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Old 11-06-2008
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I went Bajaing 2 days ago in a new subdivision(their just starting the roads, and my friends family owns the company doing the work), and hit I bump I didn't see and then wham. Then yesterday at lunch I had to slam on my brakes to avoid a dog and the ABS/Brake lights came on, then on my way home I realized my turn signals didn't work. Turned out I somehow blew the ABS/turn signal fuse when I bottomed out... So yea, I won't do that again anytime soon.
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Brackets:


IDK what its called, the plastic piece under the rad:

Goes here:

Busted light bar:

And one of my Daylighters got taken out by a rock thrown by a semi:


Now it looks funny:

Also upgraded my amp wiring to 4g and replaced my batt. terminal and fuse:



Then got a GM trouble light:

And a matching spare:

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damn that sucks... but sh*t happens when you play...

what up with the trouble light? whats it for
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ballin surprised u didnt break your head when u bottomed out when ever i bottom out in my truck my head hits the roof i have several dents on the top of my cab from my head going into them lol.
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damn that sucks... but sh*t happens when you play...

what up with the trouble light? whats it for
Our trucks dont have one, and it has 12' of wire.

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ballin surprised u didnt break your head when u bottomed out when ever i bottom out in my truck my head hits the roof i have several dents on the top of my cab from my head going into them lol.
Not that tall.
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that front cross member by the lower control arm does not look good get that checked..
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Its been like that for 2 years.
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that front cross member by the lower control arm does not look good get that checked..
good eye it is definitely bent tho
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ouch, prbly a good thing you didnt make it to the badlands with luck like that.
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Yea, tell me about it.
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I see you upgraded the positive wire on your battery/amp to 4g. Did you upgrade the negative also? You need to do that also to gain as much as possible...just doing the positive is pointless unless you have a negative that's the same or larger.
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that does suck
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I wish I could afford to get a nice truck like that and tear it up. My 01 sees some woods-action, and some mud every now and then, but "baja-ing"? --- NEVER. These trucks don't have a stock suspension made for that.
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That stinks. Gotta hate breaking stuff.

GM trouble light is awesome, I've thought about getting one myself.
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I see you upgraded the positive wire on your battery/amp to 4g. Did you upgrade the negative also? You need to do that also to gain as much as possible...just doing the positive is pointless unless you have a negative that's the same or larger.
Everything is 4g, all thats left is a bigger alt, batt., and associated wiring.

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I wish I could afford to get a nice truck like that and tear it up. My 01 sees some woods-action, and some mud every now and then, but "baja-ing"? --- NEVER. These trucks don't have a stock suspension made for that.
I realized that after the fact, I'm just glad it aint worse.

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That stinks. Gotta hate breaking stuff.

GM trouble light is awesome, I've thought about getting one myself.
Its very useful, but $90 new, and hard to find used.
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I avoid flying down rough roads, etc -- ANything that even resembles Baja
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You're rough on your truck.
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This is the roughest I've been with it since I bought it. The damage was mainly due to a cheapo brushgaurd, but you get what you pay for... And the plastic piece was ripped off when I was going slower, it got snagged and I didn't realize it, cause I just found it last night.
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I wouldn't call it a "cheapo" brushguard haha. I had one too and the height clearance on the bottom of the brushguard was so low that I constantly hit it off of the ground off road. I did hit a nice bump once and completely jar it up like you did. I was always taking the brackets off and bending them back to straight haha.
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that sucks, your lucky you didn't pop the airbags
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I was only doing 5-10, but oh well, least I learn from my mistakes.
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Yeah i learned that hitting ant hill that is almost as tall as my truck can get really hairy keeping the truck right side up. So yeah i know how you feel when **** happens. My front pumpkin on my truck still leaks.
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that sucks man
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That Sucks man. How's the axle going?
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I love those GM trouble lights, every truck i have owned, except this one, i put it in
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