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ill probably be going every year, also going down to the 1000 this year and going to meet up with eddie whos pitting with armada
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ill probably be going every year, also going down to the 1000 this year and going to meet up with eddie whos pitting with armada
Must be nice!
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How do you like the 4.56 gears with the 35's?
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Id like to do the stubler Tcase mod to get a slower crawl ratio but for the street its the best ratio for 35s. I dont actually have an issue crawling in 4lo though
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New 20" visionx 10w. Getting some stainless plate for a skid plate build sometime this week
what made you ditch the OnX bar?
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$$ for suspension needs. my buddy bought it and put it on his raptor
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I've got a question, how's the power steering rack/pump holding up to the way the truck is being driven off road? I'm curious because I have read about people going through them pretty quick with LT trucks and some that say the rack/pump seems to work good.
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its still like new, just replaced my 3rd moog inner tie rod and there are no leaks at all. now that i say that itll probably blow up next week though
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Haha have you checked out the camburg heim steering kit? It looks pretty stout.
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Actually idk if that would work because of the stock knuckles? Doesn't dixon bros make a steering kit too?
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yea the camburg kit works too. i believe thats when you start blowing through racks. id rather just replace balljoints once a year
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Isn't it geared a little tall for 35s tho? i thought 35s were best with 4:88s to closest to the stock ratio I'm just curious because I have 4:10s with 33s and was thinking of going to 4:56
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He has a 9 inch in the rear though. I don't believe there is a 4.88 for that axle.. The closest I've seen is 4.86
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my speedo is dead accurate with the 4.56. There are 4.88 gears available for the 9" all the way to 6.00+ lol.
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Yeah I know they make them all the way to 6.00 I just wasn't sure if there was a 4.88 because I had seen a lot of 4.86's lol
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I just wanna say your truck is awesome !! I was gunna ask what our clearence from your center of your truck to the ground ? like where your front skid would be if you were running one
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my steering has held up pretty good, still on the stock inners. but I think I need new ones. seems to have bumpsteer that a rack/a-arm truck shouldn't lol. and yeah I've been thinking of going heim setup but not if it's just going to cause more problems.
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I just wanna say your truck is awesome !! I was gunna ask what our clearence from your center of your truck to the ground ? like where your front skid would be if you were running one
thanks man! ill go measure tomorow.

my last inner went bad in california, started clunking badly but id rather carry a spare tie rod than a rack lol seriously one day ill probably do a center mounted a arm setup with howe steering so ill just pass on the burg heim kit
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my last inner went bad in california, started clunking badly but id rather carry a spare tie rod than a rack lol seriously one day ill probably do a center mounted a arm setup with howe steering so ill just pass on the burg heim kit
That'd be sweet. Yeah I'd definitely rather replace a tie rod than a rack. It's just a blast pulling those racks haha
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since i have nothing to update heres a random pic i just found
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thanks man! ill go measure tomorow.

my last inner went bad in california, started clunking badly but id rather carry a spare tie rod than a rack lol seriously one day ill probably do a center mounted a arm setup with howe steering so ill just pass on the burg heim kit
build two while your at it and or take plenty of pics and measurements. that with keeping 4x4?
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thanks man! ill go measure tomorow.

my last inner went bad in california, started clunking badly but id rather carry a spare tie rod than a rack lol seriously one day ill probably do a center mounted a arm setup with howe steering so ill just pass on the burg heim kit
You got 30k rolling around?
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I just wanna say your truck is awesome !! I was gunna ask what our clearence from your center of your truck to the ground ? like where your front skid would be if you were running one
14.5"
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You got 30k rolling around?
its just a dream at the moment but ill probably end up doing it one day. Needs a cage first
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