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Old 03-23-2014, 09:08 PM
32vsnake 32vsnake is offline
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nice pics! Mojave is on my hit list at some point
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Old 03-23-2014, 11:54 PM
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Sub'd...always loved your truck its why I want to get spindles and 32s now more than ever...can you maybe post another exhaust video? like a drive by video
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Old 03-24-2014, 05:04 AM
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nice pics! Mojave is on my hit list at some point
Thanks, yeah the mojave is a beautiful desert. I always enjoy going out there. The weather was great this weekend too. highs in the mid 60's and lows in the mid 40's. It gets unbareably hot in the summer.


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Sub'd...always loved your truck its why I want to get spindles and 32s now more than ever...can you maybe post another exhaust video? like a drive by video
Yeah ill try and make a new video someday soon and post it up here.
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Old 03-24-2014, 07:53 AM
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Thanks man appreciate it. I can't decide if I should get exhaust or not lol
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Old 03-24-2014, 08:45 AM
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sub'd!!
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Old 03-24-2014, 08:47 AM
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Thanks man appreciate it. I can't decide if I should get exhaust or not lol
You should. It was one of my first, and still one of my favorite mods.
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Old 03-24-2014, 03:35 PM
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Last week I upgraded from a 4.10 to a 4.56 gear ratio in my 8.8 rear end to help compensate for the larger tires and take some strain of the transmission. Feels great, smoother shifting a little more pep at take off. Nothing major, but noticeable. I'm looking forward to seeing how its going to affect my MPG.

ALSO! when I had my gears installed I went ahead and pulled the trigger on a Detroit TrueTrac Limited Slip. I hated my open diff and I have to say I love my new rear end. There where several situations last weekend where I can pretty much guarantee I would have been stuck with that open rear. From being 3 inches deep in sand, to inclines covered with loose rock, this thing pulled through.

So my stock 4.10's are up for sale as well as my open diff. I'd prefer local pick up but I can ship if I have to. Im looking to get about $80 for the gears. As for the diff just make and offer, I'm sure not many people are looking for open rear ends. lol.
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Old 03-24-2014, 05:59 PM
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Last week I upgraded from a 4.10 to a 4.56 gear ratio in my 8.8 rear end to help compensate for the larger tires and take some strain of the transmission. Feels great, smoother shifting a little more pep at take off. Nothing major, but noticeable. I'm looking forward to seeing how its going to affect my MPG.

ALSO! when I had my gears installed I went ahead and pulled the trigger on a Detroit TrueTrac Limited Slip. I hated my open diff and I have to say I love my new rear end. There where several situations last weekend where I can pretty much guarantee I would have been stuck with that open rear. From being 3 inches deep in sand, to inclines covered with loose rock, this thing pulled through.

So my stock 4.10's are up for sale as well as my open diff. I'd prefer local pick up but I can ship if I have to. Im looking to get about $80 for the gears. As for the diff just make and offer, I'm sure not many people are looking for open rear ends. lol.
How much did it cost if you don't mind me asking. I'm thinking about doing the same thing when I upgrade to 32s
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Old 03-30-2014, 01:37 PM
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i got my brackets for the light bar slightly modified for a little extra strength. they turned out real nice. much better then the brackets that come with the bar that bolt it to the bumper. its now strong enough that when i push down on the bar the truck moves down, not the bar.


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Old 04-08-2014, 02:57 AM
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Looks good man, Love that light bar.
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Old 04-08-2014, 03:28 AM
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Looks good man, Love that light bar.
X2 that light bar is sick
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Old 04-11-2014, 03:23 PM
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^thanks guys.

I helped the gf move into her new appartment yesturday and I had to take the camper off to move some of the larger furniture. I havent take the camper off in over two years. It looks so naked.

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Old 04-11-2014, 04:32 PM
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^thanks guys. I helped the gf move into her new appartment yesturday and I had to take the camper off to move some of the larger furniture. I havent take the camper off in over two years. It looks so naked.
Looks good!
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Old 04-11-2014, 07:34 PM
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I like it better with the camper on lol
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Old 04-11-2014, 08:01 PM
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I like it better with the camper on lol
I do too. It really messed up some of my paint on the bed rails so I'm going to get some bed rail covers before I put it back on. It just doesn't feel the same without it. I do love opening the slider and getting all that air flow again though.
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