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i think the DBR kit is the best choice for what you want to do josh.

make sure it comes with the longer CVs or u will have to get some made.
I am thinking your style. Yes it said it came with longer CVs.


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New Cr-Mo (4130) tube upper control arm, with high-angle balljoint (over 20 degrees more than a uniball)
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the DBR kit should be cake compared to what ive done.

rock some 33s with some glass fenders and bed side.

shocks in the rear wont be as much as you priced, unless you are 4 linking it and going coil overs.
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the DBR kit should be cake compared to what ive done.

rock some 33s with some glass fenders and bed side.

shocks in the rear wont be as much as you priced, unless you are 4 linking it and going coil overs.
I always price stuff high so I am not shocked down the road

Not 4 link. I will wait for you lol

I am getting ready to look at glass fender now. Kinda scared of sawing the bedside off lol.
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what's the point of a prerunner?
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what's the point of a prerunner?
Go fast over rough stuff..maybe a little jumping
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This is the set-up I am doing in the rear

http://www.desertrides.com/forum/vie...light=bed+cage
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edit:nvm lol

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yummy tripple bypass...

also try

autofab.com
Thanks for the link but I do not belive that will work on my truck. I am keeping it 4wd. plus it has a arms, not I beam
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oh crap...lol my bad lol
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Updated parts list
Dixon Bro Front w/shocks $4,200
Shock Tab Plates $75
Deaver Leafs w/ U bolts and Bushings $570
Shocks in the rear Not sure brand $1,400
Bed Cage $400
Seats ???
5 point $340 pair
Glass fenders (front, Glassworks 6 Inch Bulge) $400
Glass fenders (Rear) $570
Bumper (home made prally)
Limit Straps $30
Hydro Bump Stops $300.00

*These are all extimates, not true figures.

There are some things that could wait. I would go ahead and get the hydro bump stop holder but prally wound't buy them yet. Then I can wait on the seats and 5 point. Also could wait on rear glass. After googling some info alot of ppl do not even run rear glass. I am also thinking of black rims too
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IMO get the front done first, get it all tunes then figure out what you might need in the rear.
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exactly what zach said do it in steps not all at once.
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Updated parts list
Dixon Bro Front w/shocks $4,200
Shock Tab Plates $75
Deaver Leafs w/ U bolts and Bushings $570
Shocks in the rear Not sure brand $1,400
Bed Cage $400
Seats ???
5 point $340 pair
Glass fenders (front, Glassworks 6 Inch Bulge) $400
Glass fenders (Rear) $570
Bumper (home made prally)
Limit Straps $30
Hydro Bump Stops $300.00

*These are all extimates, not true figures.
Your Deaver price is wrong. They have raised their prices, they are $600 now. Most places will give you the u-bolts and bushing with them so you arn't too far off. Also don't forget shackles. Depending on which pack you choose you may need extended shackles so add $200 to that.

Also don't forget a roll cage, or steel for it. You will need that seats and harnesses. Harnesses are flat dangerous with out one.

And installation expense. Gonna Pay someone to install it all? Or do it yourself? Do it yourself you will need consumables and probably bolts/nuts/washers, all the little nickel and dime stuff that adds up fast. Figure another $200 for that.

Limit straps run closer to $40 Each these days.

Your getting closer. I can tell you from experiance though... take whatever amount you plan on spending and double it. That is what it will actually cost you
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Your Deaver price is wrong. They have raised their prices, they are $600 now. Most places will give you the u-bolts and bushing with them so you arn't too far off. Also don't forget shackles. Depending on which pack you choose you may need extended shackles so add $200 to that.

Also don't forget a roll cage, or steel for it. You will need that seats and harnesses. Harnesses are flat dangerous with out one.

And installation expense. Gonna Pay someone to install it all? Or do it yourself? Do it yourself you will need consumables and probably bolts/nuts/washers, all the little nickel and dime stuff that adds up fast. Figure another $200 for that.

Limit straps run closer to $40 Each these days.

Your getting closer. I can tell you from experiance though... take whatever amount you plan on spending and double it. That is what it will actually cost you
Thanks. Ya I got that info off the website. I called them and they said all the nuts, u bolts, shackels and all those goodies come with it. He said I should be able to get there kit and bolt it up.

Like zach said above. I will prally get the front first get it dialed in then buy the rear. Roll cage and seat will wait until I get everything dialed in.


"And installation expense. Gonna Pay someone to install it all? Or do it yourself?"

This will all be done by my self, with the help of friends of course.

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wow.. you puttin triple by-pass shocks in the rear.. NICE..

rngprerunner.. judt a quick quetion..do you still have a/c and heat?? i thought i rear the blower motor would have to be removed??/


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wow.. you puttin triple by-pass shocks in the rear.. NICE..

rngprerunner.. judt a quick quetion..do you still have a/c and heat?? i thought i rear the blower motor would have to be removed??/


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Oops no that was not the same shocks I am doing lol. I want to do the same cage and leafs but not the same shocks...unless I can find them at a good used price
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if it we me i would just get threaded body kings or somethign to later convert to coil overs... they are alittle bit more expencive then non threaded body shocks but if you plan on going four link it will save you moeny in the long run..

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if it we me i would just get threaded body kings or somethign to later convert to coil overs... they are alittle bit more expencive then non threaded body shocks but if you plan on going four link it will save you moeny in the long run..

JOSH

Yup, not sure what I am going to do. Hell I may never go to 4 link. But then again if I where to ever snap anything in the rear it would be a good excuse
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you will want 4 link when mine is done :)
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you will want 4 link when mine is done :)
LOL I know
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problem with just doing the front and not the rear at the same time, is your rear end wont be able to handle anything your front end will.
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problem with just doing the front and not the rear at the same time, is your rear end wont be able to handle anything your front end will.

I will do my front first...get it out of the shop drive it down the roads get it all dialed in then start on the rear. I would deffently make sure to get the rear done before any major wheeling would occur
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rngprerunner.. judt a quick quetion..do you still have a/c and heat?? i thought i rear the blower motor would have to be removed??/


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Yup I sure do still have it. All works as stock, nothing AC or Heat related had to be removed.
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BTW zach here is a link to the truck I was talking about on the phone.

http://www.fourwheeler.com/projectbu...glass_fenders/

I like the looks. It has a few more things done to it then what I am doing
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um yeah you need to read better... i posted this earlier

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you know you are always welcome to swing over...

btw you need to look up DesertSpive on ORR he built a LVL2 similar to yours with the DBR kit, so did rngprerunner, both are very knowledgable about the kit.
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