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bigger tires on the truck

so i finaly got 31s on my truck they kinda suck with 3.27 gears but still getting 17 mpg


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i went down in my woods did a little flexing and of course my cab mounts sucks so my cab poped out you can see it in some of the pictures
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those aren't much bigger than stock tires but looks better
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i like your paint job. cool tires.
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those aren't much bigger than stock tires but looks better
i had 235s on my truck b4 there 3 inches taller my tires rub when my suspension is fully compressed
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i like your paint job. cool tires.
got to love a few hours and a couple cans of 99 cent black spray paint
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u did that urself with spray paint? i was thinkin about doin that on my truck but thought it would end up kinda ghetto. urs looks great tho... wut kinda clear coat did u use?
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i dont have one on it i have been around painting cars for a long time its all about the prep it needs redone but it still looks good i did that and painted my wheels back in may the week of prom i needed something to make my truck look nicer so i came up what that and i like it alot i just need to fix my rust and all that
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fis that cab mount haha lol.
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Looks good to me.
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thanks guys
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looking good
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i need to install my body lift i have one just not time or money to fix my cab mounts
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wheres the pic of the manual case that you promised?
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i dont have one on it i have been around painting cars for a long time its all about the prep it needs redone but it still looks good i did that and painted my wheels back in may the week of prom i needed something to make my truck look nicer so i came up what that and i like it alot i just need to fix my rust and all that
wut kinda stuff do u do to prep it? primer paint? sanding?
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wheres the pic of the manual case that you promised?

haha i know im going to take some tomorrow i have been kinda busy mine dont look as nice as yours i havent gotten the right shift boot yet and i want fx4 shifters but i cant find them for under 200 a shifter

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wut kinda stuff do u do to prep it? primer paint? sanding?
i just used a scuff pad and cleaned it several times and then layed down 2 or 3 coats scuffed it down and layed down 5 more i will take some close up pics i need a pin strip on the body line to make it look really good
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looks good i have 31s and 3.27s also. that is how i bought the truck so i know no difference.
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imagine 31's and 4.10s.....it was fun.
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yeah it would be nice i want 31s and 3.73 still have highway and still around town
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the twin sticks pictures will be up in like 2 hours
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