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Old 09-17-2012
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Looks good man. I saw it just now on Facebook.
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Nice flex!
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Thanks guys. A lot of work's gone into this build. I love it! :)

I still need to open the passenger side beam window slightly. This will allow more down travel. Im still amazed at what kind of numbers this thing's pulling.
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looks beast!
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nice. looks like it's doing damn near what most SAS trucks can do.
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I let the suspension fully droop today to check clearances. I'm rather impressed if I do say so myself.



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I would get an alignment before you drive it like that. Looks a little off.
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looks like a slightly negative camber to me.
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looks good! any closeups!??
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Those arms looks great. Nice travel on that thing.
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looks good! any closeups!??
I'll try to get some closeup's tonight when I get home from work.
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Steering at ride height:



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Truck.

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That thing is impressive man!
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nice job! when you trying it out in trail????

btw havent read the thread (or cant remember) why not a solid front axle instead?
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That thing is impressive man!
Thanks dude! Now i just need to get that T-case in there you sold me. Lol.

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nice job! when you trying it out in trail????

btw havent read the thread (or cant remember) why not a solid front axle instead?
I've done the SAS a few times and wanted to see what I could do with TTB. FOr what it is, I'm more than happy with the outcome. Plus I didnt have to regear another axle Lol.
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its not done already? should be like a 15 minute job lol
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Old 12-04-2012
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Been awhile since I've been on. Since I've been gone, I've wheeled the **** outa this thing, rolled it once, and have decided to SAS it :D

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Narrowed 78 D44
4.56s
Lock-right locker
Yukon Chromo's with Alloy USA X-joints
Chevy high-steer knuckles
Extended radius arms with a twist (as usual)
Cherokee coils
Hydraulic bump stops
14" travel shocks ( Rancho 9000XL's )
Full exo-cage
Custom flat bed or standard bobbed ranger bed (if I can find a bed)
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Old 12-05-2012
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What made you finally decide to SAS? And I saw the pictures of your truck on its side. Glad you didn't tear it up to bad.
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Pics of the roll meow!!
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Nice! How did you do that? It doesn't even look bad.
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wow the truck looks great, really came along. how did you roll? looks pretty flat from the picture lol
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Old 12-07-2012
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That's a gully right there 6 foot drop opp with a tiny little 4-wheeler path up it. NOT a good Idea to go down that way.
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Old 12-09-2012
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I had to look at the picture a few times and stare. I now see where the gully drop starts and you can tell by the front suspension. Sucks that it tipped, but hey....it's a truck, so back on its wheels and continue on right?
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Yea, rolled it back over and drove it home. Didn't even break a window.





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