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Why doesnt everyone in KOH unlimited trucks run solid axles? Becuase ifs works just fine with a proper setup and in some cases better than a solid axle. It all comes down to what you want to do. I would never own anything other than LT 4x4
yes. im just saing that a SAS swap with deavers would be less then long travel. and since he isnt running the baja 1000, why not
 
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I understand what ur sayin just that ifs is easier to protect for one they both accomplish the same thing but lt 4x4 on rangers is uncommon and pretty sweet...that and brandon is pretty much finishing up my kit..
 
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having 4x4 still is a big plus, more uses,faster get-up in the dirt, and on top of that having long travel. I've been thinking of how itd be sweet to have 2wd, longer travel and motor swaps easier etc. but I keep remembering how nice having the 4x4 is still. you can get yourself un-stuck in the sand for one :)
 
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And snow or mud and climb hills
 
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4x4 is just more useful then rippin the front out for more travel and lt takes less time then a sas
 
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Trail gear sliders showed up...gonna get the gusset kit ordered...removed lower valance and push bar. .debating leavin em off cleanin up the frame and repaintin it and addin a stinger
 
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Add some rigids (20" & 2 duallys) under the bumper tucked in and call it good
Also tryin to decide between mcneil and fiberx 6" front fenders.. Probably mcneil tho. Any thoughts and input on wgat glass and the bumper idea are appreciated
 

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Gonna mock my sliders tomorrow..see if I need to shorten the legs...gonna use some aluminum to cover the front half of the slider to keep feet from fallin through
 
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Mcneil is great but id look into mqueen glass if I were to do it again
 
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I've looked at mcqueen lots just not sold on some of it...i like it but I dont
 
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Got sliders mocked and the legs tacked on..waitin for gussets to get here...gonna cut my aluminum tomorrow. And front shot no valance...may get stinger tomorrow
 
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why did you order the short sliders?
 
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They are the length of the cab which is what I wanted...that and save a lil weight..these are 35 lbd each and theyre the 67" ones
 
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do you have plans to remove the bed?just my opinion but it seems kind of weird to buy sliders designed for body protection but not get ones long enough to protect the bed as well. another 11' of slider wouldnt really be much more weight
 
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i know... I guess its just what i wanted...the 78" doesnt cover everything either...and i saw a 67" set on another ranger and liked the look..they will do what i want them to
 
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With the sliders, 4 skids, extra crossmembers, and added weight of long travel its alot of additional weight not to mention 33s later on
 
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Final payment sent to btf for lt with axles and lca crossmember.. Ahh yeah..guess i need to get glass and camburg gussets comin
 
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was following that build on DR, looks better than the dixon bros kit too
 
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It is a nice kit...cant wait to get it all set up...be the only one like it in this area. Followed that build too...pretty sweet lookin
 
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Changed fluid in rear diff and installed g2 diff cover today...have camburg gussets waitin for btf kit to ship and arrive...may get mcqueen glass but cant find prices and ill have to sand the front to be rounded instead of square
 
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But is it per fender or a set...im not gelcoating mine
 
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thats a set pricing from what i see. unless its stated somewhere its each. why dont you call the guy?
 
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The prices are each
 
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Ya im probably gonna just get the mcqueen glass once brandon says my kits gettin shipped and see if he can add some thickness to the front edge so i can sand it to the contour of the hood...
 
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