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Thanks guys, here's a couple more

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What are yours plans for bumpers? Tube I would guess right?

Did I already ask this? Feels like deja vu. lol
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are you going to modify the tailgate to be at the same height as the rear fenders? or lose it?
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Yea it will be a tube bumper, not 100% on the design but I will keep it simple. The tailgate it will be staying, I just need to figure out how I'm going to make the bottom line up better.. Really wish McNeil could have just made them line up
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Where did you get that decal on the rear window? It's sweet!
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Looking good!
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Definitely doesn't look quite right where the bedside meets the tailgate... but the rest looks great!
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Awesome build!

Sorry if I missed it but did Dixon just scam you out of your axle shafts? Now you are on your own to get them made?
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Pretty much, I ordered the kit in august and when I spoke with Aaron Dixon on the phone he said he has axles ready to go and they will be included in the kit, after 3 months of no communication I find out the axles are "delayed" and THEN I do some reading/asking on dezertrangers.com and find out there are people who have been waiting for these axles for a year and a half..

He knocked $1000 off the total price and shipped everything for free and I'm still very happy with the build quality of everything, highly recommended for 2wd prerunners
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Where did you get that decal on the rear window? It's sweet!
It's Bcsupertrucks&automotive shop decal, they are one of the only shops around my area who deal with this type of truck, I buy everything through them
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Cool, I like that decal!
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blk/Adrian:

If your truck was a girl I would be all over it and I would not give up till she gave it up....How creepy is that? The truth can be creepy.
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Haha, Thanks I think :p definitely quote worthy
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the bedsides came like that in the back? or did you cut them. my Fiberwerks bedsides ended just like stock.
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Haha, Thanks I think :p definitely quote worthy
No problem. lol
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the bedsides came like that in the back? or did you cut them. my Fiberwerks bedsides ended just like stock.
They came like that unfortunately, being in Canada it's not worth it for me to complain and try and get new ones.. I know people who work with glass for a living so I'll get them fixed up before paint. I would have liked to get fiberwerks or glassworks glass but there are no dealers up here and would have cost another $500 said and done
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Are they even better quality/stronger though? Or do they just look/ line up a bit better?
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Well I saw glassworks bedsides on a Toyota at the shop and the quality was soooooo much higher than mine that it made me sad but just for the besides they were $350 more and took something like 4 months to get.. Mine aren't terrible it's just the back end that's unfortunate. I've never seen fiberworks in person, I've heard good and bad
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yeah my bedsides were awesome. the fenders had some blemishes, but i got money off after i bitched. i expect perfect for that money..and its what they do ALL DAY
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It's Bcsupertrucks&automotive shop decal, they are one of the only shops around my area who deal with this type of truck, I buy everything through them
There sending me a decal for free. Great customer service!
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Well I saw glassworks bedsides on a Toyota at the shop and the quality was soooooo much higher than mine that it made me sad but just for the besides they were $350 more and took something like 4 months to get.. Mine aren't terrible it's just the back end that's unfortunate. I've never seen fiberworks in person, I've heard good and bad
Damn thats crazy. 4 months. Now is that because you do not live near a dealer or just supply and demand? So greater quality being stronger??
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There sending me a decal for free. Great customer service!
haha nice. I will admit that it is a cool sticker....Did you just call them up and ask for a sticker? Or did you bs with them for a bit?
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Just curious but what's your mpg's lookin like?
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ever talked to the guys at Baja north?

Truck looks nice! lets see it painted!
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I do not keep track of my mpg's becuase I'd rather not be depressed lol

I have talked with Craig from Baja north, I'm taking a drive to his shop this spring for some opinions/tips, and he will be valving my shocks. My front shocks are whatever the factory valving is from radlfo and they are way too stiff.
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What size coil you running? And how much preload?
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