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Growth or Weight loss? You tell me...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by PsychoticDeadGuy, Jul 30, 2006.

  1. PsychoticDeadGuy

    PsychoticDeadGuy 1/2 ton status

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    Well this isnt when I first got it but this was just with the 63s and a 14bff under it. I got the truck pretty much stock other than a set of 33s with a 4" block lift. It didnt take too long to blow up the stock rear 10 bolt and come to hate the rear suspension. Here it is after the 63" springs were installed with the new 14bff added for strength. It was still on 33s though.
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    PsychoticDeadGuy 1/2 ton status

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    I then got pretty tired of always getting stuck with the 33s so I decided to step up to some 40" Boggers!
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    Looking very NICE!! 63's should be quite the step up from 4" blocks in the flex department :bow:
     
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    I did the 52" Spring swap in the front and inboarded the rear leafs and just loved it. It flexed awesome! I took it wheeling quite a bit how it was and soon the hate the rear leafs that I put so much time into.
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    I had to trim the fenders next and I got a little carried away!
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    Now its time to work on the links with Air Shox and the cage!
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    Well I got my bender and started work on the front section of the cage. I still need the inner roof bars and the V in the windshield and some gussets and such. On to the pics!
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    Well, I am still waiting on my lower link pieces to show up. I did some work today on my truck, I got the air shox mounted, well, one of them. I ran out of welding wire before I could finish welding the passenger side. Heres some pics for ya!
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    And if your wondering about the different pieces of tubing on that flat piece, it was sleeved on the inside to make sure it stayes strong.
     
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    looks like you've got a pretty hardcore rig!! :bow:
     
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    looks good! i like the 40's :D :waytogo:
     
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    looks like a killer rig. Quick question, what what was the spring pad width of the 14 bolt when you inboarded the springs?
     
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    I brought each pad in about 5" on each side. So it was about 10" narrower.
     
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    cool, thanks..
     
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    What exactly is inboarding the springs?
    And the way that rear spring pack is seperating doesn't look good....?
    I really like the way you nipped the rear fenders. That is like 100x cooler than narrowing.
     
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    I moved the rear springs from the outside of the frame to right underneath the frame. It puts more leverage on the springs causing them to flex more but it also gives the tire a bigger arc to travel on, which equals more flex.
     

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