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Truck Progression.

Here is a little picture timeline of my trucks progression to the state at which I am happy with it at for the most part.

When I got it a few months ago:



After the body lift a couple weeks ago:

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I was going to keep it at that state for a while until I needed new tires, then I was going to throw some bigger tires on my stock rims.

But then I found a deal for 5 mickey thompson tires with 1800 miles on them, and the spare didn't touch the road for 700, wrapped around mickey thompson 15x 10 beadlocks.
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And How it sits now:

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Let me know what you think,

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looks good
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sexy mate
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looks good

Thanks man.

Now I'm on the hunt for a front skid plate. With the body lift, the bottom of my radiator is asking to get messed up.
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your truck looks good!
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Thanks man.

Now I'm on the hunt for a front skid plate. With the body lift, the bottom of my radiator is asking to get messed up.

your pretty limited to making your own. so start fabbing!!

truck looks sexy by the way
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Looks real good!
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your pretty limited to making your own. so start fabbing!!

truck looks sexy by the way
I'm contemplating it now. If I make up a template, my dads friend can cut/bend the plate. Doesn't seem too difficult to make up.

Anyone now a good thickness to use?
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1/4 inch should do lol why not make it somewhat beefy?
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Truck looks great! I love those rims, I want to get a set when I upgrade to 15x10.
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wow what a difference

NICE!
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what size lift did u put on 2" or 3"
what size tire did u go with
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what size lift did u put on 2" or 3"
what size tire did u go with

3" Body Lift

33x12.5x15 tires
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looks great

the new tires make it look awesome
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looks real good
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I like it a lot man where you planning on taking it next?
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looks great man nothin like Mickey Thompsons!
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I like it a lot man where you planning on taking it next?

Where I plan to take it next as in "modding it"? I'm gonna give making a front skid plate a shot this weekend since my radiator is so vulnerable. I made a cardboard template and I only need to bend it in two places, so I think I'll be alright.

I'll post up pictures of that if I am succesful.



EDIT: I am succesful. 50 bucks and an hour and a half was all it took to make up a nice skid plate. I'll get pictures of it this weekend. I went 3/16 instead of 1/4 becuase I wasnt sure If I would be able to get the bends I wanted in the 1/4 stuff. What I have is definitely strong enough for what I want it to do. Pictures this weekend.

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Looks pretty good to me.
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