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I was just goin to put that in here zach you beat me to it
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5k seems kinda cheap to me.
5g's is real cheap trust me.
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ricky brenton is selling a whole slew of stuff!
Thanks, I posted in there.

I really want a d30 with high steer and 40's :)

I just got off the phone with rob and we can do it if I really want to..I just have to save the money :)
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iv got right around 3k in parts alone.. and my D44 is still totally empty
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man i hate to say this but i would save your money get 37s and get a 4x4 ATV that way you can DD it and have the ATV
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man i hate to say this but i would save your money get 37s and get a 4x4 ATV that way you can DD it and have the ATV

my truck is a DD, 60 some miles a day. i still pull a trailer too.
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my truck is a DD, 60 some miles a day. i still pull a trailer too.
yeah but it seems he is not wanting to spend alot of money

i mean if you have the money yeah get it done
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yeah but it seems he is not wanting to spend alot of money

i mean if you have the money yeah get it done
I can spend about 2-3 grand.

I could spend really as much as I can save up...but after 3 grand it's so pointless.


I know I'm not running my truck that hard in the mud. Therefore there is no point for me to waste my money on something I'm going to look at. I might as well put the 4k towards the ATV (BTW, I already have a yfz450, I just love the mud too) and actually USE it and RUN it and if I break it, it doesn't matter!!! If I run my truck, thats not going to be pretty....

Right now I don't think i'm going to go through with it. But that doesn't mean that I won't a year from now when I'm a fireman and have my cummins or powerstroke :)
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yeah i think you will be happy when you get some bigger tires (37s) plus some of the extra stuff you were talking about it will be sweet
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yeah i think you will be happy when you get some bigger tires (37s) plus some of the extra stuff you were talking about it will be sweet
37 ssr's
linex (possibly a bed cap, if it's a cap i'll do a bedrug)
locker of some sort, maybe powertrax
4.88 gears
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i may get a dvd/navi unit again...

we'll see what else.

I need to re-do my interior though...
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Id reconsider your tire choice, the SSR's are some of the weakest sidewalls, and tend to rip easily
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look at patten tire out of lake wales863-678-9800
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Id reconsider your tire choice, the SSR's are some of the weakest sidewalls, and tend to rip easily
I don't run on rocks or anything.

Just mud and the street. My other option was 36 tsl radials, but I really want a 37.


I am still up in the air about this guys. I can get a d44 and wheels for a really good price :)
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Is it possible to SAS without a huge lift? Maybe 33's at most...
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that would be pointless though after all that work to just have 33's. go big or go home
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It wouldn't be pointless, it would be a VERY capable vehicle for off roading.

Edit: Aside from that, We don't mug bog here, there are a lot of trails and technical stuff where a smaller vehicle with more articulation would work well.
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i just cant see all that work for anything under 38's
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i just cant see all that work for anything under 38's
x2 on that

I would run 40's.

I may just wait until I buy a superduty to do mine, so then I can tow my rig around to where I want to wheel it. I can break it and not care.

All this will be when I'm hired with the FD. But I wanted to at least do my SFA soon...I'm just torn weather I want to do it or not b/c 4k is an ATV, and thats what it is looking like costing.

Although right now I need new brakes, DS ball joints (upper/lower), tires, and gears. And I"m getting linex too...Oh well, it's just money :)
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thats right its just money and you cant take it with you
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i just cant see all that work for anything under 38's
Ok well as I said, where I live that truck would be useless, its just too big. So is it possible, or not?
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a truck on 38's aint really all that big
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Ok well as I said, where I live that truck would be useless, its just too big. So is it possible, or not?
ya its possible.. why wouldnt it be? but if ur gunna put ALL that cash just in to the suspension... ur gunna want it noticed some how.. and a ranger on 33's... is just like another everyday thing
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edzackry what im sayin
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Well it was just a thought... I know that with a SFA you are allot more capable off road than with the IFS on a ranger now... I was just thinkin.... :)
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Ok well as I said, where I live that truck would be useless, its just too big. So is it possible, or not?

its not very possible. i really cant go any lower than i am now or i would have no up travel. as in the axle would hit the frame/engine
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