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Old 10-22-2013
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Another supercharger question

Without the body lift how would the fitment have been? I'm sure it still would have fit but I was curious.

It seems like it isn't much taller than the original intake
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Without the body lift how would the fitment have been? I'm sure it still would have fit but I was curious.

It seems like it isn't much taller than the original intake
Yeah it really isn't that much taller at all.

I've heard the only issue with the hood would be the cruise control bracket, due to how it sits on top of everything afterwards.

This clearance issue is the reason Ron doesn't sell the kit with provisions for the cruise control bracket/cable. I know guys in the past have been able to fabricate a simple bracket that allowed it to fit under the stock hood (w/o a body lift).

For me, it was pretty simple to make the cruise bracket with the extra height the body lift provided.
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That bumper is absolutely killer. I'm not usually a fan of the plate bumpers I see, but that one is sick.

Great truck, man.
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The bumper actually looks pretty good. I've never been a fan of aftermarket bumpers but I like that tone.
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Old 10-24-2013
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In regards to the Muth mirror base....YES. That is the factory mirror base on either a OE manual mirror or a OE power mirror.


Note: NO aftermarket mirrors have this base, this is an OE mirror thing. Therefore, Muth heated/signal mirror glass WILL NOT work on aftermarket mirrors. Aftermarket mirror pivots/brackets are circular where as OE are square with only one very rounded corner.


Just be careful with the flat head screw driver....when I was adding my F150-esque signals to my OE 06+ mirrors, I pryed in the wrong spot and broke the ball-socket the glass pivots around. Ended up with half the pivot, bracket, and glass in my hand rather than just the mirror and bracket. Had to purchase a new mirror to rape a part off of. But let me tell ya, I learned fast where to pry after breaking that first one! lol.
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That bumper is absolutely killer. I'm not usually a fan of the plate bumpers I see, but that one is sick.

Great truck, man.
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The bumper actually looks pretty good. I've never been a fan of aftermarket bumpers but I like that tone.
Thanks guys!

Yeah, I fully understand what you mean about the plate bumpers typically available for our trucks - to me, they either looks way out of proportion, or fit awkwardly.

I just loved how this one fit & looked compared to anything else out there.

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In regards to the Muth mirror base....YES. That is the factory mirror base on either a OE manual mirror or a OE power mirror.
Nice - Shane, thanks for the confirmation & tips!
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Only you would get a nice large bumper like that, and never take a picture of the whole truck with it on
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Only you would get a nice large bumper like that, and never take a picture of the whole truck with it on
haha - I know, I know.

Weather hasn't been that great & the real world (aka - work) has been screaming pretty loud lately.
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haha - I know, I know.

Weather hasn't been that great & the real world (aka - work) has been screaming pretty loud lately.
Reverse it out of the garage into your driveway, stand back about 20 feet and take a picture. You've probably posted maybe 3 full shot pictures of your truck dude, quite slacking haha
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X2 and the weather isn't that bad IM in loveland now and it's sunny
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Reverse it out of the garage into your driveway, stand back about 20 feet and take a picture. You've probably posted maybe 3 full shot pictures of your truck dude, quite slacking haha
lol

I'm a man - I back into my parking spots, including the garage!

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X2 and the weather isn't that bad IM in loveland now and it's sunny
Didn't mean every single day! Just not ideal weather when I'm not working!

Plus, it's only my toy - not my daily driver.

I'll work on getting something soon(ish). Might be a week or two though! lol

Damn this peer pressure! lol




Least I'm getting 'slightly' better - a few years back people were questioning if my truck was even real!

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Picture? Lol
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Old 10-25-2013
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WHINE VIDEO!?!???!????
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Picture? Lol
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WHINE VIDEO!?!???!????
Oh I hear whining alright - but it's not related to the supercharger! lol

I kid, I kid!

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Did you "rubberize your interior"?


JK we do need some full truck shots though!
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Did you "rubberize your interior"?


JK we do need some full truck shots though!
Feels like it's 2008 all over again! lol. And x2!
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Old 10-26-2013
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The peer pressure wins out again! lol

After a quick wash - I snapped (more than) a few 'full truck shots':










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Bumper fits perfect. Truck looks amazing dude, glad you finally took some pictures of it haha. Next step, maybe some in the dirt
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Bumper fits perfect. Truck looks amazing dude, glad you finally took some pictures of it haha. Next step, maybe some in the dirt
lol - thanks man!

I'll have to see what I can do!

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GREAT PICS!!! About time peer pressure worked on you!!


And yes, please send those corner lamps to Mikerider up in Washington. They desperately need that ice ring painted! Here's to hoping more peer pressure success happens in the near future...
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And yes, please send those corner lamps to Mikerider up in Washington. They desperately need that ice ring painted! Here's to hoping more peer pressure success happens in the near future...
lol - I just sent him a PM....
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Your truck looks really good man!
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Old 10-27-2013
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I also snapped a couple under hood shots earlier today as well.

Why? Because supercharger. lol


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Truck looks sick man. That front bumper really pulls it all together.
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That rear bumper is soo 2003!

Looks good need vid.
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