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Old 10-05-2010
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New round of mods

Hey guys, just wanted to let you know about my new round of mods I'm doing to my 04 XLT 4.0 4x4 5A, 4.10's. Its all stock except for a K&N Intake, Magnaflow exhaust, a decent stereo, and a tonneau cover. Anyways, today I ordered a Ford Racing Trak Loc for it, a set of 4 KYB Monomax shocks. I'll be doing the T bar crank this weekend, (just going up 1-1.5in). And going in for an alignment on tuesday. I still need to decide what tires im going to go with though, I cant decide between the BFG A/T and the General Grabber AT2 both in a 265/75/16. Anyways, just wanted to share ,I'm pretty excited about it. The extra traction and ground clearence will really help out in these montana winters!
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too bad ford trak-loc's suck ***...should have just bought a locker for the price of one of those beer cans...other than that it should be sick tho...and btw...what does 5A mean?
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too bad ford trak-loc's suck ***...should have just bought a locker for the price of one of those beer cans...other than that it should be sick tho...and btw...what does 5A mean?
5 speed AUTO
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Get some duratracs instead of the bfgs or generals.
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Those look like pretty nice tires, I was just checking them out on tirerack.com How are yours holding up so far?
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If you're doing all that work to diff why put in a LSD Trac-Lok? Go locking.

A lock-right locker is the same price and just as easy to install.
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I don't really want I locker, just something that will give me some more traction in the snow and on wet roads. Driving in our winters with a locker really sucks, because everytime you turn even when your not accelerating your back end is sliding all over the place. Sometimes its fun, but when you just want to get from A to B it gets old.
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Get some duratracs instead of the bfgs or generals.
x2 and some pics would be nice
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You could get a Eaton e-locker.

Dude I'm telling you, you are wasting your time and money with a Trac-lok. They are no fun in the snow either. When they lock up you are in a tail spin.
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^yea when my trac-loc kicks in my truck gets extremely tail happy...almost got me in trouble a couple times
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We'll I've had vehicles with both and for me at least, I prefer the trac loc. If I was going to go wheeling all the time then yeah I would go for the locker but the trac loc is the best choice all around for me.
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the trac locs are not that bad when working right
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I want PICS

Trac Locs are pretty good. Ive have not had a problem with mine in the past year
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Hey guys got the bars cranked today. Got ride of a lot of rake and brought the front end up 2in. Just a hint of rake still but thats how I wanted! Goes in tues. for the alignment and now im just waiting on the other parts.
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i agree on the duratracs, i just got mine, they work awesome, cant wait to get them in the snow
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Pics?!
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Good to see someone else from Montana on here. I am just putting in a Powertrax no-slip, Its like a tamer locker, you might want to take a look at it. I have also heard good stuff about the duratracs.
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Hey guys, I got everything done except the trac lok today. I didnt have time for any decent pics but I snapped this one real quick with my phone.

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Better pics to come.
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not a bad looking truck
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Hey guys, finally got some decent pics today.

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I said I would post a picture of my Thunderbird in post a while back so anyways, for any of you who were interested here it is.
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