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Old 09-19-2012
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never, just going to move them back 3" with a fabbed shackle
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Old 09-20-2012
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Are you worried the front is going to over-perform the back? Or are you building in stages?

Sorry for all the questions!
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Old 09-20-2012
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Oh i dont mind! My truck is 75% jeep at heart so im focusing more on how well it can flex which i why im keeping my shackle in compression rather than flipping it. I will build a small bedcage soon hopefully becuase my rear shocks are not even close to being in the right spot lol.
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Old 09-21-2012
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wouldn' you would get more down travel with the flip at a sacrifice of a bit of up travel?
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Are you doing a bed cage like quasi's?
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Old 09-23-2012
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he flip at a sacrifice of a bit of up travel?
i guess but its not worth it for me, i dont want to lose the height or flex.

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Are you doing a bed cage like quasi's?
I dont remember what his was like but I will build a simple one soon. my buddy just got a tubing bender so once we get half decent at that and welding we are going to get cracking
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i want a bedcage....... make me one! lol along with some deavers
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His just went side to side at the front of then bed and came back at the sides for a foot or so. I think he bolted it using the bed bolts at the front of the bed.
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Old 09-27-2012
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Sounds cool but ive recently decided to give my truck a break. its in decent bashable condition as-is so im just going to save [email protected] and enjoy it for what it is. i bought a traxxas slash in the meantime :p
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Old 09-27-2012
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Sounds cool but ive recently decided to give my truck a break. its in decent bashable condition as-is so im just going to save [email protected] and enjoy it for what it is. i bought a traxxas slash in the meantime :p
Good call, im doing the same. I used to have slashes but they always broke so now i have a Axial EXO buggy. Truck is lookin nice, its too bad we dont live in so-cal, i know id be running my truck a few times a week!
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Ive had good luck becuase i do regular maintinence and just stick with 2cell. 3cell's are just stupid imo haha
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Sounds cool but ive recently decided to give my truck a break. its in decent bashable condition as-is so im just going to save [email protected] and enjoy it for what it is. i bought a traxxas slash in the meantime :p
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Good call, im doing the same. I used to have slashes but they always broke so now i have a Axial EXO buggy. Truck is lookin nice, its too bad we dont live in so-cal, i know id be running my truck a few times a week!
I have a traxxas T-Max 3.3 I can beat the **** out of that thing and I havent broken a thing yet. I upgraded all the plastics to RPM. That stuff is indestructible.
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My truck got a new toy recently. Ill get output shots soon! Barely had time to mount it at all.

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Old 11-08-2012
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brand?
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looks sweet! output shots!
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looks awesome! output shots... output shots... output shots! haha
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Brand? and output shots meow!
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Times whatever on brand and output shots.
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What happened to your other ones? Is the quality good on there products? Seriously considering them if they are good.
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i have the CREE brand(not the knock offs) reverse lights.... they are bright....
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gunna do the comparison on DR still?
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The double row lights are pure crap but these new single row versions are almost as nice as the big $$ us made bars. Ive been so busy that i havent time to get better pics or a write up but between me and a few friends we have tons of different styles and brands to compare with. Be patient yall!

Buy the single row bars with confidence. The quality and output is top notch
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nice! yeah i'd like to see how they do. I wouldn't mine picking up something like that
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