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New Flex pics

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by GEORGIA GABE, Mar 15, 2007.

  1. GEORGIA GABE

    GEORGIA GABE 1/2 ton status

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    We went up to Tellico for the clean up last weekend. I ramped it for the first time since redoing the suspension... once I get the shocks redone it should do even better.
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  2. muddybuddy

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    looks sweet! any action shots? what was your score?
     
  3. Chrisblazzer89

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    I hate you :D i want hummer rims for my truck and cant find any around here for a good price:( or anywhere else that the shipping doesnt kill it
     
  4. tomford

    tomford 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    whats your tow rig have for a motor a 5.3?
    tom ford
     
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    Its a chop, theres no way that 10 bolt will hold up to those 42"s:doah::haha:

    What are the suspension specs?
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Looks great Gabe.
     
  7. chevysmithz71

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    And the Specs!!!Looks awesome.
     
  8. GEORGIA GABE

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    yep, 5.3L... I just put it in tow mode, turn the suspension setting to firm and cruise... It also has 4:10 gears so that helps alot.

    and the ten bolt held up to the 42s all the way up schoolbus, I only had to winch at the ledge before the sideways rock... I have only seen one rig make that spot and that was with an extendable wheelbase (crazy chit) I did break an outer stub shaft when I had to back up while coming down guardrail bypass... but hey.



    the suspension flex is due to the rear shackle flips with johnny joints, I also inboarded the rear shocks... In the front I moved the rear hanger forward and made some new shackles... It will flex much better when I get rid of the current front shocks (currently my limiting straps)...
     
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    I thought all the trails were closed until april 1st. were they open just for teh cleanup?
     
  10. GEORGIA GABE

    GEORGIA GABE 1/2 ton status

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    Some action shots by request... the other two rigs are a 98 TJ and a 2000 Taco

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  11. GEORGIA GABE

    GEORGIA GABE 1/2 ton status

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    most of the hard trails were closed, the only one open that i was interested in was schoolbus...
    gabe
     
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    looks great, lots a flex.
    i see your still running a 10 bolt with 42's. hows that holding up?
     
  13. muddybuddy

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    im hoping to have my truck ready end of may beginning of june for a tellico run to test it out. nice truck man!
     
  14. GEORGIA GABE

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    the ten bolt does ok, because I run spicer non greasable joints, and I dont push too hard on the skinny pedal... I will have a 60 soon....
     
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    Hooray for 10 bolt wheeling! :) Good lookin rig you got yoruself there!


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    how much lift are you running? looks good!
     
  17. GEORGIA GABE

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    I think its about 5 inches of lift.... Im running 4 inch lift springs in the front with the rear hanger moved forward and longer shackles. In the rear its stock springs plus a leaf or two (dont remember ) and custom flip shackles w/ johnny joints.

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    did you get the johnny joints from kert, or somewhere else? any idea what your rti score was?
     
  19. Chrisblazzer89

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    Now that is one of the coolest pics i have ever seen!!
     
  20. GEORGIA GABE

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    kert built them that way for ryan22re, Im sure if you asked him to he would build some more. Its similar to the alcan superflex setup.
    gabe
     

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