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well, until i can find a buy for the 10.5's the wide tire idea is on hold as i have no room for a stack of tires, or the want of that. the wider axle im gonna pick up next weekend if plans stay intact, and ill get on doing that one of these sundays. from there ill proceed with 12.5 tires if things work out, and then decide what i want next. that might be enough for me and ill leave it at that. getting a little tired of throwing so much money at the truck.
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took some fresh pictures of the truck this morning. i had someone ask me for a side pic, so here it is.

Im very undecided on how i will be going about building the truck. one minute im good with everything, the next i say screw it all. my appologise for this, i know its tough to follow a build this way. eventually ill be doing just about everything, ive just gotta slow down and save. I could pop for everything now, but it would leave me broke, and its just not worth it. Hope everybody is still following along, im still doing things here and there.

Im very happy with the height of the truck, but i may want a touch higher, havent made up my mind yet. It is riding like an absolute dream, so soft and comfortable compared to when it was stock!


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how did you setup your hybrid leaf pack? i think im going to do the same thing but i cant decide which leafs to use. got any pics of your springs?
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Everybody is wishy washy on projects. Or a lot I guess I should say. So I wouldn't worry about it.
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Im very undecided on how i will be going about building the truck. one minute im good with everything, the next i say screw it all.
DUDE. I do this exact same thing. I do it with my truck, aquarium, and climbing gear... Bugs the **** out of me.
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how did you setup your hybrid leaf pack? i think im going to do the same thing but i cant decide which leafs to use. got any pics of your springs?
not real pics, but i have it like so:

chevy 64 main
chevy 64 secondary
ranger main
ranger secondary
ranger 3rd with clamp
no overload leaf

and i have 12" stroke shocks.

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DUDE. I do this exact same thing. I do it with my truck, aquarium, and climbing gear... Bugs the **** out of me.
Hahaha thanks guys im tryin as hard as i can!
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Pics NOW! lol
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Pics NOW! lol
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Well not a whole lot is going to be happening this weekend. im headed north to algonquin park for some kayaking, relaxings and spending time at my girlfriends cottage. the truck is just about loaded up and ready to go, just stuck at work until about 2pm. im gonna try and figure out which tires i wanna run while im away, and when i get back ill track some down. need to go get that axle also, and get my gears swaped.

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I'm going kayaking next week and need a kayak, can I borrow yours? lol

Looks good!
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I'm going kayaking next week and need a kayak, can I borrow yours? lol

Looks good!
Sure! When i get back ill throw it your way, its only like 15 feet long and about 2500 miles away, so you should be able to catch it :D

so ready to leave work.... gah!!
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Pics NOW! lol
Here's A few of my saltwater:






And here's my other tank. Fully planted...
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Damn, I need to build a salt water tank. Super sweet. I heard they take A LOT more upkeep. Plus $$$
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Yeah they are expensive! I don't have a bigger tank cus I wanna spend the $ on my truck instead. They need some sort of maintenance every few days also. PITA...
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Fenders look good painted. Truck looks good with the rack. You should consider a metal one, it would look better then the homemade wood one.
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no rack for me.

pics from muskoka!







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You mentioned a girlfriend, but posted no pictures. You should be ashamed of yourself. At least the truck is looking good, though. :D
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Reminds me of a bay watch truck. Lol. It looks good though.
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You mentioned a girlfriend, but posted no pictures. You should be ashamed of yourself. At least the truck is looking good, though. :D
My gf and the dog,


I had an awesome time on the water:




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Reminds me of a bay watch truck. Lol. It looks good though.
HAHAHA if only it were yellow, it would be a exact replica
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Great pics man... nice area up there!
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Very good looking! Glad I mentioned that haha :D
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Hahaha thanks. we spent the whole time on atv's, boating, kayaking and hangin out. Yea, shes a keeper


Waiting till this friday for my paycheck. i want to order some 33x12.5's, i just cant decide which tire. I want something with the rounded sides like the grabber red label, but i dont want that tire anymore as its going to suck in a canadian winter.

What do you guys think? 33x12.50R15 in either of these. im leaning towards the wildpeaks.

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Falken Wildpeaks:


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BFG AT's


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Id personally go with BFG's..rather, keep the BFG's
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Either one of the first two... but not the third it looks too plain.
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Id personally go with BFG's..rather, keep the BFG's
if by keep ya mean stick with my 10.5's, im gonna pass on that. i cant stand the skinny tire any longer. after selling these, its only gonna cost me a few hundred to change tires. cant argue with that.

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Either one of the first two... but not the third it looks too plain.
yea im still feelin the wildpeaks lol
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