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Old 04-05-2012
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any updates adrian?
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nooope. im waiting to pay off my visa and i owe my mom some money too so the project is at a standstill for at least another 2 months.. next in line is deaver f31's and now a vision-x prime xtreme light bar becuase im sick of crappy rigid industries products, annnnnd then bumpers.

summertime will be interesting for parts galore
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What's wrong with the rigid light bar?
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nooope. im waiting to pay off my visa and i owe my mom some money too so the project is at a standstill for at least another 2 months.. next in line is deaver f31's and now a vision-x prime xtreme light bar becuase im sick of crappy rigid industries products, annnnnd then bumpers.

summertime will be interesting for parts galore


I think your missing axles in there...
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im also curious why you dont like rigid products. i have the duallys and theyre great lights. to each his own though. truck looks great!
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rigids customer service has been having a few problems lately from what i heard, friend got a 20"sr that didn't last a day so he returned that for a refund and i just looked at some new bars that came in to CAP-IT and there quality has also gone severly downhill.. half of them were fogged and had excess silicon on the reflectors.. the chinese bars seem to have better fit and finish..

either way vision-x has always been a nicer and brighter product for just a little more money.

and yes, i did miss axles! :(
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Good to know, I won't buy my light bar from them
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such a sick truck. My future plans are exactly this. many years down the road lol.
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Good to know, I won't buy my light bar from them
Well there are still thousands of happy customers and their facebook page is riddled with pathetic asskissers lol I just don't like what I've recently read/seen. I've had vision-x before and their stuff is solid
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such a sick truck. My future plans are exactly this. many years down the road lol.
Thanks! What part of canada are you in?
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I'm in Manitoba.
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well Ive got some DBR destruction to show you guys :( pictures will come tomorow.

blown airbags, bent superlift knuckles and a destroyed skidplate.. and I still drove 15klms out of the bush to the waiting towtruck... sad and impressive at the same time lol

I am getting rid of the superlift all together, time to be normal.
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Well done! im sure the carnage will be epic. did ya case a jump? glad the truck is still driving. check that frame to be sure shes straight
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Ouch... can't wait to see pics in a sad sort of way. WTF happened?
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I got that decal from BCST Adrian. Thanks!
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Damn dude. That sucks. How much damage was done?
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Was going about 40mph in a whoop section, I had gone over it slow and this was also my third lap round and then the back end just bucked up and I lawn darted from about 4 feet high.. Came to a dead stop almost instantly.. I am truly amazed at how little damage was done.. The truck is all back together minus the superlift with the factory knuckles. All the DBR parts are straight and so is the frame, just need an alignment and relocate limit straps
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Wow. You got lucky then. At least you only lost the superlift.
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Good to hear it's back together! I wonder if the Superlift lifetime warranty applies? lol
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Pics?
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need pics!
you know we love carnage!

glad its ok bud!
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Here ya go, the third pic is how it looks now, all sexy straight and rides soooo much better, Fu superlift good riddence :p


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I know I know, forgot to straighten out the front plate! I will do that once I straighten out the crumpled skid plate haha

I added more preload so in reality I am only 2" lower and still have plenty of downtravel but my uptravel is slightly limited by Inner fenders but that's fine by me, 14" travel is unnecessary anyway
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I'm hoping to have this long travel kit in my ranger for next year this time.
How long didn't take you from start to finish?
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Well you will have to wait for BTF fabrication to finish their kit, Dixon bros is pretty much no more, DBR's 4x4 kit is straight up no longer available

Doing the DBR took me and a few friends 8 hours total. Oh and it took Dixon 4months to build the parts as this kind of stuff is all built to order
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