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lookn good dood! I gotta get going on mine again..I miss the **** out of it
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Dats gonna be nicccceee. I was almost gonna ask if you were gonna do a bed cage so you can get more travel out of the Deavers but I think with your setup, it would get some nice travel numbers anyway.
Well i am going to have a bedcage built now. Very simple one just to get my shocks in the right location becuase right now i do not have enough bump travel. I found rediculous amounts of desert waaaay up here in kamloops bc so it sparked my interest of going a bit wilder with the build :)
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lookn good dood! I gotta get going on mine again..I miss the **** out of it
Thanks! I check these project logs daily in hopes of seeing an update from you :p
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Well i am going to have a bedcage built now. Very simple one just to get my shocks in the right location becuase right now i do not have enough bump travel. I found rediculous amounts of desert waaaay up here in kamloops bc so it sparked my interest of going a bit wilder with the build :)
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Awesome! As long as there are plenty of action shots to go along with it.
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This is kamloops, 3hrs from my place. I am currently in the hotel but I am here visiting the shop Baja North and to see the kamloops offroad race track. Pictures soon!
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there was a fella on here that had a simple bed cage that still was able to most of his bed. cage followed the bed from fender well to the front of the bed to the fender well, double sheer mounting, and was plain sick.
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I didnt get any pics of kamloops becuase we ended up not doing anything exciting :(

Anyway heres a couple pics/vid from when i got back home today
http://static.photobucket.com/player...1-16-53-27.mp4
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sweet pics and vid. but fawk those rocks are loud! lol
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^yah they are! looks sick
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Yea they are! Worse traction then the sand too haha
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there was a fella on here that had a simple bed cage that still was able to most of his bed. cage followed the bed from fender well to the front of the bed to the fender well, double sheer mounting, and was plain sick.
Quasi, truck is long gone. :(
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looks like im doing a tranny swap
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damn that sucks.... good luck with that!
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Go manual or go home.


She looks pissd
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My truck always was and always will be 5-speed, it could also be my t-case. We shall see once i put a new yoke&u joint on and test drive it
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Looks hot even while being towed.
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Dang bud. Keep us updated!
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Oooh Nooo!
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Not much lower than a double lifted yota on 35's :0


Anyway, tranny was fine, tcase just doesnt like taking on the entire load of the truck with the rear drive shaft out :p back in business!
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Good to hear... what part of the t-case broke?
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Well i blew my rear ujoint so i took my driveshaft out to get home in front wheel drive and it felt like it kept popping out of gear but it was just the tcase slipping or jumping teeth? I still havent done anything with it but ill probably just buy the rebuild kit and rip it apart. Currently drives fine back in 2wd
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Glad it wasn't serious!

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Old 09-19-2012
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any idea on when youre going to flip your rear hangers?
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