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Old 11-30-2015, 07:59 PM
Toddzilla Toddzilla is offline
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Default 03 3.0 2wd XLT Build

Alright friends,

I'd been holding out on building this truck because I planned on selling it to get a 4.0, but I was getting bored so I just went for it.

I bought the truck in summer of 2014 in San Diego and got some 29 in. Michelin LTs (can never remember the metrics measurements) and put the first shell I could find on it. I wasn't a huge fan of shells but I moved to Colorado that fall and then to NW Indiana that winter so I needed space to lock my things and sleep in.

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That pretty much brings us to a couple weeks ago when I ordered the WnP spindle and shackle kit, new ball joints, Bilstein 4600s for the front and 5100s for the rear, and a set of 31x10.5x15 General Grabbers.

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Shackles installed

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Spindles installed

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new shoes

Everything is installed and I love it! I have a little bit of back rake, the good ol' Cali lean, but I don't mind it too much.

Just finished it all TODAY, so I'll get some better pictures up after we've gotten to know each other again.

On the to-do list: new head unit, beehive grill, new valance with fogs, dip my wheels or new wheels, roof rack or basket, LED bars, exhaust.
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Old 12-02-2015, 12:47 AM
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Nice, I like it.

Grabber AT2?
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Old 12-02-2015, 03:54 PM
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Looks good man!
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Old 12-18-2015, 04:17 PM
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Nice, I like it.

Grabber AT2?
Thanks man. Yeah they're the AT2s

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Looks good man!
Thanks!
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Old 12-19-2015, 12:18 PM
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I'd say do a 2" aal to help pump up the back, i didn't notice any ride change tbh
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Old 12-21-2015, 08:33 AM
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I'd say do a 2" aal to help pump up the back, i didn't notice any ride change tbh
Yeah the shackles really didn't give me much. I also still have my old tires in the back with a heavy cap so it's squatting a little. But and AAL would help a lot I'm sure. Which one did you go with?
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Old 12-22-2015, 05:22 PM
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These are the ones I got, they don't say it'll work with my year but its all the same http://www.summitracing.com/int/part...3120/overview/
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