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It's Done! *ACTION SHOTS*

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by MTMike, Jul 8, 2005.

  1. MTMike

    MTMike 1/2 ton status

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    Well, Poser shots, but it's done! :D :D :D

    This is less than 50% flexed too... it's the best place we found on my buddy's land to get an idea of it, and there was some severe fender rub getting it there.

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    It rides like a damn Cadillac, and the turning radius is amazing with that crossover. It ran down the interstate at 65 like nothing. I'm VERY happy with it.

    Thanks to everyone here who helped me figure out what would work best, Hellbent for some bushings & rear springs, and though he can't read it, a special thanks to my buddy Joe for letting me crash his place almost every night for 7 weeks and who helped me get this finished. Without him I'd still be standing around w/ my thumb up my ass wondering what to do.

    What I have left to do by Tuesday night:
    -Bolt in front driveshaft when it arrives today (Thanks Jesse! :waytogo: )
    -Finish trimming fenders
    -Try to get winch mounted & wired
    -And a few other loose ends
     
  2. Brocky

    Brocky 1/2 ton status

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    :eek1: Looking good, you have inspired me to do the same. :bow:
     
  3. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    lookin good... me thinks them nerf bars gotta go tho. They are robbing a lot of rocker clearance.

    j
     
  4. cbbr

    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Nice. :bow:
     
  5. Mad-Dog

    Mad-Dog 1/2 ton status

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    very nice indeed my friend.....lose the mall crawler lights on top and mount em in the nerf bar....them shim the roll bar paralell to the cab.
    Other than that i :bow: down to it
     
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    highrlr 1/2 ton status

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    That truck is choice man! Cant wait to see some pics at full flex :D
     
  7. rcurrier44

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    Looks great mike! Hope you guys have a great time at DR.

    ROB
     
  8. MNorby

    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    nice bumpers man!!!!! Glad to see they worked good for you. Find some yuppy around Joe's place and flex up on a golf cart there.
     
  9. blazerpro79

    blazerpro79 1/2 ton status

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    this truck used to have like a 12" susp and 3" body right? anyways, congrats man!!!
     
  10. HELLBENT DESIGNS

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    looks good mike :waytogo: any issues at higher speed like excessive body roll :dunno:
     
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    mouse 1/2 ton status

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    Looks good Mike. Hopefully I can catch up with you next week at DR and check her out! Your truck is very nice indeed.
     
  12. 78Suburban

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    that truck is awsome! I would shat my pants with joy if it were mine. It inspires me to get off my butt and start building!
     
  13. MTMike

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    Yup! It sits 7-8" lower now.

    I didn't try any evasive manuvers at highway speed, but at lower speeds (~25MPH) there was considerable body roll with sharp jerks of the wheel. It's not a big deal because it's strictly a trail rig :)

    Yes, for sure. We'll definately have to meet up. My truck's pretty hard to miss :)
     

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