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Flex, i know yall have been waiting..

i need to do it again and line up a little different so i dont hit that pole, my rear axle wasnt even partially flexed.

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Nice how's it drive?
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Very nice! you got that SAS done pretty quick.

how does it drive?
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Looken good Matt!!!
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scha-weet!!
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looks good, its getting there!
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i want to do a SAS. wanna help?

looks dam good
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How much did it cost you so far?
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That's a mean lookin truck!

Looks great!
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Matt looks greta man good job!
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Looking good!

BTW: I believe that's a girl in the truck? any pics?
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Very nice! you got that SAS done pretty quick.

how does it drive?
like **** quite honestly.. i need to get the toe/camber/caster looked at and adjust that, i still need shocks and a steering stabilizer (or 2) and i need bump stops because i've made 2 solid things contact each other a few times..

but it brings a smile to my face, so its all worth it..right?

its been about a month since i drove it but i kept changing my mind on the steering setup so my biggest holdup during this build besides waiting on $$$ was parts..

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looks good, its getting there!
yes.. yes it is and thats about the best way to describe my progress

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i want to do a SAS. wanna help?

looks dam good

haha, lemme refine mine and we may have something
its really not that hard as a concept (granted i have more knowledge in this than some people) its just a longggg expensive journey

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~2000-2500? i kinda gave up and really dont want to know

but its no where near done.. the steering needs to get redone, the *** needs to get lifted, the 9" needs to get rebuilt, geared, locked and installed. then i'll cut the front suspension off and do it again.

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Looking good!

BTW: I believe that's a girl in the truck? any pics?
hahaha, she was my girl friend up until last night.. we broke if off because i'm leaving soon. she flipped out when i did that i never did get a chance to take her wheelin and scare the **** out of her.. i've brought a few girls wheelin back in texas, just mild stuff like some steel hill climbs and some off-camber lines.. they all flipped out and all of them kept wanting to go again.

and no, not really she's really camera shy and wouldn't let me take any pictures

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Looks good Matt. Now you will have to meet Ory, Jake, Chuck and I on a trail
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your always welcome to come down to Texas. I'm heading back the 15th.
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i say go back and climb that huge rock pile then you don't have to worry about the pole. looks good tho and you did do that pretty fast. whats next on the list?
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after i get the steering and death wobble figured out then the rear axle and a front drive shaft
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take a bath for god's sake

not bad for the time being, oh and is it still full width

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take a bath for god's sake

not bad for the time being, oh and is it still full width
i washed it today, $15... just for you. and you have no right in telling me to wash my truck, Mr.I'veNeverWashedMyTruck
over a month in shops constantly having metal shavings flung into the air landing on my truck.. yea they started to rust and man is that stuff a biach to get off! i got most of it but it needs a nice hand wash to get the rest

which reminds me i need to order the sticker of the dude.


and yes, its FW, we were going to retube the axle in class but i didnt have money for 3"x.250" DOM tubing at $30 a foot.. nor did we have the fixture to keep the axle from warping like they do for the 9"

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I wasn't talking about washing the truck haha
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Happy, Mr.I'veNeverWashedMyTruck?

and i've gone from almost 3/4 tank to 1/4 tank of gas.. and it still sits even, how we did it i'm not sure.. but its all good


one thing i do know is.. if i get rid of that bumper and the rest of the steel in my bed, then get some un-abused ranger springs.. it should level it out

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**** looks good Matt!

Where in Texas you moving back to? Austin area or what?
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yea, Austin. free rent haha

i'll be down to spring creek once i get my 4wd goin again.
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