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nice. get some more pics up!
My camara is broke right now, but I will get pics up soon. Plus I am getting her painted as well.
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Are you getting the truck shot back to normal or going to switch up the paint?

I like your front glass, wish they would have had that style when I got mine.

How about getting a billet door and make a cutout for it in your rear glass for the filler?
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Are you getting the truck shot back to normal or going to switch up the paint?

I like your front glass, wish they would have had that style when I got mine.

How about getting a billet door and make a cutout for it in your rear glass for the filler?
I had the glass custom made. I threw louvers on the tops of the fenders and put small louvers and scoops on the bedsides. I plan on doing that to my filler... you don't even want to know how I got it jerry-rigged right now, LMFAO!!!
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I had the glass custom made. I threw louvers on the tops of the fenders and put small louvers and scoops on the bedsides. I plan on doing that to my filler... you don't even want to know how I got it jerry-rigged right now, LMFAO!!!
I have a good idea :)
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I have a good idea :)
HA HA HA!!! Brother! ...there may actually even be some zip ties involved, LMFAO!!!
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oh man oh man oh man, i shouldnt have seen this thread. i think this made me decide on the dbr kit for my truck.... especially after seeing it on another silver truck lol

looks so good man! now get that glass painted asap!!!
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HA HA HA!!! Brother! ...there may actually even be some zip ties involved, LMFAO!!!
Tell me about it big dog, I zip tied and fried, and everything in between and god damn was it a pain.

That's when I just said F it weld it!
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She is scheduled for paint, AUG 3rd!!!
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Take out the wheel spacers and body lift and i would be envious.

Great job bud, looks clean.
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2. The tie-rod extension. This is a cromolly tie-rod extension that is very strong and duarable. The bad part is that it is installed between our already weak inner and outers. I don't know why Dixon Bros just didn't make a full one piece chromoly tie-rod like so many other LT lits have. I still see a lot of potential for the inner and outers to snap during off-road activity (this was always a weak point before the kit was installed).
Sorry if this got covered somewhere in the 6 pages or so left of me reading this thread, but could you not simply take the appropriate measurements and order an individual component of another kit? Seems like if you've gone this far, might as well get the perfect, one-piece solution.
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Sorry if this got covered somewhere in the 6 pages or so left of me reading this thread, but could you not simply take the appropriate measurements and order an individual component of another kit? Seems like if you've gone this far, might as well get the perfect, one-piece solution.
Actually I found out that there is a steering clevis kit that is offered by DBR. It is a 1-piece inner tie rod that connects to the outer tie-rod. This is definitly something that I will need to buy.
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upadate?
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upadate?
Haven't had the time to get on lately. Not much has changed. I have almost sold all of my old parts, so I am close to being able to do the rear suspension. I did take off and sell the front spacers... ball joints and bearings are a little happier, I am a little sad (really liked the extra wide look). Paint job is still scheduled for 02AUG. Currently dealing with a fabricator to custom design front and rear bumpers.

I will update as soon as something happens. I also plan on opening a new thread when it is all complete. This thread will just have all the pics and specs from start to finish without all the small talk (2 pages instead of 8).
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Droped off at the paint shop yesterday! Will be done Friday. Pics as soon as I pick her up!

Someone please buy my 22x9.5 chrome Diablo Vienna wheels (5on4.5 or 5x114.3) with 265/40R22 Toyo Proxes S/T tires for ONLY $800... ONLY $800!!! These were purchased for $3000 2 years ago (used 1 yr, garaged other).

I NEED THE CASH TO FINISH THE REAR SUSPENSION!!! MY LOSS, YOUR GAIN!!!
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picking her up today... pics to follow!
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Hey Robert...I see you mentioned new bumpers....any idea when you're getting rid of the front chrome upper? I know a guy right off the I5 corridor that wants it in Oregon.
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Hey Robert...I see you mentioned new bumpers....any idea when you're getting rid of the front chrome upper? I know a guy right off the I5 corridor that wants it in Oregon.
Actually im only getting rid of the vallance w/ fogs. I'm keeping the chrome bumper and innergrating it into the design of the tubed bumper... something differnt and custom!
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Freakin' darn you!! lol. Cool, I like the idea.
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what color?
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what color?
original paint was still under warranty, so i had to paint it the same silver color.
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Where are the pics?!?!?
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yea pics or GTFO lol bumper done yet?
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good to see u picked up the truc like a week ago.. weres the pics_
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trucks gonna be sick when its all said and done
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