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Old 10-25-2013, 08:53 PM
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your truck looks perfect right now. Makes me wanna do my bed swap and get some edge flares

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It has too much Cali lean going on. I'm gonna bastard pack the rear to bring it level with the front.
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Old 10-25-2013, 08:56 PM
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It has too much Cali lean going on. I'm gonna bastard pack the rear to bring it level with the front.
expo or something bigger?

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Old 10-25-2013, 09:04 PM
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expo or something bigger?

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Expo for now. Gonna do some research on ride quality and payload to see what is the best way to go about this.
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Expo for now. Gonna do some research on ride quality and payload to see what is the best way to go about this.
morgan had a bastard pack if memory serves me right

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Old 10-25-2013, 09:09 PM
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Spindle lifted.

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Smexy.

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Almost there but not quite! lol.




Seriously though, looks better and clears way better with the spindles. What do you have planned for out back? How do you like how freaking wide it is now...especially on the 10's??
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Old 10-25-2013, 09:13 PM
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Expo for now. Gonna do some research on ride quality and payload to see what is the best way to go about this.
Get rid of the cargo extender and that will help
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Old 10-25-2013, 09:15 PM
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Seriously though, looks better and clears way better with the spindles. What do you have planned for out back? How do you like how freaking wide it is now...especially on the 10's??
Thanks!

I already have an AAL and shackles out back. So my only options left are a new leaf pack, or bastard packing what I have now. I'm weighing both options.

As for the wide stance, it definitely feels like it makes a stronger foot print. The truck used to wander side to side in strong wind gusts with the pizza cutters, but now the truck tracks perfectly straight in the wind.
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Old 10-25-2013, 09:23 PM
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Truck looks great!
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Old 10-25-2013, 09:25 PM
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Truck looks great!
Thanks man!
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Old 10-25-2013, 09:35 PM
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Thanks!

I already have an AAL and shackles out back. So my only options left are a new leaf pack, or bastard packing what I have now. I'm weighing both options.

As for the wide stance, it definitely feels like it makes a stronger foot print. The truck used to wander side to side in strong wind gusts with the pizza cutters, but now the truck tracks perfectly straight in the wind.
Wait....you haven't noticed how crazy wide it is now after the spindle installation?

I would Explorer leafpack it. Use the Explorer leaf as the base, run the AAL in it and continue to run the shackle. OR.......de-crank it. Spindle up front and AAL + shackle should be plenty for a level ride. That's actually my rear set up before I explorer rear spring swapped it....and I was matching up to the 4" superlift up front. Dead level. De-crank some and let those new-to-you #1 torsions live a little longer and the truck will sit better.
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Old 10-25-2013, 09:40 PM
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Wait....you haven't noticed how crazy wide it is now after the spindle installation?

I would Explorer leafpack it. Use the Explorer leaf as the base, run the AAL in it and continue to run the shackle. OR.......de-crank it. Spindle up front and AAL + shackle should be plenty for a level ride. That's actually my rear set up before I explorer rear spring swapped it....and I was matching up to the 4" superlift up front. Dead level. De-crank some and let those new-to-you #1 torsions live a little longer and the truck will sit better.
I did notice that the front wheels stick out a little wider, but it's nothing like a D44 SAS.

I've been thinking about de-cranking the T-bars. I'm 3/4 cranked as it sits, so I might go down to half cranked. I'll probably still do the Expo leaf in back, because this Cali lean is killing me. I'm old fashioned and prefer a little bit of rake.
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Old 11-14-2013, 06:12 PM
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Explorer OHC installed.

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Old 12-13-2013, 08:35 PM
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Did the leaf spring bastard pack mod. Also painted the toolbox black. I'll probably remove the handles, ditch the chrome and then bed-line those for additional durability.



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Old 12-13-2013, 10:27 PM
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Did the leaf spring bastard pack mod. Also painted the toolbox black. I'll probably remove the handles, ditch the chrome and then bed-line those for additional durability.
God damn that thing is so sexy!!!! When's the 5 speed going in?
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Old 12-18-2013, 02:12 PM
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Great progess, the truck looks great on the new wheels/tires! Im jealous of the 03 honeycomb grille too!
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