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looks like fun!! Looking into some rocker protection now?
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Needs sliders.
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Some photo's from one of the other guys I was wheeling with.























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Needs sliders.
Going to run the truck pretty much as is for the season. For next season I am going to cut the rockers out and mini boat side it. Also going to move to 41.5" rocker radials.
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Truck looks great. Still think you should cut the front fenders to match. Especially if you are going to run a 42 inch tire. Sliders would really finish it off though.
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Truck looks great. Still think you should cut the front fenders to match. Especially if you are going to run a 42 inch tire. Sliders would really finish it off though.
I am going to cut them out here soon. I am more worried about making a harness for my front locker.
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Well slight update. Destroyed the rear driveshaft and possibly damaged the tcase. Going to a 1350 joint on a steel shaft.
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And the events leading up to broken things















and the rear shaft...

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Nice! Looks fun!
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Trails look tough. What's the plan for new one?
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Trails look tough. What's the plan for new one?
Grabbed a expo steel shaft to lengthen and retube in heavy wall. Also found a tcase skid.

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second pic looks bad ***! thanks for the new wallpaper lol. glad to see you actually use the truck. things a beast!!
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Got a couple more photos from the run as more trickle in I will post them.





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second pic looks bad ***! thanks for the new wallpaper lol. glad to see you actually use the truck. things a beast!!
Thanks!
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You need to bob that bed pronto!
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So got a street shaft together for the truck (extended Explorer shaft) also have a trail shaft being fixed up right now. Explorer shaft with some .250 wall 2 3/4 seemless tubing to extended it to my trucks needs. Also should be picking up a set of 38.5x14.5-16.5 TSL SX's to replace my bald as heck rear tires. Guy only wants $400 for the set of 4 on 8 lug rims with about 60% tread left. Not a bad deal IMO. Going to break them down toss them on my wider rims with the tubes at some point in time.
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Picked up some new shoes for the Ranger. 38.5x14.5-16.5" TSL SX's with some stupidly heavy rims (1/4 steel plate). Wheel+tire combo is a good bit heavier than my old tubed wheels/tires/tubes so I am probably going to swap to the tubed rims.



(ignore the mess in the garage packing up to move)



previous owner has no idea what rocks are so the body is perfect



pretty good tread left on two of them the other two ar ea little weaker and cupped from over inflation.
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Fastest way to air them down :p Stems are out this is when air stopped coming out. Drove down the driveway to unbead them.



The new ones are all mounted unluckily one of the tubes is twisted so I am going to have to pop one bead on that one to fix it.



They look nice all mounted up. Even more aggressive than the TSL's.
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siiick!
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that looks killer! i love the tires
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Who says SAS'd trucks cannot work :) GCW around 16K (5400lb ranger, 2000lb trailer, 6000lb F250, 2000lb F250 payload), tongue weight had to be in the 2500-3000lb range that rear end squatted more than I have ever seen it do before.





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lol isnt that supposed to be the other way around?! the big truck usually pulls the little one haha
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lol isnt that supposed to be the other way around?! the big truck usually pulls the little one haha
The big ones motor went out. Here soon it should have a 460BBF stuffed in it.
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