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Old 11-02-2011
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Project Fall 11 - Winter 2012

So Im sure most people knew something like this had to be coming since I havent done much all summer. Ive been thinking... haha

Anyway went to the Badlands last weekend and broke a few things but had a good time. Since then I have fixed the axle shaft and started checking out other things. Based on the last few wheeling trips my biggest issues are steering and cooling system. So I am going to rear mount the radiator and convert to full hydro.

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Custom fender bulges? lol





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Pulled the radiator only to find it has a crack!



Getting ready to pull the steering box


Probably going to order this soon. 2.5" double ended Full Hydro kit. I am still talking to Kelvin at PSC to find the right stuff i need.



Also need to order about 32 feet of radiator hose! eek.
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I'm glad to see you're back to working on it, we don't want you to get bored and sell it.
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I forgot how bad looking your truck is. (Bad = good).
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For some reason i thought you guys chopped a tailgate on there. wth.
I hope your not going to mount a stock rad back there? You got any one in mind?
If i could recommend. I would go with Be Cool. I put there whole kit in my GN that kept getting a little too hot for my liking, and now it NEVER gets past 195. (used to get around 220)
http://www.becool.com/
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Im already running a griffin. Thanks though
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i still cant believe this thing is street legal lol...that would never get through PA inspection lol
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Looks great, Zach!

Should be a huge improvement.
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Im already running a griffin. Thanks though
Nice. they're up there with Be-cool too.
Hell, i would have ran them if they had given me a better deal.
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Bad *** truck dude. Meanest ranger on the planet.
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i still cant believe this thing is street legal lol...that would never get through PA inspection lol
Indiana = No Inspection State
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Sweet! Should make it even better!

Oh and I'm first in line for the day the For Sale sign goes on


Don't forget your hood stack

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when you going with rear steer?
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When you applying for TTC?
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No inspection is awesome.

Except for the people who have no business driving the POS's that get by. You know, the ones you avoid in traffic cause you know it's a death trap riding next to you.

Can't wait to see it, I wanted to do hydro on my old chebby.
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when you going with rear steer?
Probably never. I dont like all the complication it adds. I may go with cut brakes if i need to turn sharper.
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TTC? I probably wont do any events with it. I just like going out and having fun. No competing.
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cough portals cough
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Took you long enough... Errbody runs hydro now.. Newb
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i still cant believe this thing is street legal lol...that would never get through PA inspection lol
well having my pa inspection licence the only reason it wouldnt pass a pa inspection would be the tires stick out to far. thats the only reason from all the years i have been watching beard build this truck he has done a damn good job at keeping it street legal but still an insane wheeler.
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awesome zack, that should cut back on a lot of the issues you had. you going to angle it off the cab and dual fan it? make a sweet roof scoop too? lol
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Also need to order about 32 feet of radiator hose! eek.
what about running hard line? we did that with an older chev and worked fantastic. steams in a mud bog, but somthing tells me your not in the mud a ton....

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us to, thank god!!!

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gnar!!!
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Gonna crawl some obstacles outta your way with those hydros?
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Looks good. Glad you went with this choice :) when can I send my money?
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Looks good. Glad you went with this choice :) when can I send my money?
whenever you are ready. I plan to pull that stuff off this week.
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