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Old 12-08-2012
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ANOTHER PIECE TO THE PUZZLE IS HERE.....
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ANOTHER PIECE TO THE PUZZLE IS HERE.....
Is your caps lock stuck… ? lol.

How is the Chair going to fit under the truck ? lol.

Nice job, Coil overs will be nice, do they have a separate reservoir ?


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eh guy, find me some one else that has done it the way i am.. or even a 4 link rear, maybe one. and it will barely be used for anything offroad (even though it will be capable), for one its south florida and we really only have mud or pavement, 2nd i dont spend my hard earned money just to break ****. would you buy a nice new house just to burn it down? Or buy your kid a new pair of shoes and let him go play outside in the dirt? Nope. same way i feel about my truck.

Rereading the thread and noticed you plan on 4-Link… ?
Nice, that is the way I have planned for future SAS.
Make sure to post up all of the brackets used, especially the way you handle the frame and the Coil-Over Brackets.

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Just throwing it out there parallel 4 link is stock in the JK's not to mention there are many many ranger's floating around 4 linked front and rear albeit most people run a triangulated rear to ditch the panhard...not really special be careful with 37's and a D30 although on a pavement princess it will likely be fine. I am going to assume unlink many past sema trucks this will at least have a front driveshaft?
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Saw your truck at ikea today, was thinking about taking my coilovers off. Then you blew by me on sawgrass; 5.0 sounds so good what's your exhaust set up?
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haha. first time ever there. that place is freakin nutz. is just a flowmaster muffler, no cats. its too loud and too ol school sounding for my taste
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I always thought FlowMasters were new school.
DynoMax, MegaFlow or Borla are old school sound and have a deeper throatiness to them.

How about some sounds for the thread.
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theres a video on youtube
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You have a link, please !
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Good stuff. I'll have to keep an eye on this one.
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Got it, sounds good but not enough !

Sounds just like Flow Master, thks.
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Merry Christmas to me!!!



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got another coilover in!!! i know this is taking forever, but we are moving shops soon and with the holidays etc its kinda a gather parts as i go.... got the coilover hoops/mounts/things drawn up and figured out, no i just need to do the measurements. my parts list continues....tax time so im hoping to take advantage of the marriage and buying a house and see a pretty decent return this year! so thats going for the tires. im still trying to decide what tires to run... couple diff sizes but its between the terra grappler, toyo mt and trail grappler. i just love the wide *** flat look the terra's have. plus they are so smooth.
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I would gusset the HELL out of those inner axle C's. They're prone to faulure.
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Thanks for the tip but already covered. My coilover mounts double as my braces.

Just got a call from a suspension dealer of mine that just released builder johnny joints and I can get a sick deal on black ones....been waiting for a good deal....I need 16 of the damn things
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sweet build but needs moar pics!!!!!!!!!
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i know.... got to have progress to have pics tho. Just heard back from the waterjet guy...def getting everything cut for the center cradle soon!
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saw this truck pull in after dinner on my work trip, sounds amazing, definitely made my trip to florida better.
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what are the chances of that
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Haha thanks man!!! Yea really that's crazy. We went to outback that night.
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Figured yall did. We had sushi. Passed yall walking up.
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DID A LIL TUG OF WAR AT A SHOW SAT FOR FUN...



STAYIN LATE AT THE SHOP TONIGHT TO TAKE SOME MEASUREMENTS TO START BUILDING THE COILOVER MOUNTS AND HOPEFULLY TACK OR BURN IN THE LINK MOUNTS TO THE FRONT AXLE.
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i like it. so i take it the plan is build everything on the truck, build the kinks and mounts seperate, and kinda cut weld it two into one in one shot?
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kinda...the 4 link center cradle and coilover hoops are going to actually bolt on so they can be powdercoated a different color. the axles will be powdercoated as well.. trying to do it all with as little downtime on the truck as possible.
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