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Old 12-24-2013, 12:39 PM
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Hey y'all! I finally got around to using this forum after numerous amounts of people telling me about it. I just turned 18 years old, I'm from Brantford, Ontario, Canada and this Mazda was my first truck when i bought in March 2013. Got it for $4,000 with only 72,000 miles (or 116,000km in my language) with no body rust, just a few small holes in the truck bed. The only down side is that it's 2wd, but hey 2wd is just as fun if not more then 4wd. Here are some pics when I first got it.
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Then in May 2013 I lost control of the truck doing about 40mph around a gravel road bend on my buddy's property and took out the side of a hill and flew 20ft into a ditch. I wish i had pictures but i have the aftermath. I was shocked it drove away...almost ahah. It ripped all the mudflaps off and the front bumper, along with all the tranny lines.
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I said hell with a front end and put on a Flowmaster Super 44 muffler with a side exhaust
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Then several months went by with several sound systems in the truck, then fall/winter came. I figured, hey why not get this truck on some nice tires and a lift kit. And i don't care if it's 2wd or not, a lifted truck is a lifted truck right?

So I picked up some BF Goodrich 33/12.50/15r All Terrain tires and stuck them on with a little torsion bar twist. THEY FIT WITH STOCK SUSPENTION, just a little rubbing when at full lock though.
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AFTER
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I have them running on stock 15x7 rims currently but I will be getting a set of Cragar Soft 8 15x10 rims with 3.75" backspacing.

And just yesterday I got my 4" lift from Pro Comp!
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So that is the progress so far, The lift will be on around the new year and the rims are on the way soon. I might put a 3" body lift on later too if i feel like it needs more height. But for being 18 years old i don't think I'm doing too bad! If you have any questions just ask!

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Old 12-24-2013, 12:43 PM
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Old 12-24-2013, 12:45 PM
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Old 12-24-2013, 12:52 PM
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Old 12-24-2013, 02:55 PM
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Old 12-24-2013, 03:43 PM
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Old 12-24-2013, 03:46 PM
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That truck looks too clean... a red truck, which seems with near perfect paint....
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Old 12-24-2013, 03:52 PM
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Welcome man! Also another Ontario guy here(Cambridge) if your on Facebook, join the Ontario ranger club group, lots of guys and meets!
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Old 12-25-2013, 01:13 PM
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That truck looks too clean... a red truck, which seems with near perfect paint....
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Thanks Mate! She`s pretty clean, has a few dents and paint chips now but I`m not too worried about it

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Really? That's sweet, I'll check it out right now. You guys know when you'll have another meet up?
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Soon to be put on- 15x10 Cragar Soft 8 rims
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Old 12-25-2013, 03:39 PM
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The next big one is April 21st at Mohawk park in Branford, there's pictured from the meet this year that you can check out, planning on having more next year!
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Old 12-25-2013, 04:19 PM
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Old 12-25-2013, 06:10 PM
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The next big one is April 21st at Mohawk park in Branford, there's pictured from the meet this year that you can check out, planning on having more next year!
Awesome, in my home town too.
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Soon to be put on- 15x10 Cragar Soft 8 rims
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