I put an angle finder on it today. 30 degrees on one side, 31 dgrees on the other. It is steep. I had a 3.0 2wd shop truck with me. The valanced scraped hard going up. I may need to take it down to 23 degrees.
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he just a wittle guy, couldn't get wery far.
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Now I got a reason to go to Austin besides 6th street!
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it doesnt look as steep any more haha
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The ramp is coming along nicely.

Here is an easy way to calculate the RTI of your truck. They have a few calculators to calculate different ways.

http://www.therangerstation.com/tech...alculators.htm
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Thanks Bryan
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wayne you gonna put some crossbracing on the ramp?
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wayne you gonna put some crossbracing on the ramp?

yes
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man i want to see how my wittle trwuck would do on tht ramp...
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I ran mine up it today. Didn't get any higher than that Jeep pictured earlier. The main difference between me and the Jeep- same ramp location. The rear wheels were in the gravel. Dug a hole trying to get up. I need a front driveshaft.
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yes you do wayne...

i want to try!
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so is it fair to assume that you'd see a really cool death roll if someone approached that ramp going like 45 mph??? lol
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I ran mine up it today. Didn't get any higher than that Jeep pictured earlier. The main difference between me and the Jeep- same ramp location. The rear wheels were in the gravel. Dug a hole trying to get up. I need a front driveshaft.
here's what you need to do... lock the rear and go backwards jk

do you still have that dummy tcase?
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do you still have that dummy tcase?
yes. i figured it would be good to keep around. It would be great for a mock up. It's very lightweight.
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yes. i figured it would be good to keep around. It would be great for a mock up. It's very lightweight.

oh i meant in the truck haha, i guess thats a no
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ah. lol. I have an explorer transfer case that has a speedo cable built into it. So I have a working TC, but not a working driveshaft.
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ah, i see
need to get it shortened?


you could take a running start at the ramp like evan did at BVORR but i would recommend against it
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Someone here told me it would be 2" too long. I haven't checked it yet to verify.
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yea, thats what i've heard 1.5-2"
from the ranger case with the adapter its ~3 i think
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needs more triangulation.....
Sorry to revive this old thread, but reading that made me laugh and think of pirate4x4.com.
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I'd Lose! LOL

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